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Another Gold for Children's Portraits, in Hinckley, Leicestershire

This month I was again awarded a Gold in the monthly competition with the SWPP.  For those that don't know this means my image has scored greater than 80 out of 100 and will be put forward and judged for the annual categories which will be decided at the end of the year.  The nominees, usually the top 3 are presented at the annual awards dinner in January before the winning image in each category is announced.


Out of the past 6 years I have had 4 images nominated and sat through 4 dinners eagerly awaiting the results.  I'm hoping this year might be my year to win one of these prestigious awards.  Thousands of images are entered by photographers from all around the world so really I feel so honoured just to be among the nominees.  But this year, I have to admit, I really do want to finally win one.  Fingers crossed I get there this year. 

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