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Here is the Merit Table after the March Open, competition 4 of 13 in 2015.
Please check your scores and report any errors to Neil West.
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Margot Rowlands was the overall winner of the March Monthly Open Competition with her print entitled ‘Look Around’. She pipped Trevor Aldrich into overall second with his Top placed DPI ‘Jacks Back’.
Second in each category were Alec Stewart with ‘Jay Reflected’ (DPI) and Leigh Woolford with ‘Winter Morn, Glen Etive’ (Print).All four photographs progress to ‘Picture of the Year’ in December.
The judge was John Ridgwell.
Gwynfryn Jones was the overall winner of the February themed competition on the subject ‘Doors and/or Windows’ with his print entitled ‘Opportunity’. Second placed print was ‘Gothic Grandeur’ by Margot Rowlands.
The top placed DPI was ‘The Ballet Dancer’ by Rob Greenhill and the DPI runner up was ‘Going Home’ by Trevor James. The judge was Johnnie Rogers ARPS of Gwent.
All four photographs go on to the December ‘Picture of the Year’ Competition.
We are delighted to report that Gwynfa has achieved excellent results in the 2015 Welsh Salon of Photography.
Not only did we get the highest number of acceptances from a single club (48) but 9 photographs received awards. We also won the trophy for the Best Panel of DPIs (marked TM in the PDF below).
Our acceptances were by Lynda Beynon leading the way with an astonishing TEN! Others were Leigh Woolford (8), Steve Littlewood (5), Adrian Lant (5), Gwynfryn Jones (5), Rob Beynon (4), Heidi Stewart (4), Chris Tidman (3), Rob Owens (3) and Dave Owen (1). A full list of our acceptances can be found here. Well done everyone.
Special Congratulations to our award winners:
Heidi Stewart – Serenity – BEST COLOUR DPI
Gwynfryn Jones -Under Attack – BEST CREATIVE DPI
Lynda Beynon – Blue Damsel On Grass – BEST NATURE DPI
Leigh Woolford – Vestrahorn – Highly Commended
Lynda Beynon – - The Canal Basin – Highly Commended
Steve Littlewood – Winter Storm – Highly Commended
Steve Littlewood – Puffin – Highly Commended
Rob Owens – Soldier Of The 101st Airborne – Selectors Choice AS
Heidi Stewart – The Storm Chaser – Selectors Choice JM
NB. If you didn’t get accepted this time, please don’t be discouraged. A lot of very good photographs didn’t quite make it. Try again next year!
Just in case you don’t already know, Ken Watkins is currently taking names for the Gwynfa Express to London. This year we travel on Saturday the 30th May so it will be a nice long day in terms of light for your photos….
Please email Ken soonest on firstname.lastname@example.org to get your name added to the list.
At the moment we are only inviting Gwynfa members (and their friends and family). If we have seats left we will open it out to a wider club audience.
At Thursday’s meeting, Allan Squires presented Lynda Beynon, Rob Beynon and Trevor James with their AWPF Distinction certificates.
Click HERE to find out more
Rob Owens DPAGB AWPF AFIAP