Gainsborough: Get snapping and enter photo competition

Ella (12), Harry (11) and Natasha (10) get snapping for the West Lindsey Photo Competition 2015 up at the Ramblers Church, Walesby.
Ella (12), Harry (11) and Natasha (10) get snapping for the West Lindsey Photo Competition 2015 up at the Ramblers Church, Walesby.

West Lindsey District Council is launching a new competition for 2015 to tie in with the launch of the West Lindsey Churches Festival on 9th and 10th May and the 16th and 17th May.

The best 12 photographs will be used in a 2016 calendar.

The council are looking for images which highlight the beauty and variety of the district with anything from the river Trent to the Wolds, the rivers Fossdyke and Witham to our borders with North Lincolnshire.

Go on a journey through the bustling towns and beautiful countryside, capturing the unique and charming villages and breath-taking vistas to win some great prizes.

The councils Events Coordinator Andy Deighton said: “Our theme is ‘Life in West Lindsey’ and we’d love you to send in your entries by 1st September.”

“We will share them on our website and Facebook before selecting the 12 most outstanding images to be included in a West Lindsey 2016 calendar.

“Be as creative as you can, we know our district looks fantastic, just show us it through your eyes.”

The West Lindsey District Council Photo Competition is open to amateur photographers only from Saturday 9th May.

All entries should be emailed to photo2016@west-lindsey.gov.uk with a short title, including where in the district it was taken, no later than 1st September or shared on the West Lindsey District Council Facebook page.

Entries via post should be of good quality and addressed to West Lindsey Photo Competition, Guildhall, Marshall’s Yard, Gainsborough, DN21 2NA.

The judging panel includes West Lindsey councillors and representatives from partner organisations including Push Creativity.