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January AGW Open online competition

As always, the Dronfield Camera Club year began with the AGW Open competition.

First place was taken by David Barnett’s beautiful ‘After the Snow’ taken just a few days before the closing date for the competition.

Second place was shared between Ian Smith’s ‘Offering a Prayer’ and Jill Davies’ ‘Pink Tulips’.

October Earthscapes online competition

First place was taken by Ian Smith’s ‘Fiji Sunset’ – I’d be very happy to be there right now!

Jill Davies’ ‘A Cold Frosty Morning’ took second place – and gave us an idea of the type of weather we can expect in the next few weeks.

‘Hong Kong Harbour’ by Pam Fisher came third. 

SEPTEMBER WEATHER 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.

Ian Smith’s ‘Winter’s Morning’ took first place in the colour competition – another of Ian’s entries took first place in the monochrome competition this month!

Second place went to Darren Worthy’s image from a recent trip to Scotland, ‘Clouds Gathering Over Skye’.

Third place was taken by ‘Mt Piuco, the Azores’ by Steve Murphy.

SEPTEMBER WEATHER 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.

Ian Smith’s ‘Winter’s Morning’ took first place in the monochrome competition – another of Ian’s entries took first place in the colour competition this month!

Second place went to Steve Murphy’s ‘Misty Morning’.

Third place was taken by ‘Rainy Day’ by Tony Godwin.

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.