Anna-Louise Wins Photographic Gold Medal

Pollyanna's daughter and business partner Anna-Louise has taken the Gold Medal for the Best Photograph in Show at The Wildlife Art Society International's 2005 exhibition.

Anna-Louise Pickering has four photographs on display in the society's exhibition, which is currently running at the Roundhouse gallery in Spalding, and will transfer to Port Lympne, Hythe in Kent in November. Her sensitive study of an otter emerging from the water was chosen by the panel of judges as the best photograph in the exhibition, which includes the work of photographers and wildlife artists from around the world.

Anna-Louise was presented with her medal at an awards ceremony in Lincolnshire on the 24th September. The photograph also features in the book 'A Brush with Wildlife', and will be on display alongside eleven more examples of her work at the Milan International Wildlife Art Exhibition 24th September - 14th October at Touring Club Italiano, Corso Italia, 10 Milan.

Anna-Louise is the current holder of the title personal assistant of the year .