The winner of the 2017 Landscape Photographer of the Year award has been announced. 

Benjamin-Graham_Diminutive Dune Sand Forms at Low Tide_Overall Winner of Landscape Photographer of the Year 2017
Diminutive Dune Sand Forms at Low Tide. (c) Benjamin Graham. 

2017 marks the 11th edition of the Landscape Photographer of the Year, the coffee table book which showcases full-colour prints of the winning and commended entries from the 2017 Take A View Landscape Photographer of the Year competition. Both book and competition showcase the United Kingdom’s most beautiful and dramatic scenery through the sharp eyes of the nation’s best amateur and professional photographers.

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This year’s overall winner of the competition is Benjamin Graham with a striking shot of West Wittering. As well as taking away a £10,000 prize and will be published with all other shortlisted and commended images in the stunning awards book, the images will be displayed in a free exhibition on the balcony at Waterloo Station. Opening on 20th November, the exhibition is hosted by Network Rail and will run for eleven weeks, closing on 4th February 2018. Admission is free.

Other winners of the competition include:

VISITBRITAIN ‘HOME OF AMAZING MOMENTS’ Award winner: Graham Niven, Dawn Patrol, Cairngorms.

Network Rail ‘Lines in the Landscape’ Award: Jon Martin, The 08.52 from Barmouth, Gwynedd.

Sunday Times Magazine’s Choice: Julian Eales, Poppies in a Field of Linseed, Hertfordshire/Cambridgeshire border.

Classic view: Rachael Talibart, Fire Within, East Sussex.

Living the view:  Paul Fowles, Alone against the Torrent, Mid Wales..

Urban view: George Robertson, The Cauldron, Stirlingshire..

Your view: Neil Burnell, Stilts, Osea Leisure Park, Blackwater, Essex.

Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 11 (AA Publishing, £25) is out now. 

 

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