I win the Schools Award in The British Wildlife Photography Awards

Awesome news Kate



I am delighted to be able to announce that the photos I entered into The British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) won the Schools Category! I entered a portfolio of six images of bluebells at Hartshill Hayes. These images were all taken by year 5 & 6 pupils from Michael Drayton Junior School on a photography day organised by myself and Iain Green, a fellow photographer (www.wildwonder.co.uk) Iain and I took four groups of 9-11yr olds out into nearby Hartshill Hayes when the bluebells were in full bloom and talked to the children all about creating a photograph that would represent this amazing natural spectacle.

From framing the shot, spotting good light, looking more closely than they had ever done before and possible going for a completely different angle, the pupils were soon raring to go! Most had never really looked closely at bluebells, despite it being in an area that…

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