Aggregate Colour Print Competition; 20th September 2017.

On Wednesday 20th September 2017, the club held its first Aggregate Colour Print Competition of the new season. The judge for the evening was Kirsty Ralfs ARPS. Thank you Kirsty, the club members had a thoroughly enjoyable evening of constructive critique and comments, about the images that they had submitted. The subject matter was quite varied and even diverse, but you worked through the competition at a good pace and were able to comment on every image.

The results were:

Intermediate:
20 Points: Mark Vella; Craig Brown; Eddie Norton.
19 Points: Phoebe Ward.
18 Points: Eddie Norton; Carole Humberstone.

Advanced:
20 Points: Mary Venables; Paul Glanville; Janine Ball X 2.
19 Points: George Pearson; June Hill; Julie Forman.
18 Points: Dave Bish X 2; June Hill X 2; Janine Ball; Jess Ramsden.

Congratulations to the above.

Paul (Pub sec).

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Annual Slide Competition and Annual Tony Hill Landscape Award: 21st June 2017.

On Wednesday 21st June 2017, the club held its Annual Slide Competition and Annual Tony Hill Landscape Award competition.
The judge for the evening was Kevin Harvey. Thank you Kevin you had two entirely separate genres of photography to deal with. As far as we are aware Deal is the only club in Kent still running a slide competition. You gave a full critique on every image as well as advice on possible improvements to the work.

The results were:

Slides:
1st Place: Tony Catt.
2nd Place: Dave Longley.
3rd Place: Tony Catt.

Tony Hill Landscape Award:

Winner: Janine Ball.

Congratulations to the winners.

Paul (pub sec).

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Annual Colour Print Competition: 14th June 2017.

On Wednesday 14th June 2017, the club held its Annual Colour Print competition; the judge for the evening was Anthony Baines CPAGB ARPS.
Thank you Anthony for you full critique and review of every image that had been submitted, and for your very encouraging advice to the members on how they may wish to improve their work.

The results were:

Intermediate:

20 Points: Mike Soblicas (1st place), Diana Janes (2nd Place), Carole Humberstone (3rd Place).
19 Points: Bill Venables.
18 Points: Eddie Norton, Mark Vella, Mike Soblicas, Diana Janes.

Advanced

20 Points: June Hill (1st Place), Julie Foreman (2nd Place), Chris Jones (3rd Place).
19 Points: June Hill, Julie Foreman.
18 Points: Janine Ball X 4, Kay Monk, George Pearson X 2, Dave Longley, Sarah Smith, June Hill, Chris Jones.

Congratulations to the above.

Paul (pub sec).

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Annual Mono Print Competition; 31st May 2017.

On Wednesday 31st May 2017, the club held its Annual Mono Print Competition.

The judge for the evening was Chris Shore FRPS.MPAGB.EFIAP.BPE5*, Chris is a Premier Judge and also chairman of the Kent County Photographic Association.
Thank you Chris you gave a full critique on each of the many prints that had been submitted. You also gave advice on ways to improve the work particularly in relation to presentation and mounting.
The audience were entertained by your sense of humour and were flattered by your complementary comments regarding the quality of the work that you had judged.

The results were:

Intermediate:

20 Points: Carole Humberstone, Diana Janes, Jess Ramsden.
19 Points: Dave Mardon, Jess Ramsden, Phoebe Ward.
18 Points: Ursula Ward X 2, Phoebe ward, Lee Hutchinson, Carole Humberstone.
Advanced:

20 Points: Janine Ball, Kay Monk, George Pearson, Mary Venables.
19 Points: Margaret Smith, Kay Monk, George Pearson, Dave Longley, Janine Ball X 2, Sarah Smith, Jess Ramsden.
18 Points: Kay Monk, Sarah Smith X 2, George Pearson X 2, June Hill, Julie Foreman X 2, Mary Venables.
Most Creative Print: Sarah Smith.
Congratulations to those listed, and thank you to all members who submitted their work.
Paul (pub sec).

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Annual Digitally Projected Images Competition; 24th May 2017.

ON Wednesday 24th May 2017, the club held its Annual Digitally Projected Images competition.
The judge for the evening was Kirsty Ralphs ARPS. Kirsty, a premier judge is no stranger at Deal, she has judged there many times before. Thank you Kirsty, you gave a thorough commentary and critique on every image that had been entered. You also gave detailed tips advising members how they may improve their work. You managed this despite having 70 images to get through in the evening. The audience clearly enjoyed your style of judging, and look forward to inviting you back in the future.

The results were:

Intermediate:

20 Points: Lee Hutchinson, Jess Ramsden, Mark Vella, Phoeby Ward.
19 Points: Phoeby Ward X 2.
18 Points: Diana Janes, Julie Elmes X 2.

Advanced:

20 Points: Janine Ball X 2, June Hill, Margaret Smith, George Pearson.
19 Points: Julie Foreman, Paul Glanville, June Hill.
18 Points: Mary Venables X 3, George Pearson X 2. Janine Ball, Julie Foreman.

Congratulations to the above and thank you to all the members who submitted their images.

Paul (pub sec).

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Annual Portrait Competition: 10th May 2017.

On Wednesday 10th May 2017, the club held its Annual Portrait Competition. The judge for the evening was Helen Taylor ARPS, DPAGB, BPE3*. Thank you Helen you gave a full critique for each of the 60 images presented, and you gave advice on possible improvements particularly relating to composition and mounting. The audience always enjoy your judging style and sense of humour, and look forward to inviting you back to judge for the club in the future.

The results were:

Printed images:
20 Points: Jess Ramsden, Janine Ball.
19 Points: George Pearson x 2.
18 Points: Dave Mardon x 2, Sarah Smith, Paul Glanville, Janine Ball.

Digitally Projected Images:
20 Points: Julie Elmes, Lee Hutchinson.
19 Points: Jess Ramsden, Sam Dib-Fuller, Julie Elmes.
18 Points: Mary Venables x 2, Mark Vella, Janine Ball x 2, Diana Janes x 2, Sam Dib-Fuller.

Congratulations to the above, and thank you to all members who submitted their work.

Paul (pub sec).

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Aggregate DPI Competition: 26th April 2017.

On Wednesday 26th April 2017, the club held an Aggregate DPI competition with the set subject of Intentional camera movement.
The judge for the evening was Trevor Youe. Thank you Trevor, you have judged at the club many times before, however it is the first time we had asked you to do so where the usual rules and ingredients of photography such as sharpness and composure did not need to be adhered to. You clearly enjoyed the challenge.
The club members submitted a large number of images using a great deal of imagination and innovation. This resulted in a very interesting and enjoyable evening.

The results were:

Intermediate:
20 Points: Jess Ramsden x 2, Julie Elmes.
19 Points: [None]
18 Points: Caroline West x 2, Mark Vella, Carole Humberstone, Phoeby Ward, Julie Elmes.

Advanced:
20 Points: Julie Foreman, Mary Venables, Janine Ball x 2, Margaret Smith x 2.
19 Points: Dave Longley.
18 Points: Margaret Smith x 2, George Pearson, Janine Ball, Julie Foreman x 2, Paul Glanville.

Congratulations to the above, and thank you to all who submitted their images.

Paul (pub sec).

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