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July Images of People online competition

Due to the ongoing restrictions due to Covid-19 this month’s competition (theme: images of people) was held virtually.

First place was taken by Ian Smith’s ‘Myanmar Musician’, a really well taken shot of a musician playing a saung, or Myanmar harp.

Laura Richardson’s ‘Pretty Little Thing 2’ took second place. The original Pretty Little Thing was winner of our Printed Image of the Year competition in 2019.

‘Strange Fashion’ by Steve Memmott came third. If you[‘re wondering what the model, Natasha, has around her head, it’s actually the skirt she’s wearing!

June Fauna and Flora colour online competition

Due to Covid-19 this month’s competition was held virtually, using the new online system that had been developed for the club.

In the colour competition first place was taken by Marie Rollitt’s industrious gannet.

Second place went to Paul Beckett’s luscious image of an agapantha flower breaking out.

David Barnett’s perfectly focussed picture of a large red damselfly (Pyrrhosoma Nymphula) took third place.

MAY METAL online competition

Due to the ongoing restrictions due to Covid-19 this month’s competition (theme: metal) was held virtually.

First place was taken by David Barnett’s close up monochrome image of his Morgan’s wheel – I don’t think it’ll stay that clean for long!

Second place was shared by Ian Smith’s door from a cathedral in Santiago and Jill Davies’ blacksmith at work.

April Triptych monochrome online competition

Due to Covid-19 this month’s competition was held virtually, using the new online system that had been developed for the club.

In the monochrome competition first place was taken by Marie Rollitt’s mouse portraits.

Second place went to Jill Davies’ intricate church interiors.

Third place was shared by Allyson Evans’ jeans and Laura Richardson’s trees.

April Triptych colour online competition

Due to Covid-19 this month’s competition was held virtually, using the new online system that had been developed for the club.

In the colour competition first place was taken by Laura Richardson’s delicate still life/lives.

Second place went to Derek Vintin’s public art from Penang, Malaysia.

Third place was shared by Jill Davies’ portraits and Ian Smith’s beautiful Mallorcan sunset.

MARCH Shoes and/or feet Projected Competition

March saw the Shoes and/or Feet projected image competition, before the club choose to go begin social distancing.

First place went to Ian Smith’s basket weaver.

Second place went to Jill Davies’s ethereal shot of a ballerina.

It was a good competition for Jill, with her shot of a newborn’s feet taking third place jointly with Pam Fisher’s image inspired by a recent speaker.

February ‘through the window/door’ monochrome print competition

Our first projected image competition of 2020 had the theme of ‘Through the window or door’. 

The monochrome competition was a very close run. First place was shared between David Barnett’s image of a pig and Nick Wheat’s BBC outside broadcast image.

Third place was shared by Darren Worthy’s image through the window of a derelict pub, and Laura Richardson’s nightshot of a pub in York.