Brundall photographer’s work shortlisted for Discovery Channel competition

David Hyam has been shortlisted in Discovery Channel photo competition. Photo by Simon Finlay. David Hyam has been shortlisted in Discovery Channel photo competition. Photo by Simon Finlay.

Friday, July 4, 2014
7:00 PM

A photographer from Brundall has had his work shortlisted for a national competition and is in the running to win a dream trip to Alaska.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

David Hyam entered the competition with the Discovery Channel by submitting a photograph of a sunset from the island of Wasini, off the Kenyan coast of Africa.

He said: “I’ve always been passionate about animals and I was lucky enough to get a six-month volunteer placement observing and recording wild dolphin behaviour, on the island of Wasini.

“There was no electricity, no running water and all our food had to be shipped from the mainland - but who needs mod-cons with sunsets like this?

“The local community were amazing, so kind and welcoming. I’d go back in a heartbeat if I could.”

Mr Hyam is one of 25 entries shortlisted and if successful he would win a gold rush adventure trip to the Alaskan mountains.

The competition was launched to mark the 25th anniversary of the Discovery Channel in the UK.

Make Your World Bigger asked entrants how they have made their world bigger by entering online where they could upload a maximum of five images with up to 25 words of copy to accompany each.

All entries were put into a weekly draw and then the shortlisting process took place for thousands of individual entries.

The final shortlist of 25 entries are now featured on the public voting website, including Mr Hyam’s. Voting finishes Sunday at midnight. To vote visit http://mywbcompetition.com.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Eastern Daily Press visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Eastern Daily Press staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Forgotten your password?

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Eastern Daily Press account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Norfolk Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 14°C

Five-day forecast

loading...

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT