Meeting Report – 12th April 2023 Season Finale Awards Evening And Buffet!

On Wednesday 12th April 2023, Dunchurch Photographic Society held their annual awards evening and buffet at the WI Hall in Dunchurch. An evening of fun and nostalgia through a sequence of audio-visual presentations to showcase the season highlights for 2022-23. And all accompanied by a food buffet.

The evening was hosted and facilitated by the Chairman, David Bray, and awards being presented by the Society President, Adrian Canale-Parola. Photography of the awards being presented was undertaken by Andrew Swan. The Chairman would like to thank Adrian and Andrew for their input into the evening, along with Mark Ellis who arranged for a fantastic food buffet for the event.

In sequence, the awards presented were as follows –

Simon Coates Trophy – Summer Challenge Print Competition awarded to Mark Ellis.

Jack Hemming Memorial Trophy – Summer Challenge PDI Competition awarded to Jean Sutton.

Gerry Coyle Memorial Trophy – Colour Print Competition awarded to Terry Mann.

Wally Mills Trophy – Nature Print Competition awarded to David Cunnane (trophy presentation delayed for this trophy).

Toft Trophy – Nature PDI Competition awarded to David Cunnane.

Jean Sutton Novice Print Trophy – Merit Competition Novice Print Overall Winner awarded to Michael Bryan.

Jeff Bartlett Memorial Trophy – Panel Of Prints Competition awarded to David J. Bray AFIAP, CPAGB, A.CPE.

Jean Sutton Novice PDI Trophy – Merit Competition Novice PDI Overall Winner awarded to Michael Bryan.

President’s Trophy – Open Subject PDI Competition awarded to Steven Farmer.

Lanchester Trophy – Merit Competition Advanced Print Competition Overall Winner awarded to Mark Ellis.

John Hughes Trophy – Monochrome Print Competition awarded to Michael Bryan.

Walter Heath Trophy – Merit Competition Advanced PDI Competition Overall Winner awarded to David J. Bray AFIAP, CPAGB, A.CPE.

Congratulations to all of the winners of this season’s various awards and a huge thank you to all of the members who have supported Dunchurch Photographic Society over the season, and for their input of fine entries into the plethora of photography competitions. Without your input as members, we are nothing at all.

Keep up the good work… and see you next season.

Report by David J. Bray AFIAP, CPAGB, A.CPE