Tonight saw the New Fosse Challenge Trophy which is hosted by Fosse Co-op Camera Club. Its a 6 print open theme competition which saw entries this year from 10 camera clubs across the East Midlands.
It was judged by Jim Hartje ARPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP BPE5*
We were trying to retain the shiled for the 3rd year but fell short by 5 points finishing in 2nd place with 108 points from a possible 120 to Sileby PS who scored 115,
Images used were
Steve Bexon “Sunset over Gull Rock” 19
Chantal Cooper “Long Tail Tit” 14
John Smith “Light & Shadow” 18
Ian Waite “The Scamp” 20
Jules Holbeche-Maund LRPS “Pingvellir” 18
Phil Mallin “Vestrehorn” 19
Table of results
|Earl Shilton CC
|Leicester & Leicestershire PS
|Leicester Forest PS
|Hinckley & DPS
|Coalville & DPS
Last night was the first competition of the season it was Open Print externally judged by the indomitable Bob Moore FRPS, Hon. PAGB, MPAGB, FIPF.
It had a high entry of 60 images from 25 members and Bob as usual gave some very insightful and forthright comments on all the images.
At the end Ian Waite emerged victorious with “The Scamp”
Although only just from Julie Holbeche-Maund LRPS with “Black Princess”
Alan Wardropper achieved 3rd with “Thoughts”
and 4th with “Scary Clown”
Phil Mallin came 5th with “The Jetty Iceland”
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Last night was the first speaker evening of the 2018/19 season and for this we had Richard Cobby ARPS CPAGB from Northampton who presented a mix of projected images and AVI’s under the caption “Moments In Time”. It include some worked examples, methods for removing the bain of the photographers life “Tourists” and even changing day into night. To see more of Richards images visit his PBase page
Last night we had the informal interactive Review of members PDI image. There was an open discussion with emphasis in regard to judging and critical image appraisal hosted by Andrzej Jablonski across a number of images which met one of the the 3 Themes
NOTE: This was NOT a competition but learning evening for how to judge the images in the POTY rounds.