February 25th – Competition 1 – Subject: Shadows
A patch of shade or dark figure projected by a body, structure or other object intercepting rays of light.
Judge: Monty Trent
(Images to be handed in 11th February – memory stick or emailed to the competition secretary)
April 29th – Competition 2 – Subject: Technology
The depiction and use of tools, machines and other mechanical and electrical equipment. These can range from artefacts with their origins in pre-history to the computers of today.
Judge: Martin Stubbs
(Images to be handed in 15th April – memory stick or emailed to the competition secretary)
June 24th – Competition 3 – Subject: Cityscape
Urban landscapes where the emphasis is primarily on buildings and street scenes. Although images may include people they should not be the main subject.
Judge: Steve Wilson (TBC)
(Images to be handed in 17th June – memory stick or emailed to the competition secretary)
September 30th – Competition 4 – Subject: Flora
Plant life including garden varieties and trees and shrubs. This competition is not restricted to flowers in bloom.
Judge: Christine Hodgson
(Images to be handed in 16th September – memory stick or emailed to the competition secretary)
November 11th – Competition 5 – Subject: Geoff Brady Printed Portrait
Images to be handed in on the night, they must be mounted and not framed.
As well as formal head and shoulder poses we also welcome other more creative interpretations of the theme. These include full length portraits, environmental portraits, double portraits and those which reveal something about the sitter’s emotion or personality. Although pets may feature they should not be the main subject.
(Images to be handed in 28th October if prints are required via Robin – memory stick on the night or emailed to Robin)
December 16th – Competition 6 – Subject: Photographer of the Year
Image to be handed in on the night of the Christmas Social, informal display of printed images (mounted and not framed).
Single print of your best specific image (subject TBC).
Judge: by fellow members at the Christmas social