As part of the 10th year celebrations, Landscape Photographer Of The Year will have a representative exhibition of only twelve large printed images which have been selected to be shown at the BBC Countryfile Live event, taking place at Blenheim Palace near Oxford between 4th & 7th August. I'm very pleased to say that my photograph The Cotswold Way has been selected by the team as one of the twelve in the printed exhibition...
Only a few weeks ago I featured one of Mark Littlejohn's wonderful atmospheric photographs on this very blog, with his image Woodland Wanders. I've followed Mark's work for a very long time indeed and so it came as no surprise to me when he was announced as Take-A-View's choice as Landscape Photographer Of The Year for 2014 with what I think is a quite wonderful photograph, aptly titled A Beginning And An End...
So, further to Part 1 of this piece and the elation of getting six images shortlisted in Landscape Photographer Of The Year 2014, many will probably think it fairly unforgivable of me to even consider writing a single word about the pain of rejection and deflation after achieving something like that. And I have to admit I agree to a point - it sits slightly awkwardly with me.
I'm very pleased to confirm that for the fourth year running I have been short listed for Take A View Landscape Photographer Of The Year. As always it's a contentious competition but many landscape photographers in the UK want to do well in it nonetheless, myself definitely included.
I've been fortunate enough to have been shortlisted for Landscape Photographer Of The Year in 2011, 2012 and now 2013 with Commended images appearing in the Awards Book and feature Print Exhibition at the National Theatre Gallery on London's Southbank for the last two years.
It gives me great excitement to announce that for the second year running I have been Commended in the UK's premier Landscape Photographer Of The Year Awards and my image Rebourne has been featured in this year's Honours Book (Collection 7).
I'm very pleased to say that for the third year running I have been short listed for the Take A View Landscape Photographer Of The Year, it's the competition that every landscape photographer in the UK wants to do well in.
It's certainly not every day you see your name under an image being beamed across London from the roof of a building hosting a national Landscape Photography exhibition with your image in! This was certainly a top moment which I shared with Mrs B at the Landscape Photographer Of The Year Awards 2012 at the National Theatre on London's South Bank.