The high-quality safer cycle routes have contributed a huge boost in cycling. This hopefully will transform London into a healthier, cleaner and sustainable city for everyone. This photograph represents a working professional cycling along the designated cycle routes in London thereby promoting sustainable travel.Deepak Anand, student in the faculty of Law
08 July 2021
Shots for Hope: Enter our sustainability photo competition
Send in your photos for the chance to see them displayed in The Exchange
Feeling inspired? Enter your photos
Find out more and send in your photos by 21 Oct.
What gives you hope for the future?
Shots for Hope seeks to use photography as a force for hope.
Send in a photo taken anywhere in the world that presents a hopeful message on sustainability and relates to one of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For each SDG, one photo submission will be selected by a judging panel. The winning photographs will be displayed in the Exchange Gallery in Bush House.
Get inspired by with some of the entries we have already received.
'The Cyclist' - Deepak Anand (London, UK)
'Kautuk’s Garden’ - Kautuk Abhay Chaddha (London, UK)
Being a novice home gardener, I saw my petunia flowers being chewed completely by snails. They managed to eat everything until the roots. However, instead of losing hope and throwing away the plant (and replotting it with something else), I chose to rehouse the snails and continue caring for the petunia. I am so happy to see that they were resilient to grow. Their resiliency of sustaining life gave me hope and optimism. I chose this photograph because this was a direct result of allowing the nature to just be - and it very quickly healed itself.Kautuk Abhay Chaddha, staff member (London, UK)
‘Sheep’ - Mark Paul (Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, UK)
This photograph showcases the sustainable farming practices that continue to be employed by many farmers across England. This land, in Derbyshire, has been used to graze sheep for thousands of years, and very little has changed in that time. In recognition of that long and unchanged history, I shot the photo using a Canon film camera from the 1970s, using Black and White film made by Ilford.Mark Paul, student in the faculty of Arts & Humanities