Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 winner revealed

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 winner revealed
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Monday October 24, 2016

By Jeff Meyer

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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