St Albans pupil wins national photography competition
PUBLISHED: 19:00 09 July 2018
A Year 7 pupil from St Albans was named winner at the National School Photography Awards, beating much older pupils.
Max Fearey, of Sandringham School, won the nationwide photography competition in the ‘secondary’ category, for his photo on the theme ‘a window into life at school’.
He won a Fujifilm X-A5 camera, a laptop travel bag, a tripod and work experience with a professional photographer. The judges visited the school to present him with his prizes and remarked that his photo was impressive for a younger entrant.
Max, a member of the school photography club, is now preparing to enter the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards.
Headteacher Alan Gray said: “We are really pleased that Max’s superb photograph has been recognised at national level. As soon as we saw Max?s photograph, we knew he had captured a strong response and we were hopeful he would do well.”