Competition News

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

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.    

Image of the Year Competition Results 2019-20

Following the decision by the club committee and council members, that this years traditional Print of the year competition should continue in a digital form the club met via Zoom video conference at 7:30pm Tuesday the 14th April to hear the results and comments from the Judge Jim Welsh of Blyth Photographic Society.   Many thanks go to Jim who did a fantastic job presenting the images providing both a constructive and insightful commentary on all the images submitted. With the meeting taking place via Zoom video conference, a first both for the society and the Judge, the meeting was recoded and is now available via the links below for anyone who missed the meeting Read More …

3rd PDI Comp 2020 – Smartphone Photos

    The Smartphone PDI internal Competition is now open for voting.     Voting has now closed.

3rd Print Competition Results 2019-2020

The 3rd Print Competition of the season was held on 4th February 2020 at the Torch Centre. The judge for the evening was Alan Porrett from Whitley Bay who had about 70 prints to get through. Thanks Alan for an excellent night.   The Mono Beginner winners are: View From Jungfraujoch 1st Pat Johnston Gasp 2nd Neville Holmes Bamburgh War Memorial 3rd Angus Reid Sky Boat 4th Kev Hilton Rough Hands HC Angus Reid Eclesiastical Light HC Sheila Stanger Its A Learning Curve HC Graham Bradshaw Quiet Before The Storm HC Graham Bradshaw   Mono Advanced: Dark Satanic Mills 1st Adrian Christer Anguish 2nd Gerry Adcock Seascape 3rd Bob Turner Done Sailing 4th Gerry Stephens Read More …

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.