Badby Challenge 2017

The Badby Challenge is an annual competition of Projected Images held between 9 clubs.

This year the competition was held at Badby Village Hall on 15 November and the judge was Colin Harrison.

I am proud to say that we won back the cup from Duston Camera Club with the following 7 images from Dunchurch Photographic Society members.

The photographs are in title order.

    Dressed Up, Stood Up by Robin Cooter

 

    In Hold 2 of Thistlegorm Sunk in 1941 by Rosemary Gibbs

   

    Life Imitating Art by Eric Tatham

 

    Red Squirrel by Judy Longthorn

   

    Sidecar Action by Phil Lindley

   

    The Bad Flowers by Mark Varney

   

    Waiting for Dad by Mike Parmee

   

The full results’ sheet can be downloaded here.

Badby Challenge 2017 scores

Nature Competition Results

The following are the results of the Nature Competition held by the Society on 8th November 2017. The judge was Peter Going.

Firstly, the Wally Mills Trophy for the best Nature Prints.

First Place

    Goldfinches by Phil Lindley

 

Second Place

    Blue Tit by Phil Lindley

 

Third Place

    Longhorn Beetle (Rhagium bifasciatum) by Ken Monk

 

Highly Commended (in alphabetical order)

    Hawthorn Shield Bug by Terry Mann

    Newly Hatched Snail by Mike Parmee ARPS CPAGB

    Six Spot Burnett (mating) by Mike Parmee ARPS CPAGB

    Tiger Fly by Terry Mann

 

Commended (in alphabetical order)

    Nesting Kittiwakes With Chicks by Keith Watson

    Sparrow Hawk with Prey by Mark Varney

    Yellow Jacket by Eric Tatham

 

Next, the Toft Trophy for the best Nature Projected Digital Image (PDI)

First Place

    Oyster Mushrooms by Terry Mann

 

Second Place

    Poppy Emergent by Eric Tatham

 

Third Place

    Sly Fox by Mike Parmee ARPS CAPGB

 

Highly Commended (in alphabetical order)

    Flesh Flies by Terry Mann

    Fly in Blind Grass by Ken Monk

    Kingfisher by Judy Longthorn

 

Commended (in alphabetical order)

    Blue Starling Moment by David Bray

    Iceberg Carved by Nature by Mike Gardner

    White-Legged Damselfly – Stockton by Ken Monk

Gerry Coyle Memorial Trophy

Judging of the Gerry Coyle Memorial Trophy Competition for the best colour print was held on Wednesday 25th October. The judge for the evening was David Grounds LRPS.

The results were as follows.

First         

    Life Imitating Art by Eric Tatham

 

Second     

    Last Flight Home by Mike Parmee

 

Third        

    Tulips Pink by Ken Garside

Highly Commended   (in title order)  

    An Early Pollinator by Terry Mann

    Beached by Eric Tatham

 

Commended   (in title order)  

    Creeping Corrosion by Terry Mann

    Four by Albert Watts

    Waiting for Dad by Mike Parmee

President’s Trophy Competition for the best projected image

Judging of the President’s Trophy Competition for the best projected image was held on Wednesday 11th October. The judge for the evening was Steve Dormer from Northampton.

The results were as follows.

First         

    The Violinist by Eric Tatham

 

Second     

    The Witness by Mike Parmee

 

Third        

    Buttercups and Daisy by Eric Tatham

 

Highly Commended   (in title order)  

    Sulking Sisters  by Mike Parmee

    Waiting for Dad by Mike Parmee

 

Commended   (in title order)  

    Amazon Milk Frog by Phil Lindley

    Bearded Dragon by Mark Varney

    Big Ben by Warren Strickland

    Bonnets and Top Hats by Mark Varney

    Is It A Bird by Warren Strickland

    Knight in Armour by Mark Varney  

    Lord Leycester Hospital by Eric Tatham

    Love Triangle by Terry Mann

    The Jaguar Boys by David Bray

    Through Druids Corner by Phil Lindley 

Summer Challenge Results

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Summer Challenge selected by popular vote from a strong field of entries.

The competition was held on Wednesday 6 September 2017, our opening night of the new season.

In first place.

“Slow Boat Through Cathiron” by David Bray.

 

In second place.

“Horse and Rider at Rugby Fair” by Keith Watson.

 

In third place.

“Can’t Catch Me” by David Bray.