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Society Competition Evening 2022

Society Competition Evening 2022

Tuesday 19 April

Judge: Glyn Paton LRPS, CPAGB

Glyn replaces the originally advertised judge, Caroline Colegate ARPS APAGB, who is unable to attend

Location: The ARC, Winchester

About the Competitions

There are four competitions tonight; two print competitions and two PDI competitions.

Members may enter as many or as few of the four competitions as they wish.

See About for details.


On 19 April we have our ever popular Society Evening.  This is a light-hearted evening of themed competitions.

In a change from the normal League competition evenings where you compete in your classes, there are four separate competitions, each open to all members.

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

Themed Competition (Print)

This year the theme is Wet

Portrait (Print)

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

Creative Cup (PDI)

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 (PDI)

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

Technical quality is only a secondary consideration.

Glyn Paton should need no introduction to members.

He is an SCPF Level 2 judge.

He was WPS President for the 2018-19 season,

His excellent image “The Smoking Cardplayer” was used on the front cover of the 2017-18 Handbook.

For several seasons he ran the PAGB awards group, helping members achieve CPAGB or DPAGB awards.

His “Holy Beggar” image won first prize in Class A: People in the 2017 Winchester National Exhibition.

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Winning and Held Back images

Theme – Wet

1. Helen Otton Sea Beyond the Rain
2. Eric Blake Wish I’d Bought a Cat
3. Dan Cowen Splash
HC  Mike Lane Fairy Falls
HC  Sarah Townley Girls Having Fun
HC  Corinne Kozok Shake it Off
HB Gordon Brown Raindrops on Pine Needles
HB Adrian Walmsley Water you waiting for


1.  Chris Maidens The Start Of Spring
2.  Kelly Long Gold
3.  Sarah Townley Thistle
HC  Kate Dunlop Anxiety In Technicolour
HC  Helen Otton Safe Passage
HC  Bob Allen After the storm
HB Linda Gates Tulip Encore
HB Pat Goodall Ascending
HB Terry Shipp Train Trip


1.  Dan Cowen Old Joe
2.  Trevor Morecraft Shades of Purple
3.  Sarah Townley Getting on a bit
HC  Gordon Brown Plaster’s mate
HC  Tony Smith The Farmers Wife, South Vietnam
HC  Corinne Kozok Windswept


1.  Ray Hems   Passing Place
2.  Steve Govan  Waiting for Southern Trains
3.  Tony Large  Always someone in the way!
HB Helen Otton_Hey you Tit – Where’s your Camouflage Coat!
HB Lynette Clark This WAS on my bucket list.
HB Mike Lane Saved by the Tree
HB Rob Harris Repurposed
HB Roger Clark Be honest! Does my butt look big in my new suit
HB Sarah Townley C’mon where’s the grub …
HB Terry Shipp Jedward spotted playing hide and seek

Winning and Held Back images

Subject to confirmation by the Competition Secretary.

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