Lockdown 3 – light at the end of the tunnel – Photo Competition entries 8th January 2021 by Whittington Castle Frosty by A Earl It was an early morning dog walk, with the sun just starting to come up. The hoar frost was covering the fence line, glittering in the early sun. Had to walk fast that day, as it was minus 5, but so beautiful I had to stop. The sun will always rise by D Fairweather The light from the rising sun was breath-taking when this photo was taken. Despite all the current trials and tribulations the sun will always rise on a new dawn even if we can’t see it. We all feel a heightened sense of wellbeing when the sun shines. “An Uphill Struggle” by Steve Murray We’ve all had a pretty grotty year last year but even though its still an uphill struggle hopefully the end is in sight! “Just me and my boy on a walk” by Claire MorrisOn a Saturday afternoon out for a walk with my 15 year old son and we were chatting away talking about homeschooling, we both looked up and saw that the sun was directly in the centre of the top of the hill. We were mesmerized by it as it seemed so perfect in such an imperfect world. The leading light through the tunnel by J Hughes The beauty and tranquility of the boat coming through the tunnel Tunnel Portrait by J Hughes the natural beauty creating a natural portrait with the view and reflection – so calming and reflective A Buzzard enjoying the sun by A Williams i took this photo when going for a walk he was looking straight at me I like buzzards because of the colours of there wings Sunrise through the bridge by J Adger walking my dog along the canal in Ellesmere on new years eve, early in the morning, on a very frosty cold day, I saw the beautiful red/ orange glow, as I was approaching the bridge, to walk under it, I remember thinking, hope.__ The Silhouette by Charlie Taaffe Age 13 years I liked the way the sun shone over my family to produce a silhouette. I feel that with every sunset a new beginning is on the horizon. I can’t wait for the sun to rise on freedom. Waiting for the sun to set on Covid by Charlie Taaffe age 13 years I liked the natural way they were sat watching the sunset on another lockdown walk, waiting for the end of Covid. The sun in front of them made a nice silhouette of my brothers. No Golf today by Charlie Taaffe age 13 years Golf and photography are two of my favourite things to do. I was disappointed that the golf club was closed for Lockdown 3.0, so I wanted to capture an empty course with the sunlight shining down on it, to show there is still light no matter how dark it seems A new dawn is rising by J Sheffield No matter how bad the situation seems the sun always manages to rise and shine. I liked the way the sun rise was partially hidden by the trees branches it gives us all hope for a cure for Covid 19. Title It’s a new Dawn it’s a new day by J Sheffield This photo was taken at the sculpture park at sun rise one morning, liked the way the gorilla was silhouetted. Sunflower by J Sheffield Beautiful Sunflower lit up by the suns golden rays, sunflowers are happy flowers giving us all hope for better times to come after these past months. We have the whole world in our hands by J Sheffield The photo represents the struggle we are all having with Covid 19, the future depends on what we all do in the present. If anything Covid has shown us how being creative can help during these challenging days.