Chairman’s Challenge: 13th June 2018.

On Wednesday 13th June 2018 the club held a Chairman’s challenge. This was a Digitally Projected Image (DPI) competition with a set subject of ‘The Weather’.
The competition was judged by the club Chairman, Janine Ball LRPS DPAGB BPE2*, and club Treasurer Tony Catt.
The members submitted a good number of images depicting various different types of weather set in a wide variety of locations and different seasons. Janine and Tony gave a full critique on all the images, and gave praise and advice regarding the different techniques that had been used.

The winners were:

1st Place: Mark Vella
2nd Place: George Pearson
3rd Place: George Pearson

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

Paul (Pub sec).

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Annual Mono Print Competition: 6th June 2018.

On Wednesday 6th June 2018 the club held its Annual Mono Print Competition. The judge for the evening was Helen Taylor ARPS DPAG BBPE3*.
Helen has been a regular judge at Deal for many years and has a particular interest in Mono images, being herself a member of both the 1066 Mono Photographic and AG Mono clubs.

Helen had a busy evening with members having submitted a great many prints. She gave a very full critique and examination of all the images and gave advice on many aspects including mounting, positioning and presentation.
This was a very enjoyable evening.

The results were:

Intermediate:

1st: Julie Elmes.
2nd: Julie Elmes.
3rd: Julie Elmes.

Advanced:

1st: Mary Venables.
2nd: Janine Ball.
3rd: Sarah Smith.

Tony Gardner Trophy for the monochrome print deemed to show the most creativity:

Winner: Julie Foreman.

Congratulations to the winners.;

Paul (pub sec).

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Annual Digitally Projected Images (DPI) Competition: 30th May 2018.

On Wednesday 30th May 2018, the club held its Annual Digitally Projected Images (DPI) Competition.
The judge for the evening was Cherry Larcombe DPAGB ARPS EFIAP BPE5*. Cherry is no stranger to judging at Deal, this was the fourth time she has done so this year. She gave a very full critique and appraisal of each of the 77 images that had been submitted, and gave her advice and tips on how many could be improved. The audience clearly enjoyed the evening.

The results were:

Intermediate:

1st, Mark Vella.
2nd, Diana Janes.
3rd, Carole Humberstone.

Advanced:

1st, Margaret Smith.
2nd, Janine Ball (Joint 2nd with two images).
3rd, Margaret Smith.

Congratulations to the winners.

Paul (pub sec).

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Annual Portrait Competition: 16th May 2018.

On Wednesday 16th May 2018, the club held its Annual Portrait Competition. The images were Prints and Digitally Projected (DPI).
The judge for the evening was Cherry Larcombe DPAGB ARPS EFIAP BPE5*. Thank you Cherry you kindly stepped in at the very last moment as the judge who had been booked was unexpectedly unable to attend. You gave a full and detailed critique of four separate sets of images, having had no time in which to prepare.

The results were:

Intermediate Print: 1st Dave Mardon, 2nd Sam Dibb-Fuller, 3rd Dave Mardon.

Intermediate DPI: 1st Julie Elmes, 2nd Mark Vella, 3rd Diana Janes.

Advanced Print: 1st Janine Ball, 2nd Dave Mardon, 3rd Janine Ball.

Advanced DPI: 1st George Pearson, 2nd Julie Elmes, 3rd Janine Ball.

Congratulations to the above.

Paul (pub sec).

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Aggregate Digitally Projected Images (Dpi) Competition: 2nd May 2018.

On Wednesday 2nd May 2018 the club held its 4th and final Aggregate DPI competition of the season. There were a record number of entries.
The Judge was Anthony Baines ARPS CPAGB. Despite the number of images, Anthony gave a very full and detailed examination of each and every image, and gave lots of tips and advice particularly on composition and darkening of boarders. Anthony gave the members a very interesting and informative evening.

The results were:

Intermediate:
20 Points: Julie Elmes, Mark Vella.
19 points: Barbara Hedge, Diana Janes X 2, Julie Elmes.
18 Points: James Roylance, Caroline West, Julie Elmes, Mark Vella.

Advanced:
20 Points: George Pearson X 2, Jess Ramsden, June Hill.
19 points: Julie Foreman X 2, Margaret Smith X2, George Pearson.
18 Points: June Hill X 2, Janine Ball X 3, Jess Ramsden.

Well done the above and thanks to all the members who entered their work. Paul (pub sec).

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Annual Slide & Annual Tony Hill Landscape Award Competition: 25th April 2018.

On Wednesday 25th April 2018 the club held its Annual slide competition, & Annual Tony Hill Landscape Award Competition.
The judge was Glyn Bareham LRPS CPAGB. Glyn is a Premier Judge who has judged many competitions at Deal in the past. He gave a detailed critique of the slides showing his in depth knowledge in this type of photography, and gave advice where improvements could be made.
He then moved to judge the Landscapes, giving particular advice on the correct use of paper white boarders.
Thank you Glyn you made this an enjoyable evening, and the members look forward to inviting you back to judge in the future.

The results were:

Slides:
1st Place: Dave Longley.
2nd Place: Kay Monk.
3rd Place: Kay Monk.

Landscapes:
1st Place: George Pearson.
2nd Place: Margaret Smith.
3rd Place: Janine Ball, George Pearson.

Congratulations to all those placed above.

Paul (pub sec).

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Battle with Herne Bay: 18th April 2018.

On Wednesday 18th April 2018, the club hosted a battle with Herne Bay Photographic Club.
The battle consisted of Prints and Digitally Projected Images (DPI’s).

Clive Tanner FRPS, MPAGB, APAGB, was the judge for the event. Clive carried out a thorough examination and critique of all the images and kept the audience entertained with his softly spoken unhurried manner. He made many complementary remarks regarding the work submitted by both clubs, and thanked the clubs for inviting him to judge as he had enjoyed doing so. Thank you Clive the audience enjoyed your judging.

The final results were:

DPI:
Herne Bay: 167 Points
Deal: 169 Points

Printed Images:
Herne Bay 173 Points
Deal 167 Points

Total:
Herne Bay: 340 ‘Winners’
Deal: 336

Congratulations to Herne Bay, we look forward to a re match next year.

Paul (pub sec).

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