Congratulations to Chris Avery, whose beautiful image, Spent spinners (left), has been awarded first prize in the Riverfly category of the National Insect Week 2012 (NIW) Photography Competition, of which RP is a sponsor. Chris receives £500 for his winning image, which will also be published in Antenna, the quarterly magazine of the Royal Entomological Society.
The second prize of £250 goes to Danny Beath for his image Caddisfly spawn (newly laid egg mass on leaf overhanging water). The competiton is held every two years as part of NIW. The theme for 2012 was Great British Insects.