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#WexMondays Competition 2015

For the last 12 months I've been taking part in a competition run by online photographic retailer Wex called #WexMondays. The challenge was to tweet an image every Monday that you had captured the previous week and post it with the hashtag #WexMondays. Points and Wex vouchers were awarded for first, second and third placed images every week with £1500 of Wex vouchers being awarded to the photographer with the most points at the end of the year. 

I'm pleased to say that I managed to stay the course and enter an image every week - this was actually quite a challenge as you could only submit images taken between midnight on a Sunday night and midnight the following Sunday. Some weeks were more productive than others and thankfully there were only a handful of weeks where I was in danger of not getting an image in time to enter. Overall I was pleased with most of my entries with the only disappointment being that I didn't do enough to impress the judges. It was apparent from a very early stage - probably as early as the end of February - that I wasn't going to score enough points to be in contention for the race to the title. In fact, as the weeks wore on, I feared that I wouldn't score any points at all, but I eventually achieved third place in weeks 31, 32 and 44 which meant I finished in joint 39th place overall with 30 points.  

Click here to see the final leaderboard and winning images from each week.

Congratulations to Matt for winning the title and for consistently producing images to such a high standard throughout the year, and to Mark and Lee who came 2nd and 3rd respectively.

I enjoyed taking part and I have met and made friends with a great group of photographers that also took part each week. However, I don't think I'll be entering in 2016 - at least not every week, as it really does require a strong commitment and a lot of time to enter an image of a high enough standard on a weekly basis to compete. Now that the competition has concluded for the year I've compiled a list of all my images and results for 2015: