Following on from my success in Landscape Photographer Of The Year, I received news today that I’ve also been short listed for Outdoor Photographer Of The Year 2014, in association with Outdoor Photography Magazine. Unlike Landscape Photographer Of The Year which is restricted to UK based photography, this is a global competition and attracts some of the best amateur and professional photographers (and scenery!) from all over the world. As such, being even considered for such an award is some nice recognition.

I’ve five images shortlisted across two categories and include some of my favourites from the last year or so:

Brandon Marsh – mono Tilt Shift tree reflections from a local landscape in Warwickshire
Hartland Rock Abstract – a nice gap in one of the jurassic rock stacks, Hartland, North Devon
Born To Fly – winter Cotswold forest loaded with juxtaposition and not so hidden meaning
Emerald Gorge – one of my favourite photographs of 2014 from Padley Gorge, Peak District, Derbyshire
Emerging From Winter – more misty Gloucestershire winter woodland amongst the Pines

Category results will be around 14th January so not long to wait, but given the quality of what I’ve seen today from other photographers I’d be staggered if I went any further in this amazing competition. I’d like to wish everyone with short listed images the best of luck!

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