Open Print competition – 20th November 2017

Our judge for the evening was David Venables DPAGB BPE4, someone who is quite used to knowing what a good competition image requires. His critique was focused and forward moving for each photographer who entered. Thank you David. This was the first competition of the year for new prints. The two previous competitions were ‘Best of the rest’ for last season’s prints that were not placed in the top three and a PDI competition. It was refreshing to see that all of the images were,…

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Open PDI competition – 16th October 2017

Twr Bach lighthouse

Judge: Peter Siviter EFIAP DPAGB Place Title Photographer 1st  Grey Heron  Alistair Gorton 2nd  Heacham Groynes  Alistair Gorton 3rd  Blowing in the wind  Christine Lovatt Highly Commended  Energy  Ian Smith Highly Commended  Perch Rock Lighthouse  Michelle Brooks Commended  Then I said to her ……….  Denise Hartley Commended  The Ploughman  Alistair Gorton   Advanced Category Place Title Photographer 1st  Riding the waves  Paul Way 2nd  Twr Bach lighthouse  David Slade 3rd  Venetian boats  Wendy Irwin Highly Commended  Running Grebe with Perch  Paul Way Highly Commended  Morning…

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Best of the rest’ competition results 18th September 2017

Judge: Stephen Clifford CPAGB BPE2 This was Stephen’s first time judging at the club. Not only was he concise and clear but there was also a remarkable consistency in most of his comments with those made by judges last year when the same images were originally presented. If only the same could be said for Football referees !.  Intermediate Category Place Title Photographer 1st  Gannett – Morus Bassanus  Alistair Gorton 2nd  Luke Mossey ( British Superbikes )  David Bourne 3rd  Squirrel  Steve Copeland Highly Commended  Laura…

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‘Best of the rest’ entries

Remember to bring your ‘best of the rest’ competition entries along tonight ( 11/09/17 )with a completed entry form. This competition is for PRINTS that were entered last year but did not get placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd. Points from this competition do not count towards the ‘points winner’ over the season. Also if you have any PDI images that might be considered for external inter-club competitions please be providing Christine with these. WillPhotographer and educator based in North Staffordshire near to Stoke-on-Trent. Social photography…

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PAGB PDI entry requirement change

Along with some others the PAGB has changed the image size requirements for PDI competitions. This is now 1600 pixels wide by 1200 pixels high. File size is a maximum of 2 mb or 2048 kb. Colourspace is still sRGB. More details on PAGB website WillPhotographer and educator based in North Staffordshire near to Stoke-on-Trent. Social photography – Portraits, Weddings and Events are specialisms although I used to do a lot of still life photography with which I was very successful. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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