The winners of this year's IET photo competition have been revealed. Launched by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) to challenge some of the negative stereotypes of the industries that they represent, the contest is now it its third year, and has been supported by AP since its inception.

This year the IET received over 450 entries from young people and adults across the world, who submitted photos to five categories: Design and Production; Digital; Environment and Energy; Structure and Transport. AP Editor Nigel Atherton is among the judges, along with The Gadget Show’s Georgie Barrat. This year’s overall winner was announced as Dibs McCallum for his photo ‘Crumbling Power station desk at Sunrise’, which captures an abandoned power station awaiting demolition. These are the winners

Adult

Igor Roncevic winner of the Design & Production category
Artur Magdziarz winner of the Digital category
Dibs McCallum winner of the Environment and Energy category
Arjun Shukla winner of the Structure category
Amitava Chandra winner of the Transport category

 

Youth

Joe Syer winner of the Design & Production category
Katy Read winner of the Digital category
Leah Kalmus winner of the Environment and Energy category
Nathan Phua winner of the Structure category
Nathan Phua winner of the Transport category

Smart phone

Arpan Chowdhury winner of the best smart phone photo across all categories

Check out all the winners and Highly Commended entries below.

IET Engineering & Technology Photographer of the Year winner

Crumbling power station desk at sunrise, by Dibs McCallum, which won both the Adult Environment & Energy category and the overall IET Engineering & Technology Photographer of the Year title

Adult category winners

The modern alchemist Igor Rončevic, Adult Design & Production

 

Digital Continuation Artur Magdziarz, Adult Digital

 

Arjun Shukla, Adult Structure

 

From water to land Amitava Chandra, Adult Transport

 

Youth category winners

Hyperspace tunnel – Nathan Phua IET Engineering & Technology Junior Photographer of the Year Junior Structure

 

Speed demon in hot pursuit Nathan Phua, Junior Transport

 

Digital tunnel Katy Read, Junior Digital

 

Eureka Leah Kalmus, Junior Environment & Energy

 

Beauty in design Joe Syer, Junior Design & Production

 

Best Smartphone photo

The journey of a foldscope Arpan Chowdhury

 

Highly Commended (Adult)

The vertical visions – Patricia Soon Mei Yung, Adult Structure

 

Fire incident – Syed Kader, Adult Transport

 

Rue Rivoli – Martina Biccheri, Adult Structure

 

Hidden Heart – Halu Chow, Adult Structure

 

Beauty of engineering in nature – Vincent Yi, Adult Environment & Energy

 

My great mother – Supriya Biswas, Adult Environment & Energy

 

We too have dreams – Sudipto Das, Adult Digital

 

Little astronomers – Sandipani S Chattopadhyay, Adult Design & Production

 

3D printing’s dirty little secret – Christopher Bellamy, Adult Design & Production

 

Intercity – Mithail Afrige Chowdhury, Best Smartphone photo

 

Passengers – Debdatta Chakraborty, Adult Transport

 

Highly Commended (Junior)

Trigonometric tunnel – Nathan Phua, Junior Structure

 

Form and function at 4,000 feet – Luke Moores, Junior Structure

 

Imaginative play – Sarah Brophy, Junior Transport

 

The Judges

Nigel Atherton. Editor, Amateur Photographer

Georgie Barrat, Presenter of The Gadget Show

Gillian Abbott, Picture Editor, E&T Magazine

Dr Imran Ansari, IET YPCC Vice-Chair