8 top shots from FW’s 2019 photo competition so far

With eight categories to chose from, there’s plenty of scope to enter your finest farming photos into the 2019 Farmers Weekly photo competition.

It is open to all amateur photographers and the categories cover a broad range of topics. We’ve picked a top shot from each gallery so far, to give you a taste of the impressive standard of entries.

You can enter as many snaps into any of the categories as you like, so get uploading on the photo competition homepage. You have until midnight on 24 November to enter. Find out more and check the full terms and conditions.

See also: Rugby World Cup 2019: FW’s farming XV

Machinery: Golden oldies

Matthew Thomas came across this ancient tractor stored in an old barn on the estate where he works. They certainly don’t make them like this anymore.

Old tractor in barn by Matthew Thomas

Black & White: Nosey cow

Peter Bond entered this detailed black and white snap – we love the focus on the droplets formed on this cow’s nose.

Cow nose in black and white by Peter Bond

Livestock: Highland cuteness

It’s impossible not to love a Highland calf. Mary Heard took this super sweet shot while walking on Dartmoor.

Highland calf by Mary Heard

People: Like farmer, like daughter

Donna Ashlee has submitted her favourite photo of her husband and their daughter taken in beautiful Easter weather while lambing outdoors in Kent.

Farmer and daughter by Donna Ashlee

Young photographer: Sunset silhouette

14-year-old Charlie Criddle took this photo of maize swaying in front of a beautiful sunset while out on the family farm in Shropshire.

Maize at sunset by Charlie Criddle

Landscapes: Braemar Bridge

This stunning shot of the River Dee flowing under the old Braemar Bridge was taken by Georgia Owen on a glorious day in Balmoral.

Braemar Bridge by Georgia Owen

Wildlife: Wild billy 

This impressively horned wild billy goat was snapped in Dinorwic slate quarry in North Wales by Jenny Simpson.

Willy billy goat by Jenny Simpson

Pets: Cow watching

Former FW photo competition winner Heather Ross shared this charming photo of her late dog Harry supervising the cows coming in for milking.

Harry the cow dog by Heather Ross