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CPRE Photography Competition

The Campaign to Protect Rural England – the CPRE- tries to do just what it says: Protect and enhance rural England – our countryside. The Sherborne & District Society is Dorset’s local branch.

We want our students to appreciate our countryside in the summer holiday and so invite them to take part in our photography competition! We want their best digital photo of a landscape in our area. We define a landscape as “all the visible features of an area of land, often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal”. This includes a rural view, an urban or mixed view and taken at any time but single buildings or trees for example are not included.

Our area is the DT9 and BA20 postcodes plus 5 km beyond in any direction. The students may submit a portfolio of up to 5 images: one has to be the best landscape and one the worst landscape in our area. Accompanying the photo should be an explanation of why they think the worst is the worst (under 10 words please). Submit entries to Mrs Dutton at sally.dutton@gryphon.dorset.sch.uk before midnight on 23rd September 2018.

The judging panel consists of Miss Carvell and Mrs Edwards from the School and a representative from the CPRE. A cash prize of £50 for the winning portfolio and runner-up prizes of £25 for the next four portfolios is on offer too.

It is hoped to have an exhibition of printed copies of the winning portfolios, a printed calendar and a presentation in late October 2018.

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