The VisitWiltshire, Castle Cameras and Newsquest photography competition this year saw some fantastic entries and thank you to all that took part. All the photos are to incorporate the theme of timeless places, nature, pleasures and wonders in the beautiful county of Wiltshire. With so many entries and a brilliant selection of photos featuring the timeless places it made it a tough decision to pick the winner and runners up, but here they are!

Overall Winner 

Receiving a £300 voucher for Castle Cameras in Salisbury

Annetta Zaweleska Westbury White Horse

Anetta Zalewska– White Horse Hill Sunrise 

Annetta’s photo of the Bratton Camp and Westbury White Horse shows a very unique part of the Wiltshire countryside, in total there are 8 white horses carved into the hillside, Westbury can be seen from the main road coming into the town and it’s a great place for photography especially at sunrise! Definitely worth the early morning to create a photo like this! 

Runners up 

Receiving a £50 gift voucher for Castle Cameras in Salisbury

Krzysztof Dac – Sunset Cley Hill

One place to explore on your visit to Wiltshire has to be Cley Hill near Warminster and Krzysztof’s photo is the epitome of Wiltshire’s timeless nature, big skies and rolling hills! 

Krzysztof Dac Cley Hill

Michael Welch – Caen Lock Flight Kennet & Avon Canal

Michael's photo of Caen Hill Locks in Devizes is a key part of Wiltshire's waterways. This brilliant piece of engineering and consturction is often a challenge for many boaters travelling through Wiltshire. 

Michael Welch Caen Hill Locks

Other entries

Laura Bishop
Laura Bishop Girl in Field

Gary Bygrave

Gary Bygrave Sheep at Avebury

Rachel Coutts

Rachel Coutts Lacock Bakery

Jay Clifton

Jay Clifton Sunrise at Avebury

A huge thanks to Castle Cameras for providing these excellent prizes and well done to all our winners. If this has inspired to pick up the camera and go exploring then there’s no better time than the present! Keep an eye out for a 2019 photography competition and you could be our next winner! Also head to our Instagram page for more photography inspiration around the county. 




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