Recent Competition Winners.  Congratulations to the authors!

15th January 2019: Projected Competition #3

Welcoming in the New Year with last night’s competition which was judged with helpful commentary by Paul Burwood.

The Beginners’ section was won by new member Kim Russell for “City Reflections” which scored 20 and the extra point. Kim also scored 19 for “Looking Up”. Congratulations to Kim – a great result in her first competition.

In the Open section 20s were awarded to Dave Martin for “Surfers at Wollocombe Beach at Sundown”, to John Draper for “The Bench” and Julia Wainwright for “Helping out in the Kitchen” and “Squabbling Bald Eagles” which was the overall winning image. 19s went to Dave for “Baldock Sunrise” and “Parasol Fungi”, to John for “The Wild Bunch” and Julia for “Lighting the Force of Darkness” and “Red Fox – Hunter or Hunted”. All these images and those scoring 18 can be seen on our Flickr page. Congratulations to the high scorers and thanks to everyone who entered the competition.

Special thanks to Paul Burwood for his thorough critiques.

27th Nov 2018: “My Photography” – a Presentation by Sam Curling BA (Hons) Photography, ARPS

Many thanks to Sam for his excellent presentation last night.  He shared with us the story of his photography from buying his first camera, club photography and onward to developing his photographic career and aspirations through getting his degree.  It was a personal journey shared with great enthusiasm and illustrated with some of his excellent images.

it was a thoroughly enjoyable and informative evening much appreciated by everyone.

20th Nov 2018: Annual People and Portrait Print and Projected Competition

Last night’s competition was judged by Lloyd Moore CPAGB BPE3.  Lloyd gave each print and projected image a helpful critique in his sympathetic manner.

The Print trophy was won by Julia Wainwright for “Helping out in the Kitchen” and her “The Motorboat Captain” was second;  Judith Gimber’s “Old Father Time” came third. Three prints were highly commended – Mark Buckley-Sharp’s “The Onlooker” and Ron Churchill’s “Neuri” and “David and Jonathan”.  Congratulations Julia.

The Projected trophy was won by Jenny Sykes with “Preparing Fire for Dinner”;”Dash for the Line” by Judith Gimber was second and Julia Wainwright’s “Lake Fisherman Myanmar” third.  Ron Churchill’s “In the Bouncy Castle” and “Norman”, and John Draper’s “Pride Girl” were highly commended.  Congratulations Jenny.

Many thanks to everyone who contributed to the evening and to Lloyd for his excellent judging.