Photo of violinist
earns Burnham-On-Sea photographer a top award
eye-catching image of a violinist has earned a well-known Burnham-On-Sea
photographer a top award in a prestigious national competition.
Tolley has won a sought-after gold award in The Society of Portrait
and Wedding Photographers' print competition.
winners of the gold awards have their entries automatically put
into the society's Photographic Convention, a seven day event
for professional photographers in London," Nick told Burnham-On-Sea.com
Photos displayed at the event will be among international entries
and judging will be performed by a panel of experts before the
overall winners are announced.
keeping my fingers crossed to go one step further," added
Nick. "I was so pleased to be given such a high award for
my work and my thanks must also go to Laura, the girl in the picture,
who came to me to update her portfolio."
total concept of the 'shot' was my creation and not only did I
design the outfit, etc, but I also renovated and painted the violin
that was used. I very rarely enter my work into competitions so
this has encouraged me to submit other entries and hopefully gain
more awards in the future."
The final production print is in the window of Nick's studio in