Date:

31st March 2022

Entry:

20 images chosen by the Selection Committee

Criteria:

Our annual head-to-head with local clubs: South Birmingham PS and Knowle Camera Club. Each club submits 20 images and the judge scores them out of 20. The club with the highest aggregated total is awarded The Warwickshire Plaque.

Judge:

Dave Tucker, DPAGB EFIAP/g BPE3*

 

Congratulations to Shirley Photographic Society:

 Shirley South Birmingham Knowle
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  Our Highest Scoring Entries

20

High Winds on the Dunes Chris Mallett
20 Morning Mist in the Valley Jane Roby

19

Joe, Jake and Jack in the Box Jolanta B Axon

19

Magnolia in Vase Jolanta B Axon
 19

Marine Lake Railing

Tim Hutchin
 19 Urban Pollution

Jenny Ladbrooke

 

 

 

 

 

Date:

7th April 2022

Entry:

3 digital images

Criteria:

Any subject, any theme, mono or colour

Judge:

David Lowe, ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

 

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
First Place: Gloster Gladiator

Kevin Watts

Urban Pollution Jenny Ladbrooke Blind Lady Resting Chanardaye Walton

Second Place:

Mountain Panorama Chris Lee Cortinarius Fungus Tony Dyson I Can't Reach Graham Walton

Third Place:

Wrong Hole Aileen Nock Day Dreaming Hazel Lane Electric Chair Graham Walton

Highly Commended:

A Portrait

Graham Newman

Welsh Pony, Wild Dave Ward Alaskan Bear Cubs Sparring Jane Storer

 

        Brown Hare  David Steele

Commended:

Bagan Temple Kevin Watts The Last  Peony Jenny Ladbrooke Earning a Crust Phil Moorhouse
  Boat at Anchor  Aileen Nock Still Life Richard Postill High Winds on the Dunes Chris Mallett
  Welsh Mountain Goats Chris Lee     Inquistive Youngster Mick Schilling
         

Pallas Cat 

Sue Pearmain
         

Shadows of Life

Graham Walton
         

Jaguar and Butterfly

Jane Storer

 

 

Date:

8th April 2021

Entry:

3 images

Criteria:

Members enter three images with a creative feel. Our definition of Creative is 'Altered Reality'. The image must obviously display a change in natural colour, form, shape, or any combination of these. Creative images are often montages (a blending or composite of multiple images).

Judge:

The Audience

Video:

https://youtu.be/O-To3i8uEVQ

 

  All Entries

First Place

Lockdown Clock Chris Lee

Second Place:

Moonlit Stag Jenny Ladbrooke

Third Place:

Cityscape Jenny Ladbrooke

Highly Commended: 

Duck the Great Western Engine Mick Schilling
  The Clown Roy Buckle
  Shot at Dawn Sue Pearmain
 Commended:  Camillia Bush Twirl Chris Lee
  Socially-Distanced Air Travel Returns Phil Moorhouse
  Moon Walk Phil Moorhouse

 

 

Date:

14th April 2022

Entry:

1 Audio-Visual Presentation

Criteria:

Entries must be digital and saved as a file that will play on a Windows computer, e.g. “.exe” or “.wmv” files.

All presentations submitted must be the work of the entrant. We are judging the presentation not the individual images entered, so content need not only be the work of the entrant, however, all manipulation and presentation work must be the authors own.

By participating in the Competition entrants indemnify the organisers against any action which may be taken by owners of copyright.

Judge:

The Audience

  All Entries

First Place

Miss Unsinkable The Convergence of the Twain

Rosie Thompson

Second Place:

Judge Dread Phil Moorhouse

Third Place:

Leaving my Heart Elizabeth Smith

 

 

 

 

 

Date:

17th June 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/S8O0-8akUsM

 

   All Entries
First Place: Boat at Anchor Aileen Nock

First Place:

Progress Phil Moorhouse
Top six runners-up: Volcanic Buffalo Dave Ward
 

On the Prowl

Tony Dyson
 

The Chinese Arrangement

Jenny Ladbrooke
  Carpenter Bee 

Jane Roby

 

Inquisitive Youngster

Mick Schilling
 

Lion Cub

Sue Pearmain