2017/18 Competition results

2017/18 Open PDI Table of Results

2017/18 Open PDI Table of Results

  Competition: Open       Date: 08 November 2017     No Title Author Rank Avge 28 Long Tail Tit Chantal Cooper 1 12.46 41 Sunset Over Gull Rock Steve Bexon 2 12.32 20 Food Fight Ian Waite 3 12.11 39 Seljalandsfoss Phil Mallin 4 12.00 26 Lacewing Butterfly Margaret Waterson 5 11.75 3 Anemone Julie Holbeche-Maund 6 11.61 10 Cold War Jet Rob Jones 7 11.54 15 Douglas Super Dc 3 Julie Holbeche-Maund 7 11.54 32 Oiling The Cogs Steve Bexon 9 11.50 24 Ice On Diamond Beach Phil Mallin 10 11.43 18 Fast Fishing Ian Waite 11 11.29 8 Bradgate Sunrays Chantal Cooper 12 11.04 27 Lady In Red Graham Townsend 13 11.00 5 Bee Feeding On Comfrey Martin Allen 14 10.93 16 Evil At Work David Crowson 15 10.86 21 Fox Cub Martin Allen 15 10.86 37 Resting In The Sunshine Loz Waterson 17 10.32 49 Wing Walkers Margaret Waterson 18 10.29 43 The Girl With Red Wheels John Smith 19 10.21 14 Dig ‘Em In Peter Lawrance 20 10.00 35 P51 & F35B At Riat Loz Waterson 21 9.89 12 Cornflower Landing Dave Varnham 22 9.57 42 Supporting The Infantry Alan Wardropper 22 9.57 11 Coniston Water Gary Wood 24 9.50 40 Sunset On East Coast Dave Varnham 25 9.39 38 Rose Dave Carter 26 9.25 45 Ullswater Gary Wood 27 9.14 25 It’S Big Dad Roger Leck 28 9.11 47 Well ! When I Was A Lad David Crowson 28 9.11 1 Airborne Forces Memorial Paul Steans 30 8.96 4 Approaching Bridge 33 Alan Wardropper 31 8.89 19 Fjordane John Smith 32 8.83...
2017/18 Natural Light Portraits

2017/18 Natural Light Portraits

Last week we held the 1st internal competition which was a themed print round for Natural Light Portraits. Last night we had the review evening. The image that finished in 1st place was 1 (32) Old Man On Train – Steve Bexon Scores 12.29 6 15 I 4.08 1 5 C 4 1 5 T 4.21 2 5 Followed by 2 (43) Summer Haze – Phil Mallin Scores 10.96 8 14 I 3.38 1 4 C 3.75 3 5 T 3.83 3 5 Then in joint 3rd 3 (4) At A Glance – Jules Holbeche-Maund Scores 10.92 6 14 I 3.63 1 4 C 3.54 1 5 T 3.75 2 5 3 (25) Young Hot Lips – Mike Dawe Scores 10.92 6 15 I 3.5 1 5 C 3.63 2 5 T 3.79 2 5   What makes a good portrait well there are several things to consider Eyes – If you can see the eyes they give you a connection with the model so these (at least the closest one) need to be in focus and often they seem better if at a slight angle. Background – Needs to be non distracting Colour – Look for natural skin tones Light – avoid bright sun light as this can lead to harsh shadows on face and the eyes being dark 5 (41) From The Depths – Jules Holbeche-Maund Scores 10.83 5 15 I 3.75 1 5 C 3.54 2 5 T 3.54 1 5 6 (1) Alex – Phil Mallin Scores 10.71 5 14 I 3.54 1 5 C 3.63 1 5 T 3.54 1 5 6 (20) Thats...