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This Four Crown Award Certificate is presented to our member Gill Steyn and she now is DPAGB. PPSA. BPE4*

BPE4* is from the BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS on 16th May 2022 and now 200 pictures have been accepted. Read more about BPE4*

Non League Events for the 2022/23 season

Non League Events in which everyone is welcome to participate, for the coming season.

Some of these events need preparation time, so please do check the dates and read the rules carefully.

Updated May 14th 2022

 

NB With the advent of high quality lenses on modern mobile phones, images taken on them can be used for all of our League competitions and the Non League Events mentioned here. The choice is yours.

 

Sept 13th              Read more about Non League Events for the 2022/23 season

Individual Genres Competitions and Photographer of the Year

This year the competition was ably judged by Howard Tate MA (phot) ARPS APAGB AFIAP from Pontefract, Yorkshire. There were ten genres and POTY entrants needed to enter six of them. Other members could enter any of the genres if they so wished.

The individual genres winners were as follows:

Street  - John Dodkins with "The Blues Singer"

Architecture - David Hodgson with "Santiago"

Macro - Colin Bradshaw with "Female Bandied Demoisells on Reed" Read more about Individual Genres Competitions and Photographer of the Year

Bill Dunn Memorial - Creative Competition

This year the judge was Steven Galvin who was impressed by the work and thoroughly enjoyed his task. The numbers were slightly down, due to the pandemic restrications, so we look forward to even more entries next year when the competition will be on March 28th 2023.

 

The results, in reverse order for this year are:

Commended - A Chance Encounter by Gill Steyn (PPS);  Seth’s Presence in His Temple by Ian Taylor (Swavesey CC);   The Fall by Simon Shore (Swavesey CC);  Red Arrows by David Hodgson (Wisbech CC);  Night of the Comet by Neil Malton (PPS) Read more about Bill Dunn Memorial - Creative Competition

COMP.6 PRINTS

The last competition this season was the Comp.6 Prints and held on the 15th. March 2022 and judged by David Portwain ARPS.CPAGB. from the East Anglian Federation. Had 21 Prints entered and the judge went for the 6 top 20s.

First was 'Fighting Bussards' by Gill Steyn DPAGB.PPSA.BPE3*

Second was 'Wild Kestrey in Flight' again by Gill Steyn

Third was 'Paired Adonis Blues' by Peter Malton

The other top 20s are 'Carefree' from Colin Bradshaw DPAGB.AFIAP.PPSA.BPE5*. 'Kingfisher Chatter' again from Colin Bradshaw. 'Boxing and Jumping' again from Colin Bradshaw. Read more about COMP.6 PRINTS

COMP.6 PRINTS

The last competition this season was the Comp.6 Prints and held on the 15th. March 2022 and judged by David Portwain ARPS.CPAGB. from the East Anglian Federation. Had 21 Prints entered and the judge went for the 6 top 20s.

First was 'Fighting Bussards' by Gill Steyn DPAGB.PPSA.BPE3*

Second was 'Wild Kestrey in Flight' again by Gill Steyn

Third was 'Paired Adonis Blues' by Peter Malton

The other top 20s are 'Carefree' from Colin Bradshaw DPAGB.AFIAP.PPSA.BPE5*. 'Kingfisher Chatter' again from Colin Bradshaw. 'Boxing and Jumping' again from Colin Bradshaw. Read more about COMP.6 PRINTS

3 WAY BATTLE

The 3 Way Battle in Peterborough P.S with Deepings C.C. and the Wisbech C.C on 1st March 2022 and judged by Jonathan Vaines LRPS.CPAGB from the East Anglian Federation.

With 8 Prints and 8 PDIs Peterborough P.S. then won with 277 votes 2nd was Deepings C.C. 267 and 3rd was the Wisbech C.C. 257.

For PPS had 3 top 20s. 'Snetterton Spill'  Print by Colin Bradshaw DPAGB. AFIAP. PPSA.BPE5*. 'Spanish Dancer' Print again from Colin Bradshaw. Then 'Mayfly' PDI by Peter Malton. Read more about 3 WAY BATTLE

COMP.5 PDI

The Comp.5 PDI was held on 15th. February 2022 with 42 entries and judged by Dr. Anne Sutcliffe FRPS.EFIAP. PPSA. from the Midland Counties Photographic Federation and the judge voted 9 top 20s.

1st was 'A Kestrel, a Mouse and Fly' by Gill Steyn DPAGB. PPSA. BPE3*

2nd was 'Gracefulness Presonified' by Colin Bradshaw DPAGB. AFIAP. PPSA, BPE5*

3rd was 'Jet Racer' again from Gill Steyn Read more about COMP.5 PDI

COMP.4 PRINTS

The 4th. Competition 2021-2022 was with 36 prints on 25th January 2022 and judged by Richard Houghton

The judge went to 4 top 20s

1st was 'Kestrel Landing on Post' by Gill Steyn DPAGB,PPSA,BPE3*

2nd was 'Jay' by Peter Malton

3rd was ' Dark Green Fritillary on Yellow Rattle' by Peter Malton

4th was 'Buzzard Fight ' by Gill Steyn

Have shown you these 4 pictures and the full results and the Season results

For the Prints Gill Steyn is 1st still on top, 2nd is Colin Bradshaw, 3rd is Peter Maton and 4th. is Neil Malton Read more about COMP.4 PRINTS

PANEL COMPETITIONS

The Annual Exhibition Panel Competitions was held on 7th. December 2021 and judged by Dave Stewart LBPPA.

We Had 78 Pictures in the PDI Panel and was won by Gill Steyn DPAGB.PPSA.BPE3* with 'Under The Sea'

2nd was the 'Garden Panel' by Barry Chambers LRPS.LIPF. 3rd was 'Dragonflies of WoodWalton' by Neil Malton DPAGB.

The Print Panel was won by David Hodgson DPAGB.BPE4*  with 'Molly'

2nd was 'From NYMPH to Wings' by Lynda Porter. 3rd was 'Churches of Cambridgeshire' by Neil Malton DPAGB. Read more about PANEL COMPETITIONS

DPAGB

Member Gill Steyn has now got the DPAGB from The Photographic Alliance of Great Britian on 28th November 2021.

Distinction PDI entries and scored 328 and 4 of 13 Applocations were successful. Read more about DPAGB

COMP.3 PDI

The Comp.3 PDI was held on 23rd November 2021 and judged by Tony Byram ARPS.DPAGB.EFIAP.AWPF and represent the Western Counties Photographic Federation. We had 45 entries and the judge went for the 6 top 20s

1st was 'Diving Kingfisher' by Gill Steyn CPAGB.PPSA.BPE3*.

2nd was 'Hippopotamus' by David Hodgson DPAGB.BPE4*

3rd was 'Kestrel Landing in the Rain with Prey' by Colin Bradshaw DPAGB.AFIAP.PPSA.BPE5* Read more about COMP.3 PDI

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