14th March 2006
STUDENT PHOTGRAPHER IN WITH A GOOD SHOT
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budding photographer from the
Tully, 39, from
For the first stage the students had to make a submission of their work that demonstrated their photographic ability and style.
From these submissions the top 12 students were selected and briefed to work on a commission at a company chosen by the award organisers during March to April. Their brief is to produce a body of photographic work interpreting contemporary working life.
Work from all the commissions will be exhibited and a first prize of £1000 will be awarded to the student who produces, in the judges’ opinion, the best series of images.
been assigned to work with Paragon Print and Packaging in Spalding which is one
decided to enter the competition because I feel that any success in any
national competition should have benefits to pursue a career in photography,”
said David. “My submission consisted of a series of images taken at an
incineration plant in
“I am obviously excited to be given a commission opportunity like this and feel that to get through to the second stage is an achievement in itself. Of course I hope that it could lead to other opportunities but I will take things one step at a time!”
Photo 1 Caption: In the control room at the incineration plant
Photo 2 Caption: The walkway in the incineration
Photo 3 Caption: ‘The Claw’. Photograph taken by
David Tully at an incineration plant in
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