City of Wolverhampton College student named local Young Photographer of the Year
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COLLEGE PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENT SNAPS UP TOP PRIZE IN CITY COMPETITION  

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26th April 2021

A student at City of Wolverhampton College has been named Wolverhampton Young Photographer of the Year 2020 in a local competition. 

Rhianna Jones, aged 18, who is studying for the UAL awarding body Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design (Photography) came tops in the competition, run by Wolverhampton Photographic Society 

The accolade comes after Rhiana scooped first place in the senior My Lockdown category of the competition with her picture entitled ‘Loneliness’, as well as taking first and second places in the senior Patterns category with her entries ‘Splash of Colour’ and ‘The Detailed Bird’. 

Commenting on Rhiana’s entry in the My Lockdown category, judges said that the photograph showed great imagination, they appreciated the storyline of how it conveyed lockdown for many people, and praised the simple composition that was executed very effectively. 

A further three students from the college also triumphed in the competition with Isaac Phillips, aged 19, and Tyler Boon, 16achieving first and second place, respectively, in the senior Creative category, and 17-year-old Joeb Chard, coming second in the My Lockdown category.  

Find out more details of full-time and part-time art and photography courses offered by the college here

Student Rhianna Jones's winning entry in the senior My Lockdown category of the Wolverhampton Young Photographer of the Year competition