Latest Submissions – Middle School (11-14)

Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it shows the ecosystem on land compared to the ecosystem of the sea. It means a lot to me because I care how we treat land and sea. I chose ecosystem because it's important to the world.

Emma, Somersfield
Bermuda Community – I was running on a railway trail everyday during the lockdown. I saw this bridge under construction at the end of the trail. I felt like this is a symbol for both deadlock and hope of our community in such a difficult situation.

Masaki Kitade, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – I used to take Bermuda’s ecosystems for granted, but now I'm grateful for nature. I chose this photo because it made me think of “our day to day lives and how we may miss the little things.” Like the waterfall In the picture. I now appreciate our ecosystems.

Daniela Ratteray, BI
Bermuda Homes – My Break My break consisted of sleeping in, playing video games, and staying up late. I was glad to finally get a break from school. All of my hard work studying, completing projects, and homework kind of overwhelmed me. So it was nice to relax, chill and have some fun.

Dace HW, BI
Bermuda Ecosystem – When hurricanes come past Bermuda,the water gets really turbulent! The tide comes up and the water smashes against the rocks. The water is dangerous during a hurricane so we stay away from the beaches. Waves can really help the sea community and protect them. The extraordinary tides are rising!

Frances Ingham, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Community – Sailing is a sport that has a long history in the Bermuda community and can be done socially distant. After being confined to our houses, we can appreciate being on the water with friends. I took this photo just as the setting sun streamed through a hole in the clouds.

Zoë Mir, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – Hurricanes aren't that destructive Even with many hurricanes over the years, Bermuda still has exquisite beaches, reefs, and ecosystems! The hurricanes continue to come, including powerful waves and high winds, but still most plants remain and recover. Bermuda's reef system acts by blocking and preventing the waves from causing greater damage. Wildlife knows when hurricanes are coming, birds flee to their nest for shelter. Hurricanes aren't that destructive!

Damore Bean, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – Hi, my name is W. Gunnar Nikolai and I am very fond of photography. I chose this picture because of the lighting, colors, shading, hues, contrast and emotion of the image. Bermuda has intense light during portions of the year and this is one of them. Thank you.

Gunnar Nikolai, MSA
Bermuda Community – Hi, my name is W. Gunnar Nikolai and I am very fond of photography. I chose this picture because of the connection to my community, the lines, colors, shapes, lighting and other details. For me this picture is uplifting and supports that we are not alone.

Gunnar Nikolai, MSA
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because I love Bermuda's pink sand beaches. This photo shows how the beaches are being polluted with glass and trash which is upsetting for the environment. For us to have beautiful beaches in the future, we need to start picking up trash on our shoreline.

Amaya Adderley, BHS
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because it shows the Bermudian Community’s response to the Black Lives Matter movement. It shows that we are able to support each other on different issues. This photo represents people from many backgrounds coming together as a community to support one cause.

Karis Brooks, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Homes – Bermuda homes tend to be sturdy but sometimes they can suffer damage from hurricanes and take a long time to be repaired. In 2020 homes have transformed into workplaces and even classrooms making damage even more significant and pronounced.

Jorai Laurenceo, Mount Saint Agnes
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because I love driving around the island looking at beautiful sunsets. I get to see mother nature finishing off a beautiful day. It represents a perfect picture of Bermuda's ecosystem.

Amai, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Homes – I chose this beautiful photo because it represents the unique Bermuda white roofs and our beloved Bermuda Cedar tree as well as a nice clear blue sky.

Kenya Gannon-Trott, Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning
Bermuda Ecosystem – I choose this magnificent photo because it contains one of the most essential creatures in the ecosystem, the honey bee. The honey bee is at risk of extinction yet, we still kill them because they can hurt us.

Kenya Gannon-Trott, Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning
Bermuda Homes – I chose this picture of Stewart Hall because it was one of the largest and grandest homes in St. Georges in the early 18th century. I appreciate the history behind this home. It represents this category as it is a famous Bermudian home and is a part of Bermuda's history.

Arianna Baptista, Mount Saint Agnes
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it displays nature’s beauty after Hurricane Paulette. It reminds me of the togetherness the island experiences around hurricane time. It represents a healthy Bermudian ecosystem, living organisms and non living things, in balance, interacting as a system.

Karis Brooks, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – Bermuda Ecosystem- this photo was taken at the ferry stop at Rockaway. This shows how the ocean lives along with plants and trees and land and people.

Tegan Gannon-Trott, Bernuda Centre for Creative Learning
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it represents a marine ecosystem. The pond has tons of animals that interact with each other in the water. When I look at the photo it is very relaxing and it reminds me that Bermuda will always be uniquely beautiful.

Tyler Dickinson, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Homes – Bermuda Homes-in lockdown we took a lot of walks around our neighborhood. This photo is taken from my road and I chose it because the homes are what people think of as perfect Bermuda homes.

Tegan Gannon-Trott, Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo of Cobbs Hill Methodist Church because it isn't very well known, but has a lot of history as it was built by free and enslaved people. It represents the category I chose because faith is important to many people in our community including myself.

Arianna Baptista, Mount Saint Agnes
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because it shows a Bermuda community garden. its a group of people from different backgrounds coming together to grow fruits and vegetables. I really like that they share some of their vegetables and cook together in the garden as a community.

Amai Bean, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because parrotfish are my favorite type of fish. They are brightly colored and help Bermuda's reefs by eating algae which would cover the reefs if it wasn't removed causing the reefs harm. It represents this category because it helps the reef ecosystem to survive.

Arianna Baptista, Mount Saint Agnes
Bermuda Ecosystem – For me this photo shows the ducks in their natural habitat at the Port Royal Golf Course. The ducks kept on swimming and added to the beautiful scenery of the golf course.

Zylah Bean, CedarBridge
Bermuda Ecosystem – Wadson Farm makes me feel as if Bermuda could accomplish anything. There’s a plethora of plants and animals. I chose this photo because it’s the ecosystem I live by, and it makes me think of people who work putting effort into feeding others. Plants and animals in the same environment

Michael Holder, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – My 2020 Vision I chose Bermuda’s ecosystem because it’s magnificent. We’ve been thrashed by storms, hurricanes and even the pandemic, but it still glimmers bright like a shooting star. The view helps me to clear my head. Taking pictures of the water helps me focus. Bermuda’s ecosystems are appealing. Yes!

Joshua, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – While walking along Spittal Pond, I discovered a beautiful view of the ocean and a natural limestone pond. It was then I knew that this scenery and photo represented Bermuda's beauty and ecosystem. This picture reminds me the importance of water and how it supports people and living microorganisms.

Starr Bowen, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – Bermuda spectacular Beach Bermuda beaches can be as large as they can.They can be large or minor.Bermuda is marvelous just the way it is. Bermudas beaches are countless, nothing can stop it from going in some were.I chose this picture because it is unstoppable in may ways that what it means.

Kory, Bermuda institute
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because it captures a West Indian Topshell which has found a home on a “piece of the rock”. It’s meaningful because it captures the strength and beauty of homes found here. It represents the category by displaying different forms of beautiful homes of Bermuda.

Karis Brooks, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Community – I have three years experience sailing with the Endeavour Program. When driving along on North Shore Road with my parents, I saw people sailing their sailboats which reminded me of my love for sailing. Similar to the Endeavour Program, this community sport builds on people's teamwork, collaboration, and life skills.

Starr Bowen, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – For me this photo shows how animals can live next to each other peacefully. If animals can do this why can't us humans get along better with no war. I chose this title because they are completely opposite ecosystems. They also look like opposite colors, blue and green. -Grace Buckley

Grace Buckley, Saltus Grammar School
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because it was a very clear picture and the sky in the background just made the roof pop. To me, this photo shows the beauty in Bermudian architecture. This photo represents Bermuda homes because there are multiple houses with gables on the island.

Trystan Hocking, Somersfield
Bermuda Community – I chose this picture because I see people in Bermuda like to plant their own plants. More specifically, people are planting their own vegetables and herbs to save money. This difficult time people are losing their jobs and need this as one of their food sources for them to survive

Swon, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – I went on a drive to Astwood park. I was able to see the spectacular ocean view. I chose this photo because it was one of the best things I had ever seen. It makes me feel so free. This amazing place is the bermuda ecosystem because It's our home.

Shyun Ford, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – WOW! This photograph is exotic and filled with life Although our island is small, ecosystems are here. Spittal Pond is pleasant, it is a community of plants and animals. It’s Amazing I’m telling you I chose my picture because I think it’s a perfect example of ecosystems in our community.

Jahnoy Jean-mare, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this picture because it seems like because of COVID-19 we have not been able to discover our ecosystems. In 2020, our island was hit by two storms, but Bermuda is still outstanding. The photo means exploration because more people are going out to explore. COVID-19 can’t stop us!

Solana Pennyman, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – The Little Things I used to take Bermuda’s ecosystems for granted, but now I'm grateful for nature. I chose this photo because it made me think “Our day to day lives cause us to miss the little things.” I now appreciate our ecosystems because it’s a view of outdoor living.

Daniela Ratteray, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Community – "It Takes a Community" This photograph was taken during the KBB coastal cleanup in October. Students, parents and residents of Sandys parish came out to Mangrove Bay Park to cleanup. Everyone joined in and a lot of trash was collected and removed.

Zylah Bean, CedarBridge
Bermuda Homes – "NOT the traditional Bermuda Home" While volunteering for PGA, I saw a lizard exiting its new home. These water station stands were not being used by golfers as they had no water coolers in them. The lizard took full advantage as they were locked and only small animals can enter.

Zylah Bean, CedarBridge
Bermuda Ecosystem – I picked this photo because it shows how delicate our ecosystem is. The photo shows the balance between nature and humanity. The photo focuses on what is most important and blurs out what we focus on in error.

Arima Turner, Bermuda High School for Girls
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because it show that many are fortunate to have a place call home but there are many in Bermuda who do not have a place to call home. This photo is important to me because it shows a growing problem in Bermuda.

Arima Turner, Bermuda High School for Girls
Bermuda Community – I pick this photo because it is and great example of Bermuda's vibrant congested community. This photo exhibits happiness with all the whimsical colors. It makes me smile.

Arima Turner, Bermuda High School for Girls
Bermuda Ecosystem – In this photo, we see several ecosystems. The tide brushes against the sand, trees flow with the wind, and the rocks erode over time. As the waves crash into shore, it gives hope that 2020 will soon end, and like the breeze in the sky, 2021 will catch my eye.

Zoriahnna Francis, Clearwater Middle School
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because it represents the uniqueness of each Bermuda home. Bermuda is notorious for its diversity. In a diverse community with a blend of multi-national culture, Bermuda homes stand out in their own unique way.

Varshini Srinivasan, Bermuda High School for Girls
Bermuda Homes – This photo displays why Bermuda’s homes and houses are some of the most unique in the world. When other countries use numbers for addresses, Bermuda uses clever names. I love this photo, as it shows the side of Bermuda most visitors won’t see, or get to fully experience.

Reilly Durfy, Saltus Grammar School
Bermuda Ecosystem – These tough mollusks, Common West Indian Chiton, survive in the tidal zone, one of the harshest environments on Earth. I like this picture because I focused on the water’s surface just as a wave crashed, capturing a ripple pattern of rings where the sea spray hit the tidal pool.

Zoë Mir, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Homes – My artwork is about a bright yellow house against the dark angry sea as Hurricane Epsilon approached. The little house adds juxtaposition and the rocks at the front of the picture add perspective. I like this photo because the little yellow house with its shutters closed makes me feel safe.

Zoë Mir, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – COVID-19 reduced the amount of activity on my schedule and gave me time to explore the beautiful parts of Bermuda that I never encountered before. The rainbow in the photo represents the delightful future of our island. The rocks represent an important job in the ecosystem by creating our beaches.

Declan Reardon, Saltus
Bermuda Ecosystem – This photo was taken while free-diving with my family off Nonsuch Island when we saw this amazing eel. This is important to me because after lockdown we went diving to explore the reef. It represents the Bermuda Ecosystem category because eels are a top predator of the reef ecosystem.

Rogan Cabral, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it reminds me how lucky we are to live in Bermuda. It is a beautiful country with incredible wild life. My photo is Bermuda wild live witch is also Bermuda's natural ecosystem. This picture shows special things about Bermuda like its great oceans and wildlife.

Naina, Warwick academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – I named this photo "Stranded" This photo represents the Bermuda Ecosystem because it is a stranded Jellyfish on a beach in Somerset and the ocean is apart of the Ecosystem.

Courtney Sims, BHS
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because I went and learned about the history behind the salt water pond. They buried people who died from the yellow fever here. They covered the grave with sand and salt water to stop the flu from infecting others. This pond is home to many birds.

Jah-Zuri Nisbett, Sandys Secondary Middle School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because I feel that these animals are interesting unique creatures that have a very developed mind. This photo reminds me of when we were at the aquarium visiting these animals that were acting like humans. This represents the ecosystem by showing that animals are very evolved.

Zachary Andrews, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – Capturing this octopus in its natural habitat was a gift. I love this photo mainly because the octopus interacted with me so much that it wrapped its long tentacles around my arm as I was taking photos. I believe it was as interested in me as I was in it.

Naomi Every, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because i thought the way the sun was hitting the balcony was really beautiful. The picture is taken in the backstreets of the Town of St. Georges which has a very unique town community and is also one of the Island's historical areas.

Aura Doran, Somersfield
Bermuda Homes – I was drawn into this picture because it shows the historical significance of Bermuda architecture with the two chimneys: one painted and the other left natural. I like this scene because the overgrown trees seem to create a mysterious mood. This home represents a typical Bermuda home to me.

Naomi Every, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because i liked the way the sun highlighted the features and angles of the roof line of the house. This picture allows people to experience what it may have been like earlier in Bermuda's history. It represents traditional Bermuda architecture.

Aura Doran, Somersfield
Bermuda Community – I chose this picture because it captures common activity in Bermuda as well as the beauty of Flatt's Village. I thought to take this picture because it was a shot that showed movement. It represents this category because people cycling/exercising is a regular occurrence on Bermuda's narrow roads.

Naomi Every, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Homes – Artist statement My photograph is inspired by the quaint houses unique to Bermuda. I like to capture the essence and originality of a typical Bermuda home. This photograph is of a beautiful, old Bermuda cottage hidden behind the trees.

Ashley Todd, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Community – Artist statement My photograph is inspired by the immense character and colourful personality of the Bermudian people. I like to capture the candid expressions of people enjoying themselves. This photograph is of the Anchor Boys playing dominos by the ocean.

Ashley Todd, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – Artist statement My photograph is inspired by the natural and beauty of our little island, Bermuda. I like to capture the bewildering visual characteristics that Bermuda can boast, such as an exotic ecosystem. This Monarch Butterfly is just one of the creatures that Bermuda takes pride in.

Ashley Todd, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – It's a protective animal I want to know what it does It is a living animal I hope u like my photo and thank you

Caden, Delwood middle school
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because I think it represents the category of “Bermuda Homes” well. This photo means a lot to me as we Bermudians have a knack for giving names and nicknames, and I like that about us. Our homes receive special names too!

Caiden Millett, Somersfield academy
Bermuda Homes – #I chose it because it is historical #It interesting and what and who lived in it. #it is the commissioners house and it is around 200yrs old now Thank you for listening to my presentation 😊😊

Caden, Delwood middle school
Bermuda Ecosystem – My View of Water Bermuda waters, found in the Atlantic Ocean. Home to millions of sea creatures and an attraction to tourists. Its pink sand and turquoise waters are breathtakingly beautiful. It is a thriving ecosystem for the little sea creatures that call it home. I chose this photo because it reminds me of diving. To me this photo means everything can be beautiful in different ways/at an angle. I think this represents the category I chose because Bermuda’s Water is an ecosystem in and of itself.

Schuyler Williams, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Community – I chose this picture because I believe Johnny Barnes represents the Bermuda community spirit very well. Especially during this time with COVID-19 Bermuda could really use his cheerful spirit. This photo means a lot to me because, all the time I drove past him has a young boy.

Caiden Millett, Somersfield academy
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because this I just one of the countless essential workers who was been helping us through this pandemic. I wanted to recognize this man Operation Lieutenant Lee Tucker for the Volunteer Division of the Bermuda Fire Service for his outstanding efforts.

Marseille Williams, Clearwater Middle School
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because I think it is a very good representation of old Bermuda architecture. This photo help me connect with my dad because he used to be a construction worker, it also showed how Bermudians built there homes in the past

Marseille Williams, Clearwater Middle School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because both of these things are very common but often over looked and making photos like this available to all residents of Bermuda will help with conservation efforts around the island. I think it’s interesting because I never noticed that milk snails were attracted to fennel.

Marseille Williams, Clearwater Middle School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I liked the contrast of the Pink flower against the gray building. It represents the category I chose because it is a plant which is a living organism and therefore is part of Bermuda's ecosystem.

Madeleine Doyle, BHS
Bermuda Homes – I choose this picture because I like Bermuda homes in the dark. I ran outside in my yard and capture a Bermuda home at night time. This picture is very fitting for this very interesting year. A home that is lit up in the dark.

Andre-Che’alay Hollinsid, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose the Bermuda Honey Bee, because they are important to our environment. They produce pollen, which helps plants and our food. The honey produced from honey bees can help us when we are sick with sore throats when eat it. My mom also uses it in her hair products.

Surii Russell, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo Because it shows how crystal clear the water is. I like to go swimming just like a fish. Water is a big part of the ecosystem, every living thing needs water to survive.

Andre-Che’alay Hollinsid, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because it was the one that showed the most drama. To me, it reflects that Bermudas beaches are among the best in the world. As the girl is the subject, it shows the children in our community have the chance to enjoy these beaches every day.

Oscar Regan, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – My grandfather (David Saul) found this Bermuda cedar root in the ocean off Hen Island and put it in our garden. It reminds me of him. This cedar was killed during the Cedar Blight (1940s). Bermuda cedars are endemic to Bermuda and a unique feature of Bermuda’s ecosystem.

Keane Irvine, Somersfield
Bermuda Ecosystem – In Bermuda, people have not been respecting our island community. They have been dumping vehicles appliances and old toys on the side of the road. These things will take a long time to break down and are damaging Bermuda's ecosystem. I chose this picture because it is a sad example.

Jorai Laurenceo, Mount Saint Agnes
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because it represents one of Bermuda's best qualities, the beaches. This means a lot to me as I always go to the beach. I think it represents the community well as everyone always loves coming and visiting the beaches, together, either with family or friends.

Kaelyn Burrows, BHS
Bermuda Community – This is a shot of my friends braving the “leap of faith” off Watford Bridge. I love this photo, as I shot through the old road, adding depth to the image. It represents Bermuda’s Community, as it is traditional for everyone to jump off Bermuda’s tallest bridge at some point.

Reilly Durfy, Saltus Grammar School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it shows a pretty bridge arching across the ocean. This shows that we travel on single roads and not highways. I feel if someone asked me how I travel I would show them this photo. It really captures Bermuda's landscape and beauty.

Kaelyn Burrows, BHS
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because it captures the beautiful colors of Bermuda houses. I think it a great photo to show to someone who knows nothing about the lifestyle and houses we live in. I think it represents this category, showing several different families and neighborhood's houses.

Kaelyn Burrows, BHS
Bermuda Ecosystem – This is a drone shot, from above the cliffs at horseshoe bay beach during golden hour. I love this photo, as it displays the environment that Bermuda is famous for, turquoise waters and sunlit reefs. This photo represents our ecosystem, as it shows how Bermuda’s water has shaped the island.

Reilly Durfy, Saltus Grammar School
Bermuda Community – In Bermuda's community the streets have been littered with masks. I chose this photo because it shows an example of how Bermuda's beauty is being negatively affected by the very masks that are supposed to protect us but are being thrown away incorrectly. Can't we be responsible with our trash?

Jorai Laurenceo, Mount Saint Agnes
Bermuda Ecosystem – This photo represents a harmonious and tranquil setting for many pond species and I love sitting here by the pond observing it and its reflections. There are many small fish, including killifish living in brackish water. Ducks eat fish and sea grass to survive, both of which live here.

Natalia Tafur, BHS
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it shows one of the cows at Spittle Pond and a bunch of trees surrounding it. To me this photo represents the connection between nature and animals, and how they rely on each other. I also chose this picture because of the lighten.

Schuyler Young, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Homes – I choose this photo of an old Bermudian house, because it shows a lot of aspects of Bermuda. This picture has parts of Bermudian architecture in it. It shows this with the crumbling limestone walls with the bright blue paint and the coins on the side of the wall.

Schuyler Young, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because Hamilton is where people eat, shop and hangout. Hamilton means a place where our community celebrates. I think Hamilton represents the center of Bermuda, a place where everyone goes.

Schuyler Young, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – Over the course of ten years, this old Bermuda home has been enveloped by foreign and native plants. It shows power in our ecosystem. This photo represents the beauty of how quickly our earth can re-wild. I chose this photo because it makes me feel in awe of nature's resilience.

Isabella Goodall, BHS
Bermuda Homes – I thought that the pink of the sunset looked really pretty behind the blue house so I took a picture of it. I took a couple different shots from different angles but in the end I liked this one the best.

Mya Rodrigues, BHS
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because I like lizards. It represents the category because it is a wild animal in its natural habitat.

Xavier DaPonte, Somersfield Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it is a rose which is my favorite flower. This rose is in my neighborhood and it was the last of its kind. This flower is part of small insects life cycles and provides them with food. It also provides us with fresh air.

Taryn Cundliffe, Mount Saint Agnes Academy
Bermuda Homes – I chose the theme Bermuda homes, and to show this I took a picture of my house. I thought this picture looked very beautiful because of the bright blue sky and ocean as a background. My house has a traditional Bermudian chimney and roof so it made a good foreground.

Rylan Cundliffe, Mount Saint Agnes Academy
Bermuda Homes – My photograph is a glimpse of Bermuda Homes at Spittal pond. This shot was taken in between a gap of trees along the trail. It was a hidden jem. Not only is our nature beautiful so are our colorful homes. One thing I love about the outdoors.

Daniel Smith, Mount Saint Agnes Academy
Bermuda Ecosystem – Bermuda has been through a lot. People are losing their jobs because of covid-19.things. What we aren't losing is the ecosystem. We haven't lost the pink sand or the gorgeous clear water, I could glare at it for hours. Can Bermuda's ecosystem stay this way forever please? Keep Bermuda Divine!

Eloise Emelia Smith, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo to show what has happened to homes in Bermuda during Covid, when construction stopped. I included the bright pooh bear to compare to the gray home, but got the sunlight reflecting to show hope in the future. The toad in the picture represents the corona virus.

Eloise Emelia Smith, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Community – This photo shows how the community has come together during the hard times of 2020. I chose Hidden Treasures it because it gives back to Bermuda's Foster Parent's Association, but at the same time it provides affordable clothing and even gave away free school uniforms. Students also volunteer there.

Eloise Emelia Smith, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – I love this picture because the leaves in the background look like the Bermuda Lizard is in a tropical jungle. The color of the lizard camouflages into the scenery. The photograph brings the palm tree to life with its rugged wooded surface which feels like you can actually touch it.

Century Robinson, Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning
Bermuda Ecosystem – This photography was my creative vision as the Spanish Bayonet plant looked like a pineapple the way it was cut at the bottom. I wanted to capture a picture like I was holding it. It was challenging with the light from the sun shining through the leaves in my eyes.

Cen, Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning
Bermuda Ecosystem – This photography captures everything that presents the Bermuda Ecosystem tucked away in the Bermuda Railway Trail off the beaten trail. I like the way this photography captures the light through the trees with its natural foliage and unstructured beauty. This photography is a Tree House designer's Dream Landscape Canvas.

Century Robinson, BCCL
Bermuda Homes – I believe this picture represents Bermuda Homes as it is perched high on a Limestone rock formation surrounded by lush greenery. I like this photography because it is unique and interesting because my eye sees different shapes and textures. I hope you see the beauty in this photograph I see.

Century Robinson, Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning
Bermuda Community – Many moons ago Bermuda was just a small boring island. But look at us now! We have grown gorgeous lemons that make delicious and refreshing lemonade. I chose this photo of Ashley's lemonade stand, because the drinks take me to cloud nine. It represents the best of Bermuda, sweet and beautiful.

Mark-kara Telemaque, Bermuda institute
Bermuda Homes – I chose this picture because I think it shows how colorful our house is. This picture means a lot to me because defines how colorful I am the inside. This represents the category I chose because it's a house that is in are community.

Olivia Skerlj, LAB school of DC
Bermuda Community – Bermuda's community is all about our people coming together. Our community is our heritage, our heritage is our culture, and our culture is our people. I enjoy the diversity in our community celebrating together as one. That's what makes Bermuda's community unique, and is the strength of our island home.

Zoriahnna Francis, Clearwater Middle School
Bermuda Ecosystem – On October 20th, my class went to Spittal Pond for science class. I chose this photo because it shows Bermuda’s uniqueness and diversity. To me the picture means, “separated but united”. This picture represents the Bermuda ecosystem because the water is non living but is home to many animals. Astonishing!

My-AH Outerbridge, Bermuda Institute
Bermuda Ecosystem – I picked this flower because the petals had a fade of colors, so my message for the photo is though we might be happy, there are times we fade into sadness, which is okay because from a perspective it's beautiful. The flower itself is a part of the ecosystem .

Jeriel Fernandes, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it really captures the sparrow in her natural habitat and surrounded in the Bermuda ecosystem. The composition of the linear trees surrounding and framing the female sparrow. In this photograph I was trying to capture the feelings of the sparrow and her lifestyle.

Moya van Niekerk, BHS
Bermuda Community – To take my photo i had to play around a bit with the angles and where the light was coming from. I was mainly focusing on the lighting and making sure the main focus of the photo was in the frame, then I fiddle around with the flowers and hair.

Amira Strong, Amira Strong
Bermuda Ecosystem – With this piece of work I was trying to achieve the idea that math is in nature. This flower is very geometrical and reminds me of the golden ratio. This photo means that there are many different meanings behind everything.

Celia Schaper, BHS
Bermuda Community – In this artwork, I tried to create the topic community's point of view to show the community in schools, especially at this point, with covid 19. I think mine fits best because it shows the community in schools.

madison, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it's a very peaceful place for me, my backyard the flowers are really nice to look at at times and mean a lot to me, I think it represents the Bermuda ecosystem by showing we should appreciate the things we have here in Bermuda.

Jeneene Mckenzie, The Bermuda high school
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because I think that it is a beautiful photo of Bermudas ecosystem. To me this photo is about is about sharing Bermudas beautiful ecosystem with everyone else and showing people how amazing our island is. The ecosystem category is shown in the the creatures and sunset.

Caitlin Neijmeijer, Bermuda High School (BHS)
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this image because I feel it shows Bermuda's incredible natural beauty, without any editing or alteration. It is a perfect example of Dr. Reg Grundy’s approach to photography. If we continue to damage our living resources, this image is something future generations will only dream about.

Nell Wightman, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I hope people who see this photograph will appreciate birds. Longtails are one of the most graceful birds on earth The wing spread motion shown in the photograph is natural and shows Bermuda's fauna. This photograph shows me how lucky I am to live on this Island. (Bermuda Ecosystem)

Vikashni Ragunathan, Bermuda High School for Girls
Bermuda Community – In my art, I like to show the beauty of shadows and what they can capture and tell. The lighting a the scene allows the shadow to show strong contrast. The point of view on this photography is using the shadow of a person to tell a story.

Sophie Jones, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because I think it is a good way of showing how the community can come together with each other by just having fun. To me, this photo shows that people can have fun while helping each other and being kind to other people.

catrina, bhs
Bermuda Community – My art work is about community, it represents this category because in the background there is a person behind the dandelion. I personally in love with this piece because the point of view is something new I tried that is why I am submitting this.

Leila, BHS
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because I think it truly values the community and shows friendship. It signifies Girl empowerment and justice. I think it represents community because there are two girls, one holding onto the other which is trying to portray that we are in this together.

Julia, Julia Veloso
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because the focus on part of nature and not more makes it look interesting. I like this photo because the wheat stem is the only thing that can be focused here and the background is blurred out. it is a part of the Bermuda Ecosystem.

Hasini Chatura Suresh, bermuda high school
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because i think this shows happiness and showing people that they are getting along and being kind and working together as a community. I chose this photo because to me it shows that Bermuda's community could be just like this all the time.

Sophia, Bermuda High school for girls
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because the reflection shows different points of view. To me, this is a photo that represents how everyone has a unique perspective of beauty. This relates to homes because while this is not where I live, it is a place I feel comfort and joy.

Gabrielle Mia Turchiaro, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – Seeing the dewdrops on this flower inspired me to take a photo as it was the start of a new day where many possibilities were ready to be awakened. The feeling that I had when I saw this flower was the anticipation of a beautiful day in the Bermuda sun.

Siena Marshall, Bermuda High School (BHS)
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because the shack is overgrown and the army green color reminded me of the classic shutters found on Bermuda houses. To me, this stands as a reminder of all the hurricanes. I think that this represents Bermuda homes because of the afore mentioned green shutters.

Ciarra Wells, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because I found it was very cool but also showed the theme of community very well. This is because of the chalk hand prints of people over the black wall but also someones physically hands in it. This shows the community with all the different hands.

Elena, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – I chose this picture of one of my classmates on a slide at our school playground because it reminds me that even during this pandemic the community, friendships and relationships that school creates are very important to maintaining a happy and healthy life and adapting to our new normal.

Emma Sampson - Pitt, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this image because I think this is a great representation of Bermuda's beautiful flora. It shows how lucky we are to see the beautiful nature around us every day! I really like the point of view this image was taken in and it really intertwines my own interests!

Caitlyn Gladwin, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because it shows a sense of community, and how it has changed during the virus. Both the girls are wearing masks and are spaced apart.

Grace Amaradasa, Bermuda High School For Girls
Bermuda Ecosystem – The point of view in this photograph is staring up the bush so you can also see the sky in the background which in my opinion gives a more ecosystem vibe. I chose this photo because it was really pretty how the colors compliment each other the flowers and leaves.

Leila, BHS
Bermuda Ecosystem – Although the picture is clustered the bird is the focal point and the branches and leaves frame it. I tried capturing a sense of peace/home. Taken in the BHS playground which is not the quietest but still a place for the bird to rest and be sheltered from chaos.

Samantha Rance, BHS
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because shows kids smiling and in here in Bermuda everyone is happy and always find happiness.

samantha barbosa, Bermuda Highschool
Bermuda Community – I choose this photo because its full of happy things and smiles. To me it means a lot because I like nature and I enjoy people and smiles. This represents the category I choose as it shows the brighter side of nature and people.

Mia Ortola-Madden, BHS
Bermuda Ecosystem – I hope people who see this photo will realize the pretty things in nature aren't just flowers and colours like red pink and orange, it can be random peculiar things as well, such as a plant growing out of a cut down tree.

Celia, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because to me it spoke community. It shows how the older and the younger still work and help each other. In the picture, They are playing netball, a team sport. Community is all about togetherness and being there for others, just like a team.

Loré de Kock, BHS
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because it represents Bermuda's Homes well with the iconic white roof. It also has a beautiful contrasting background of the Atlantic, a steeple and trees. It shows differences in Bermuda roofs to other roofs around the world, creating a meaningful effect for me as a Bermudian.

Robyn Kelly, Bermuda High School for girls
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because I think it really represents the Bermuda ecosystem because it is a photo of a hibiscus flower witch is one flower that is only in Bermuda has. This is truly one of my favorite photos i have taken. I hope it wins :)

Saria, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Homes – I think that my photo of this house really represents the true Bermudian housing with the white roof. I also really like the way the window is in the picture and that there is still some lush greenery in the photo

Saria, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it shows the unique creatures that live in Bermuda. To me, this shows how unique our island is, because of the wildlife and beautiful scenery. This represents the ecosystem because the lizard is a big part of the Bermuda food chain and the physical environment.

Gabrielle Mia Turchiaro, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because it foreshadows our society right now. The different colors of skin represent the BLM movement and that no one is toughing represents Covid-19. This is so important to me because even though we all live our separate lives we are all being effected together!

Gabrielle Mia Turchiaro, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – My photo shows the city witch I think really shows Bermuda as a Community us all together, representing Bermuda as a whole. Unfortunately it was raining when I took this photo but overall I think that my photo turned out very well.

Saria, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Homes – I chose this photo because for Bermuda homes I had to take a photo of the iconic white roofs. When I think of Bermuda Homes Its the first thing that pops to mind for me.

Hannah, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because I couldn't chose just one thing to represent, since Bermuda is so much more than one thing so i took a picture of and entire community

Hannah, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo as it represents beauty, and life. Bermuda's ecosystem is very much like that. Bermuda is so colorful and that is what I wanted to represnt in the photo.

Hannah, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Community – This is a piece of my friend holding Bermuda wildlife next to her face. I liked the natural contrast of the photo and the simplicity really represented the bond between Bermuda's citizens. I love the colors of this piece as much as i love the symbolism.

Sofia Nunez, Bermuda High School for Girls
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because to me it represented friendship and I feel that friendship is one o f the many thing that you can always look forward to. This represents the category I chose because it shows happiness and love and those are the things that make a community.

Clarice Mahabir, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I choose this photo because I thought it was very pretty. I thought that the flower was beautiful, and that it represented one of Bermuda's many ecosystems. Flowers are part of so many different ecosystems in Bermuda, and they make nature even more colorful and enjoyable.

Elyse Dej, Bermuda high school
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because I love nature and I really think it showcases Bermudas ecosystem and wonderful flowers. This photo is special because it is one of my first photos that made me want to take photos and maybe be a photographer

Marleigh Howes, Warwick Academy
Bermuda Community – I chose this photo because it shows how great Bermuda’s team work is. We work together as a team as you can see in the photo one fireman is helping out another. This photo means a lot to me because fireman do a lot for our island.

Surayya Trott-Cann, Whitney Institute Middle School
Bermuda Ecosystem – I chose this photo because it shows the erosion caused by Hurting Teddy and the destructive nature on our ecosystem. In this photo the high water levels have increased so dramatically that our coastal areas are in jeopardy. This photo causes me to have great concern for Bermuda’s future.

Surayya Trott-Cann, Whitney Institute Middle School
Bermuda Homes – Title: Sunset I was inspired by the sunset and the peaceful home with that little bright window. It reminds me of how good the world can be and fortunate I am to live in Bermuda.

Anne-Camille Haziza, Bermuda High School
Bermuda Ecosystem – Title: Sunrise I was inspired by the sunrise one morning. Those who wake up early are fortunate to admire the beauty of nature. This picture means a lot to me, as we live by the ocean in Bermuda. We must preserve and protect the ocean for Bermuda's future.

Anne-Camille Haziza, Bermuda High School