As the sun sets, it casts a stunning glow across the face of the Dolomites, Italy.
The 49-year-old said: “It was taken in northern Italy at a place where my wife and I love to hill walk.
“It is a most beautiful and picturesque place and so, as an enthusiastic landscape photographer I am very drawn to the region.
“The image was taken at Passo Giau, a place I have photographed many times, but on this particular evening, all the conditions were right for a beautiful sunset.”
A lack of lighting, however, in this bluebell scene, below, is what made Ceri Jones’ snap such a hit with the judges.
The beautiful photo of a bluebell woods in the mist was taken in Oxfordshire.
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