Competition News

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

Externally Judged PDI – 7th Jan 2020

Our inaugural foray into an externally judged PDI competition took place on the 7th January 2020. Our judge for the evening was Malcolm Boyd from Castleside & District PC, where he is extremely busy as Treasurer and Secretary. Many thanks Malcolm for an entertaining evening at the Torch Centre, our first meeting of the new decade! The winners of the Mono section:-     The Colour Section winners:- Well done all for the high standard of entries received.

2nd PDI Competition 2019-20 Season – Abandoned

  The 2nd Internal PDI Competition themed ‘Abandoned’ is now open for voting. The form will be open till 15th January. Please view the images below to view members images:-   Click here to access the Voting form

2nd Print Competition 2019-2020 Season

The second Print competition of the 2019-20 season took place on Tuesday the 3rd of December. Many Thanks go to the judge for this round of the competition, David Stout ARPS DPAGB EFIAP PPSA, of Whickham Photographic Club who delivered members constructive feedback on all images submitted.   As agreed at the AGM the competition was judged on the one evening with separate competitions for Beginner and Advanced workers in both Colour & Mono. At the AGM it was also agreed that the number of images awarded a numbered position or highly commended would be made proportional to the number of entries for the competition, it was left to the competition secretary and committee to Read More …

1st Print Competition 2019-2020 Season

Congratulations to all our members who had their images awarded placings in our 1st Print competition of this 2019 – 2020 season.   In the Mono Print Competition the winners are: 1st Mono – Robert – Danny Brannigan (Adv) 2nd Mono – Cumbrian Crepusculars – Elspeth Peddie (Beg) 3rd Mono – Arther – Val Johnston (Adv) 4th Mono – Dunstanburgh – Barry Turnbull (Adv) 5th Mono – Black Night – Neville Holmes (Beg) Mono HC – Do You Remember When? – Gerry Stephens (Adv) Mono HC – Puffin – Stephen Smith (Adv) Mono HC – Gossamer Threads – Angus Reid (Beg) Mono HC – Rachel – Gerry Adcock (Adv) Mono HC – Sage – Adrian Read More …

1st PDI Competition 2019-20 (Circles)

The subject for the 1st round of the competition is ‘Circles’   Please select you favourites from members images below, and use the voting form to send your selections. Voting is open for all of October 2019.   Click here to open the voting form.    

3rd PDI Competition Winners 2018-19

The 3rd PDI Competition was Judged Online by members ending on 2nd April 2019. This is the update for the results of the competition plus the accrued points during the season. Member Points Position Adrian Christer 35 1 Peter Newman 21 2 Sheila Stanger 15 3 Stuart Fothergill 8 4 Peter Newman 5 5 Angus Reid 4 HC Danny Brannigan 4 HC Rob Halliburton 4 HC The images are below:- The overall points for the 3 PDI competitions:- Member Member # 1st Comp 2nd Comp 3rd Comp Total Adrian Christer 91 11 9 35 55 Danny Brannigan 62 8 33 4 45 Barry Turnbull 69 28 14 42 Peter Newman 100 13 26 39 Angus Read More …

3rd PDI Competition 2018-19

Hello all members,   The 3rd PDI competition on the theme of ‘Architecture’ is now open for voting!   Please see below galley for viewing the images (46 images in total. Voting is open until the 2nd of April at 23:59 hrs.     Judging has now closed   Good luck and enjoy the images.

2nd PDI Competition Winners 2018-19

The winners of the 2nd PDI Competition of 2018-19 season are here:- Member Points Position Danny Brannigan 17 1 Danny Brannigan 16 2 Ralph Wrighton 14 3 Barry Turnbull 14 3 Peter Newman 13 5 Graham Oliver 12 HC Adrian Christer 9 HC Eddie Ramsden 8 HC And the winning images are:  

3rd Print Competition Results 2018-19 Season

Our 3rd Print Competition of the season was held at the Torch Centre on 29th January 2019. The Judge was Keith Snell LRPS, EFIAP, PPSA from Cockermouth. Thank you Keith for an entertaining evening of judging. Mono Results: 1st Columns Gerry Adcock 2nd British Museum Impression Bob Turner 3rd Le Gondole Geoff Chrisp 4th Path To The Cross Gerry Adcock 5th Loneliness Bob Turner HC Dreaming Gerry Stephens HC Up And Over Geoff Chrisp HC Pieta Adrian Christer HC Tudor Tavern John Cole HC Classic Cat Angus Reid Colour Results: 1st Curlew In Cotton Grass Angus Reid 2nd We Are Not Amused Bob Turner 3rd Fallen Angel Gerry Adcock 4th Strata Various Geoff Chrisp 5th Read More …