Soothing Photography Competition Awards

TogetherintheUk in partnership with A Credible Dreamer says a huge thank you to all. We hope  you enjoyed the competition. We know that all the photos will have evoked a feeling of calm, quiet and rest in everyone who looked at them.

 A huge congratulations to all the winners!


Please enjoy the winning entries here and if you want to experience the photos in higher resolution, just click on the image. To return home, please use your browser’s back button or the button below.

St-Cuthberts Church

1st Prize Awarded to: Rose Atkinson


2nd Prize Awarded to:

Emma Deadman

St-Cuthberts Church

 Joint 3rd Prize Awarded to:

Tilly Jamieson

Joint ManonBench

Joint 3rd Prize Awarded to:  

Tabitha Marshall-Camm

Sunset Road Sign

Joint 3rd Prize Awarded to:  

Susan Ozer

Smiling Girl

Joint 3rd Prize Awarded to:  

Diana Blaj

Joint 3rd Prize Awarded to:  

Alex Gabchoug

A Time for Reflection

TogetherintheUK’s Choice Prize Awarded to:  Abi Winkle

Peaceful Swans

A Credible Dreamer’s Choice Prize Awarded to : Jane Coats

Meet the judges

Rehman Rayatt

About Rehman
Rehmat is an award-winning commercial and social documentary photographer and fimmaker as well as a Yoga Teacher and a Reiki Master. She has worked with BBC, Arts Council England, UK Asian Film Festival and many more. She is most well known for her acclaimed feature film Toxification showing the plight of a Punjabi farmer. One of her latest films ‘Terra Firma’ showing experiences of the diaspora can be found on iPlayer. She is a creative and innovative photographer and a film-maker whose artistic and commercial work is appreciated nationally and worldwide. You can contact her via her website: Rehmat Photo Film – Twickenham, Richmond, Chiswick Photographer Filmmaker ( or

Stewart Wall

About Stewart

Stewart has been a photographer for over 50 years now, worked as a press photographer for a number of newspapers in the UK and specialized in portrait, documentary and street photography. He is a very active volunteer for Royal Photographic Society by being a Regional Organiser for East Midlands as well as a Licentiates Assessor for Distinctions Panel in a new Photobook genre. He is a prolific visual storyteller, a photography teacher and a photojournalist and is currently doing a Professional Doctorate and researches what makes communities resilient using photography as his chosen research method. Stewart enjoys documenting the life of his community in Caistor, Lincolnshire and is well-known for his daily Ginko Photo with Haiku as well as an acclaimed document of Colin Wood a stonemason who lives and works in Caistor. Stewart gives creative talks and workshops and is a perceptive observer of social issues and human life. You can find him here: Stewart Wall Photography – Online and Workshop Photography Tutor or look at his daily Ginko Photo and Haiku here:

Alex Benyon

About Alex

Alex is a documentary, street and portrait photographer as well as mental health awareness advocate. His world class-skills in photography, acute observation skills and calming and uplifting demeanour have also made him into a sought-after wedding photographer. His job is his passion and he is well-know for his photographic journey of Omo Valley in Ethiopia as well as Portraits of Mental Health and many other projects. He has been giving talks around the country with Sony UK as their Alpha Creator, delivers trainings on lighting as well as talks on street photography and mindfulness as well as his transition from street to pro documentary wedding photography. He is a brave and tender visual storyteller committed to removing the stigma associated with mental health issues. You can find Alex here: