Monday, 17 December 2007

Visions of Beer - the winners!

At long last, here they are: the winners of the beer photography competition.

First, the best image depicting some element of beer culture comes from John Lewington. He calls it "Two pints of bitter". This is candid photo John took of two old boys enjoying their Sunday afternoon ale in a 17th century pub in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Perhaps they're old friends, or maybe they barely know each other. When this photo was taken, it didn't matter: they were immersed in their own worlds for a moment. It's a beautiful photo, and my favourite overall.

The second winner is Paul Marks. I received lots of great pictures of beer in glasses, barrels and bottles, but this one stood out. It certainly made me thirsty. It was taken in La Mort Subite, a bar in Brussels.

Well done, John and Paul (Ringo and George missed out this time). Both winners will be getting an extra Christmas present: a case of top quality beer courtesy of Livingbeer.com or BrewDog. Thanks to everyone who entered the competition - there were some absolute corkers. I'll be leaving them all up in the gallery.

Cheers!

9 comments:

  1. Well done chaps, top photos indeed. Will you be running any more photo competitions in the near future? I've just taken a blinder of my supper!

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  2. Excellent winners - good choices, Stonch!

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  3. John, there'll another competition before long - maybe not photography though. Wait and see!

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  4. Home brew tasting, can I be a judge? Hahahahaha

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  5. Excellent stuff! I wm not off home to spend the evening on the rest of the world's claims to beery photo prizes. Stay tuned.

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  6. I thought that one might win - great shot.

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  7. Some excellent photos, but I do love the one with the chaps and their pints. A worthy winner.

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  8. A professional standard photo. Well deserved winner.

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  9. Deserved to win, that one!

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