Competition News

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



Keynote & Annual Award Presentaions 2017-18 Season


This years excellent keynote by nationally acclaimed photographer, Ian Macdonald took place in the Forum Cinema on Tuesday the 24th April. The evening, which was open to the public, included a screening of a documentary film ‘Shooting Time’ covering Ian’s early work on Teesside and a presentation on his more recent work.   The evening also provided an ideal opportunity to socialise with members whilst viewing an exhibition of members work over refreshments and a excellent buffet in the forum Café.     It was followed with our annual awards being presented by Ian Macdonald to members who had been successful in this seasons print and the PDI competitions. The gallery below shows each photographers Read More …


This post was written by: Stephen Smith on 30th, April 2018



3rd PDI Competition Judging Form


The 3rd PDI competition MOVEMENT is now open for judging by Members You can view all the image using the gallery below, but please don’t forget to vote and comment on your favourite images. The judging form will remain open until midnight on 10th April 2018. Judging is now closed.    


This post was written by: Stephen Smith on 17th, March 2018



3rd Print Competition Results


Our last competition for the three Print competition series was held at our normal venue at the Torch Centre opposite Hexham General Hospital on 6th February 2017. Many thanks to John Williams DPAGB EFIPA/b MPSA, from Penrith and District Camera Club, who provided a great evening of judging.   As usual with our print competitions the turnout was high, with members eager to learn what the judge made of their prints.   The Mono Images are here:       And the Colour images:-     Thanks to all who entered.  


This post was written by: David Theobald on 21st, February 2018



2nd PDI Competition Results – ‘People’


Our second PDI Competition results were presented at our club night on Tuesday 30th January. The Theme PEOPLE was judged by our members the results are below:   Place Name Image Title   Points First Peter Newman Defying Gravity 18 Second Peter Newman Loot 16 Third Barry Turnbull The Last Horseman 15 Fourth Jenny Stirling Lady On A Vietnamese Canal 14 Fifth Graham Oliver Pillow Fight 11 Highly Commended Mike Ward The Mandolin Player 9 Highly Commended Val Johnston Farmer John 9 Highly Commended Neil Park Boring 8 Highly Commended Rosi Bowyer Artwork With Models 8 Congratulations to the members above who have all managed to scored points and well done to everyone who entered this Read More …


This post was written by: David Theobald on 7th, February 2018



2nd Print Competition Results 2017/18


Our 2nd Print Competition took place on 2nd January and was Judged this year by Dave Phillips from Hartlepool.   I think Dave impressed everyone with his judging. As he managed to deliver a thorough evaluation on each print, despite having a total of 34 Monochrome and 44 Colour prints to get through in the meeting – no mean feat! . The Mono results were as follows:   Member Title Mono / Colour Position Gerry Adcock Light Lines M 1st Bob Turner Peek A Boo M 2nd Gerry Adcock Sofa Wars M 3rd Adrian Christer Printer M 4th Alan McCormick Upstairs Maid M 5th Kevin Hilton Grasmere M HC * Best B Dave Theobald Geordies Read More …


This post was written by: David Theobald on 5th, January 2018



2nd PDI Judging Form


The 2nd PDI competition PEOPLE is now open for judging by Members You can view all the image using the gallery below, but please don’t forget to vote and comment on your favourite images. The judging form will remain open until midnight on 3rd January 2018       Judging is now closed.  


This post was written by: David Theobald on 5th, December 2017



1st Print Competition Winners 2017-18


Our first Print Competition of the season was judged on 14th November at the Torch Centre by Gerald Chamberlin from Carlisle. He is Chairman and Competition Secretary of Morton Photographic Society. A good evening was had by all with some 89 images for Gerald to get through! Monochrome:- Name Title Position Barry Turnbull Beached Boat 1st Barry Turnbull Making Hay 2nd Gerry Adcock Little Miss Sunshine 3rd Val Johnston Shop Window 4th Gerry Stephens Wind Turbine Bases 5th Anita Charlton Anita Best B David Theobald Hitting The High Note HC Gerry Adcock Lady of the House HC Jenny Stirling Time For A Quick Fag HC   Colour: Name Title Position Bob Turner Wet Day On Read More …


This post was written by: David Theobald on 17th, November 2017



First PDI Competition Results 2017-18


Our First PDI Competition results were presented at our club night on 19th September. The Theme REFLECTIONS was well represented and judged by our members.


This post was written by: David Theobald on 21st, September 2017