Ore and St Helen’s Camera Club

GLYNN Barham again did the honours in judging our Print Of The Year competition.

Members were permitted to select up to four entries in total. Finallists included Kate Allen’s Kite surfing at Camber and Joy Baldock’s Bluebells at Guestling Woods.

Glynn awarded highly commended to Colin Dengate’s Magical Castle and Red Letter Day together with Tony Sharp’s Hanging Field, Winchelsea.

Final honours were given to the following photographers: 3rd - Paul Praeger’s Corn Poppy; 2nd - Colin Dengate’s Fragile and 1st place was given to Tony Sharp’s black and white image entitled Sunlight in Misty Valley.

Our season is coming to a close but we have an exciting series of meetings through the summer.

Our set subject competition was well-supported. Local painting conservator, Tom Mayhew, gave us a refreshingly different perspective of prints and digital images entered in Transport and Reflections categories.

Tom decreed the following photos as winners: Transport - Prints - 2nd, Sidney Harding, Getting steamed up. 1st prize - Colin Dengate, Transport on mass.

Transport - Digital Images - 2nd, James Ball, Golden Age of Motorcycling. 1st prize - Annette Barton, Horse & Cart.

Reflections - Prints - 2nd, Kevin Whiting, Calm river. 1st prize - Alan Harding, Sound mirror reflection.

Reflections Digital Images - 2nd place, Sue Clarke - Paddleboat reflection. 1st prize - Kate Allen, Leafy puddle.

We meet at Park Road Methodist Church Hall, Upper Park Road, St Leonards. More details on our website at www.ore-st-helens.co.uk. Come along and see what we do.