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The LLAMFF - UKC - LIVING ART Photo competition
The LLAMFF - UKC - LIVING ART Photo Competition, run in February on UKC, was a great success. There were over 240 superb photos entered from UKC Users with the winners being displayed during the LLAMFF on the weekend of 6 and 7 March. As a bonus, Living Art agreed to manage moving the images to ShAFF, on the next weekend giving extra exposure for these great photographs.
Below are the winning photos. The selection was made initially on UKC User votes with the final winners chosen by Ray Wood and Sue Peyton. Thanks to all who took part. We can't show all the entries since they have now been merged back into the respective UKC Galleries.
Overall Winner - Andrew Huddart
A Cold Self-Portrait
1st Prize Mountains Category - Brian Duthie
Place of Transference - The Horns of Beinn Alligin from Sgurr Mor
2nd Prize Mountains Category - Alexandre Buisse
The seldom climbed northwest ridge of Nevado Chopicalqui (6345m), seen from close to the summit.
3rd Prize Mountains Category - John Cameron
Loch Achtriochtan in Glencoe with Aonach Eagach Ridge and Aonach Dubh shrouded in Autumn mist.
4th Prize Mountains Category - Damian Porter
Castell y Gwynt and Glyder Fawr
1st Prize To The Limit Category - Mike Hutton
Scott Sadler on the first ascent of 'Super Snatch', E5 6a, Troy Quarry in Lancashire
2nd Prize To The Limit Category - Pete Wood
Lynsey Evans runs 'Mr Clean' at the Thousand Islands section of the Mekong river, Lao PDR.
3rd Prize To The Limit Category - Kamil Sustiak
Jan Zbranek, 'Conehead and The Barbituates' (F7c+), The Grotto Cliffline, Nowra, Australia
4th Prize To The Limit Category - Tony Moody
Meeting the sun on North Ridge of Gran Paradiso (4061m)
1st Prize Flora and Fauna Category - Martin Sammtleben
Seabird colony, Snaefellsnes Peninsula, West Iceland, May 2009
2nd Prize Flora and Fauna Category - Geraldine Westrupp
Icelandic Poppies in the rain, high above Seydisfjordur, East Iceland, June 2009
3rd Prize Flora and Fauna Category - Roy Plenderleith
An Alpine Marmot high above the Saas-Fee valley with the Taschhorn 4490m behind
4th Prize Flora and Fauna Category - Mark Levitt