Bury St Edmunds photography student to see work exhibited

Material World by Alana Martin
Material World by Alana Martin
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A Bury St Edmunds girl is one of three photography students at Anglia Ruskin University to achieve success in national competitions and exhibitions.

Alana Martin, of Bury, will see her work on display in Somerset House after being selected for the prestigious 2016 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition.

Alana Martin

Alana Martin

Her image, titled Material World, will be on show in London from April 22 to May 8.

The 20-year-old said: “I’m thrilled to have been selected from over 90,000 entries worldwide. Photography has always been a passion of mine and I’m delighted to have my work recognised by the World Photography Organisation.”

Fellow students Stephen Allwright and Edward Alabaster were named as overall winner of the 2015/16 Student Photography Awards and runner-up in the Ilford Photo Student Photographer of the Year competition respectively.