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Winners by Year
WINNERS OF THE 2012 EEF PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
'MADE IN BRITAIN'

This year we searched for images that demonstrate why manufacturing, made in Britain, so vibrant.

Our winning entries were announced at a special event in the House of Commons.
 
Best photograph by a young photographer



WINNER - Tamika Morris

2012 Icon, taken by Tamika Morris, shortlisted the Young photographer category in the EEF Photography Awards 2012 in partnership with Canon, Lombard, ERA Foundation.

An image of the iconic torch taken during the London Olympics 2012.



RUNNER-UP - Shane Butler

Moulding Chambers, taken by Shane Butler, shortlisted the Young photographer category in the EEF Photography Awards 2012 in partnership with Canon, Lombard, ERA Foundation.

This is just one of many casting moulds that are made at Chamberlin & Hill in Walsall which are used in British 21st century automotive and construction sectors.



HIGHLY COMMENDED - James Speakman

Liquid Gold, taken by James Speakman, shortlisted the Young photographer category in the EEF Photography Awards 2012 in partnership with Canon, Lombard, ERA Foundation.

Rosy Apple sweet mixture being poured onto an internally cooled table at William Santus and Co. Ltd in Wigan, Lancashire. The process is started by heating all ingredients in a gas fired pan and then moulded by hand to form a large mound of the sweet. This is then fed through a forming machine to produce the small sweets we all know and love. Santus and Co Ltd. have used this manufacturing process for over 100 years, and have become an icon in British culture through the production of Uncle Joes Mint Balls.
Best photograph by a professional photographer

WINNER - Mike Smith

Precision, taken by Mike Smith, shortlisted the Professional photographer category in the EEF Photography Awards 2012 in partnership with Canon, Lombard, ERA Foundation.

Self contained white metal PTFE faced hydrodynamic bearings, designed and manufactured by Rolls-Royce Michell in Newcastle upon Tyne, for destroyers, submarines, luxury yachts and cruise vessels.



RUNNER UP - Ray Troll

Watching and Waiting, taken by Ray Troll, shortlisted the Professional photographer category in the EEF Photography Awards 2012 in partnership with Canon, Lombard, ERA Foundation.

The BAE Systems developed all-British Mantis Unmanned Air System pictured at Warton in Lancashire has been designed as a Medium Altitude Long Endurance Reconnaissance and Surveillance system capable of remaining airborne for over 24 hours, flying autonomously and allowing its mission commanders to concentrate on key decisions without the need for constant intervention. Systems like this could play a major role in search and rescue work and disaster monitoring in the decades ahead.

Best photograph by an amateur photographer



WINNER - Robert Watkins

Manufacturing a Filter, taken by Robert Watkins, shortlisted the Amateur photographer category in the EEF Photography Awards 2012 in partnership with Canon, Lombard, ERA Foundation.

The finishing process to a filter manufactured at Croft Engineering Services in Warrington.



RUNNER UP - Steve Watts

Infinity Bridge, taken by Steve Watts, shortlisted the Amateur photographer category in the EEF Photography Awards 2012 in partnership with Canon, Lombard, ERA Foundation.

The Infinity Bridge in Stockton on Tees was constructed in 18 months by UK constructor Balfour Beatty and UK steel fabricator Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company, with White Young Green managing the whole project. The footbridge was completed on time and to budget in December 2008 with 530 workers and used in total some 450 tonnes of UK Corus steel, 1.5 km of locked coil steel cable, 780 lights, 5,472 bolts and weighs 1040 tons. Almost all labour, materials and components were sourced locally in Great Britain.

HIGHLY COMMENDED - Jean Illingworth

Energy, taken by Jean Illingworth, shortlisted the Amateur photographer category in the EEF Photography Awards 2012 in partnership with Canon, Lombard, ERA Foundation.

Old and new, clean and not so clean technology, creating energy, outshone by natural energy. Image take near Draw Power Station in Selby, North Yorkshire.