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Winners of Beyond the Frame 2019 announced

Winners of Beyond the Frame 2019 announced

The winners of this year’s Beyond the Frame competition to find the UK’s best teenage photographers have been revealed at Norwich University Arts (NUA).

Callum Wells - winner of Beyond the Frame 2019

Huge congratulations to these winners of prizes in our Beyond the Frame photography competition.

This year’s competition attracted entries from more than 200 budding photographers aged 16-18 – with more than 500 unique images submitted for the judges to consider on the theme “the nature of beauty”.

Callum’s prize is a bundle of Canon professional photography equipment.

Winner of Beyond the Frame 2019

Callum Wells, Paston College in North Walsham, Norfolk 

Callum’s overall winning portrait was picked as a Judges’ Choice by Frankie Jim of Canon, one of the sponsors of this year’s competition along with Hahnemuhle, the fine art and photography paper manufacturer.

Judges Choice Awards

  • Maisie Cruikshank, 17, from Norwich School, selected by Mike Liggins of BBC East
  • Millie James, 18, from Wymondham High Academy, selected by fashion photographer and NUA graduate Kerry Curl
  • Isiah Jordan, 17, from Suffolk One Sixth Form in Ipswich, selected by acclaimed photographer Lottie Davis
  • Filip Skiba, 18, from West Herts College in Watford, selected by NUA BA (Hons) Photography Course Leader James Smith
  • Kenna Winter, 17, from Reepham High School and College, selected by music and fashion photographer Dean Chalkley.
Millie James of Wymondham High Academy with her selected image for Beyond the Frame photography competition of a boy in a bath with flowers
Kenna Waters standing next to her image of a girl with her hair in hearts over a leopard print cloth
Maisie Cruickshank from Norwich School standing next to her image of a girl with a tape measure around her mouth
Filip Skiba from West Herts College stood next to his image of a girl staring in the Beyond the Frame competition
Isiah Jordan of Suffolk One Sixth Form college standing next to his square image of a girl by a bush

The students were selected from thirty six finalists, receiving prizes from our judges, acclaimed photographers Dean Chalkley and Kerry Curl and BA Photography Course Leader James Smith

The work by all finalists will be exhibited in our East GalleryNUA, huge congratulations to all! 

"It's an arresting portrait. There's an interesting interplay between digital and traditional techniques and the addition of white lines make me ask questions and consider the artist's intentions. The fact that the subject/sitter is wearing a simple sweatshirt rather than something more complicated really layers a youth element to the image - it feels fresh when it could easily have looked much more traditional in an old-fashioned way."

Beyond the Frame Judges