Open PDI Competition 14th October 2019

The person with the unenviable task of judging this competition was Dave Tucker EFIAP/silver, DPAGB, CPAGB, BPE3*. The standard of the images and, particularly in the advanced, the number of images was high so separating them out was quite a task. Intermediate 1stTulip texturedChristine Lovatt2ndHey, that’s me !David Bourne3rdBoats at DerrianaCarmel SuamHighly commendedStrike a lightJohn SuamHighly commendedWastwaterDavid HulmeCommendedGypsy ladyDavid HulmeCommendedChaosCarmel Suam Advanced 1stJaws of BorrowdaleDavid Slade2ndFemale BullfinchLes Beardmore3rdMountain hareLes BeardmoreHighly commendedFemale Orange TipRichard BryantHighly commendedSearching for foodWilliam BrownHighly commendedIngredients for mischiefWendy IrwinCommendedThe grasstrackersCliff HughesCommendedThe ebbing…

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Best of the rest competition – 16th September 2019

Our judge for the evening was Len Claydon ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE3*. With the competition being for prints that did not get a 1st, 2nd or 3rd in competitions last season there were a lot of quality images to choose from. Most of the images below are photographs of the prints taken with a ‘phone, hence the flash reflection and lower quality. Intermediate 1stOne eachIan Smith2ndPheasant reflectionDavid Bourne3rdGrand MosqueIan SmithHighly commendedBlack Country LadyChristine LovattHighly commendedThe harness raceDavid HulmeCommendedWaterview WorkshopGordon ClaytonCommendedEmbroidering in DubrovnikGordon Clayton Advanced 1stJacobean SoldierDavid…

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Print of the year competition 2019


Our judge for the evening was David Gibbins – ARPS, APAGB, EFIAP/b, BPE5 As is befitting for our final competition of the season he was presented with some tough decisions due to the high standard of the entries. Intermediate 1stOil rig sunsetIan Smith2ndPilot cottagesIan Smith3rdJulieAlan LovattHighly commendedWhat are you looking atDavid BourneHighly commendedPort of Dubai -Misty skylineIan SmithCommendedSudden stopDavid BourneCommendedCanal sideAlan Lovatt Oil rig sunset – Ian Smith ( photograph of the print )Pilot cottages – Ian SmithJulie – Alan LovattWhat are you looking at – David…

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People / Portrait Competition – 01/04/19


Our judge for the evening was Mike Sharples ARPS MPAGB AFIAP BPE5 Intermediate 1stWatching the world go byIan Smith2ndMinaAlan Lovatt3rdWalking to morning prayersIan SmithHighly commendedBlack Country ladyChristine LovattHighly commendedJulieAlan LovattCommendedMother and childGordon ClaytonCommendedMad HatterChristine Lovatt Advanced 1stSamDavid Slade2ndHerman’s gallery of stolen artWendy Irwin3rdViking sword maidenWendy IrwinHighly commendedJacobean soldierDavid SladeHighly commendedPortrait of AmyWendy IrwinCommendedWaitingWilliam BrownCommendedThe puffer ladyStephen Simcox People / Portrait of the year – ‘Sam’ by David Slade. WillChairman and ‘Webmaster’ with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people.

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