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Image of the Year - 'Honister Pass' by Graham Binns
On 29 June our President, Rais Hasan LRPS LDPS, had a very busy evening!
Before the main business of the evening, he acknowledged members' achievements in external competitions and qualifications during 2016-7:
· David Hopkinson won the Mabel Bruce Trophy for the best Architecture print from the YPU
· Graham Binns won a Certificate of Merit from the YPU
· Kyle Smith became a Qualified Member of the Guild of Photographers
· Rais, himself, was awarded the Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society
The club trophies were then presented.
'Plug Hole' by Graeme Mitchell
On 22nd June, we saw the results of our June Project. Of the five teams who started out on this project, four produced final results with imaginative sets of images for some very difficult topics. Each team explained their approach and the background to each image. After careful consideration by the members present, a vote gave a clear victory to Team 2 - Zulfi Ali and Graeme Mitchell for their set on the topic of 'Aperture'.
A new endeavour began at the 1 June meeting when we set up the June Project. Intended to take advantage of our extended season this year, the Project involves teams each preparing a slide show on a theme. These will be judged against each other on 22 June by the club members.
Teams and themes were drawn from a 'hat' and the results were:-