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Photographer Neil Atkinson who is holding an exhibition in Whitley Bay as well as a workshop at St Marys Lighthouse.

Photographer Neil Atkinson who is holding an exhibition in Whitley Bay as well as a workshop at St Marys Lighthouse.

A collection of images by a Whitley Bay photographer will be unveiled this week.

Neil Atkinson’s collection Shoot the North will be at the Whitley Bay Big Local pop-up shop at 82 Park View from Friday August 8.

It features images from the region, celebrating the landscape, buildings and natural environment of the area.

And Neil will be sharing his experience with ten under 18s and their adults at a half day ‘Marooned’ workshop at St Mary’s Island from 9.15am to 12.30pm on August 19.

Carol Alevroyianni, Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership board member, said: “The exhibition will give everyone a rare chance to see Neil’s individual take on the wonderful landscapes, buildings and hidden treasures that are right here on our doorstep.”

Places for the workshop will be awarded on a first come first served basis;bcontact emma.raynor@voda.org.uk

Only 10 places are available for the workshop and the News Guardian has secured one for a lucky reader.

To enter, readers aged ten to 18 should email one of their photos of the North Tyneside coastline to Emma.Raynor@voda.org.uk no later than Wednesday, August 13. The winner will be selected by August 14 by Neil.

 

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