In Focus: Keeping it in the family for next photography theme

Telegraph in Focus Landmarks With a Difference  The JE Webb patent sewer gas lamp on Brincliffe Edge Road (still working)
Telegraph in Focus Landmarks With a Difference The JE Webb patent sewer gas lamp on Brincliffe Edge Road (still working)

Interpreting the focus in an unusual way is key.

Congratulations to this month’s winners. We have had so many entries for such a popular theme but now we move on to our next monthly theme for September.

Telegraph in Focus Landmarks with a difference Bishop's House

Telegraph in Focus Landmarks with a difference Bishop's House

I have decided to go for something completely different this time to try and challenge you. The theme is ‘family’. This can be interpreted in many ways, a close- up of a baby’s hand resting on dad’s hand, or a photo from a different perspective of the family pet, its really up to you. I am expecting something out of the ordinary though and not just a typical family portrait.

We haven’t had a theme that specifically focuses on people so it will be really interesting to see what you come up with, maybe if you want to go with a still life- type of shot you could shoot across a mantelpiece with a framed family photo pride of place, or a close-up of grandad’s slippers by the hearth?

Get your entries to me and I can feature a few each week on my page.

The competition is open to everyone and you don’t have to have a fancy camera, just great imagination.

Telegraph In Focus Landmarks with a Difference by Michael Hardy White Edge Lodge on the Longshaw Estate near Fox House is a well-known landmark located on the Sheffield/Derbyshire border. Here are four images of the lodge taken over the last year or so in a variety of weather and sky conditions.

Telegraph In Focus Landmarks with a Difference by Michael Hardy White Edge Lodge on the Longshaw Estate near Fox House is a well-known landmark located on the Sheffield/Derbyshire border. Here are four images of the lodge taken over the last year or so in a variety of weather and sky conditions.

Congratulations too to the winners of our last theme, landmarks with a difference – Michael Hardy and Gareth Morgan – for their great shots.

Making great use of light and texture by Simon Grason

It’s the end of another month and the end of another In Focus competition.

We’ve had quite a few entries this month and a lot of interesting images indeed.

Telegraph IN Focus Landmarks with a difference  Fagans Pub

Telegraph IN Focus Landmarks with a difference Fagans Pub

The winning image this month is a picture of White Edge Lodge.

It’s a fantastic picture making great use of light and texture in the clouds, a well-deserved first place.

For the runner-up I’ve chosen an image which shows the iconic artwork of Pete McKee, I like the composition of this one and I love McKee’s artwork so I just had to pick it.

Congratulations to the winner who wins a £25 Harrison Cameras voucher, and to the runner-up who wins an 18x12” print.

This week I’d like to tell you about the exciting new Nikon D850 DSLR camera which has just been launched.

With 45 Megapixels, 4K UHD video and 8K timelapse, this is truly an outstanding bit of kit.

If you’re reading this on Thursday, August 31 then we’ve got an exclusive in-store preview today where you can come and get hands-on with the new camera before its official launch next week.

Pop in to our store on London Road any time from 10am to 4pm to speak to the experts from Nikon about the new camera and whether it will be right for your next photography project.