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June action competition

June’s ‘Action’ theme saw a wide range of topics featured in member’s entries.

David Barnett’s ‘Making a Splash’ took first place.

Nick Wheat had a good month, with ‘Tin Bath Express’ taking second place.

Third place was shared between Nick Wheat’s (we said he had a good month!) ‘Beer Sprayer’ and Pam Fisher’s ‘On the Gallops’.

may still life competition

May’s competition theme ‘Still Life’ enabled club member’s to demonstrate the images they’d captured during lockdown’s over recent months.

David Barnett’s ‘Name That Spice’ took first place.

Second place went to new member Sara Hawkin’s ‘It’s Only Jam’.

Third place went to Paul Beckett’s mouth watering ‘Apple’.

April Lines and Shapes competition

April’s competition theme ‘Lines and Shapes’ again saw the club’s photographers entering a wide variety of images.

Tony Uttley’s  ‘Anyone Seen My Hat’ took first place.

Second place went to Ian Smith’s ‘Soap Box’.

Third place was shared by Dave McLeavy’s ‘Street Walker’ and David Barnett’s ‘The City of Arts and Science (Valencia)’.

March Shadows competition

March’s competition theme ‘Shadows’ saw the club’s photographers entering a wide variety of images.

Ian Smith’s geometric ‘The Bridge’ took first place.

Second place went to Tony Uttley’s moving ‘Dark Days’.

Third place was jointly taken by Dave McLeavy’s ‘Key Shadows’, Tony Godwin’s ‘A Ride in the Sun’ and Derek Vintin’s ‘Discussion in the Shadows’.

FEBRUARY COLD competition

An appropriate competition theme for February, given the cold snap we had in the couple of weeks before.

Dave McLeavy’s moody and atmospheric ‘Bleak District’ took first place.

Second place was shared between Pam Fisher’s ‘Snow and Ice’ and David Barnett’s ‘Too Cold To Walk’.

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.