Matthew Cattell has been named Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 for his striking image of Brighton Pier.

Cattell’s image, Starling Vortex, captures Brighton Pier amid a swirling flock of starlings, giving an abstract feel to an oft-photographed scene.

Now in its 10th year, the Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 competition will exhibit its winners in a free exhibition at Waterloo Station in London from 21 November.

As the overall winner, Cattell will receive £10,000 and have his image published along with all the other shortlisted and commended images published  in the Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 10 book.

The exhibition, sponsored by Network Rail, will run for 11 weeks and close on 5 February 2017.

Other winners include…

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


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