Don’t forget there is only 24 hours left to enter the L&CPU individual competition. There has been very few entries from the club this year ☹ Please consider entering, Individual authors may up-load their entries through the L&CPU Information Portal ( http://lcpu-portal.org) using your email address and password. An Individual Password can be sought by requesting password on the Information Portal login. If you are unsure, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A photographer may enter up to 12 images in the Open section and 6 images in Nature.
Image size – maximum 1600 pixels (horizontal & 1200 pixels (vertical). Colour spage sRGB (even mono images).
Full rulesavailable from the L&CPU website.
Don’t forget this week is our AGM. Please come along and support your club. If you are unable to attend and wish to vote on any of the proposals, please submit this in writing ASAP ✍ Thanks 😊
The Portal for entries into the L&CPU Individual Competition is now open. All members are welcome to and encouraged to enter;
-Individual authors may up-load their entries through the L&CPU Information Portal ( http://lcpu-portal.org) using your email address and Password (I would encourage this). An Individual Password can be sought by requesting password on the Information Portal login. If you are unsure, email: email@example.com
– Entries can be made by Club Competition Secretaries via the L&CPU Information Portal. If you wish me to upload your entry send to the usual firstname.lastname@example.org address.
– The last day for all online entries is 2nd May 2021 (if you are uploading your own – if you want me to upload them, then I must receive them by the 27th April).
– An image used in previous L&CPU Individual Competition may not be entered.
– A photographer may enter up to 12 images in the Open section and 6 images in Nature.
Image size – maximum 1600 pixels (horizontal & 1200 pixels (vertical).
– Colour space sRGB (even mono images).
The above are the main points of the rules – there is a 7 page pdf available from the L&CPU website.
Massive congratulations to all the winners of this years Annual Competition. There were some excellent images as always, so I am sure it was a tough decision for our judge for the evening Pat Couder, who did an amazing job, with some excellent and constructive feedback.
1st File Eared Tree Frog Romance – Janet Taylor – Best Nature Image Trophy
2nd European Roller with Beetle – Peter Bagnall
3rd Royal Python – Janet Taylor
HC Wasp Refelctions – Ellen Bell
Com European Bee Eaters squabble – Peter Bagnall
Com Wasp Returning to Nest With Prey- Ellen Bell
1st Olive Oil Jar – Steve Bird – Table Top/Still Life Trophy
2nd Lovely Leap – Ellen Bell – Best Mono Image Trophy
3rd Snow on the Beach – Graham Dean – Best Colour Image Trophy
HC Burnt Out – Beth Robertson
HC Lonely Tree, Wales – Ellen Bell
HC Eyes on the Prize – Janet Taylor
HC The Great Eggscape – Ellen Bell
Com Behind the Painted Smile – Janet Taylor
Com Full Moon -. Steve Bird
Com Baby It’s Cold outside – Ellen Bell
Best Image of the competition – File Eared Tree Frog Romance – Janet Taylor
This Thursday is the biggest and last competition evening of the season. We have a new to us judge -Pat Couder so we are in for an exciting evening 😀 Good luck to everyone who entered.
This week is our Easter social and quiz 😊 BYOB 🥂😂 As always at our social evenings, partners are welcome to join in too 👫 The more the merrier 😀 There will be prizes for the quiz winners, so get swotting 🤓 Zoom link has been sent via email.
This week we have a talk by our own Phil Bell who is going to share some of the useful apps you can get to help you achieve the best from your photography, things like; checking weather, sunrise, sunset, sun positions, star positions and much more! This will be a very useful and informative talk, particularly for anyone who likes their landscape photography 🌄🌅🌆🌃
Massive congratulations to all the award winners, tough competition and very close results, from some really excellent images. However, everyone can’t win and the top scorers for each are below:
1st – Wasp Reflections – Ellen Bell – 44.5
2nd – Hairspray – Janet Taylor – 44
3rd – Sparrow Hawk – Peter Bagnall – 38
HC – Red Admiral Butterfly – David Dempster – 38
Com – Dark Side of the Spoon – Steve Bird – 33
Com – Fungus – Joe Greenhough – 33
1st – Chambord – Steve Bird – 91
2nd – Gin Glass – Steve Bird – 90
3rd – The Man in the Trilby -Janet Taylor- 89
Ist – Peter Bagnall
2nd – Janet Taylor
3rd Ellen Bell
Many thanks to all who entered these competitions.
Next week we have a talk on apps for photography by our own Phil Bell 😁
The 2021 L&CPU PDI Club Championship results will be shown via a Zoom meeting on Saturday 20th March 2021, starting at 10.00am. We have entries from all active club members who regularly enter into the club competitions. All images and scores will be shown for both the Open and Nature Sections. The zoom link has been sent via email. 😊
This week we have the results of our 5 new images, folio and accumulator competitions 😀 Good luck to all who entered! Don’t forget entries for the annuals are due in by 4th April and look out for an email with information for the AGM 😊