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Photography competition captures the best of Kesgrave

PUBLISHED: 15:49 11 June 2017 | UPDATED: 16:00 11 June 2017

Will LeMay's winning entry in the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: WILL LEMAY

Will LeMay's winning entry in the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: WILL LEMAY

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Budding photographers in Kesgrave have been capturing the best of the town and its landscape in a special competition.

Janet Essex's entry in the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: JANET ESSEXJanet Essex's entry in the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: JANET ESSEX

Tying in with the Big Lunch Fun Day on Saturday, Kesgrave Photography Group were approached by the town council to run a competition for the event.

A Kesgrave sign shot for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: GEMMA BIRANA Kesgrave sign shot for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: GEMMA BIRAN

The group chose the theme of ‘Capture Kesgrave’ and presented the entries for a special display at the event.

The treetops in Kesgrave by Vicki Walsh for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: VICKI WALSHThe treetops in Kesgrave by Vicki Walsh for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: VICKI WALSH

During the day, Will LeMay was announced as the winner for his shot of the Ropes Drive roundabout with Hartree Way.

A dandelion in Kesgrave for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: TONIA dandelion in Kesgrave for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: TONI

Competition organiser and photography group member Meghan Whincop said: “When the competition went live, the buzz was good, people were interested in not only being part of the event, but the ability to take a photo of what made them think of Kesgrave.

Mottled sky over Kesgrave as shot by Stuart Pearce for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: STUART PEARCEMottled sky over Kesgrave as shot by Stuart Pearce for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: STUART PEARCE

“The entries this time, were just as amazing and great as before.

Sarah Louise captured some of Kesgrave's wildlife for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: SARAH LOUISESarah Louise captured some of Kesgrave's wildlife for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: SARAH LOUISE

“I was very pleased when I received them, as it shows me that the public following the page have the inspiration to go out and take the photos when we post what the competition is.

Mary Gregson arranged stones to spell the town's name in the Capture Kesgrave photography competition. Picture: MARY GREGSONMary Gregson arranged stones to spell the town's name in the Capture Kesgrave photography competition. Picture: MARY GREGSON

“It is nice to be part of this day as it brings us closer to the community, allows us to feel like the work we are doing is working and is appreciated.

Meghan Whincop shot the Twelve Acre Approach sign for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: MEGHAN WHINCOPMeghan Whincop shot the Twelve Acre Approach sign for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: MEGHAN WHINCOP

“It also means that at the event we can talk to fellow residents and convince them that they may want to become a part of this competition too.”

Amy Turlington's image of the sculpture for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: AMY TURLINGTONAmy Turlington's image of the sculpture for the Capture Kesgrave competition. Picture: AMY TURLINGTON

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