Winner Announcement: Landscape Photographer of the Year


Matthew Cattell, Starling Vortex, Brighton, East Sussex, Landscape Photographer of the Year Winner 2016

This year’s overall winner is Matthew Cattell with a striking shot of Brighton Pier. He takes away a £10,000 prize and will be published with all other shortlisted and commended images in the stunning awards bookThe images will be displayed in a free exhibition on the balcony at Waterloo Station. Opening on Monday 21st November, the exhibition is hosted by Network Rail and will run for eleven weeks, closing on Sunday 5th February 2017. Admission is free

The 2016 Winners Are:

Overall winner: Matthew Cattell, Starling Vortex, Brighton

The Great Britain #OMGB ‘Home of Amazing Moments’ Award: Mark Gillian, Finding Gold, Cumbria

Network Rail ‘Lines in the Landscape’ Award: Francis Taylor, Sunshine Breaks Through, North Yorkshire

The Sunday Times Magazine’s Choice: Rachael Talibart, Maelstrom, East Sussex

Classic view: Dougie Cunningham, Shelter from the Storm, Sutherland

Living the view: Martin Birks, Chrome Hill, Derbyshire

Urban view: Lesley Smith, Demolition, Glasgow

Your view: Tony Higginson, Shifting Sands, Lancashire


Youth Class (17 and under)

Overall winner: Hannah Faith Jackson, Mirror Bar, Glasgow

Classic view: James Bailey, Hoarfrost at Herringfleet Mill, Suffolk

Living the view: Rowan Ashworth, Sunset Explorer, Isle of Harris

Urban view: Henry Memmott, City Lights, Glasgow

Your view: Henry Memmott, Floating Feather, Lanarkshire

2016 marks the tenth edition of the popular Landscape Photographer of the Year, the stunning coffee-table book that contains spectacular full-colour prints of the winning and commended entries from the 2016 Take A View Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. Both book and competition showcase the United Kingdom’s most beautiful and dramatic scenery through the sharp eyes of the nation’s best amateur and professional photographers.

From saltmarshes, chalk cliffs and misty lochs to tumbledown villages, geometric farmland and jagged cityscapes, Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 10 captures the splendour of Britain’s rural and urban landscapes, from the Outer Hebrides to the Cornish coastline. This book is the perfect companion for all photography enthusiasts and armchair travellers, with every image accompanied by a first-hand account of the story behind the picture.


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