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Uist Science Festival has named Amanda McDowall as the overall winner of their photographic competition.

A total of 54 entries were received across the four categories.

Announcing the winning entries, Uist Science Festival said: “ The standard was extremely high, and we want to thank each and every one of you who entered a photo. It was very difficult to choose a winner, as every entry had its own qualities.

“In some categories, we also had runners-up. And for one category, we had few, as it was so close to call.”

Margaret Joan MacIsaac judged the anonymised photographs.

The full list of winners are:

Sea, Shore, Land and Sky
Winner - Magdalena Dunne (Image 8 )
Runner Up -Magdalena Dunne (Image 10)
Senior, 14-17
Winner - Ailsa MacKinnon (Image 43)
Runner Up - Erin Straderick (Image 40)
Middle, 9-13
Winner - Alexander MacIsaac (Image 29)
Junior 8 and Below
Winner - Connor MacIsaac (Image 28)

Livestock, Wildlife and Natural History
Winner - Amanda McDowall (Image 52)
Four joint runner-ups: Margaret Bow (Image 19), Kate Bain (Image 34), Cat Wright (Image 50), Amanda McDowall (Image 54)
Senior, 14-17
Winner - Lemuel Straderick (Image 38)
Junior 8 and Below
Winner - Elsie Durie (Image 45)

Science and Technology
Winner - Andy Roberts (Image 46)
Runner Up - Andy Roberts (Image 47)

Tradition, Culture, Creative Industries, Food, Art, Gaelic Language
Winner - Margaret Bow (Image 21)
Runner Up -Margaret Bow (Image 23)
Senior, 14-17
Joint Winners- both Erin Straderick (Images 41 and 42)

Overall winner
Amanda McDowall - Image 52
(Livestock, Wildlife and Natural History, Adult)

See the gallery of winning pics