Competition entry

posted on 22nd of march, 2016

In 2015 I entered a competition for the British Ordnance Survey to provide an image for one of their new maps of the British Isles.
When I first submitted my entry I checked regularly to see if there were any signs of my entry progressing, but after two months I gave up. Was it worth entering was in my mind? Imagine my surprise and delight this week when I received a complimentary copy of the map bearing my image.
The image I submitted was of Birmingham library taken from an angle to give an interesting aspect of the building.


This created a more artistic view of what is a great architectural building rather than a more factual front on image.


My conclusion to the above question is that it is definitely worth entering competitions not just for a prize but also to give your work a wider audience.

Comments (5)

Posted by Fatema7864 on March 26, 2016
Congratulations Andrew!
Posted by Picstudio on March 24, 2016
Posted by Photographycornwall on March 23, 2016
Great news - well done!
Posted by Alessandrarc1 on March 23, 2016
congratulations. Very interesting architecture!
Posted by Perstock on March 22, 2016
Congrats Andrew!
Are you working as a chef? Lots of nice food... :-)

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Photo credits: Andrew Norton.

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I recently won a competition to provide an image for one of The British Ordnance Survey map covers.

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