photo competition entrants capture the essence
of life at the University
judging panel was extremely impressed by the
quality of responses to the Centenary photo
competition on the theme ‘The University
Panel chairman Vice-Chancellor Sir Alan Wilson,
said: “Nobody knows the University like
the staff and students at Leeds and this shows
in the quality of entrants. The photographs
– of such high quality throughout –
have really captured the essence of the University.
The images are testimony to the talent and
skills of Leeds people.”
The overall winner is linguistics and phonetics
student Zoe McNaughton, whose image ‘Community
and conformity’ was captured at 10am
on a November morning last year with a Canon
EO5 (28-80mm lens, no filter). She wins £750.
up in the student category are Simon Brooks
(history of art), with a Photoshop marriage
of clubbers with the Parkinson building and
Kleos Lenz (civil engineering), whose Parkinson
tower was taken with a Fujifilm S6027 digital
camera last November. They each win £100.
winner is the striking image of a ‘mobile’
student from the top of University steps by
Caroline Goulden (classics), using a Minolta
compact viva 35mm. She wins £500. Runners
up are Alexei Likhtman (physics), with a ‘University
in Autumn’ view from seminar room three
in physics (Nicon Coolpix digital camera);
and finance manager Phil McDonald’s
Parkinson tower, at around 3pm on December
12, flanked by Emmanuel Church and Trinity
St David’s (Canon EOS 300D digital).
£100 to each.