The BBC Countryfile Calendar 2019 competition has now closed for entries and the 12 best photos have been chosen to feature in the calendar, sold in aid of BBC Children in Need. The winner of the competition has now been revealed.
What is the Countryfile calendar theme for 2019?
This year’s theme is ‘Seasons in the Sun’. The competition judges were looking for photographs that show off the British countryside in all its natural glory throughout all the seasons.
The best 12 have now been chosen to make up the Countryfile Calendar for 2019 is sold in aid of the BBC Children in Need appeal.
John Craven chaired the judging panel and was joined by Simon King the wildlife cameraman and Cerys Matthews the musician and broadcaster. Together they chose their favourite 12 photographs before opening the votes to the public to help choose the overall winner, which will be revealed on the TV show in autumn.
Meet the winner of the Countryfile Calendar 2019 competition
The winner of this year’s Countryfile photographic competition is ‘Pole Position’, taken by David White. The winning photo takes pride of place on the front cover of the Countryfile calendar for 2019, sold in aid of the BBC Children in Need. The theme for this year’s competition was ‘Seasons in the Sun’ and there were than 40,000 entries.