Month: February 2018

Annual competition reminder

Don’t forget this week entries for the annuals are due to the competition e-mail address by Sunday at the latest. Here is a reminder of what is eligible for entry and the categories, good luck everyone;

Annual Digital Image Competitions

This is the final competition of the season, and it is assumed that members will enter their most successful images from throughout the year. Categories include;

·        Nature  (may be colour or mono) max. of 2 images

·        Colour Digital Image of the Year max. of 2 images

·        Best Monochrome Image (may be any subject but will be judged on pictorial merit and not eligible for other sections) max. of 2 images

·        Portraiture (Mono. or Colour Images – Animal portraits are not eligible for this award) max. of 2 images

·        Table Top Image (Mono or Colour) max. of 2 images

·        Best in show – The winning image from each section in the Annuals to go forward to be judged and the overall winner is awarded “Best in Show”

Panel of four winners

Well done to everyone who entered last weeks panel of 4 competition. The standard was exceptional and there were some worthy winners!

Congratulations to John for his winning panel ‘Birds in Flight’, superb images.

Looking forward to seeing everyone this Thursday for our guest speaker William Oliphant who is going to talk to us about basic Photoshop editing.

Winning panel of 4 – John Hughes- Birds in Flight

Check out all the wining images by visiting our website:

Tomorrow’s night competition

Tomorrow night is the results of the panel of 4 competition, judged by the experienced Simon Ray.

Bring money and/or prizes for the monthly raffle.
Remember to submit images to be considered for the club’s promotional material.

Also, the website has been completely re-vamped so please have a look, and share as much as possible.

Set subjects 2018-2019

Many thanks to those who suggested themes for next year’s competitions – last night we drew out 7 (from the list of 33) – they are:

Urban Landscapes
Tools of the Trade
Freezing motion (fast shutter speed)
UK Landmarks

Next season’s syllabus will indicate which subject will feature in which month.

Also – don’t forget to email entries for “Panel of Four” by Sunday night – an entry should consist of 4 related images in the normal competition format (max 1600 px wide/1200 pixels high), along with a composite that includes all four – if anyone is having trouble putting the composite together, just send Graham the 4 images