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Bill Dunn Memorial Competition for Creative Photography

This event was held at The Parkway social club on Tuesday 16th April 2019 and was judged by Chris Palmer FRPS  EFIAP  DPAGB  APAGB.  There were 15 prints and 43 PDIs entered by members of various clubs  in the local area.

The competition is held in memory of Bill Dunn FRPS who was a highly creative worker, long before digital techniques had been popularised.

Chris Palmer gave his opinion on everyone's work before holding back quite a few images for further consideration and then coming to a final decision.

2018-19 Season Comp.6 for Prints

The Comp 6 for Prints was judged by Trevor Rudkin. He gave 5 top 20 scores to Di Burns FRPS.AFIAP with 'Courting Gannets', Peter Malton with 'Emerging Hairy Dragonfly', Neil Malton DPAGB with 'Goshawk on Kill' and 2 to Colin Bradshaw CPAGB. BPE3* with 'Daybreak at Fairy Pools' and 'Kestrel Eating Surrounded by Flies'. Very well done to Colin Bradshaw for winning the Print Competition Season for 2018-19. You can see the top 20 pictures and the full results for the Comp.6 and the full season.

Annual Exhibition Awards

Our Annual Exhibition has now closed down. We did have an exhibition awards open night presented by Alan Bannister President of the North & East Midlands Photographic Federation. Our catalogue shows the award winners with a picture taken on the night.The main two was Colin Bradshaw CPAGB.BPE3* with the Prints and Peter Malton with the PDIs. The other award was from the Peterborough Evening Telegraph which went to Ian Haskell with 'Sandstone Slot Waterfall'. Then at the end of the exhibition the public vote also went to Ian Haskell with 'Fenland Mist'.

N&EMPF EXHIBITION AWARDS

We now have news from the North & East Midlands Photographic Federation of Highley Commended Awards from the Annual Exhibition in 2019.

This was to Judy Hodgson CPAGB.BPE3* with 'Graduation' and to Mike Burns LRPS with 'Only Sad News'.

2018-19 Season Comp.5 for PDIs

The Comp. 5 PDIs were judged by Steven Roper APAGB.CPAGB. He then gave a top 20 score to Barry Chambers LRPS with 'Amarylis 2'.Ian Haskell with ' Red Squirrel Feeding' and Judy Hodgson CPAGB.BPE3*  with 'The Soldier' Judy has now won the PDI Competition Season for 2018-19. You can see the top 20 score pictures and the full results for the comp.5 and the full season.

2018-19 Season Comp.4 for Prints

The Print Comp.4 in 2018-19 was judged by Richard Cobby ARPS.CPAGB. With 46 prints from 14 members. The top 20 scores came from Judy Hodgson with 'The Boot Cleaner', David Hodgson with 'Morning Mist Over Rice Terraces', Colin Bradshaw with 'Sunflower Bag and Begger' and Mike Burns with 'Power in the Fens'. With one more print competitions to come this season Colin Bradshaw is on top along with David Hodgson and Mike Burns. You can see the top 20 pictures and the full results from this season

2018-19 Season Panel Competitions

The 2018-19 Season Panel Competitions with Prints and PDIs has been judged by Dave Stewart. We had 22 PDI Panel entries and was won by Nigel Gardner with ' Victorians'. 2nd. was 'Autumn Trees' also from Nigel Gardner. 3rd. was 'Living Colours' from Di Burns. Highley commended 'Rockart Stratifications' from Ian Haskell. Commended 'Dragonflys' from Colin Bradshaw and 'Hoverflies' from Stuart Ball. We also had 14 Print Panel Entries and was won by Ian Haskell with 'Woodland Impressions' . 2nd. was 'Bamboo Time Chendu' from Judy Hodgson. 3rd. was 'Symmetry' from Gary Goodacre.

2018-19 Season Comp.3 for PDIs

The Comp. 3 PDIs was a successful night with 65 entries from 22 members. The Judge was David Graham and he gave 2 top 20 scores. These were to Judy Hodgson with 'Walking the Terraces' from China and to Ashley Fure with 'Space Walking Stone Chat' as Natural History. The top 20 pictures and the the full results are now on our web-site

2018-19 Season Comp.2 for Prints

The Comp. 2 Prints was judged by Paul Nickerson and out of 54 entries he gave 25 a top 20 score. These were for Colin Bradshaw, Di Burns, David Hodgson,Peter Malton, Graham Scarbro, Duncan Kirkwood, Jayne Riley, Fred Ayley, Mike Burns, Judy Hodgson, Mike Porter, Brian Young, Michael Jarman and Neil Malton. Colin Bradshaw and Di Burns also got all of there 3 prints with a top 20 and the judge said his best one was 'Sad Memories' from Colin Bradshaw. The full set of scores is also included and 23 top 20 scores are also on the web-site.

COMP.6 PDI Results and full results from the season

18 Members entered 54 PDI images and the top 20 scores are 'Black Hairstreak' from Peter Malton and' Morning Hare' from Ian Haskell. The judge was Alan Young FRPS.EFIAP.DPAGB AND BPE4*. This is now the end of season for all the internal Competition entries and the Print Competition was won by Ian Haskell and very close by Stuart Ball and Colin Bradshaw. The PDI Winner also came from Ian Haskell and was joined by Peter Malton. The Comp6. results and the full competition results are on display with the top 20 pictures.