Earlier this term we submitted 23 students entries into the Rotary Young Photographer competition. Students had to produce 3 images on the theme of ‘OUR WORLD IS BEAUTIFUL’ and the standard across the board was very high. Entries showed that although not everyone has a digital SLR, the cameras on many modern smart phones can produce excellent results, particularly when used outside.
We were delighted to learn the top 3 places in each category of the local round as all are Richard Lander School students.
2nd– Alice Lee
2nd - Courtney Williams
All students received certificates and gift vouchers. Gavin Richards from Truro Rotary fed back that the judges had had a tough time in choosing winners and that they ‘were very impressed by the quality of all the entrants and commented that the standard this year is the highest they have seen. Please pass on my congratulations to all of the students for their marvellous entries and thank you for supporting this event during what is a busy time.’
As a result of winning the Local Round, both Joe and Alfie were put through to the District Round where their 3 images were split up and the competition was decided on the strength of individual photographs. Alfie Martin’s photos were awarded 1st and 3rd places in the Senior Category at District Level, and Alfie has won a £50 Amazon voucher, some professional photo editing software and a tour of the fantastic photographic facilities at Falmouth University. His winning photo will now be put through to the National Round of the competition. Well done to Alfie, all the other winners and indeed every student who entered. The Rotary run this competition every year, so please keep your eyes open for posters just before Christmas as it is a very rewarding competition to enter.