Nature Competition Results

The results of the DPS Nature Competition, held on Wednesday 21st October 2020, are as follows.

First Place

Eagle Full Flap by David Bray

Second Place

Elephants – Amboseli by Anthony Timmins

Third Place

Hot Lizard by Mark Ellis

Highly Commended (in alphabetical order)

Heron Hunting by Steven Farmer

Kingfisher with the Prize by David Bray

Shell Wader by Mark Ellis

Slept like a Log by Mark Ellis

Commended (in alphabetical order)

Brown-headed Gull Success by David Bray

Desert Cisticola by Anthony Timmins

Oystercatcher by Jean Sutton

Seal by Warren Strickland

Stuhlmann’s Weaver by Anthony Timmins

You can watch the Nature Competition judging on “Camera Club Live”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyXb5UsICzw

Summer Challenge Results

The results of the Summer Challenge Competition, held on Wednesday 2nd September 2020 and as voted by DPS members, are as follows.

First Place

Self-isolating by Robin Simmons, LRPS

Runners Up (in alphabetical order)

Abstract Flowers by Tony Timmins

Cornflowers by Robin Simmons, LRPS

Edible Ammonite by Rosemary Gibbs

Fuchsias cut from my Garden by Eric Tatham

Papaver Orientale by Jean Sutton

Sunlit Mouse Flowers by Rosemary Gibbs

Here are the full proceedings and an interview with Society Chairman, David Bray.

Results of Merit 3 Competition

Here are the results of the Merit 3 Competition held on 19th February 2020 and judged by Brian Pere. The theme this year was ‘Wood’.


Print Competition – Advanced Category

First place

Table Under the Trees by Terry Mann

Second place

Bottomless by Rosemary Gibbs

Third place

The Old Dunny by Ken Monk

Highly Commended

Chainsaw Ash Vision by Rosemary Gibbs

Commended (in alphabetical order by title)

Ent by Eric Tatham

Jetty or Bird Perch by Jean Sutton


Print Competition – Novice Category

First place

Rock-a-Bye Baby by Steven Farmer

Second place

Wood You Lend a Hand by Steven Farmer

Third place

Tools for Wood by Patrick Joyce

Highly commended

Living in a Wood by David Cunnane

Commended

That’s How It’s Done by David Inman


Projected Image Competition – Advanced Category

First place

McAllister’s Apples by Rosemary Gibbs

Second place

Norwegian Wood by David Bray

Third place

Stumps by Terry Mann

Highly Commended

Exposed Hut at Ramberg by David Bray

Commended (in alphabetical order by title)

Coloured Pencils by Ken Monk

Wood Leaf Ball by Ken Garside


Projected Image Competition – Novice Category

First place

Wood in a Wood by David Cunnane

Second place

If You Come Down to the Woods Today by Michael Bryan

Third place

Consumed by the Inferno by David Ralph

Highly Commended

Pegasus and Friends by David Inman

Commended (in alphabetical order by title)

Caber Tosser by Patrick Joyce

Speeding through the Trees by Steven Farmer


Results of Merit 2 Competition

Here are the results of the Merit 1 Competition held on 5th February 2020 and judged by Ian Bailey. The theme this year was ‘Fragile’.


Print Competition – Advanced Category

First place

Spiders’ Webs by Ken Monk

Second place

Completing Metamorphosis by Rosemary Gibbs

Third place

Crack Open a Bottle by Eric Tatham

Highly Commended (in alphabetical order by title)

Flight Suspended by Terry Mann

Pressed Momento by Rosemary Gibbs

Commended (in alphabetical order by title)

Egg Shell by Jean Sutton

Roof Just Surviving by Ken Monk


Print Competition – Novice Category

First place

Fragile Environment by David Cunnane

Second place

White Lily by David Inman

Third place

Fragile Existence by David Cunnane

Highly commended

Morning after the Night before by Michael Bryan

Commended

Dandelion Seeds by Patrick Joyce


Projected Image Competition – Advanced Category

First place

Fading Tulips by Terry Mann

Second place

Fragile Integrity by Rosemary Gibbs

Third place

Melting Ice by Jean Sutton

Highly Commended (in alphabetical order by title)

Before the Wind Came Up by Ken Monk

Hanging by a Thread by Terry Mann

Commended (in alphabetical order by title)

Fractured by Ken Monk

Waiting to Hatch by Jean Sutton


Projected Image Competition – Novice Category

First place

Bubbles by Patrick Joyce

Second place

Fragile Art by David Cunnane

Third place

Coventry Cathedral Glass by David Inman

Highly Commended

Cobweb by David Inman

Commended (in alphabetical order by title)

Ice on the Windscreen soon scraped off by David Cunnane

Perfume Bottles by Patrick Joyce


Results of Merit 1 Competition

Here are the results of the Merit 1 Competition held on 22nd January 2020 and judged by Peter Cheetham. The theme this year was ‘Opposites’.


Print Competition – Advanced Category.

First place

Little and Large by Anthony Timmins

Second place

Cafe Conversations by Terry Mann

Third place

On Opposite Sides by Rosemary Gibbs


Print Competition – Novice Category

First place

Now what was it? by Michael Bryan

Second place

High Tech, Low Tech by Patrick Joyce

Third place

Dead or Alive by David Cunnane


Projected Image Competition – Advanced Category

First place

Hunter and Hunted by Anthony Timmins

Second place

Glasses by Ken Garside

Third place

Great and Small by Rosemary Gibbs

Highly Commended

Colour and Infrared Mono by Ken Monk

Commended

Windermere Reflection by Ken Monk


Projected Image Competition – Novice Category

First place

A Close Run Thing by David Cunnane

Second place

Goosed by David Inman

Third place

Green Wellies by Patrick Joyce

Highly Commended

Secular confronting Spiritual by Patrick Joyce