The winners have been chosen in a competition to find the most popular autumn photos of the New Forest
|The National Park Authority’s Seasonal Snaps photo contest received 350 entries that were viewed 30,000 times and attracted over 7,000 votes.
Photos of a babbling brook, golden forest foliage and a stag in the mist were among the winning images.
Photographers submitted their autumnal photos of the New Forest on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and four winners were chosen by a public vote on the National Park Authority’s Facebook page. A fifth prize winner was chosen by a judging panel.
The winners are:
Barry Rickman, New Forest National Park Authority member, said, “The winning photos wonderfully convey the beauty of autumn in the New Forest and show why it is so important to safeguard this special area. Autumn is a lovely time to explore the National Park with your camera, so it is heartening to see that so many people have taken the opportunity. Congratulations to all the winners.”
Each of the five winners received one of several prizes, kindly donated by local businesses:
To view the other winning photos and a selection of other entries visit www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/seasonalsnaps.