A PHOTOGRAPHER snapped up a major prize with this impressive image.

Christine Johnson won the ‘Pets and Domesticated Photographer 2020' award in the British Photography Awards 2020.

She beat off the competition of hundreds of entries to scoop the award at London's luxurious Savoy Hotel earlier this month.

The competition is aimed at celebrating photographic talent from British photographers and all proceeds go to UK charities.

Christine, who runs a pet photography business in Warrington called PawsforaPhoto, chose Help for Heroes.

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She only entered the contest on the final day and was delighted and surprised to be named the winner.

The Lower Walton resident has been a pet sitter for 15 years, so has a good rapport and plenty of experience with a wide range of pets. She has a home based studio and also does location shoots .

Christine has been a member of Warrington Photographic Society since 2010 and through the club has gained confidence, experience, friends and the photography qualifications of DPAGB, LRPS and BPE5.

Warrington Photographic Society welcomes new members.

For further details visit warringtonps.co.uk.