Bedford Park Festival in Chiswick, London W4, is a two week arts, music and theatre community festival event in early June, starting with Green Days fete.

Winning photographs in the 2023 Bedford Park Festival Photography competition

Image above: Winning photograph by Steve Shotton And the winner is ... This is the winning photograph in the 2023 Bedford Park Festival Photography competition, which took place over the weekend. Steven Shotton's lovely picture of these two cranes in the snow was chosen as the overall winner by judge Anna Kunst.  It was also voted best in the Animals category by the public. Anna, who is herself a professional photographer, said the picture stood out both creatively and technically. "It's elegant, atmospheric and just caught the moment of the two birds dancing. He must have crouched down really low and taken the time to capture the moment." These are the category winners: Chiswick Life Winner Stephen Nutt Animals Winner Steve S

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Winning photographs in the 2022 Bedford Park Festival Photography competition

Image above: Winning photograph by Ljubima Woods This is the winning photograph in the 2022 Bedford Park Festival Photography competition, which took place over the weekend. It was voted best in the Portraits and People category by popular vote and chosen as the overall winner by judge Anna Kunst. Anna, who is herself a professional portrait photographer, said the picture, by Ljubima Woods, stood out both creatively and technically. The photographs were on show in the parish hall of St Michael & All Angels Church over the Green Days weekend. The public voted for the winner of each of the seven categories while Anna chose the overall winner. The competition and exhibition was sponsored by Snappy Snaps, ArtsEd and The Chiswick Calendar. Each of the winners receiv

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Novice photographer wins Bedford Park Festival Photography competition

Image above: Ljubima Woods with her winning photograph Ljubima Woods won the 2021 Bedford Park Festival Photography competition on Sunday 20 June. Ljubima describes herself as a "novice" photographer, but hers was the image picked out from 156 entries by award winning Fine Art and advertising photographer Peter Dazeley BEM FRPS. Ljubima, who has lived in Chiswick since 1981 and worked both for BBC World and as a teacher, said she was "overwhelmed" to have won. "I am really a novice. I only started learning about photography two or three years ago when I took a free course for a year run by Emma Davies. I didn’t know the settings on my camera before that; I would strongly recommend  her course

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