12th December 2019
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Poll: Vote for the 2020 Shetland Times Calendar Competition

After much deliberation, the final shortlist for the 2020 Shetland Times calendar competition has been decided.

More than 120 pictures were submitted for this year’s calendar competition, and Shetland Times photographer Dave Donaldson has helped to whittle that list down to a shortlist of twelve.

A wide variety of quality entries captured this year included incredible local landscapes, stunning aerial drone shots and stills of wildlife in motion.

It is now up to you to decide who will take top billing on the 2020 Shetland Times calendar.

Voting is now closed – the winner will be announced in the Friday 29th November edition of The Shetland Times.

 

40 comments

  1. Steve Birrell

    Cracking selection of entries again this year! I actually like them all, but I’ve voted for Andrew Simpson’s because I’d like to see a bright and colourful image on the Calendar.

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  2. Ronnie Gair

    Great Photos

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  3. Susan Davidson

    This truly expresses the power of sea against land that is Shetland. Eshaness is stunning ( although I am a biased resident) and recognised globally.
    All the pictures are lovely, it’s great to see the Islands through others eyes.

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  4. Susan Anderson

    Absolutely stunning photo! A must visit place. A photo like this could encourage others to go there. Worth every step! It only took me 45 years to do!’ 🤦‍♀️

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  5. Paul Stewart

    Stunning view from the air

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  6. Lucy Mackay

    Fantastic photo

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  7. Bart Seegers

    Excellent use of light. This photo captures the Shetland atmosphere perfectly!

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  8. Alison Blood

    I love pictures if the island from the air.

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  9. Annie Erskine

    Stunning photo

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  10. Barbara Cheyne

    Typical Shetland in summer.

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  11. Antony Brown

    Picture says enough

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  12. Yvonne Scott

    Fantastic photo capturing the mood perfectly

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  13. gundel grolimund

    amazing to catch this very special moment

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  14. Irene Jamieson

    Love the photo of the cruise liner

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  15. Elizabeth Laurenson

    Love this photo with its clear, vibrant colours – needs something bright to cheer up our kitchen wall 😄

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  16. Louise Moffat

    Cracking picture

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  17. Karen Harris

    All the chosen photographs highlight Shetland’s wild and wide scenery.
    It is especially wonderful to see Fair Isle, looking green and beautiful in bright, clear light.

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  18. Amanda McCaffrey

    Beautiful

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  19. Cass Watts

    All of these pictures are beautiful.. however I’ve voted for the stunning rainbow across the islands .. which brings inner peace and beauty to the island itself.

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  20. Julie Price

    Fabulous pic Paul! Just beautiful x

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  21. Carolyn McKay

    Love that picture of the Dore Holm. So powerful.

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  22. Jinty Harris

    Stunning picture amazing rainbow clear and makes me feel like I’m sitting on a hillside.

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  23. June greenway

    Lovely photo! Beautiful place

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  24. Karen Bevan

    Love the picture with rainbow. Seems to go on forever.

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  25. Susan Paul

    Very atmospheric shows the power of the sea.

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  26. Kim Pantano

    Love to see the cruise ships entering the harbor highlighting to the world the beautiful place that is the Shetlands!

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  27. Vivienne Wilson

    Super photo

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  28. William Henry

    Love the sea picture

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  29. Caroline Alderson

    Think this photo really shows the power of the sea that surrounds the whole of Shetland, love it.

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  30. Peter andrews

    Stunning

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  31. janet jackson

    thank you for this gorgeous capture 🦄

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  32. Rebecca Brooks

    Absolutely stunning picture somewhere over the rainbow

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  33. Emma grant

    Andrew SimpsonA picture is wonderful as are the rest but his stood out to me! I feel he captures the true essence of what it’s like to visit Shetland in the summer 😊

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  34. Claire challis

    Amazing beautiful photo Paul! Xxx

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  35. Linda Tait

    Could we not have all of them. Stunning photography by all. Andrew got my vote as it reminds you how incredible Shetland on a fine summers day.

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  36. Donald Mootoo

    Love the colours; peaceful.

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  37. Carl Hall

    A great selection of photos, and hard to choose the best one. I may be a little biased being an ex merchant seaman, but I have voted for Ryan Leith’s photo of the large cruise ship entrying Lerwick harbour. I used to work for P & O sailing around the world on passenger ships. Ryan’s father Peter encouraged me to join the merchant navy and see the world.

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  38. June Reynolds

    Love how the rainbow has been captured on this wonderful photo.

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  39. John Thomas

    Lovely photos. They really show the beauty of our beloved Shetland. A beauty we can appreciate all the more once we get Brexit done!

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  40. oakes

    I liked the Cruise liner photo, as this seem to tell a story of adventure through the fog when arriving. Kind of reminded me when I journeyed from Lerwick to Aberdeen and back also my last venture via Kirkwall in the late eighties.

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