A lifeboat crew volunteer who had never before entered a photographic competition has walked away with this yearu2019s RNLI Photographer of the Year title.

Picture credit: Neville Murphy

An image of lifeboat crew members’ kit, by Neville Murphy, was voted the best of 12 shortlisted entries via a public vote.

Neville, who lives in Dunmore East, Ireland said: ‘I’m new to photography and this was the first competition I have entered so, as you can imagine, I’m very pleased.’