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RPS International Images for Science 2016 Competition Winners & Call for Entries for 2017.

05 October 2016
The Royal Photographic Society International Images for Science 2016 (IIFS) exhibition is currently on show in London showcasing the five winning entries alongside the 95 other shortlisted entries.  

The competition is supported by Siemens as part of the Curiosity Project, a three-year programme aiming to engage young people with science and engineering. Attracting over 2,500 entries from students, amateur photographers, professional and medical photographers the brief asked for a visually appealing picture telling a science story. Entries included a vast range of subjects from computer chips to wet foam soap bubbles, the moon to raindrops on a ladybird and  x-rays of developing cuttlefish and a pregnant fly!

The competition winners received the prestigious award medal along with a cash prize to spend on photographic equipment:

Gold (26 and over): Phred Petersen, Australia    ‘Camping stove heat plume’
Silver (26 and over): Anup Deohar,  India    ‘Warrior of the Grassland’
Bronze (26 and over): Alex Class, UK       ‘Bridge to Infinity’
Gold (18-25): Teresa Zgoda,  USA                ‘Obelia Hydroid’
Gold (17 and under): Jessica Chatburn, Burnley   ‘Swarms of Pacific Sea Nettles’

As official print sponsor Metro has produced, mounted and framed over 100 C-type prints which form the exhibition currently on show and which will become the touring show on display throughout the UK during the forthcoming year.

Call for entries for the RPS IIFS 2017 has now opened. This year the RPS is looking for entries covering a breadth of science from medicine, forensic science, zoology, engineering, astronomy and all scientific fields. Entries are broken into three age specific categories: Aged 17 and Under, Aged 18 – 25, and Aged 26 and Over. The competition is free to enter and the closing date is Sunday 30th April 2017.
For more information about the RPS IIFS 2016 competition and exhibition
For full information and entry details for RPS IIFS 2017

The Crystal, One Siemens Brothers Way, Royal Victoria Docks, London, E16 1GB
Exhibition dates
: 14th September – 17th October 2016.

Tour Dates: (other venues will be added to this touring plan as they are confirmed)

Hull: 26th September - 7th October 2016
Manchester: 22nd October - 1st November 2016
Banbury: 21st January - 25th March 2017
Derry: February/March 2017
Edinburgh: April 2017
London Royal Albert Hall: May 2017
Cheltenham: June 2017

Images ©
1. Norm Baker -86 computer chips
2. Luke Kwan- progression of the blood moon
3. Jessica Chatburn, Burnley ‘Swarms of Pacific Sea Nettles’
4. Alex Class - Bridge to infinity

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