From stormy seas near the coast at Botallack, Cornwall to sunrise over Sugar Loaf in the Brecon Beacons.
George Evans won the Handbook competition with this tranquil shot of a lone tree silhouetted against the dawn light on the shores of Llyn Dinas in Snowdonia...
More than 7,000 photographs, from stormy seas near the coast at Botallack in Cornwall to sunrise over Sugar Loaf in the Brecon Beacons, were entered for the 2018 National Trust Handbook Photography Competition. This year the theme was for images which showed a real love for – and connection with – nature. Chosen by a panel of five judges, including broadcaster and naturalist David Lindo and professional photographer Andrew Butler, the winners have now been announced.
He explains:“you need luck with landscape photography. Some of my top images are lucky shots and this is the best of them. I love it so much that it hangs on my living room wall.”
“I try and camp as often as I can so that I can capture landscapes during the golden hour in the early mornings and evenings.at 4am I forced myself out of my sleeping bag and walked around the edge of the lakeêinêtheêdarkêtoêþndêaêgoodêcomposition.êiêstumbledê upon this lone tree and boulder purely by chance, whilst ankle deep in wet boggy ground.