Photographer celebrates being named runner-up in a national competition

Photographer Claire Elliott is celebrating being runner-up in a competition

Photographer Claire Elliott is celebrating being runner-up in a competition

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A PHOTOGRAPHER is celebrating after she was named as a runner-up in a national competition.

Claire Elliott, 37, of Regent Street, Shildon, was runner-up in the portrait section of the Photographers of the Year Award.

The competition entered by Mrs Elliott, who owns Forever Memories, on Hope Street, in Crook, was run by The Guild of Professional Photographers Awards.

Entrants submitted photographs throughout the year and they were awarded gold, silver or bronze bars that are worth three, two or one point.

At the end of the year those with the most points won the awards. Mrs Elliott won 50 bar points and three of them were gold.

Mrs Elliott said: “My dad, Stephen Andrews, was a photographer and I enjoyed going into his dark room and seeing the magic take place.

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“I had some spare time after I had my children and I got into photography.

“When I realised that I was the runner-up I was shocked as I couldn’t believe that I was in the top ten.”

She won a glass trophy and three certificates plus a lifetime membership to the Guild of Photographers

 

 

 

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8:02pm Fri 21 Feb 14

FMPHOTO says...

I'm very excited to be featured in your newspaper.
For more information and to see more work please pop over to

http://www.fmphoto.c
o.uk
http://www.facebook.
com/fmphoto80

thank you :)
I'm very excited to be featured in your newspaper. For more information and to see more work please pop over to http://www.fmphoto.c o.uk http://www.facebook. com/fmphoto80 thank you :) FMPHOTO
  • Score: 12

11:08am Sat 22 Feb 14

settheworldonfire says...

FMPHOTO wrote:
I'm very excited to be featured in your newspaper. For more information and to see more work please pop over to http://www.fmphoto.c o.uk http://www.facebook. com/fmphoto80 thank you :)
why picture on semi naked child being shown?...ridiculous.
..please remove it northern echo.....
[quote][p][bold]FMPHOTO[/bold] wrote: I'm very excited to be featured in your newspaper. For more information and to see more work please pop over to http://www.fmphoto.c o.uk http://www.facebook. com/fmphoto80 thank you :)[/p][/quote]why picture on semi naked child being shown?...ridiculous. ..please remove it northern echo..... settheworldonfire
  • Score: -28

4:36pm Sat 22 Feb 14

rch20 says...

settheworldonffire - are you actually serious? go and troll somewhere else! If you can't appreciate a sweet photo then you obv have deeper issues ;) that is all!
settheworldonffire - are you actually serious? go and troll somewhere else! If you can't appreciate a sweet photo then you obv have deeper issues ;) that is all! rch20
  • Score: 18

6:53pm Sat 22 Feb 14

annaveyard says...

rch20 wrote:
settheworldonffire - are you actually serious? go and troll somewhere else! If you can't appreciate a sweet photo then you obv have deeper issues ;) that is all!
Beautiful images Claire
[quote][p][bold]rch20[/bold] wrote: settheworldonffire - are you actually serious? go and troll somewhere else! If you can't appreciate a sweet photo then you obv have deeper issues ;) that is all![/p][/quote]Beautiful images Claire annaveyard
  • Score: 10

9:12pm Sat 22 Feb 14

Sian L says...

settheworldonfire wrote:
FMPHOTO wrote:
I'm very excited to be featured in your newspaper. For more information and to see more work please pop over to http://www.fmphoto.c o.uk http://www.facebook. com/fmphoto80 thank you :)
why picture on semi naked child being shown?...ridiculous.

..please remove it northern echo.....
My goodness, you must be rather sick in the head if you see anything wrong with those images. You might want to go and seek help.
[quote][p][bold]settheworldonfire[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FMPHOTO[/bold] wrote: I'm very excited to be featured in your newspaper. For more information and to see more work please pop over to http://www.fmphoto.c o.uk http://www.facebook. com/fmphoto80 thank you :)[/p][/quote]why picture on semi naked child being shown?...ridiculous. ..please remove it northern echo.....[/p][/quote]My goodness, you must be rather sick in the head if you see anything wrong with those images. You might want to go and seek help. Sian L
  • Score: 9

9:54pm Sat 22 Feb 14

Letsbesensible says...

Superb images...Really superb - priceless and beautiful images!

Oh and well done on your achievement - Images are priceless!
Superb images...Really superb - priceless and beautiful images! Oh and well done on your achievement - Images are priceless! Letsbesensible
  • Score: 13

10:04pm Sat 22 Feb 14

FMPHOTO says...

thank you for your support folks. :) xx
thank you for your support folks. :) xx FMPHOTO
  • Score: 9

10:23am Sun 23 Feb 14

JACKIE9876 says...

Beautiful photos, well done Claire, you are an inspiration. Keep up the amazingly excellent work, you are a very talented lady.
Beautiful photos, well done Claire, you are an inspiration. Keep up the amazingly excellent work, you are a very talented lady. JACKIE9876
  • Score: 3

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