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Home > AditNow 2012 Photography Competition Results

AditNow 2012 Photography Competition Results

All submitted photographs were of a very high standard and judging between them and deciding on winners was an exceptionally hard task.

Photographs were judged on a balance between photographic merit and relevance to the subject 'Mine Exploration' and their interpretation of that subject.

Thank you to all who took the time to enter, and sorry we couldn't award a prize to everyone.

1st Place

Oberes Lager, Ostwig Slate Mine by AdM Michael.

A fantastic photo, judged by all involved to be perfectly composed and lit, and spot-on for the subject matter. The explorer provides scale against this section of packwall in 1905 workings.

This year's 1st prize donated by Excellent Stuff was a StenLight S7+ headlamp, battery & charger.

Oberes Lager, Ostwig Slate Mine

2nd Place

The Workshop, Holme Bank Chert Mine by Paul Marvin.

'Wow' is what everybody says when they see this photo. A wonderful insight into the world of the mine diver. The photographer even managed to capture the bubbles!

This year's 2nd prize donated by ABC Powermarine was a Fenix LD40 torch.

The Workshop, Holme Bank Chert Mine

Runners Up

Some really excellent photos from all around the country, the margin between these and the prize winners was so tiny, well done everybody. Each of the runners up won a Silva Siju headtorch sponsored by ABC Powermarine.

Bridge Crossing, Croesor Slate Mine by D.

Bridge Crossing, Croesor Slate Mine

Wagon & Winches, Bryneglwys Slate Mine by JonK.

Wagon & Winches, Bryneglwys Slate Mine

The www.moorebooks.co.uk Prize for Excellence in Mining Surface Photography

A new category this year, introduced to provide provide a category to allow above ground photographers to enter.

Old Gang Smelt Mill by blackshiver.

This year's prize donated by www.moorebooks.co.uk was £80 worth of mining books.

Old Gang Smelt Mill
Wisdom LED Miners Lamps Starless River - Caving Store Moore Books: Specialist BooksI.A. Recordings: Mining and Industrial History DVDs
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