Competition News

Below you will find all the latest news about internal & external competitions and results.

Print of the Year Competition 2021

Despite ongoing Covid restrictions the Print of the Year competition was held as usual on the 13th April 2021. The competition attracted a fair entry in both the colour and the mono sections. The judge was Arjun Nambiar from Gosforth Photographic Society. A newly appointed judge this season he gave in depth, excellent comments and suggestions. Thank you Arjun and congratulations to the winner of both sections : Bob Turner.   Colour Section Winner of the Palmer Pot is ‘Out in the Cold’  by Bob Turner Runner up is ‘Sycamore Gap Sunrise’ by Angus Reid     Monochrome Section Winner of the Wardle Rose Bowl is ‘Tyne Green’ by Bob Turner Runner up is ‘Last Read More …

Third PDI competition 23rd February 2021

Popular judge Richard Spiers DPAGB, APAGB, BPE2* from Morton Camera Club judged our 3rd PDI competition on the 23rd February via the Zoom platform.  There were 76 entries and the meeting was well attended. Thank you Richard for your considered and helpful judging and for giving us an enjoyable evening.   Beginner Colour   Advanced Colour   Beginner Mono   Advanced mono Section winners are     

3rd Print Competition Results 2020/21

The 3rd competition was held on 2nd February.  Entries were a bit down because of lack of opportunity during the Covid pandemic.  The judge was Dave Phillips from Hartlepool.  Digital images of the prints were shown on Zoom on the presentation evening.  Thank you Dave for an informative and entertaining evening.   Beginner Colour     Advanced Colour       Beginner Mono       Advanced Mono    

2nd Print Competition Results 2020/21

The second print competition was judged by Malcolm Blenkey from Saltburn club.  He gave considered and helpful advice.  Thank you Malcolm for providing an enjoyable evening on Zoom.   Beginner Colour – Winners are       Advanced Colour – Winners are       Beginner Mono – Winners are       Advanced Mono – Winners are  

First Print Competition Results 2020/21

The results of the first PRINT competition were announced on the 1st December 2020.  Thanks to judge Joseph Duffy from Whickham Camera Club who gave helpful and  informed comments on our work.  Considering the Covid restrictions and difficulties of collecting the prints there was a very strong entry.   Beginners Colour Results 1st – Sheila Stanger – Through the trees 2nd  – Sue Lee  – A head above the rest 3rd  – John Cole – Commisioner’s Quay, Blyth 4th  – Pat Johnston – Seven Trees 5th – Neville Holmes – Returning clouds at dawn HC – Pat Johnston – Bad hair day HC – Kevin Hilton – Unaware I’m there      Advanced Colour Results Read More …

2nd PDI Competition Results

The second PDI competition was expertly judged on the 17th November 2020 by Lynda Golightly of Consett Photographic Society. Congratulations to all who took part and many thanks to Lynda for her constructive feedback on all the images submitted.   Mono Competition: The results of the beginners mono competition are as follows: 1st – Trams late again by Neville Holmes 2nd – Crashing over by Barbara Austin 3rd – Walking the dog by Lesley Parsons 4th – Callanish, Isle of Lewis by Dave Tuck 5th – Fish Quay by Dave Strother HC – Time for hot shoes by Barbara Austin     The results of the Advanced mono competition are as follows: 1st – He’s Read More …

1st PDI Competition Results

The first PDI competition of the season took place on Tuesday 13th October. via Zoom. The meeting was well attended and the judge Keith Archer CPAGB from Ryton and District Camera club.gave .  considered and helpful comments on our work.  Members enjoyed the evening so thank you very much Keith.  Thank you also to all who entered the to make this a successful competition. The award winners are as follows:   Beginner Mono winners are:     Advanced Mono winners are:     Beginner Colour winners are:     Advanced Colour winners are:

1st Internally Judged PDI Competition 2020-2021

The 1st Internally judged PDI competition on the subject ” Hands ”  is now open for members to judge below.       Voting has now closed. Voting will close on 23rd October 2020.