Winners of the 2016 EEF Photography Competition
Every year photographers from around the country celebrate the boldness and
brilliance of UK
manufacturing by entering into the competition.
The competition was fierce and from hundreds of entries, 45 inspiring images
from photographers across
the UK were shortlisted and the winners announced at
the House of Commons for the 7th annual
photography competition sponsored by
Canon and APMG
The winners were presented with certificates and snapped up a share of Canon
photography equipment and
Amateur photographer category
Winner - Rob Watkins
Hemispheres, taken by Rob Watkins at Croft Filters in Warrington
An British engineer welds together the two hemispheres of a cylindrical
screen filter used in the recycling of plastics. Manufactured here in Britain at
Croft Filters Ltd, Warrington, this screen is a critical component that is a
part of the first commercial production line in the world manufacturing
post-consumer PC/ABS pellets from shredded waste electrical and electronic
Runner-up - Andy Newman
Rotor Rows, taken by Andy Newman at National Oilwell
Varco (NOV) - Mono™ pumps Greengate Manufacturing Facility in
At NOV - Mono™ pumps we manufacture many different sizes and
types of rotors from a single bar of metal. Each one is polished to ensure a
smooth flow is created when they are used in a Mono™ pump. The highly polished
surface finish reflects the factory lights and also shows the bright yellow
overhead crane used in the production area.
Professional photographer category
Winner - Mike Brookes Roper
Corkscrew Turbine, taken by Mike Brookes Roper at Kirkwall in
Flumill's turbine being manoeuvred into position ready for deployment.
Runner-up - Adrian Waine
Rhinoflex, taken by Adrian Waine at The WEC ( Leeds ) Ltd factory
WEC ( Leeds ) Ltd is a family run business and manufactures a range of
composite industrial hoses under the brand name Rhinoflex. Rhinoflex hose
construction is unique consisting
Young photographer category
Winner - Henry Gill
Building the Royal Navy - 2, taken by Henry Gill at Texcel
Technology in East London.
Building the Royal Navy' The photograph distinctly portrays modern and
advanced manufacturing in Britain - building electronics that go on to be used
all over the world for the marine, military and medical sectors to name a few.
Taken at 'Texcel Technology' in East London, the photo shows testing bespoke
motherboards, built for the Royal Navy on site.
Runner-up - Joshua Daniels
By the Roadside, taken by Joshua Daniels at Finchley, London.
The Brompton folding bicycle will surely join the ranks of iconic British
manufacturing and design pieces. This particular model, a racing green edition
in a semi-folded state, is pictured in front of the North Circular, juxtaposing
the stationary bike with the fast moving traffic.