2020 is certainly a year to document and what better way than with a photography competition. The independent volunteer leadership group LoveHartlepool collaborated with the Wintertide Festival and local creative community companies BloomInArt and RAW35 to execute and host the official 2020 photography competition. The theme “Keeping the lights on”.
Photography can be a great way to exercise, meet people, build a social network and capture some amazing art. RAW35 are a local Hartlepool community interest company trying to provide a framework to bring people together, to promote health and well-being via the art of photography.
The winning images captured the theme “keeping the lights on” celebrating place, creativity, emotion and positivity.