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The merit table has been updated with the scores from our May open competition.
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Gwynfa member Steve Lindsay has won a competition organised by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council ’s Tourism and Libraries alongside Stagecoach transport to celebrate the natural beauty, history and heritage of the area.
Steve will now see his beautiful shot of William Edwards’ 200-year-old Old Bridge, which was once the largest single span bridge in the world, on Stagecoach buses.
Full story here. Photo below copyright WalesOnline.co.uk
Alan Shepherd won the prestigious Jim Davis Trophy on the theme ‘Red’ with his print entitled ‘Red Rose‘.
Top PDI went to Malcolm Garbett with ‘Dream Machine’. Runners up were Leigh Woolford with ‘Rosso Corsa’ (Prints) and Alan Hoskins with ‘Two of a Kind’ (PDI).
The merit table has been updated with the scores from our April ‘Red’ themed competition.
The opening of the Welsh Salon Exhibition is on Saturday 30th of April at 2.30pm prompt.
It will be opened by Mrs Jeanette Gilasbey the Town Mayor of Kidwelly and the Venue is the Kidwelly Industrial Museum, Broadford, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, SA17 4LW. The exhibition will be open from 10am to 4pm each day until the Friday 23rd of May.
Kidwelly Museum presents many photo-opportunities, as does the town of Kidwelly itself with its narrow streets and nearby Castle. There is also a Pier overlooking the estuary and interesting mud flats. Coupled with an an excellent exhibition of Welsh photography for you to enjoy this has all the ingredients of a great day out. We look forward to seeing you at the opening.
Anyone willing to give a hand in putting up the exhibition will be most welcome.
Vince Penticost, AWPF, President Welsh Photographic Federation.
Gwynfa members achieved fantastic success in the 2016 Welsh Salon of Photography.
From a total of 95 Gwynfa entries there were 65 acceptances or 62%. That is an incredible total in a salon where acceptance rate is usually below 10%.
We also got four main awards, two selector’s choice awards and eleven highly commended photographs.
The award winners were:
Lynda Beynon – Emerging Four Spot Chaser – Best Colour Print
Gwynfryn Jones – The Fishermans Wife – Best Creative Print
Gwynfryn Jones – - Jack-Tar - Best Mono Print
Leigh Woolford – On the Dunes - Best Mono PDI
Gwynfa results here. (New version uploaded on 18th April).
Full salon results here.
Well done everyone!
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