Here’s our Photo of the Year competition winner!

A misty morning provided the inspiration for a photograph that has won Cambridge FC’s Photo of the Year competition.

Donna Jones’ photograph ‘Ready to Go’ has been judged to be the winner of our inaugural competition, sponsored by AB Insurance Advice’s Annette Breen.

Twelve photographs were selected between June and August for judging by an independent panel of football photographers.

They found it difficult to choose between Donna Jones’ excellent image and three photographs all taken by Deborah Hunter.

Donna’s prize is a gift basket donated by AB Insurance Advice containing goodies from local businesses Little Olive Tree, Lake Adventures (kayaking), Elephant Ollie, Solo Hair Design and a few other surprises.

For her outstanding efforts, Deborah Hunter received a gift voucher to be used at our sponsor Onyx Cambridge.

Our top three photographs were judged to be:

  1. Ready to go (Donna Jones)
  2. Defensive wall (Deborah Hunter)
  3. Impact imminent (Deborah Hunter)
  4. Effort pays off (Deborah Hunter)

Congratulations to all our finalists and we thank them for providing photographic memories of the 2018 season that help sum up the joy of playing football.

Our judges

Enzo Giordani – editor and photographer for the popular in-the-back-of-the.net website.

Grant Stantiall – long-time football photographer whose images have been viewed millions of times on Flickr.

Louis Roberts – Cambridge FC’s official photographer whose work features in our club magazine RED.

Grant Stantiall said: “Some fantastic captures here. It’s good to see people taking photos and getting involved. All nominees should be pleased with their efforts and I’d encourage them to continue to take as many photos as they can.

“These on-field and off-field images tell a story of the game. Hopefully, more people will drag their cameras along next year and participate in what is an awesome initiative by the club.”

Our top four photographs

Our other finalists (not in order)

August entries

Click here to see our finalists and winner for August.

Click here to see our first gallery of entries for August.

Click here to see our second gallery of entries for August.

Click here to see our third gallery of entries for August.

Click here to see our fourth gallery of entries for August.

July entries

Click here to see our finalists and winner for July.

Click here to see our gallery of July award entries.

June entries

Click here to see our finalists and winner for June.

Click here to see our first gallery of June award entries.

Click here to see our second gallery of June award entries.

Click here to see our third gallery of June award entries.

Conditions of entry

By sending us your images, or posting them to our Facebook pages, entrants agreed to allow us to reproduce them on this website, in our club magazine, RED, or for wider publication to promote our club.

Photographs must have been taken in the month of entry and the judge’s decision is final.

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