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Photo of Dorset's Jurassic Coast wins National Trust competition

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: January 05, 2013

NAtional Trust Photo winner

Tilly Bellinger won a Nationla Trust photography competition with this shot of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset

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A picture of Dorset's Jurassic Coast has won a National Trust competition.

Tilly Rose Bellinger, 16, from Wiltshire, won the 11-to 16-year-old category with an atmospheric black-and-white shot of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.

A close-up of a bee hovering by a foxglove has won the adult competition in memory of National Trust founder Octavia Hill.

The picture was taken on a smartphone by Laura Elliot, from County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, in her parents’ garden and won the top prize out of more than 5,700 entries.

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The ten-years-and-under category of the competition was won by nine-year-old James Ashton, from Doncaster, who took a ground-level picture of ducks feeding in Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire. Tilly Rose Bellinger, 16, from Wiltshire, won the 11-to 16-year-old category with an atmospheric black-and-white shot of the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.

Eleanor Bennett, from Cheshire, won the over-16s category for her picture capturing silhouetted walkers through trees in local Lyme Park.

The winners receive a day’s tuition with landscape photographer and judge Charlie Waite, while Ms Elliot also receives one of his prints and two nights’ accommodation in a National Trust holiday cottage.

Tilly Rose Bellinger from Wiltshire won the 11-to-16-year-old category with this picture of the Jurassic Coast, while Laura Elliot’s picture, below, of a bee by foxgloves won the overall and smartphone prizes in the National Trust contest

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