Sleaford – Hidden in Plain Sight

June 5, 2017

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An Open Exhibition of Photography

The theme of this exhibition is straightforward; participants were invited to take a photograph that highlights a part of Sleaford – a building, a structure or an aspect of everyday life – that goes unnoticed by the casual observer.  Ideally the photograph to be taken from within the centre of Sleaford but consideration also given to extraordinary pictures taken outside this area with the proviso it was within the Sleaford district.

Over 150 entries were received and these entries were narrowed down by a panel of three judges to about sixty photographs which have been professionally printed and mounted to form this two-week exhibition in the Carre Gallery.

 

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The Judges were Lucy Lumb – representing artsNK who has given support to this project, Martin Cameron – a professional photographer and director of the Sleaford Gallery Arts Trust, and Russ Mathieson – representative of the Civic Trust who proposed and is jointly sponsoring this competition.

Prize winners will be announced at the presentation evening in the second week of the exhibition with results posted on this blog.

The exhibition is open from 10 am – 4pm every day (except Sunday) until Saturday 17 June.

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The exhibition has been sponsored by members of Sleaford and District Civic Trust, the Sleaford Gallery Arts Trust and Hodgson Estates and is being supported by artsNK.

Gallery photographs by Martin Cameron.  Click on any image to see a larger version.

UPDATE: Winning Images.

Click on any image to see a larger version.

Under Thirteen Category

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First Place – The Bass Maltings by Alice Taylor

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Second Place – Sheep in the Town by Chiara Nel

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Third Place – William Alvey Memorial Plaque by Joshua Lenton

Under Eighteen Category

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First Place – Resting Bike by Aimee Scadding

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Second Place – Another Curious Surprise by Karina Budd

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Third Place – The Wyvern Railings by Lucy Hubbert

Over Eighteen Category

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First Place – Night Fish by Colin Brammer

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Second Place – Princess by Barry Mayes

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Third Place – Graffitied Wall At The Boston Road Rec by Sue Shaw

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