On Tuesday night the Chairman and Competition Secretary, Paul and Jeanie King, brought another enjoyable club season to a close with an awards ceremony recognising members’ successes in both internal and external photography competitions. Club members enjoyed a convivial evening, with a slide show of some of the creative work produced this year, an extensive raffle of donated prizes and a locally made hot pot supper.
The categories and recipients of the awards and trophies were: winner of the Best Monochrome Print was Wayne Paulo; Best General Colour Print was Angela Carr; Best Nature Print was Paul Twambley and Best Overall Print Worker was Barbara Clayton. Winner of the Best Monochrome Projected Image was Dave Bibby; Best General Colour Projected Image was Angela Carr; Best Nature Projected Image was Barbara Clayton; Best Set Subject Projected Image was Wayne Paulo and Best Overall Projected Image Worker was Angela Carr. Winner of the Focus on Fylde competition was Rachel Wilson; winner of the Four Seasons competition was Dave Bibby; winner of the Animal, Vegetable, Mineral competition was Andy Wilson and winner of the Knockout competition was Angela Carr. Winner of the Best Beginner Worker Trophy was Nicki Greenwood.
Some notable speakers entertained the club on a wide range of topics this season: presentations covered landscapes from a travel and naturalist perspective; fine art-, sports- and astro-photography and editing photos using popular software applications.
Next season starts in September 2019. The club calendar is already filling up with visiting judges and interesting speakers. Prospective members are encouraged to attend our taster evening on Tuesday, 27th August 2019, where they will be warmly welcomed by this friendly and active little club