10 Oct '12, 3pm

Army Photo Competition 2012: Outstanding images recognised. Story and photos: Overall winner:

Outstanding photography from Afghanistan and Army life was recognised today at the annual Army Photographic Competition. Army photographers deploy as soldiers with rifle and camera, taking the same risks as other infantrymen but also giving the public a unique, up close view of the realities of conflict. Away from operations they capture the day to day and the high points of Army life, from parades to sporting achievements. Amateur photographers, who fit their hobby round the day job of deployments and training, are also recognised for the quality and creativity of their work. 'Completely shocked' Winning entries on display at the prize-giving event included amateur and professional categories for best operational image, best portrait and best sport and adventure training image. Chief of the General Staff, Gen Sir Peter Wall, handed out prizes at the Imperial War Museum, w...

Full article: http://www.army.mod.uk/news/24509.aspx

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