Meet the Dorset winners of Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020

PUBLISHED: 15:56 17 November 2020 | UPDATED: 17:06 17 November 2020

Woolland Woods, near Milborne St Andrew by Chris Frost/ Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020

Woolland Woods, near Milborne St Andrew by Chris Frost/ Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020

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Landscape Photographer of the Year showcases the splendour of Britain’s rural and urban landscapes and the winning image for 2020 is a Dorset woodland in spring

WOOLLAND WOODS BY CHRIS FROST

Landscape Photographer of the Year

“Taken in spring of 2018 in a wooded area close to Milborne St. Andrew in Dorset, this was the third visit to the area in a matter of days. On the previous days, both devoid of morning mists, the light had been harsh and unappealing but the third day delivered stunning conditions with mist swirling through the trees. The low shooting position allowed more emphasis to be placed on the wild garlic and pathway.” See more of Chris’ work here

Roman Road by Leigh Dorey/Landscape Photographer of the Year 13/AA PublishingRoman Road by Leigh Dorey/Landscape Photographer of the Year 13/AA Publishing

ROMAN ROAD BY LEIGH DOREY

Classic View Adult Class Winner

“As the title suggests this was once a Roman Road built, around 43AD as a supply route to a local fortress. It travels through deciduous woodland from the A35 in Upton to Corfe Mullen in Poole, Dorset. It’s an area that I have visited with my camera many times before but none as ethereal as this morning was.” Follow Lee on Twitter

Misty sunrise, Colmers Hill by Mark Whitmarsh/Landscape Photographer of the Year 13/AA PublishingMisty sunrise, Colmers Hill by Mark Whitmarsh/Landscape Photographer of the Year 13/AA Publishing

MISTY SUNRISE, COLMER’S HILL BY MARK WHITMARSH

Classic View Finalist

“The conically-shaped Colmer’s Hill, just outside Bridport in West Dorset is a well-known local landmark. Having seen that on the weather forecast that there was the possibility of mist, I got up early and drove there for sunrise, to be greeted by a full inversion, with the tree-topped hill rising above a layer of fog, a truly beautiful sight.”

When the snow came to town, Durdle Door by Duncan Graham/Landscape Photographer of the Year 13/AA PublishingWhen the snow came to town, Durdle Door by Duncan Graham/Landscape Photographer of the Year 13/AA Publishing

WHEN THE SNOW CAME TO TOWN BY DUNCAN GRAHAM

Your View Adult Class Runner-Up

“Snow at Durdle Door is fairly rare but does happen on occasion. Finding something unique here is a big challenge though. The textures of the partially thawing snow gave a good foreground to use as a lead in line to the Door on this snowy day in March 2018.” See more of Duncan’s work here

Landscape Photographer of the Year 13 by AA PublishingLandscape Photographer of the Year 13 by AA Publishing

Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 13

Published by AA Publishing £26. Find more details here including how to enter the competition in 2021.

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