I captured this photo of an old Bermuda building next to Flatts post office. It greatly expressed the limestone architecture of Bermuda well being surrounded by the Wild vegetation of the island.
I chose to take this photo because people consider their friends as family. Friends are considered family because of how there are there for you no matter what happens and will always be willing to help. When your household situation is not ideal and your friends are there to help, support and be there for you, that is true family.
I found this Chick-of-the-village fledgling at Spittal Pond and photographed it perched two feet above my head begging it’s parents for food. I chose this photo as the bird is in a great position and they’re a subspecies only found in Bermuda which represents Bermuda nature perfectly.
I chose this photo because it represents the many colors of Bermuda. The photo means something to me because I like the restaurant Streetwise, and it represents the theme well because of the buildings in the background.
I chose this photo because this is a picture of my family and i really like the scenery that is in this picture. I really like the sun set and the rocky trail they are walking through.
On a drive to Clearwater Beach, I was in awe to see grass fields and parts of the runway covered in yellow. Bright, bold, yellow flowers living beautifully and freely, without the need for anyone’s permission to be. I choose this photo because this incredibly beautiful spectacle inspires me and makes me feel happy! This photo captures the essence of being gentle but bold, joyful and courageous. It reminds me to live like that! I love nature! This photo represents a unique perspective of Bermuda’s beautiful nature.
With my mom's head in front of the sun, it's difficult to see her features, but it looks like the sun is her aura radiating from her head. This depicts that you should judge people by who they are, not how they look. Here she is represented by her “aura”.
As I captured this photo it flooded my mind with different emotions. It makes me feel enclosed and sheltered, on the other hand, I could see my future on the horizon. The calm and pristine waters allow me to be free and let me know that I can reach my full potential.
This photograph of a derelict house in Southlands captures a haunting beauty of a place that was once a home and is now in ruin. I chose this photo because it shows nature reclaiming the space that was once inhabited by humans.
No mater what age I turn there will likely always be a child being raised doing things used to do as kid. I chose this photo because of how many children are captured in it. The young child, as well at the school students in the back.
Being outside helps me feel relaxed and calms my mind. I chose this photo because it reminds us to slow down and enjoy the beauty of nature. This simple sparrow represents the essence of nature in Bermuda.
This is a photo of a Bermuda Monarch caterpillar crawling around the stem of a tropical milkweed plant. Bermuda Monarchs weren't always here as they began to surface around their migration season to the South and stuck around. I chose this photo because although the Bermuda Monarch is not endemic to Bermuda they are still a huge part of the Bermudian ecosystem and they are truly beautiful. Milkweed can be found all around the island due to the work of many people such as my mother. However, in recent years bushes have grown and grass has been cut so please plant some milkweed!
I chose this photo because one thing Bermuda will always be is an island surrounded by the ocean. The coolest form if nature there is.
“It is all about capturing the light!”Taking these photos of Bermudas nature made me take a minute and realize how beautiful our island really is. It is my source of relaxation. I think these photos represents Bermudas nature because it shows Bermuda national flower and Bermuda oceans and sunsets.
The sky at dusk is often captivating in Bermuda. This photograph captured a mesmerising sunset over the ocean with variations of flaming colours in gold and orange. The reflections on the calm water creates a serene setting. The outline of the rocks and sailboat stands out against the background of the sky and the stillness of the water. Boating is a favourite pastime of Bermudians and to see this lone sailboat soaking in the glorious atmosphere made me want to transport myself there. The natural scenery reminds me of living in the moment and being carefree.
Since I was young there have always been events happening on the streets of Hamilton, Christmas parades, May 24th parades, Harbor nights, and more. I choose this photo because it shows many families, throughout many years who have kept these traditions going even after some tough and distancing time.
Caves, big and small, litter Bermudas shorelines. Whether we are talking about the ones Bermudians like to explore or the one little ones tiny birds like to live in.
To me, The most iconic part of a Bermuda house is the simple chimneys often build sticking out of them. The roofs, and colors of homes will always be the most recognizable part of Bermudas architect, that is why I choose this photo for Bermuda buildings.
Gombey troops in Bermuda are like family. They are known to bring the community together in celebration. Their vibrance and energy flows to the crowds and radiates joyfulness. The focal point of this photograph is the Gombey striking a spirited pose with the support of drummers in the background. The special handmade costume, the dancing and the music has historical significance. This image was taken at Harbour Nights which is a street festival that showcases Bermuda's culture. To see everyone together having fun makes me smile.
I love that the moongate is a symbol of luck in Bermuda. I chose this vantage point to emphasise the architecture of the welcoming stairs and the round shape of the moongate. Locals say that the archway brings prosperity and joy to all who pass under it making a wish. The bright light in the distance shining upon the moongate and the little boy creates a silhouette. I hope that people who view this photograph wonder and explore the possibilities.
I literally looked outside and I thought the sky was on fire! So I quickly took a photo. I think this is one of the best photos I have ever taken. This photo perfectly represents what Bermuda beauty is all about. This sky is what makes tourists want to come here.
I chose this photo because I took it from the backyard of my home. I captured the beautiful sunset that shimmered on the ocean with a boat and the Bermuda cedar tree.
This couple is deciding which path to take. These paths represent decisions they are facing together, and cannot decide where to go. Meanwhile, above them a bird flies freely, not worrying about difficult decisions. This sends a message that we should be able to expand our horizons on life.
My favourite thing about this picture is how the lights reflect so clearly on the water. For me the most difficult part about taking this picture was getting the focus and lighting right.
I chose this photo because I am very close with my uncle and aunt and my little cousin emma
I chose this photo because it shows a goat and its one of my favorite animals. This picture means a lot to me because its were I work. I think that it represents the theme because its a goat and it part of nature
This picture was chosen because it showcased the top of the Hamilton Cathedral, which is a major landmark in the city of Hamilton and the smokestack of BELCO. It is one of Bermuda's oldest churches. It represents the theme because it shows the architecture of this beautiful church in Bermuda.
I chose this photo because it is a very beautiful scenery, and it really got my attention. This photo and what it means to me is I love this type of scenery. This scenery is very soothing and it’s a calm scenery.
I choose this picture because this was my family happiest moment and the first time i felt like i had a important job this picture means a lot to me because this was the time my mother was really happy .
I chose this picture because it has a lot of history. When visiting St. George’s, I love to go to visit historical places. Somers Garden is where Sir George Somers wanted his heart to stay. The architecture of the entrance to Somers Garden signifies the unique architecture of Bermuda.
I choose this photo because i was the trees looked really nice and i also love to be on top to see outside
I choose this photo because I enjoyed the day i went there to swim and visit family members and also friends
I choose this picture because it shows various features of nature depicting it's beautiful color and tranquility. This picture makes me feel at peace with the calm natural vibe it creates with it's beautiful colors. It represents the theme I choose as it includes many of the different features of nature.
I enjoy taking pictures and going for drives. Seeing the sun coming through the clouds made me feel happy and excited inside. The picture shows me how beautiful my island and how lucky I am to live in Bermuda. The picture represents the nature theme because of the blue skies.
I chose this flower because it was on of the most beautiful things I’ve seen in my life.I just wanted to share it with you.
This photograph taken at the glass beach in Somerset shows how pollution has invaded nature and is altering our natural surroundings. I chose this photo to raise awareness of the fact that human carelessness has now become a part of what we call beauty.
I chose this picture because the building has a lot of Beautiful Bermuda history.City Hall means a lot to me and is very dear to my heart. I think this picture represents this theme very well because City Hall is the first hotel in Bermuda.
I chose this photo because it is a snapshot in time which is very significant to me. The photo displays the sunset I watch every morning; the sun which allows for all of Bermuda’s nature to thrive, surrounded by the silhouette of some of Bermuda’s endemic trees - the cedar and palm. If you inspect closer, you can see the man-made boats which vastly contrast the nature, but simultaneously coincide. To me, the rising sun is full of meaning as it represents a new beginning. Not only does the sun keep out nature alive, but keeps us going in life as dawn brings hope, brightness, and excitement.
I chose this photo because I love the colors in the clouds and the hint of green at the bottom left of the image. To me, this photo means serenity because I can remember how astonished I was while taking this photo. I think this represents the theme because it shows the beauty of a Bermuda sunset.
This picture was taken by me as I walked to my nana’s house. I love watching the sun go down. It makes me feel good about myself as I see another day come to an end. It reminds me that I am blessed to have seen another day.
I woke up early to see this beautiful sunrise next to the seaside. With good things ahead of me, along with this sunrise greater things to come. I rise as the sun does. I relax and enjoy the view as the day starts to roll in.
This picture was chosen of my beautiful island sky because its often you would see a umbrae sunset. I am lucky to live on this island to see a wonderful sky and clear water. The picture represents nature because there are trees, water, clouds and my main feature, the sunset.
This picture is meaningful because I see this everyday while driving past. When I took this, I captured the sunrise over the trees as well as the silver ground covers shining in the sun. The picture represents the theme because a garden will produce a harvest which will feed people.
I chose this picture because it expresses the beauty of nature. The Palm Trees have significant meaning to Bermuda. The first houses built in Bermuda used Palm Trees to cover the roofs. These three Palm Trees represent a protection to the building. To me the Palm Trees represent PEACE.
I chose this photo because I have always loved St. David's Lighthouse especially because I have lived in St. David's for my whole life. This photo reminds me of home as I can remember looking at the lighthouse through my window at night. I think this building represents the theme I chose because this building is an important structure that makes sure boats are able to make their way safely to the island without touching our reefs.
This photo was chosen because it reminds me of The Ray of Heaven Light coming down from heaven and hitting someone. What it means to me, well as a Bermudian that loves sunrise and sunset it's amazing to see a sunrise like that. Yes I think it does represent Nature
I chose this photo because I love the closeness of this family. To me, this photo shows the silent strength of family. They may not be together all the time, but when they are, you can see their love radiating. For me, it represents Bermuda families love and hidden strengths.
I chose this photo because of the unique and rich history the house holds. The Cater house was originally the Southside House but was renamed when it was realized that the great granddaughter of Christopher Carter, Martha Hayward, lived there until she died in 1791 at 114 years of age!
I took these photos because these are the places that me me feel my most free and the meaning to me is a long hard working day coming to a end.
This a picture of a Bermuda building you can tell,this building has a white roof, and is painted blue
I chose this photo because it captures the beauty of Bermudian homes. Bermuda is unique in the way that our homes are built, there are no houses in the world that compare to the architecture and design of Bermuda homes. For me, this photo represents home because it is a shot I took in my neighborhood. I have grown up surrounded by this view, and this photo captures what Bermuda is for me. Sunsets are a huge part of Bermuda's beauty, so when a sunset is combined with a Bermuda home, it perfectly represents the feeling of 'home' in Bermuda
I chose this photo because it shows sisterly bond, and how a bond between two sisters is one of the strongest bonds. This photo means a lot to me because it represents that no matter what hardships or arguments come way, a family will always have each others backs and be there for each other. These girls are Bermudian and represent Bermudian families coming together.
I chose this photo because it shows one small part of our Bermuda nature. We have many unique birds on the island and the Kiskadee is one of the most famous ones. Everyone can recognize its cry witch is why I chose this bird. Its such a Bermuda icon that everyone can recognize it, its clear distinct yellow bottom. Its an annoying bird but a gorgeous one.
I chose this close up photo of Hibiscus flowers because growing up in Bermuda, I always saw many hibiscus flowers, and for me the flowers have always shown the beauty of Bermuda's nature. I also think there is an importance in Bermuda toward the color Pink, from the pink and blue buses, to pink sand, one of the main colors of Bermuda is Pink, and i wanted to incorporate the color in my photo.
I chose this photo because this represents not only school family, but blood family. The thumbs up shows that no matter what, there's always a bond between families.
I chose this photo because of how it represents our unique architecture using our resource limestone to create these beautiful building. Mostly the buildings in town are more modernized but this shows a little old fashion in its style representing our building style. The white roofs, all made out of limestone, this is how our building are made.
I chose this photo because it's me with my family and it represents the people I love. To me this photo means that family is the most important thing in life.
I wanted to capture the beauty of Bermudian homes. This picture represents how beauty can be found anywhere.
This rose represents how beautiful nature is. People should spend more time outside and enjoy nature.
I chose this photo because of the beauty it holds. It shows a great representation of the whole rainbow over the water. I believe it’s a sign from God telling me everything will be okay. It represent the picture because the rainbow represents true nature made from the sun and rain combined and how beautiful Bermudas water is.
I chose this photo because Bermudian homes are unique. I wanted to capture the beauty of the structure. It represents the theme by showing how different Bermuda is from other places around the world. To me this photo means that beauty can be found in anything.
This is a photo of one of Bermuda’s old unfinished churches. I chose this photo because it shows an old part of Bermuda that people do not normally see. This photo is meaningful to me because it expresses bermuda history and architecture of the building and the stone placements.
I love admiring the roses and I this one really spoke to me. I chose this photo because I like being able to see every detail of the rose. This photo to me means that nature has thorns but if you look closely, you will find the beauty. It represents the theme by the non-edited beauty of nature and its wonders.
I chose this photo because when i think of family, i think of closeness and msa is like a family and this photo captures us playing sports together.
I chose to take a photo of this building because when I think of Bermuda buildings I think of the old buildings with the Bermuda cedar wood.
I chose to take a picture of the horse in the field with the birds because I see this view everyday so this is my perspective of Bermuda nature.
i chose this photo because it shows how beautiful bermuda can be in the morning. people may like the orange and yellow in their sky but the pink in bermudas sky reminds my of the pink sand on the beaches. i think this photo represents the theme i chose because it has trees and the sky in it.
I chose this photo because of where it is and where the house is. It dose not mean anything to me. I think it represents Bermuda architecture well
I have decided to take a picture of the ocean. I live on a beautiful island and am proud that i can look from any point on the island and see blue water. I grew up in the ocean and will forever be grateful to get to experience the view whenever i please.
For the family category i decided to take a photo of my friends. In my opinion my friends are like family. I consider them all to be my brothers and sisters because i know they will always be there for me no matter what situation i’m in. Even when we were sweaty and hot they still got in my picture and smiled for me because they know how much it means to me.
My photo is unique to Bermuda’s natural habitat. I walked out into my yard and spotted a cardinal perched on the fence. I was absolutely amazed when I spotted the cardinal on the fence. The cardinal is endemic to Bermuda. Make a wish!!!
i chose to take a photo of flats foot unfinished bridge because of its beauty. Even thought it’s not finished, you can see the potential of how it will look when it’s done. The view on top of the bridge is phenomenal as you can see the entire ocean. This photo is meaningful to me because when i was younger, my father and i would always go on trail walks that lead to bridges so we could look at the view together.
I chose this photo because City Hall is an iconic building in Bermuda and I thought this was the perfect building to submit.
This photo was chosen because it shows beauty peace and tranquility, all in one. It means the start of a brand-new day when we need to make it the best day. My photo represents nature and how it can be appreciated because it can change in a blink of an eye.
I chose this photo because Bermuda is known for their beautiful waters and beaches, so what better picture is there than our gorgeous waters
I chose this picture of the cathedral because it has a lot of history in Bermuda. I did a history project on it in middle school, it brings back memories because i found it interesting how it was built.it represents buildings because it is a permanent landmark in Bermuda
This photo was chosen because Horseshoe Bay Beach is the most popular tourist attraction in Bermuda for its Salmon-pink sand and teal water. This photo reminds me of my family having a picnic at Horseshoe bay. The picture represents one of Bermuda's most beautiful beaches and most visited tourist attractions.
I choose this photo cause it shows the core features of a brand-new day, the sunrise is like a cover of a cloudy sunrise when the sun rises, a new day comes to view the sunrise shows color purple with white on top even though the sun has not risen yet, but I think the sunrise shows a little bit of fantasy and world of light in view.
I chose this picture because of how vacant the area is which brings out the beauty in nature. Though empty of people this picture says a lot Beauty in nature is not just displayed during the day you can also find it at night. Name of picture: empty
I chose the match-me-if-you-can leaves as my nature photo because I used to do an after-school club, and we used to see them through the railway trails where we walked. I found it fun to try and match the leaves. They represent Bermudas’ nature with their beautiful bushes.
I chose this photo because I think these little animals make up Bermuda nature. They fit right in to the point where you can't see them. To me, this represents the simplicity of nature and it's freedom. A simple animal can be compared to a human and their freedom to roam where ever they may want.
This picture was chosen because I was working at the old part of the KEMH. A new boiler room was being added where the scaffolding is. It represents the theme of Bermuda buildings because the room is being added to the only hospital on the island.
I captured an image of the flow of current that goes through Flatts dock. I thought it displayed the nature of Bermuda, to keep on moving forward. The boats expressed the marine activities in Bermuda.
I chose this photo because depicts the simplicity, yet aesthetics of the Bermuda architecture, that you can't find anywhere else in the world. The thought that most of these buildings are old makes them stand out to the Bermuda community and even those who may visit the island.
I was at Flatts dock in the evening and saw a couple enjoying fishing in the starlight. I thought it greatly expressed Bermuda's culture of island life and activities, like fishing and boating. The couple seemed to be very calm and happy during there fishing activities.
I recently moved houses after living in Somerset my entire life. This picture captures one of the first times I felt content with being in my new surroundings. In Somerset I always had nature, but in Pembroke, it's not as accessible. This view exhibited how nature's beauty is always around.
Its amazing to see the foundation that our traditional bermuda homes are built apon. Each day, layer after layer is ripped away from “ The House on the Hill” so I am glad I was able to capture this lovely home before it turned to dust.
This represents Bermuda families because it's a nostalgic experience known to everyone locally. Hearing the train along was comparable to seeing the ice cream truck. I chose it because it's an unexpected approach and brings back the fondest memories spent with my family and probably for others too.
I chose this photo because I like how wide the angle is and I managed to include the whole building in the image, it means a lot to me because is a building I usually see everyday, I go there often and I have made a lot of fun memories in that area and I think it represents my theme quite well because it is a Bermuda building where you find a lot of interesting things just like Bermuda in general.
I chose this photo because it shows the beauty of Bermudas different flora.
I chose this photo because of the sunset. Showing the silhouette of the building and the clouds with the sunset peaking out behind it. This photo means a lot to me because of the colors of the sunset. This represents this theme well because of how old the building is. It is a wooden building and this shows the older culture of Bermuda.
I chose this photo because it started my passion for photography. I took this photo when I noticed the way the raindrops would slide and ping down the blind. I captured that moment in this photo and since then I have been more in tune with my surroundings. I think this represents the theme because you can find a blind on almost every single Bermuda home.
This photo shows how a single event brings all Bermudians together as a family. This photo was taken on "the 24th of May." I chose this photo because of how the gombey was able to get down like this. This photo means a lot to me because of the culture behind the gombeys. This also shows how proud Bermudians are of their culture.
This photo was chosen because of the vibrance it shows in Bermuda's sunsets. I personally love to take photos of the sunset, to me this is the best time to take photos. Having a love for taking photos of the "Golden Hour" I always end up showing a piece of Bermuda's nature, like for example this evergreen tree set in my neighborhood; so I do believe it represents the theme well.
This photo is something I took around a year ago. I remember having to take it from afar because the bird kept scaring me. It kept flying away and right over my head and landed right next to me each time I tried to take a picture up close. I find this picture to fit the Bermuda Nature theme as nature is commonly depicted as something we see almost every day. And though we see these birds all the time, we don't appreciate their majestic stature and beauty.
Sundown on challenger challenger bank. I had just finished fighting a big yellowfin tuna for over an hour. Imagine you’re there with me. You look around and we’re the only boat in sight and the sun dipping under the horizon, bermuda just a speck in the distance. I feel like this photo fully encapsulates bermuda heritage and my personal love for Bermudas nature and offshore wonders. This picture fuels my burning desire to always long to be on the the ocean.
I choose this photo because I enjoy how the rain beaded off the flower and how it wasn't the main focus on the photo but still was still noticeable, It means you can focus on both the beauty of the flower and the water on top of it without taking away from the overall image. I think it represents the beauty of Bermuda by highlighting both the rain we get that allows the plants and growth to be the way it is