Recent Competition Winners.  Congratulations to the authors!

12th November: Annual Monochrome and Landscape Projected Competitions

Many thanks to Colin Southgate FRPS DPAGB for judging last night. His commentary was excellent, finding positives in all the images across both genres.

The Monochrome trophy was awarded to Julia Wainwright for “Trotting Through the Water”, in second place was “Watersplash, Iceland” by Alan Colegrave and Ron Churchill’s “No Longer Needed” third; highly commended were Julia’s “Coastal Textures”, Judith Gimber’s “Running Repairs” and Dave Martin’s “Tulip Candy Stripe”.

Julia also won the Landscape trophy with “Shafts of Sunlight Over the Simien Mountains”, second place went to “Coloured Cliffs Ochre Provence” by John Draper with “Hitchin Sunrise” by Dave Martin third; highly commended were “Holkam Beach Sunrise” by Dave and “Honningsvag Snow Scene” by Alan Colegrave.

Many congratulations to Julia – it was definitely her night! and to the placed and highly commended photographers. Thanks to everyone who entered the competitions and coming along to such an enjoyable evening. As always, special thanks to our judge Colin Southgate.

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5th November: Workshop – painting with light

A thoroughly enjoyable practical session this evening – experimenting painting and playing with light – using various stimuli including glow sticks! Thanks to everyone who came along and contributed to the session.

Who needs fireworks on Guy Fawkes night!

29th October: Print Competition # 2

Last night’s competition was judged in his entertaining and informative style by Jim Nemer.

Mike Kass won the Beginners‘ section with “Steel Tubs” and he also scored 19 for “London from the Shoreline”. Congratulations Mike.

In a high scoring Open section Avril Candler’s “Nectar Gatherer” came first and her “Mallard Duckling with Drip” was in third place. Julia Wainwright’s “Sprinting Cheetah Cub” was second; Julia also scored 20s for “Striated Caracara in the Grass” and “Watchful Lioness”. John Draper scored 20 for “Farm Girl” and 19 for “Ochre Cliffs Provence”. 19s were also scored by Judith Gimber for “Painted Lady Butterfly”, Paul Liu for “Gold Teeth Captain Jack”, Julia for “Common Loon and Chick” and Avril for “Along the Fraser River”. Jim also gave eight prints 18 points including “Sicilian Seaside” and “The Fog Rolls In” by Alan Graham, “Summer Sun” by Peter Polkinghorne and “Thumbs Up Nelson” and “Leeds Castle” by Alice Kass. Congratulations everyone.

Many thanks to the print makers and everyone who came along to the meeting. Very special thanks to Jim for his insightful and helpful comments.

High scoring print images may be viewed on Facebook.