Sea views: Capturing British maritime life

The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society charity has introduced the winners of its seventh annual images competitors.

The competitors encourages newbie {and professional} photographers to enter footage that seize the essence of Britain’s lengthy maritime heritage, with its service provider ships, fishermen, coasts, ports and harbours.

Here is a number of the profitable entries.

Fisherman with mackerelImage copyright Laurence Hartwell
Image caption Overall winner, Laurence Hartwell’s Landing Mackerel, captures a fisherman along with his catch in Newlyn, Cornwall
Man with waves at sunriseImage copyright John Alderson
Image caption John Alderson’s Sunrise Through The Wave gained the People class
Derelict ship at a harbourImage copyright Amanda Burgess
Image caption Amanda Burgess’s Fate of the Mersey Ferry gained the Ships and Wrecks class
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Fisherman and winchImage copyright Laurence Hartwell
Image caption Laurence Hartwell’s Keeping Things Running Safely was extremely recommended within the People class
Sea waves and sprayImage copyright Mark Dobson
Image caption Mark Dobson’s Wild Seas, shot at Gwithian, Cornwall, gained the Coastal Views class
Ship heading for harbour in rough seasImage copyright Gary Richardson
Image caption Gary Richardson’s Heading for Harbour was extremely recommended within the Ships and Wrecks class
Rescue helicopter off the coast at BrightonImage copyright Alan Humphries
Image caption Alan Humphries’s Brighton Sussex Display gained the Recreation class
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Deckchair on the beach at sunriseImage copyright Noel Bennett
Image caption Noel Bennett’s Sunrise over The Cobb was extremely recommended within the Coastal Views class
Beach shelter with speedboat in the backgroundImage copyright Stanley Pearson
Image caption Stanley Pearson’s Jet Rides was extremely recommended within the Recreation class

All pictures copyright of the contributors, courtesy of the Shipwrecked Mariners Society and PA Media

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