Date:

29th October 2020

Entry:

2 images

Criteria:

Entries on the theme of 'Corrosion' are invited. Corrosion may be interpreted in many ways. Images showing decay, erosion, dereliction or similar themes would be welcomed. The date the photograph was taken is unimportant, so you are welcome to trawl through your back-catalogue.

Judge:

Mike Sharples

 

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
First Place:            

Second Place:

           

Third Place:

           
             

Highly Commended:

           

 

           
             

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Date:

28th October 2021

Entry:

3 digital images

Criteria:

The theme of 'Trees' was chosen by the members at the AGM in April. Up to three images may be entered on the theme of 'Trees' and these do not have to be taken during the year of the competition.

Judge:

Trevor Bell, LRPS

 

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
First Place: Storm Brewing over the 18th Georgina Foxwell

Tree #1

Chris Johnson Dawn in the Valley * Mick Schilling

Second Place:

Leafpeeping Elizabeth Smith Past Its Autumn Glory Ray Manning Where Day Ends and Night Begins Mick Schilling

Third Place:

From Little Acorns Aileen Nock Was a Tree Once Hazel Lane

Chestnut Nest

Mick Schilling

Highly Commended:

The Colours of Autumn Kevin Watts Lakeside Jenny Ladbrooke Trying to Escape Val Manning
  Spoilt for Colour Choice Michael Prince     Bristlecone Pine Dave Venables
  Woodland Path to the Lake Chris Lee    

Winter Morning on Rannock Moor

Sue Pearmain

 Commended:

Trees in Spring

John Leighton

Lake District Pines

Tony Dyson

Autumn Acer

Chanardaye Walton

 

Alone Amongst the Terraces

Kevin Watts

The Glade

Jenny Ladbrooke

Aspens Jane Roby
  A Quiet Tree Viewing Area Geoff Owen     An Understated Ontario Fall  Jane Roby

 

* Best of the Night - and winner of the 'Best in Themed Competition' Trophy

 

 

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Date:

14th October 2021

Entry:

Up to 3 digital images 

Criteria:

Up to 3 images, any theme, any subject, colour or monochrome.

Judge:

Cherry Larcombe, EFIAP ARPS DPAGB BPE5*

 

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
First Place: Cornwall Sunset Chris Lee The Last Peony Jenny Ladbrooke

Joe, Jake & Jack   in the Box

Jolanta Bujalska-Axon

Second Place:

That Tree in Llanberis Chris Lee The Ice Queen Jenny Ladbrooke The Cloisters Phil Moorhouse

Third Place:

Pollen-Eater Aileen Nock Young Deer Play-fighting Dave Ward On a Mission Chris Mallett

Highly Commended:

Tranquility Kevin Watts Millennium Bridge Jenny Ladbrooke Meerkat Posing David Steele
      Was a Tree Once Hazel Lane Mayfly in Canola Field Mick Schilling

Commended:

Kilchurn Castle

Kevin Watts Walking the Dog Fay Venables

Perch Rock

Tim Hutchin

 

Sunset over the Sea

Rosie Thompson

Migrant Hawker Dragonfly

Richard Postill

Pond Skating Mick Schilling
 

Amber Nectar

Mick O'Malley

Damselfly

Chris Johnson

Seeking Shelter Sue Pearmain
          Last Light, Lock Linnhe Dave Venables
          Marine Lake Railings Tim Hutchin

 

Date:

7th January 2021

Entry:

4 images

Criteria:

Members enter four images (any theme, any subject, just for fun). In the first round the four pictures from each author are presented to the audience online, who select their favourite of the four. The two most popular images progress to the next round, where they will compete against the best of the rest. Four images are presented (from different authors at random) in subsequent rounds until we reach the final four.

Judge:

The Audience

Video:

 https://youtu.be/xxnsGsWL_Cw

 

   All Entries
First Place: Winnie Jenny Ladbrooke

Second Place:

Misty Day on the Canal Georgina Foxwell
Top six runners-up: Cygnet Tony Dyson
 

Butterfly

Jan Cochrane
 

Derwentwater Blue Hour

Mick Schilling
  Oxbow Bend

Dave Venables

 

Japanese Bridesmaid

Kevin Watts
 

Locomotive Wheel

Rosie Thompson

 

 

 

 

 

Date:

21st January 2021

Entry:

3 digital images

Criteria:

Any theme, any format, monochrome or colour. The only rule is that a member can enter the same photograph just twice in a season.

Judge:

Kylie Ann Martin

 

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
First Place: The Wave Kevin Watts Bright Eyed Jolanta B Axon The Meerkat Queen Jane Storer

Second Place:

Winnie Jenny Ladbrooke Sunset at Croome Jolanta B Axon Chaffinch Sue Pearmain

Third Place:

Death in a Jam Jar Aileen Nock A Winter's Rose Jolanta B Axon

Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber

Tim Hutchin

Highly Commended:

Gold Filigree Leaf Jenny Ladbrooke Kirkwall Harbour Jan Cochrane Identity Parade Phil Moorhouse
  Dunstanburgh Castle Chris Lee Red Lips Dave Ward Fallow Deer David Steele
  Wild Geranium  Jenny Ladbrooke Fireworks Chris Johnson Holly for Sale Sue Pearmain

Commended:

High and Dry at Hartland Bay

Michael Prince Lily Hazel Lane

Off to Pastures New

Mick Schilling

 

Tending the Flock

Kevin Watts

Reflection

Chris Johnson

Buachaille Etive Mor Dave Venables
 

Coastal Defence

Elizabeth Smith

A Bit Slippy

Hazel Lane

Unprecedented Leftovers Mick Schilling