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Society Competition Evening 2021

Society Competition Evening 2021

Tuesday 6 April

Judge: Roger Smith ABIPP

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Society Competition Evening 2021

On April 6th we have our ever popular Society Evening.  This evening is a change from the normal League competitions where you compete in your classes. On this night there are four separate, open, competitions.

This is a light-hearted evening of themed competitions.

The entries in each competition must comply with the relevant guidelines described in the first section of Advice for WPS Competitions.

Members may enter one image in each competition.

The competitions are (with the number of entries shown in brackets):

Themed Competition (41 entries)

This year the theme is Abandoned


A portrait of a person, or a number of people, who must be the main feature of the image

Creative Cup

For an innovative image based on one or more of the author’s photographs.

It should be original, creative and avant-garde, originating from the camera and the photographer’s imagination. No limits!

Greg’s Egg Cup – Humour

For a visually humorous image, with an appropriate title to add to the fun.

Technical quality is only a secondary consideration.

Winning and Held Back images

Subject to confirmation by the Competition Secretary.

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Theme: Abandoned

  • 1st:   Linda Gates Abandoned In The Potting Shed
  • 2nd: Jude Blackman Cast-Off
  • 3rd:  Pat Goodall Ghost Train
  • Highly Commended
  • Sarah Townley Someone will find you
  • Mike Roe Seen Better Days
  • Gordon Brown No longer required
  • Bob Allen Abandoned in COVID
  • Helen Otton The Desolate Beauty of an Abandoned Farm
  • John Tierney End Of The Road
  • Roger Dixey Birnbeck Pier
  • Steve Russell Infected Planet
  • Tony Smith Abandoned in Kathmandu
  • Angela Cook Deserted home


  • 1st:  Steve Russell Creativity is a Puzzle
  • 2nd:  Chris Maidens Acceleration
  • 3rd:  Gavin Bowyer Purple Gladioli
  • Highly Commended
  • Tony Smith Rhone Delta Carmargues
  • Ray Hems Burano Reflections
  • Kelly Long Flyby Venice
  • Sarah Townley God is a Woman


  • 1st:  Eric Blake Lockdown Steve
  • 2nd:  Helen Otton The Cowboy
  • 3rd:  Ray Hems Furnace Feeder in a Sugar Cane Factory
  • Highly Commended
  • Martin Farrow Tree Surgeon
  • Jude Blackman Melancholy
  • Adrian Binney Hoi An character
  • David McKibbin Street Portrait of a Friendly Stranger
  • Mike Lane Elegance in Nepal
  • Tony Smith Mothers little helper

Greg’s Egg Cup

  • 1st:  Sarah Townley It was this big .. !
  • 2nd:  John Tierney Err Excuse Me. That’s Mine!
  • 3rd:  Angela Cook There is no eggscape!

Here are the winners and held back images from 2020, when the theme was Song Titles. For the full 2020 results listing, see Society Evening 2020 Results

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