Milton Keynes photographer Alan Smith is snap-happy after scooping national competition

Alan Smith from Milton Keynes has been selected as the seventh and final winner of the Jessops Share Your Summer competition; winning an exhibition across 52 store high streets across the UK.

Monday, 1st August 2016, 3:00 pm
Updated Monday, 1st August 2016, 4:05 pm
Alan's winning picture

Share Your Summer was a seven week campaign initiated by camera and photography experts, Jessops, to find seven of the very best summer snaps to showcase in the windows of its 52 nationwide stores.

After much deliberation, Alan’s image was plucked from the thousands of submissions and he now gets to display his work in

Jessops stores up and down the country.

Alan’s stunning shot captures just what summer is all about– a family moment.

“Since a young age I have always had an appreciation for photography,” Alan said.

I started off with a compact camera and would take snaps on my travels, but never took it up seriously until around seven

years ago when my first child was born.

Having a family ignited my passion for photography, wantingto capture all of the children’s first and special moments.

“As my kids grew so did my camera gear,and my passion for sharing my view of the world through photography,” he added.

Alan’s summer snap will be on display for all to view in Jessops Milton Keynes – as well as 51 more stores – for a whole week at the end of July/beginning of August. On top of a week-long window display, Alan will also be invited to proudly display his work in the Olympus-sponsored Project Space Gallery in Bermondsey, London, bwetween August 8 & 14.