The Albert Bridge over the River Tamar in Plymouth by Colin Grace (Network Rail Shortlist 2010)
Five of the country’s biggest and busiest railway stations are hosting a special exhibition showcasing a selection of stunning images from the last six years of the Take a view Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to get expert advice from celebrated landscape photographer and founder of the competition, Charlie Waite. The exhibition launches at Manchester Piccadilly on Saturday 8 June.
Each station will showcase a series of stunning previously commended entries of places that can be reached by the host city’s railway, together with route details. Visitors can also find out how to enter the 2013 Landscape Photographer of the Year competition, which has a top prize of £10,000 and includes a separate ‘Lines in the Landscape’ award which seeks to find the best railway-related photography.*
The stations photography exhibitions will be at:
Saturday 08 – Saturday 15 June: Manchester Piccadilly station
Sunday 16 - Saturday 22 June: Leeds station
Monday 24 – Saturday 29 June: Glasgow Central station
Monday 01 – Saturday 07 July: London King’s Cross station
Saturday 10 – Saturday 17 Aug: London Waterloo station
On the Monday of each exhibition between 11am and 2pm, visitors to the stations are encouraged to bring their cameras, phones, tablets and anything else that has a photograph on it, for the chance to get some commentary, feedback and advice from one of the world’s most renowned landscape photographers – Charlie Waite. There will also be chances to win a copy of the Landscape Photographer of the Year book (RRP £25).
For more information, go to the Take a View website