Winners announced: Abergavenny Food Festival / Shackleton Photographic Competition

Shackleton snip logoAt the September Food Festival amateur photographers were invited to capture the visual feast and enter the Abergavenny Food Festival/Shackleton Photographic Competition.

There were numerous entries from local people and visitors to the area. The shortlisted entries in both the adult and junior categories have been on display at Shackletons Photographic in Abergavenny for the last month. The winners have been selected by the public who were asked to vote for their favourite image.

It can now be revealed that Beth Carver from Abergavenny has won first prize with a photo taken in the Market Hall of Artisan Spanish Cheese Tasting. She wins a Canon EOS 1100D Camera with one 18-55 lens, plus a Sigma 70-300mm lens, a Canon 300EG camera bag, and a Panasonic 8GB SDHC Memory Card.

Adult Category Winner Beth Carver  'Artisan Spanish Cheese Tasting'2

Beth Carver – winning photo: Artisan Spanish Cheese Tasting

Adult Category Runner-up Katie Ebdon - 'Relaxing, Knitting'2

Katie Ebdon – Runner-up – Relaxing and Knitting

Katie Ebdon from Clytha, Abergavenny is the runner-up with her image of a lady relaxing and knitting amidst the crowds. She will receive a 20” x 16” framed poster print of a photographic image of choice.

The under-sixteen category came up trumps too. Charlie Palmer (aged twelve) from Abergavenny won with his photo of a wood-turner and his prize will be a Camlink tp-2500 tripod with case and a framed 20”x16” print; and runner up Will Reypert (age five) from Penarth, Cardiff will get a framed print too for his photo of garlic and onion sellers.

The prizes will be awarded by Shackleton Photographic owner Mr Ian Shackleton at the Abergavenny Christmas Food and Drink Fair this Sunday (8 December) on the chef dem stage in the Market Hall at 4.30pm. Congratulations to all winners.

Charlie Palmer - Under 16 winner:  Wood-turning

Charlie Palmer – Under 16 winner: Wood-turning

William Reypert - Under 16 runner-up: Garlic / Onion Sellers

William Reypert – Under 16 runner-up: Garlic / Onion Sellers

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