Revealed: The best student photographers

The results are in for Norwich University of the Arts’s Beyond the Frame photography competition

Tes Reporter

Photography competition: Beyond the frame winners revealed

The student winners of a national photography competition have been revealed. 

Norwich University of the Arts’ Beyond the Frame competition gives 11- to 15-year olds and 16- to 19-year-olds the chance to win £1,000 worth of camera equipment, and this year it was supported by Tes

James Smith, photography course leader at the university and chair of the judging panel, said: “There was a phenomenal response to this year’s competition. All of the judges agree it was an incredibly hard task to select the shortlist this year as the standard was so high.”


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All of this year’s shortlisted entries feature in an online gallery. 

The winners

Overall under-16 winner: Emily Parsons, 15, Kings Ely.

Emily Parsons

Overall over-16 winner: Oleg Pantiukhov, 18, CATS Cambridge College.

Oleg Pantiukhov

Chair of judges James Smith said: “Choosing the winning entries was extremely difficult in both age categories. In the over-16 category, Oleg’s pictures stood out to the judges from the very start. The use of colour and tone with warm light separating the model from the colder background has produced a cinematic image.”

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