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Long shot

Over the summer months did you take any engineering related images of which you are really proud- If so, you should enter NCE's Engineering Image 2005 competition.

WITH MOST people taking time off for a well earned holiday in August, the deadline for the summer round of the NCE/Practical Photography Engineering Image 2005 competition has been extended by one week.

This should allow you to sneak in any exciting construction-related holiday snaps into the competition.

Entries so far have spanned mammoth feats of engineering such as the Millau Viaduct in France and Oresund Crossing between Sweden and Denmark, but also include the construction of a UK water treatment works and a new toilet for a slum in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

The competition is being run jointly with Practical Photography magazine and is open to both engineers and nonengineers. Photographs must be less than two months old and should highlight the relationship between engineering and society. Entries for the summer round need to be in by 8 September for a chance to win a Nikon D70 digital SLR camera worth £1000 and up to £250.

. Closing date for the Engineering Image 2005 summer round is 8 September 2005.

Visit www. nceplus. co. uk for an entry form, rules and competition brief.

Photographs should be less than two months old to be eligible and describe how engineering relates to society.

Think you can do better than the Engineering Image 2005 spring round winners (NCE 30 June)- David Hunter's Taunton bridge lift (first prize) Martin Baker's Newcastle bridge repair (second prize) and Tim Shaw's dynamic image of the Falkirk Wheel (third prize)

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