Three striking photographs of Gloucestershire won prizes today as part of the ‘My View’ photography competition that was launched in celebration of the county’s millennium.

Talented photographers, Trevor Stuart, Rona Orchard and Ryan Howell, were presented with their prizes by representatives from ‘Gloucestershire 1000’ including the University of Gloucestershire Vice-Chancellor Professor Patricia Broadfoot, Editor of The Citizen Ian Mean and H. M. Lord-Lieutenant Henry Elwes.

The winning entries include an image of a rainbow over the Tyndale Monument taken from a glider, a striking picture of the floods at Wainlode and Gloucester Docks illuminated at night.

The exhibition will run until 11 November at The Atrium, Pittville Studios, University of Gloucestershire and is open Mon, Wed and Fri 9 am-5 pm; Tues and Thurs 9 am – 8 pm.

The photography competition was launched to celebrate Gloucestershire’s 1000th birthday as part of the Gloucestershire 1000 celebrations taking place this year. It offered an opportunity to capture the best things about Gloucestershire life and the exhibition reflects a whole range of different aspects of the county.

More details are available also see our original article Gloucestershire’s Birthday – Last chance to share your view