Well... I am absolutely delighted and totally honoured to have been OPOTY 2016 shortlisted; not to mention humbled to be in the company of such a multitude of celebrated and accomplished togs, many of whose portfolios I know and admire - and whose quality of work I aspire to.
Eight of my images, across three OPOTY categories, made it through the initial scrum and into the second round of judging, which is for eligibility for admission into the 2016 book.
My abstract monochrome shot of dead grasses reflected in the still waters of a lake at dawn - and flipped for display by ninety degrees - is in...
Good luck to all those who have been fortunate enough to have their work recognised at the initial stage of the competition.