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Strong Island Photo of The Year Competition Week 7 Winner and Runners Up

Think I might stick with Thursdays…time to announce last week’s (week 7) weekly winner. We had a great mix of submissions with some B&W in there plus some catching life out and about Southsea now the summer is lurking around the corner. To submit photos yourself via Instagram & Twitter for the Strong Island Photo of the Year Competition use the hashtag #SIPhotoComp2015 and you can always email photos in too to [email protected].

A really tough choice it came down to a great photo of Southsea Common by Sam Carter and a photo of the Solent by Tony Benham…in the end our 7th weekly winning photo (by a whisker) is by photographer Tony Benham.

Isle of Wight View by Tony Benham
Isle of Wight View by Tony Benham (Submitted via email).

This weekly winner will now be entered into the finals of the competition which will happen in December where everyone can vote for their favourite weekly winning photos. This image will now become our Strong Island Facebook header image for the next 7(ish) days until next week’s winner.

Below are some of the runners up for this week. A huge thank you to everyone who submitted! Don’t worry if your photo didn’t win or make the shortlist, you can enter photos every week until the finals in December. You can now submit photos for this week’s weekly winner selection which will be chosen and shown next week. To enter simply email, Tweet or Instagram your photo that was taken in, on or around Portsmouth.

Southsea Common by Sam Carter (@cheesysam - Twitter)
Southsea Common by Sam Carter.

Gunwharf Quays by Salvatore Alessandro
Gunwharf Quays by Salvatore Alessandro.

Self Portrait by Rich Perrin ‏(@rsperrin - Twitter)
Self Portrait by Rich Perrin.

Birds by Neil Weatherston
Birds by Neil Weatherston.

Old Portsmouth by Johnny Black
Old Portsmouth by Johnny Black.

Moon by Howard Hurd
Moon by Howard Hurd.

Night Lights by Grzegorz Kopacz
Night Lights by Grzegorz Kopacz.


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  1. Sam Carter

    28 May

    A worthy winner! Love the colours Tony Benham got and massive atmosphere, nice one.

    I’ll be trying a bit harder this week 😉

  2. Tony Benham

    28 May

    Thanks Sam.

    Very Kind of you. 🙂

  3. Tony Benham

    28 May

    Hi Everyone, please remember to go view my small timelapse of the spinnaker Tower on Strong Islands Facebook Page here https://www.facebook.com/StrongIslandUK/videos/vb.111927165528111/820058398048314/?type=2&theater

    I’m desperate for 1000 views. ha ha.

    Please also share with all your friends and family.

    Thanks 🙂

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