Sumary of Historic Photographer of the Year 2021: The extraordinary winners revealed:
- Photographer Steve Liddiard claimed the overall prize for his ‘spellbinding’ shot of the Whiteford Point Lighthouse in the Gower Peninsula, South Wales.
- Taken at night, it shows the town of Mestia in northwestern Georgia, which sits 4,921ft (1,500m) up in the Caucasus Mountains.
- RIGHT: ‘Hidden in a valley and crossing the river Douglas, this Victorian viaduct is easy to miss.
- It shows the wrecks of two barges – Wastdale H and Arkendale H – which tragically collided in the River Severn in Gloucestershire in October 1960. McCallum explains: ‘Out of control they drifted and hit the River Severn Railway Bridge, causing irreparable damage.
- Christopher Robin Marsham, who captured the image, says the photo offers ‘a rare opportunity to see the Cathedral as it was when built, without any seating’ LEFT: Bristol-based landscape photographer Sam Binding snared this atmospheric snapshot, which illustrates the Dorset village of Corfe Castle, which has an identically named castle.
- Binding says that he was ‘staying for a few days break in the village, and the weather couldn’t have been better’.