T&T photo competition winner announced13 September 2022
The results of the T&T Give It Your Best Shot photo competition have been revealed, chosen from around 100 entries.
The winning photo was by Rob Whitfield
Rob Whitfield won the £100 first prize for his moody photo of a worker in a brick-lined tunnel, silhouetted by a light behind him.
Second prize went to Sahiduj Saju for his photo of a TBM in Karnaphuli Tunnel in Bangladesh.
Sahiduj Saju took second prize for this photo of the Karnaphuli Tunnel in Bangladesh
Third prize was awarded to Patrick Brady for capturing the image of a worker positioned centrally after HC1A formwork was struck.
Patrick Brady won third prize for his photo of HCA1 formwork struck
Gustavo Cruz was highly commended for his photo of work in the Pamplona Cucata Tunnel in Colombia.
Many of the nearly 100 entries received for the competition were of excellent quality, despite being taken underground in difficult conditions, and they covered the entire spectrum of tunnelling activity.
Gustavo Cruz was highly commended for his shot of work in the Pamplona Cucata Tunnel in Colombia
Some images were taken with DSLRs and other cameras, but the majority were captured on smartphones.
The competition judges were Amateur Photography editor Nigel Atherton; T&T Editorial Advisory Board members Eddie Woods, Ken Spiby, Kate Cooksey, Charles Allen, Divik Bandopadhyaya, Roger Bridge, Rosa Diez, Mehdi Hosseini, Dr Benoit Jones, Dr Donald Lamont, Darren Page, Andrew Smith, David Terry and Ivor Thomas; T&T art editor Adam McNamara and journalist and T&T former editor George Demetri.