6th November: Open and Landscape Projected Competitions judged by Erica Oram CPAGB AFIAP BPE3

Last night we were delighted to welcome Erica Oram from Sheffield Photographic Society to judge our competitions.  Erica’s judging was erudite, helpful and informative which made for a very interesting and entertaining evening.

Congratulations to John Draper for his winning image ‘The Resting Place’ in the Open section.  Dave Martin’s ‘Crocus’ was second and Judith Gimber’s ‘Feeding Frenzy’ third.  Highly commended were Judith’s ‘Doorstop Duo’ and John’s ‘Hang on Tight’;  commended were Trevor Alexander’s ‘Merchant Square Paddington’ and Avril Candler’s ‘Safe’.

Open Winner  by John Draper


The Landscape section was won by Dave Martin with ‘Bamburgh Castle and Poppies at Sunset’,  Peter Keeble’s ‘Cambodian Desolation’ was second and Avril Candler’s ‘Vesuvius Cloud at Dawn’ third.  Dave’s ‘Baldock Landscape was highly commended and YC Wei’s ‘Morning on the Masai Mara commended.  Congratulations to Dave who had a really good night.

Winning Landscape by Dave Martin


Many thanks to everyone who entered and very special thanks to Erica for expert judging.

All the images may be viewed on Facebook.

Next week we are back at Century for a workshop session.   Mariam Mathew will be leading the discussion on  “What is Photography in the age of AI? and Avril Candler will present the practical use of Generative AI in photo editing.  We hope you will come along and join the debate!