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Community Heritage Initiative

Wildly Wicked Photo Gallery

Winning Entries

Hedgehog
Winner of the 11 to 14 yrs old
'Sonic the Hedgehog'
by Jack Edge
(aged 13)
"This particular hedgehog visited our garden every day through the summer. One afternoon I lay down in front of him and as he was walking towards me I took the picture. My sisters and I named him ‘Sonic’ and often dug up worms for him to munch."
Geese at Abbey Park Weir
Runner up 11 to 14  yrs old
'Queuing Geese, Abbey Park'
by Charlotte Barnacle
(aged 12)
"I took the photo because it looked like the geese were queuing up as they stood on the weir."
Factory smoke against sky
Winner of the 15-20 years old
Factory smoke near Beamish Air Museum
by Lewis Kirton-Smith
(aged 15)
"This photo was taken at Beamish Museum while trying to take photos’ of crows. Suddenly the factory there blew off smoke and I quickly turned around and took a photo exposing the sky and creating the interesting effect."
Boy on a mountain bike
Runner up 15-20 years old
Summer air,(Sandhills Trainlines,Shepshed)
by Samuel Jones
(aged 17)
"Was out with my mates for the whole day doing what we love to do, riding our local jumps. This is one of the biggest drops there with the best view so that’s why I took the photo".  
Main road at night
Highly Commended
'Bright Lights'
by Adam Passingham
(aged 15)
"I took the picture looking over the A46 facing the Hobby Horse roundabout, took it as I feel it is a subject that relates to pollution."
Sunset through trees
Highly Commended
'Sunset Through Trees'
by Emma Cree
(aged 17)
"This was taken in Ratby on the way into Kirby on a summer’s evening."

Selection of Entries

11-14 years

Photograph of red berries
Berries
by Harrison Greenwood Brown
(aged 11)
"The pictures of berries and brambles were taken in Autumn on the old allotments opposite my house in Rothley. They will soon disappear when the land is built on."
Photograph of river and trees in a park
Derbyshire
by Brandon Buzec
(aged 13)
Grey Squirrel
Grey Squirrel
by Thomas Scott
(aged 13)
"This image was taken with my father's digital camera and zoom lens. It was just a case of seeing the squirrel and having the camera nearby."
Electricity pylon by river
River and Pylon
by Clare Abbott
(aged 14)
"This shows the river in Aylestone and you can just see the main road with the electric pylons. I think this photo has a stronger message because it shows how we've ruined the natural look with industry, the greyness adds an effect as well."
Photograph of a river
River
by Clare Abbott
(aged 14)
"This just shows leaves and a canal because I think it shows how beautiful nature can be."
Young coots on a nest
Coots
by Annabel Kay
(aged 11)
Boats by the sea
Boats
by Linford Butler
(aged 13)
"This is of the water surrounding Conway Castle in Wales. I took this photograph as I liked how the boats were on the water with the hilly background behind them."
Photograph of a cloud
Cloud at Langdale, Lake District
by Lindford Butler
(aged 13)
"I took this photograph because I liked the way the cloud curled round in the air, like a shell."
Brambles and  blackberries
Brambles
by Harrison Greenwood-Brown
(aged 11)
Geese in a local river
Geese
by Samuel Marriot
(aged 13)
Canal boat moored
Canal Boat
by Ben Ewen
(aged 11)
"I was at my grandma's in the garden when I looked down the canal from her garden and it was a breathtaking scene. So I got my phone out and took a great picture."
Meadow and pylon
Meadow and Pylon
by Clare Abbott
(aged14)
"This shows the meadow and an electric pylon because it shows how nature can clash with industry."
Young coots on a nest
Coots
by Annabel Kay
(aged 11)
"These pictures are of a coot's nest made out of rubbish in Queens Park, Loughborough."
Young coots on a nest
Coots
by Annabel Kay
(aged 11)
Cliff at Llandudno
Cliff at Llandudno
by Linford Butler
(aged 13)
"I took this photograph because I liked the way the cliff was shaped."
Boats in the sunset
North Norfolk
by Harrison Greenwood Brown
"I took some amazing sky shots at North Norfolk last year."

15-20 years

Garden

Garden
by Adam Roberts
(aged 17)
"I took this photo of my garden as there was lots of greenery in it at the time. I thought it was quite a natural looking photo along with the garden items in it."
Stag at Bradgate Park
Stag
by Rosanne Pound Woods
(aged 15)
"I chose to take this picture to show not only my favourite wild place, but also a magnificent wild animal. I believe that the photography shows two amazing features of Leicestershire- both the stag and Bradgate Park."
Common frog
Frog
by Jonathan Power
(aged 17)
"I was lucky to capture this bright and interestingly coloured frog in its natural environment. The idea behind this image is to make people look closer at their natural environment."
Photograph of bug on bark
Bug
by Chris Twitchell
(aged 17)
"I chose to submit this image as it shows wildlife from Leicestershire. I used macro photography to get in close to the bug and it came out very well. This was taken on a tree near Hind Leys College, Shepshed."
Photograph of sand by the sea
Sand
by Rebecca Iley
(aged 18)
"Taken on a beach in Anglesey, with a Nikon coolpix camera."
Photograph of sun
Sun
by Rebecca Iley
(aged 18)
Photograph of foal
Horse
by Hannah Iley
(aged 15)
"Taken on holiday in Wales, Conwy with a Canon Digital Ixus 60."
Bird feeders on a washing line
Birdfeeders
by Joanna Bilby
(aged 17)
Flowers in a garden
Garden
by Joanna Bilby
(aged 17)
Scene of the countryside
Scenic View
by Rolf Owens
(aged 18)
Bush Cricket
Bush Cricket
by Oliver Hanney
(aged 15)
Letterbox
Letterbox
by Oliver Hanney
(aged 15)
Water running through a wall
Favourite Natural Place
by Rebecca Melton
(aged 17)
"This was taken in Castle Donington. I took this photograph because of the patterns of the ivy around the water and, also because of the solid way that the water is falling."
Bee
Bee
by Rebecca Rothwell
(aged 17)
Photograph of path with trees
Path
by Rebecca Rothwell
(aged 17)
Song thrush
Song Thrush
by Scott Brown
(aged 18)
"This was taken in my back garden and I took this image as it is wildlife in its true form. I think that it is important to take images of wildlife to see the changes as they happen."
Reel Cinema Loughborough
Reel Cinema, Loughborough
by Stephanie Carter
(aged 17)
"I took this as it is a main feature of the area in which I live."
Photograph of river
View
by Emily Boneham
(aged 15)
Rose
Roses
by Emily Boneham
(aged 15)

Two pigeons

Lovebit
by Ben Hall
(aged 17)
Thistles
Thistles
by Jonathan Power
(aged 17)
Grey Squirrel
Grey Squirrel
by Ben Hall
(aged 17)
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Litter
by Chris Twitchell
(aged 17)
"I saw this whilst I was out taking photos and thought it would make a good image as it shows our impact on the environment."
Photograph of a wave breaking
Wave Break
by Rebecca Iley
(aged 18)
"Taken on holiday in Wales, on a small beach near Trefriew."
Sunset over tents
"Sunset on tents"
by Hannah Iley
(aged 15)
"Taken at Topstones Scout and Guide Camp at Tilton on the Hil in May 2007."
Male duck
Duck
by Hannah Iley
(aged 15)
"Taken at our local lake in Quorn with a Finepix camera I borrowed from school."
Horse
Horse
by Joanna Bilby
(aged 17)
Photograph of litter
Litter
by Rolf Owens
(aged 18)
Photograph of cow
Cow
by Rolf Owens
(aged 18)
Photograph of a slug
Slug
by Oliver Hanney
(aged 15)
Litter
Litter
by Rebecca Melton
(aged 17)
"I took this picture to show the carelessness of everyday people and the impact that it has on the appearance of the environment."
Snail
Snail
by Rebecca Melton
(aged 17)
"This image was taken as I thought that the contrasting colours of the snail and the leaves would create a more striking image."
Colour railings
Colour railings
by Rebecca Rothwell
(aged 17)
Shepshed Park
Shepshed Park
by Scott Brown
(aged 18)
"I thought this was a good image as it is so close to the centre of Shepshed and yet, it looks so peaceful and natural and this is the reason why I took this image."
Red Admiral Butterfly
Butterfly
by Stephanie Carter
(aged 17)
"I took this image in my back garden as there are a lot of butterflies there and I thought it would be a good way to show wildlife around the area that I lived in."
Tree by a river
Favourite Natural Place
by Stephanie Carter
(aged 17)
"This was taken at Elvaston Castle. I took this image as I liked the difference between the texture on the tree trunk and the subtle view of the water as it is able to create a tranquil look on the composition."
Photograph of two swans
Swans
by Emily Boneham
(aged 15)

Produced by the Community Heritage Initiative, which was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Rutland County Council
Heritage Lottery Fund Rutland County Council

Page Last Updated: 25 November 2008