Voting has officially ended for the competition!

Votes were calculated as the amount of Likes it received on our Facebook page. The winning photo of each category will be the featured image at the top of its corresponding page on our website, with a link to the photographer’s website!

And you all had one week to vote, after a two week submission period.  There were 12 different categories (some were far more popular than others), but unfortunately we only received photos for 11 of those categories. So if you have any photos of Sea Life Adventure that we could use, hit us up and we’ll make sure you get the spot!

Adventure Island

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/adventure-island
Photographer:
Michelle Mackie
Votes: 31
Out of 19 photos submitted to us for the Adventure Island category, Michelle Mackie’s photograph of The Claw ride at Adventure Island is definitely very striking!

Adventure Island

Southend Pier

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/southend-pier
Photographer:
Sam Diver
Votes: 125
The most popular category with 42 photos submitted to us of Southend Pier, Sam Diver’s fantastic photo of the pier won with a fantastic 125 Likes on Facebook!

Southend Pier

Prittlewell Priory

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/prittlewell-priory
Photographer:
Mark Keyes
Votes: 11
Loving this photo of Prittlewell Priory by Mark Keyes, which won out of a total of 8 photos submitted to us for this category. Beautiful angle that really makes Prittlewell Priory look like it’s set in the heart of a secret garden…

Prittlewell Priory

Southend Museums

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/museums-planetarium
Photographer: 
Clarissa Debenham
Votes: 12
A rather dramatic photo of Southend Central Museum and Planetarium, winning out of 3 different photos in the category! The building looks so old. Brilliant angle!

Southend Museums

The Forum

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/the-forum
Photographer: 
Clarissa Debenham
Votes: 8
It may be a photo of the old Southend library, but people still felt that it was the most representative photo of The Forum from the 3 photos sent into us for this category.

The Forum

College & University

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/college-university
Photographer:
 Clarissa Debenham
Votes: 11
This category had no other photos submitted to us. Talk about choosing your competition wisely. Lucky for us it’s a stunning photo! Well done, Clarissa :)

Southend Colleges & University

The Kursaal

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/southend-kursaal
Photographer:
Mike Payne
Votes: 24
A fantastic photo of the Kursaal all lit up in the evening. Really stunning. No wonder this was the favourite out of two different photos of the Kursaal.

Southend Kursaal

Southend Theatres

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/theatres
Photographer: 
Clarissa Debenham
Votes: 15
Out of the 2 photos sent in to us for the Southend Theatres category, Clarissa’s photo won. An amazing shot of a performance at Cliffs Pavilion!

Southend Theatres

Nightlife

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/southend-nightlife
Photographer:
Michelle Mackie
Votes: 23
A brilliant photo by Michelle Mackie of Southend City Beach in the evening. Out of 7 photo submissions for this category, you can see why it was a favourite. With Adventure Island, the lights, the fountains, the arcades and pubs!

Southend Nightlife

Festivals

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/things-to-do/festivals
Photographer: 
Clarissa Debenham
Votes: 34
Out of the 8 photos sent in to us, this one of Youth Club at Village Green 2014 is a real winner. Who doesn’t love our local boys, Youth Club!

Festivals in Southend

Places of Worship

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/places-of-worship
Photographer:
Michelle Mackie
Votes: 21
Out of 2 photos for the Places of Worship category, people adored this peaceful photo by Michelle Mackie of a bunny in a church cemetery. Beautiful…

Places of Worship in Southend

Sports & Fitness

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/sports-fitness
Photographer: 
Steve O’Connell
Votes: 3
Out of the 3 photos sent in to us for the Sports and Fitness in Southend category, Steve’s photo of a cyclist over by Hadleigh Castle won!

Sports in Southend

Food & Drink

Page: http://www.lovesouthend.co.uk/food-drink
Photographer:
Clarissa Debenham
Votes: 10
A wonderful photo by Clarissa of some traditional Southend-on-Sea rock that you can get down the seafront. Out of 6 photos submitted to this category, this definitely has a lovely seaside feel to it :)

Food and Drink in Southend

2 Responses

  1. mark keyes

    Thank you for all the votes cast on my winning photograph….and congratulations to all the other winners.. X

    • Ria

      There were some amazing photographs from everyone. Amazing to go through them all. Congratulations again, Mark :)

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