(formerly Best of the Best)
Tuesday 30 May, 2023. 7:30pm in the Arc, Winchester
This end-of-season special event takes the top two images from each of the five rounds in the Print and PDI Leagues, making 40 prints and 40 PDIs.
Entries from all four classes (Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced and Gold) compete against each other to decide the season’s “Picture of the Year” ((one Print and one PDI).
Selected from the first and second images in each round of the PDI and Print leagues.
Winner of St. Catherine’s Cup for Print of the Year is Steve Govan for A Trio of Lilies
Winner of St. Giles’ Cup for PDI of the year is Glyn Paton ARPS DPAGB for Storm Surfer.
Print of the Year 2023
|A Trio of Lilies
|The Bothy Window
|The Coy Pup
PDI of the Year 2023
|Soldier Beetle on Knapweed
All images eligible for the 2023 Picture of the Year competition
File name prefixes (where present) refer to the results on the night:
HB – Held Back
N – Not held back
O – omitted and not judged because
- the print was not available on the night
You can see the placed, commended and held back images from each round in the Internal Competition Archive
Judge: Jim Pascoe BA ABIPP ARPS
Following a short spell in the Royal Navy, seven years at Standard Life, and five years at Stonehenge Cycles (a passionate cyclist), Jim decided on a career change to follow his love of photography.
In 1998, Jim graduated from Salisbury College – acknowledged as one of the leading photography colleges in the UK – with an HND and a BA(Hons) in Professional Communication(Photography).
Jim is a long-standing member, former chairman and current vice-chairman of Highcliffe & Infinity Photography Club.
With his wife Nicky, also an experienced photographer, he has been running Jim Pascoe Photography since 1998.
He is a frequent and welcome visitor to WPS, and an experienced SCPF Level 3 judge.
He was also our guest speaker on 13 April 2021, when we were meeting online because of the pandemic.
Last updated 3 April 2023