Cash prize on offer for best photo this year taken at Landguard

Svetlana Sewell's winning picture from last year's Landguard Photography Competition. Picture: SVETL

Svetlana Sewell's winning picture from last year's Landguard Photography Competition. Picture: SVETLANA SEWELL - Credit: Archant

Deadline day is looming for entries for this year’s photographic competition to capture the essence of the Landguard peninsula at Felixstowe.

Entrants are asked to focus on three themes Wildlife, including sea life, butterflies, birds, and so on; Macro – close up photography; and pictures that make you go ‘wow’, a chance to let loose the imagination.

The Landguard peninsula is a unique, exciting and diverse location for photographic opportunities – huge container ships, wonderful wildlife, amazing objects at the Felixstowe Museum and the historic fort.

Stephen Rampley, Landguard marketing and events co-ordinator, said: “Once again, we are looking forward to seeing the wonderful range of photographs which capture the unique atmosphere, landscapes and attractions of the peninsula. Our competition is open to everyone, whatever your age, ability or type of camera you have – so get snapping!”

The overall winner will win £50 to put towards photographic equipment, plus a framed copy of their photograph.

Now in its seventh year the hugely popular competition is open to both amateur and professional photographers of ages and abilities.

Entrants can submit their photograph by emailing Please include your full name, age, a telephone number where the Landguard Partnership can contact you (if there are any problems) and the theme you would like to enter. Remember all photographs must have been taken on the Landguard peninsula.

Closing date for entries is noon on September 6 and full details are available at Discover Landguard.

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