Well, we got there in the end! This week the club held the first competition of the 2018-2019 club year, and the theme was "Open". The club welcomed Cy Newton from to judge the images. This competition had the largest number of entries for a very long time with 35 prints and 56 digital images. Great to see, albeit it makes for a much longer evening!

As ever, points scored count towards the Photographer Of The Year competition.

The winners and placings were as follows:-

Projected Digital Images Competition

1st Place - “Mary's Shell" by Christine Beedham
2nd Place - “Summer" by Anna Backlund
3rd Place - “Red Arrow" by Gary Bibby
4th Place - “Ship Wrecked" by Stephen Lee
5th Place - “Reflections" by Peter Thirsk

Printed Images

1st Place - “Ferry On A Rainy Lake Bed (Slovenia)” by Andy Gilbert
2nd Place - “Penmon Lighthouse” by Gary Bibby
3rd Place - “Kingfisher” by Martin Young
4th Place - “Portrait Of A Baby Gelarda Monkey (Ethiopia)” by Andy Gilbert
5th Place - “It Floats My Boat” by David Mellor

Commended - “Calm Reflections” by Pete Carroll

Congratulations to all involved, whether placed or just taking part.

An online gallery of the winning images is available here