Amateur and professional photographers have won the chance to have their images exhibited in the House of Commons.

Ian Gilmour, ‘Rexel Staples’, shortlisted in the amateur photographer category in the EEF/Lombard photography competition 2015

EEF04043.webVikesh Patel, ‘Fixed Gas Sampling Unit’, shortlisted in the young photographer category in the EEF/Lombard photography competition 2015

EEF03756.webGeorge Macdonald, ‘Silver Falcon’, shortlisted in the professional photographer category, sponsored by Canon, in the EEF/Lombard photography competition 2015

The 26 photographers were shortlisted in a photography competition designed to raise the profile of UK manufacturing.

Their images will go on display in the House of Commons on 10 December, for one day only, before touring the UK next year.

The winners, which will be announced on the same day, are set to share £5,000 worth of Canon equipment.

The contest was hosted by manufacturers’ organisation EEF and asset finance provider Lombard.

‘This competition is about putting modern day manufacturing in the frame and capturing how innovative and exciting this industry is,’ said head of Lombard, Ian Isaac.

‘The standard gets better every year and all of the shortlisted photographers should be very proud that their images successfully capture the beauty and drama of industry.’

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