James Sinfield, final year Chemistry PhD student and aspiring photographer has been selected as a finalist in a worldwide internet photography competition.
His photograph was was selected from thousands of entries and the winner will be decided based on popular public votes. James is currently in second place.
Voting closes on the morning of Friday 18 April.The boy in the image is one of Coventry's more charismatic truants. His confidence and charm belied the scars of self harm on his arms. James met him in Coventry and he agreed to have his picture taken.
To rate the photograph you need to register and receive a validation email.