Julia gained her MPAGB (masters) award on Sunday 24th November with a score easily exceeding the requirements. MPAGB is described as the very best of amateur photography and requires superb images with meticulous preparation. Well deserved Julia and many congratulations.
Recent Competition Winners. Congratulations to the authors!
Many thanks to Lloyd Moore BPE1 for his judging this evening.
In the Beginners section, Ian Roberts scored 20 and the extra point for “Marabou Stork Taking Off”, 19s for “Red-winged Lark Singing” and “Wildebeest Couple” and 18 for “Zebra Profile”. Congratulations Ian on your successful first monthly competition.
In a high scoring Open section, Dave Martin’s “Beech Trees and Parasol Fungi” was the overall winner and his “Summer Sunset Hitchin” and “Tulip Tarda 2” also scored 20s. 20s went to Judith Gimber for “108” and “Never Forgotten” and Judy Buckley-Sharp’s “Out of Circulation”. Lloyd scored eight images 19 and a further eight 18 points. Many congratulations to Dave and all the high scorers whose images may be viewed on our Facebook page.
Thanks to everyone who participated and special thanks to Lloyd for his judging.
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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