A FLINTSHIRE photographer has been named a category winner of a prestigious award.

Karolina Skorek, a Polish fine art photographer and artist based in Connah's Quay, has been honoured with the overall winner of the professional single image category at the 23rd Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

This accolade recognises her exceptional talent and contribution to the field of photography.

The Julia Margaret Cameron Award, named after the pioneering 19th-century photographer, celebrates outstanding achievements by women photographers worldwide.

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The competition attracts entries from a diverse group of talented professional women, and winning this award is a testament to Karolina's skill, creativity, and dedication to her craft. Her winning image captivates with its ethereal and haunting beauty.

Karolina said: "I am deeply touched to receive this award. Fine art photography is my passion, and to be recognised in such a significant way is incredibly rewarding. I am grateful to the Julia Margaret Cameron Award and fotonostrum for this recognition and for supporting women in photography."

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This award adds to Karolina's impressive list of accomplishments. She has consistently demonstrated excellence in her work, earning acclaim and admiration from peers and audiences alike. Her dedication to pushing the boundaries of photographic art continues to inspire and influence the next generation of photographers.

Her work is known for its surreal and dreamlike qualities, often blending elements of photography and digital manipulation to create images that evoke a sense of magical realism. Karolina's photographs explore themes of mythology and personal narratives, and her unique style has earned her international recognition and numerous awards.

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