Awards

Over the last few years Claire has been slowly getting recognised at various local, national and international awards. Below are some of the photos that have been shortlisted, or won at the various different awards

In 2019 this photo of an alderfly (Sialis lutaria) was selected to come second in the Wildlife Trust, Beds, Cambs & Northants photography competition, and will also feature in the 2020 wildlife calendar supporting the trust. It was taken on a sunny morning at Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire

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This lobster moth (Stauropus fagi) was also selected to feature in the 2020 Wildlife Trust Beds, Cambs & Northants calendar after being shortlisted in the 2019 photography competition. It was taken at a moth trapping event at Wandlebury Country Park, Cambridge

2019 was the first year of the Close Up Photographer of the Year awards. In the "animals" category this photograph of two beetles mating on a dew covered leaf was shortlisted. The photo was taken at Thompson Common Norfolk Wildlife Trust reserve

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This photo of a water violet (Hottonia palustris) showing its' reflection in the still water was taken at Thompson Common near to Thetford. It was also shortlisted in the Close Up Photographer of the Year award 2019




In 2018 this picture of a Chalk-hill blue butterfly (Polyommatus coridon) was selected in the Wildlife Trust Beds, Cambs & Northants photography competition to be the feature photograph for the 2019 calendar representing October. The photograph was originally taken at Devils Dyke by Newmarket, Suffolk as the sun was setting behind the butterfly

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This beewolf (Philanthus triangulum) had a quick rest on the sand at RSPB Minsmere between digging its' burrow and catching the next honey bee. It was shortlisted in the 2018 British Wildlife Photographer Awards in the "Out of sight" category

This image of a Beewolf (Philanthus Triangulum) was taken whilst it was digging its' burrow in the soft sand of "diggers alley" at Minsmere RSPB reserve. It won the "Unearthed" category in the Suffolk Wildlife Trust photography competition in 2017

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In 2016 this image of a caterpillar eating a stem was highly commended in the Norfolk Wildlife Trust photography competition. The photo was taken just in Norfolk at Redgrave and Lopham Fen.

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