Competitions

Print & PDI of the Year Competition | 22 June

Print & PDI of the Year Competition | 22 June

The waiting was over, the entries were in - so, what would be reckoned to be the very best print and PDI of this season? Mostly people had entered their winning entries from previous competitions, though some seemed to want a second opinion on their favourite but...

‘The Night of the Long Knives’ Open Print No. 4

‘The Night of the Long Knives’ Open Print No. 4

Our final Open Print competition of the season, the night when those jostling for position near the top of the leader board learn their fate. It had all been pretty close and anything could happen. Our judge for the night was Pat Couder CPAGB, BPE1*, QPSA, a member of...

Open PDI Competition No 4,  judged by David Smith

Open PDI Competition No 4, judged by David Smith

This week was our final Open PDI competition of the club year, which was judged for us by David Smith.  We had 6 entries in Standard Class, and 28 entries in the Advanced Class. In Standard Class our judge commented about the quality of the light captured in a number...

Print competition No. 3 judged by Darren Pullman 23 February 2022

Print competition No. 3 judged by Darren Pullman 23 February 2022

This evening we welcomed Darren Pullman CPAGB BPE3* EFIAP, an old friend from Carshalton CC, to judge our penultimate print competition. Another hybrid meeting, this time with more members venturing back to the hall than were watching on Zoom. Long may that continue....

PDI Competition No. 3 Judged by Tim Clarke LRPS

PDI Competition No. 3 Judged by Tim Clarke LRPS

Who would want to be a camera club judge? It must take some bottle to stand up in front of a roomful of people evaluating their work in the full knowledge that each one of them is quietly evaluating your competence as a judge. Ugh! Wouldn’t be for me. But without the...

OPEN MONOCHROME PRINT COMPETITION 1 – AN EVENING OF CONTRASTS

OPEN MONOCHROME PRINT COMPETITION 1 – AN EVENING OF CONTRASTS

Our first visit to the hall in 2022 saw us hold our first Open Monochrome Print competition of the season. With the current way of the world, it was a pleasant surprise to have a good number of members coming along and two guests. We welcomed a new judge to Photocraft...

Print Competition #2   judged by Paul Graber ARPS

Print Competition #2 judged by Paul Graber ARPS

Tonight's judge, Paul Graber, certainly enjoyed the chance to be back judging a live print competition. He said the night before, by contrast, had been quite a challenge as he’d had to judge a mixed print and PDI competition at another club and had to work hard to...

“On Border Patrol” PDI Comp 2, 17 November 2021

“On Border Patrol” PDI Comp 2, 17 November 2021

A healthy submission to this our 2nd PDI competition of the season comprising 10 at Standard Class and 40 at Advanced. It was good to welcome back Marie-Ange Bouchard ARPS CPAGB, a highly respected judge on the SPA circuit from Tandridge Photographic Society....

Monochrome PDI Competition # 1

Monochrome PDI Competition # 1

held on Wednesday 27 October 2021 Judged by Eddie Lord This week the club held our first monochrome PDI competition of the club year.  This took place simultaneously in the hall as is traditional and over Zoom as we have become accustomed to since early last...

Print Competition #1 – judged by David Lloyd LRPS

Print Competition #1 – judged by David Lloyd LRPS

It was another landmark evening for Photocraft. We were back in the hall after a long absence. We provided live streaming for those uncomfortable about meeting face-to-face (after a few initial technical wobbles). We held the first print competition for over a year....

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