February 2015 | Irina Koteva


Thank you to all of you who entered our Hidden Details of the ORNC photography competition, we had an amazing response. We received over 140 individual entries and the standard was extremely high!

The competition’s aim was to encourage our visitors to engage with the ORNC through photography and discover new, unseen aspects of the site and its surroundings.

After being judged anonymously by members of the Aperture Woolwich Photography Society and the University of Greenwich Photography Society, the winners have been chosen!

The winners and runners up in each age category are:


Under 16

Winner: £50 Waterstones voucher Daisy Mayhew – Chain and Reflection

Runners up (in no particular order): Joseph Park – The College Watchman Daisy Mayhew – I Heart ORNC Daisy Mayhew – Candlestick in the Painted Hall Daisy Mayhew – Footprint



Winner: Royal Photographic Society’s ‘Portfolio 3’ Dario Ferrazzi – Chapel Pulpit

Runners up: Robyn Davis – Keeper of the Lamp Dario Ferrazzi – Chapel Pulpit Laura Tutu – Zodiac Signs Elizabeth Bradshaw – Double View


Over 25

Winner: A year’s membership to the Aperture Woolwich Photographic Society Edmund Ault – Dolphin Fountain

Runners up: Stu Mayhew – Head Detail Christine Ongsiek – Figurine Detail Gavin Jackman – Pattern Stu Mayhew – Lead Pipe on Red Bricks


The images are displayed in the ongoing exhibition ‘Hidden Details of the ORNC’ in Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre along with a selection of other competition entries until 14 June 2015. The access is free.

All winners and runners up will also receive a pair of tickets to Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at Natural History Museum, and a printed book of the winning photographs. 

To view all the photographs above please see our Facebook page.

Our thanks to Aperture Woolwich Photographic Society and the University of Greenwich Photography Society for their help judging the competition; to AWPS for their donation of a year’s membership; and to the London branch of the Royal Photographic Society for their donation of their Portfolio 3.

A final thank you to everyone who entered, we were really impressed by the standard of all the photographs

Please come along to the free Hidden Details exhibition in April to see a large selection of the entries and cast your vote for Visitors’ Favourite!