Chloe snaps up'¨the top prize in'¨village contest

Snap-happy young photographer Chloe Atkinson has got her eye on more prizes after winning a photographic '¨competition.

Thursday, 1st March 2018, 10:26 am
Updated Thursday, 1st March 2018, 11:30 am

The talented 12-year-old won the children’s category, ‘Coppull through a Child’s Eye’, in the Coppull Photography competition, organised to celebrate the village.

Judges were impressed with Chloe’s image, entitled ‘Blainscough Lane Walk.

They said the entry of a young children walking through a village lane had a real sense of atmosphere and was a lovely image of her little sister Katie, aged five.

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It was taken on one of Chloe’s favourite walks with her family.

Holy Cross Catholic High School pupil Chloe admitted she was surprised to win.

She said: My mum suggested having a go and I did it in one take. I just saw the lane and my sister and took the photo while we were out for a walk.”

The creative year seven students enjoys photography but says it isn’t her best subject.

Chloe said: “I was really happy and surprised to win.

“I do enjoy drawing, baking and the more artistic subjects. I don’t know if I want to be a photographer though.”