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Farmers Weekly Digital Photography Competitors 2022 – the leading shots

Thanks to everybody that entered this year’s Digital photography Competitors.

We have actually truly taken pleasure in taking a look at your images– they offer a great photo of farming, the countryside as well as country life.

Below are the victors as well as 2 very commended entrances in each of the 8 groups.

We will certainly be revealing the general champion as well as 2 runners-up, which share the ₤ 500 cash prize, in the 6 January problem of Farmers Weekly

See additionally: Search all the images went into for this year’s competitors



Charlie Baldwyn took this image on the family members ranch on a September night.

” The area is 1,200 feet over see degree, so we are commonly over the haze that rests over the community of Brecon in the valley base listed below Pen y Follower,” states Charlie.

Farming landscape with cows

© Charlie Baldwyn


This was taken by Donna Ashlee from near Ashford, Kent, that is a vice-principal at a senior high school where she aids run the college ranch.

Her other half is a first-generation farmer with cows as well as lamb, as well as the family members additionally maintain a couple of pigs.


© Donna Ashlee

Lucy Griffiths, that is presently examining at Harper Adams College, caught this picture on her residence ranch in mid-Wales throughout fall calving 2021. She labelled it “Motherly Love”.

Cow and calf in field

© Lucy Griffiths



” I such as taking great deals of images with my phone, simply wishing I obtain the weird suitable one,” states Kirstie Duncan

She absolutely handled it with this wonderful picture of ewes obtaining arranged right into teams, all set for the tups, at Wester Deloraine Ranch near Selkirk, in the Scottish Boundaries.

~Sorting sheep for the tups

© Kirstie Duncan


Richard Laing took this near Durham. “It was the last area to pierce of the year as well as we were evading showers,” he states.

” I got on the power harrow as well as my daddy, David, was boring. I saw a great shot so, on the following run, I quit the tractor as well as broke the image with my phone.”

Tractor in field silhouette

© Richard Laing

Taken by Jane Murrell in the parlour at Whitwell Ranch, Hertfordshire, this picture catches her niece, Helen Griggs.

” She is a really valued participant of personnel as well as, in spite of having actually never ever dealt with a ranch prior to coming below, is currently able to handle all journal responsibilities with severe treatment as well as self-confidence,” states Jane.

Washing down after milking

© Jane Murrell



Emma Deeley Chef, a cultivatable farmer from Oxfordshire, caught this picture early one early morning going out to feed the hens. “I simply like taking images as well as am fortunate to have nature outside my back entrance,” states Emma.

Fence at sunrise

© Emma Deeley Chef


Hannah Taylor experienced this sight– with Buttermere as well as Crummock Water distant– while on a fell stroll in Cumbria in April. “I was fortunate to obtain the lamb’s focus in the image as she was taking a look at my pet dog,” she states.

Farm scene

© Hannah Taylor

Liz Oliver caught this hazy late mid-day scene on the marshes in Norton Subcourse, Norfolk, in November.

Misty afternoon on farm

© Liz Oliver



Sam Bannister utilized his drone to obtain this striking picture on a bright fall night at a good friend’s ranch at Butterwick on the Yorkshire Wolds.


© Sam Bannister


Plants Gregorie was corn-carting for HC Beales at Wramplingham, Norfolk, when she found this photo possibility.

” I simply procured to the ideal area at the correct time to capture the sundown as we collected the barley,” she states.

Barley harvest

© Plants Gregorie

Lydia Morris climbed up out the taxi for a short break from Cambridge-rolling on the Pembrokeshire shore near St Davids in springtime 2022.

Tractor in field

© Lydia Morris



Kerry Adams got involved in farming digital photography “by crash” when she was welcomed by close friends to a threshing day.

She’s currently commonly at occasions as well as on regional ranches– as well as a vapor fair in Leicestershire supplied this picture of a person cleaning up a grip engine.

” I have actually constantly enjoyed the open airs as well as the countryside– digital photography has actually simply assisted me value it a lot more,” states Kerry.

Close-up of man's face

© Kerry Adams


” Hands up if you desire feeding” was what Joanne Barke r labelled this photo of her child Emily. The family members are beef as well as lamb farmers on the north-east shore of Yorkshire, near Whitby.

” We had 16 animal lambs this springtime as well as Emily truly enjoyed assisting to feed them each day,” states Joanne.

Young child with lambs

© Joanne Barker

This is Olivia at Coniston Cold, North Yorkshire. “She was 3 when the image was taken however is 4 currently as well as expecting lambing time, as is her little bro, William,” states mum Becki Coates

Young child with baby lambs

© Becki Coates

Young digital photographer


Lambs at play supplied Oliver Wass with ideas. “I am an 11-year-old that suches as to take photos of wild animals on the ranch,” states Oliver from Northamptonshire.

Two sheep headbutting

© Oliver Wass


Matthew Bullock from Kent eternalized this scene. “I was mosting likely to feed the cows prior to college as well as saw the skies, so I took the image,” he states. “I’m 14 as well as love farming.”

Hay bales at sunset

© Matthew Bullock

Memories of harvest in Monmouthshire are stimulated by this shot from George Whittal-Williams It flawlessly catches a messy haze that would certainly have know to numerous throughout harvest 2022.

Tractor in field

© George Whittal-Williams

Wild Animals


Hampshire cultivable farmer Neil Saunders took this image, “All Ears”, in a wheat area in June.

” For several years, I just made use of a bridge or portable cam, however simply over a year ago I purchased a DSLR cam as well as a zoom lens to attempt to enhance my wild animals digital photography,” he states.

Deer in grass

© Neil Saunders


Agronomist Simon Day constantly has his pocket electronic cam with him when he’s out plant strolling as well as he found this thick-legged blossom beetle at Marsh Gibbon, Oxfordshire, in a stewardship area including a series of all-natural blooming varieties.

Flower with insect

© Simon Day

” Right area, correct time,” states Rachelle Batty, speaking about the good luck that permitted her to obtain this shot.

” We were relocating some cows as well as my child found it simply rested there,” states Rachelle, that resides on a ranch near Windemere, Cumbria.

Owl in tree

© Rachelle Batty



Ryan Bundy from Chitterne, Wiltshire, delights in taking images at tilling suits– as well as he found this happy dog at one of his current trips.

Dog in cab

© Ryan Bundy


This is Meg “maintaining a careful eye at work while we were obtaining the lambs all set for the Mule gimmer lamb sales”, states Tina Spence from Thornton Corrosion, North Yorkshire.

” She is just one of the youngest of our functioning sheepdogs– she has a great character as well as simply wishes to be everyone’s close friend.”

Dog under fence

© Tina Spence

” Our 2 precious donkeys,” is just how Ciara Mckenna defines this set, Antidote as well as Matty, at Oswestry, Shropshire.

two donkeys

© Ciara Mckenna



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