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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East Kent Cup 2017.

On Wednesday 19th April 2017, the club were pleased to host The East Kent Cup.

This is an annual  battle between five East Kent clubs, namely Thanet Photographic Society; Folkestone Camera Club; Gateway Camera Club; Canterbury Photographic Society; and Deal and District Camera Club.

Each Club submitted four Printed Images and Four Digitally Projected Images, which were judged by Darren Woolway ARPS BA (Hons). Thank you Darren, you had a very tough job to do, and carried out an extremely full and incredibly detailed critique of each image. You were clearly calling on your own vast knowledge and experience to make your judgements.

The results were:

Place.                   Team.                    Printed Images.    Digital Images.      Total.

1st.                            Thanet;                    70 points                       68 Points                     138 Points
2nd.         .                 Folkestone;             70 Points                       65 Points                     135 Points
3rd.                           Gateway:                  68 Points                      64 Points                     132 Points
4th.                           Deal;                         57 Points                       69 Points                     126 Points
5th.                           Canterbury:             57 Points                       58 Points                     115 Points

Congratulations to the winners, Thanet Photographic Society. Thank you to all the clubs for taking part and to their members for travelling to Deal to make this a very successful event.

Next year the event will be hosted by Thanet and we look forward to a re-match.

 

Paul (pub sec).

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Deal v Invicta Club Battle Results

Print Competition Result Prints

DPI Competition Result PDI List

A very close battle, with Deal gaining a Total of 552 points against Invicta’s 551
There were excellent images on both sides.  images were marked immediately after judges comments which also gave an extra edge to the evening.

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Aggregate Mono Print Competition; 12th April 2017.

On Wednesday 12th April 2017, the club held an Aggregate Mono Print competition. The judge for the evening was June Sharpe LRPS. This was the first time that June had judged a competition at Deal. Thank you June; you gave an incredibly full, detailed and knowledgeable critique of every image that had been entered in the competition. The audience clearly enjoyed your style of judging, and look forward to inviting you back to judge future competitions.

The results were:

Intermediate:
20 Points: Caroline West, Carole Humberstone, Phoeby Ward.
19 Points: Phoeby Ward.
18 Points: Carole Humberstone, Mark Vella, Lee Hutchinson x 2, Ursula Ward, Phoeby Ward.

Advanced:
20 Points: Margaret Smith x 2, June Hill, Mary Venables, George Pearson.
19 Points: Janine Ball x 2, Mary Venables.
18 Points: June Hill x 2, Paul Glanville x 3, Dave Longley, Julie Foreman x 3, Janine Ball, Kay Monk, Dave Bish,

Congratulations to the above, and thank you to all those that entered their prints.
Paul (pub sec).

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Aggregate Colour Print Competition: 22nd March 2017.

On Wednesday 22nd March 2017 the club held an Aggregate Colour Print competition.
The judge for the evening was Dr Peter Lewis LRPS. Peter is no stranger at Deal having carried out the task of judging there many times in the past. Thank you Peter you gave a full commentary on the prints that had been entered, and gave judgement and advice in your usual gentle manner with dry humour thrown in. Thank you also for the highly flattering comments that you gave, regarding the high quality of the work that the club members had produced. You had a difficult job deciding on which were the best images.

The results were:

Intermediate:
20 Points: Bill Venables, Carole Humberstone.
19 Points: Carole Humberstone, Bill Venables.
18 Points: Jess Ramsden, Diana Janes x 3.

Advanced:
20 Points: Dave Bish, June Hill, Janine Ball.
19 Points: June Hill, Mary Venables, Janine Ball, Dave Bish.
18 Points: Dave Longley x 2, George Pearson x 2, Paul Glanville x 2, Dave Bish, Kay Monk, Mary Venables x 2, Janine Ball, Julie Foreman.

Congratulations to the above.

Paul (pub sec).

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