Results 2018-19 Print R1 09-Oct-2018
|1st||Justine Shotton||Running up Silver Howe|
|2nd||Peter Henderson||Tea at the old corn exchange|
|3rd||John Rose||Sunrise from Southwold seafront|
|C||John Burke||My Lover|
|1st||Dan Cowen||Hat off for a smoke break|
|2nd||Jill North||Oslo waterfront|
|3rd||Mike Shaw||Love all at the National|
|C||Jeff Johnson||Steamed up in the barbershop|
|C||Helen Otton||Tuscan Dawn|
|HB||Sue Binney||Boys will be boys|
|HB||Pat Goodall||Contemplation in the Atacama|
|HB||Gay Hopkins||Eye Liner|
|1st||Gavin Bowyer||The Brahman awaits to bless you|
|2nd||Maria Leekblade||Not the only fruit|
|3rd||Pete Whieldon||Sheltered from the rain|
|C||David McKibbin||Weathering the blizzard|
|C||Glyn Paton||Ready for a fast one|
|HB||Sarah Strange||Rust in peace|
|HB||Roger Dixey||Totland bay|
|HB||Dave Kiddle||Old wardour castle|
|HB||Tony Smith||Baby Trump in London|
|HB||Chris Maidens||Cracked Surfaces|
At the meeting on Tuesday 2nd October David McKibbin and was presented with the Murla Trophy. This was for the “People’s favourite” from the 2018 Print Exhibition.
Michael White was given the Dunelm Trophy to keep in recognition of the relentless excellence and entertainment value of his AV sequences over the years. Since he had won it so often he’d been virtually keeping it anyway.
|David McKibbin and was presented with the Murla Trophy.||Michael White was given the Dunelm Trophy.|
New LRPS Gallery
Congratulations to Robin Shaw who has added his LRPS gallery to his members gallery page.
His LRPS panel can also be seen on the Distinctions Galleries page.
WNE Presentation Evening Tuesday, 18 September 2018
The Presentations for the Winchester National Exhibition, were ably chaired by our ex-President, Nick Townley.
We were treated to a stunning collection of entries from the 5 categories. I think we were all humbled by the quality of many of the images presented.
The following were presented with awards by Glyn Edmunds APSA EPSA EFIAP/g ARPS APAGB DPAGB ABIPP AMPA :
|1||Maureen Toft FBPE efiap/D1 MPAGB MPSA FBPE Medal Presentation|
|2||Jim Munday CPAGB AFIAP BPE2* Winner Scapes Port in a Storm|
|Accepted Dawn at Selsey, Wreck of the Helvetia|
|3||Maureen Toft FBPE efiap/D1 MPAGB MPSA Accepted Sakrisoy at Dawn,|
|Cheetah Cubs and Kill (CoM), Jump 3|
|4||Anthony Oliver ARPS CPAGB BPE3* Accepted Cromer Pier, Frozen|
Best WPS Member Trophy
1. People - Irving Cup - Stephen Green LRPS - Smoke Break
2. Scapes - Pendreigh Cup - Atul Kshirsagar - From the Land of Fire and Ice
3. Creative - Wykeham Cup - Sarah Townley - LRPS Dancing Tulips
4. Nature - Duma Trophy - Adrian Binney - Pulling Hard
5. Pictorial - Salver - Roger Clark ARPS - Close Encounter
Congratulations to them all. Photographs by Gavin Bowyer.
Some of the people who made the 2018 Exhibition possible.
Opening night 4-Sep-2018
Viv Brett was thanked for her outstanding work on producing the WPS Handbook and the WNE catalogue.
The 2018 -19 Handbook is now available for members after you logon. When logged on look under “Information”. It is in PDF format.
WPS Print Exhibition 2018 Awards Prize-giving
New Members Gallery.
Well done Atul Kshirsagar. He has loaded a set of his images to his Members Gallery Page.
The Winchester National Exhibition accepted images
The Winchester National Exhibition accepted images can be seen from the links on the WNE Gallery 2018 page.
Glyn Paton Upgraded to Level 2 judge by SCPF.
Congratulations to our President for 2018/19, Glyn Paton who, following “very encouraging feedback from clubs”, has been upgraded from a Level One to a Level Two judge for the SCPF.
The Southern Counties Photographic Federation (SCPF) is a Member of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) and is Affiliated to the FIAP.
The Federation serves camera clubs and photographic societies in Hampshire and neighbouring parts of Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire, Wiltshire and Dorset, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands of Guernsey and Jersey.
SCPF is governed by a Council of Members and a Constitution. The Aim of the Federation is:
“To promote the advancement of photography in all its aspects. To encourage the co-operation between member clubs through participation and hosting of inter-club & Federation activities.”
Congratulations Glyn !!!
Winchester Photographic Society 2018 Annual General Meeting Tuesday 29th May 2018
AGM 2018 Summary
The vacant positions were filled as:
|Vice President||Gavin Bowyer|
|Treasurer & Membership Secretary||Graham Barber|
|Web Architect||Gerard Carlin|
|Communications Secretary||Trevor Morecraft|
|Member Representative||Carey Wall|
|Member Representative||Eleanor Coke|
|Member Representative||Tony Smith|
WPS Business Plan
The WPS Business Plan for 2018-19 was approved. Memebers can see this after loggin on and looking under "Information" > "Managing the Socity..."
WPS Image of the Year
Results - 23rd May 2018
|1st||Paul Davison||Dockyard Gang|
|2nd||Phil Terry||The Chase|
|3rd||Eric Blake||Southampton Docks|
|HC||Eric Blake||I love my job|
|HC||Adrian Binney||Shy Chinese Boy in his Sunday Best|
|HC||Dan Cowen||Snow Leopard Cub|
|HC||Roger Dixey||Storm Over Shaldon|
|1st||Paul Davison||Colossal Cargo|
|2nd||Pete Whieldon||Little Owls in the Snow|
|3rd||Helen Otton||Wildebeest and Acacia Silhouette|
|HC||Ann Erkut||Fighting Jays|
|HC||Phillipa Hayter||Up and Away|
|HC||Phil Terry||Cornish Sunset|
The Society Competition Evening
Tuesday, 8th May 2018
1. Dan Cowen - Sleeping Giant
2. John Burke - Chimes of silence
3. Deborah Gordon - Follow my leader
4. HC Sue Birtwistle - Worlds End
1. Sarah Townley - Staring cancer in the face
2. Steve Green - I do love my sister
3. David McKibbin - A shock of red hair
4. HC Tony Smith - The farmer’s daughter
1. Nick Townley - James
2. Gavin Bowyer - Ferryman, Hoi An
3. Steve Green - Happy rasta
4. HC David McKibbin - James at full tilt
George Walsh Trophy and the Set of Three
There is now a new page for the two competitions, the George Walsh Trophy and the Set of Three.
Results R5 Print League PDI 20th March 2018
|1st||Dan Cowen||Snow Leopard Cub|
|2nd||Geraldine Guthrie||Mural at Oslo City Hall|
|3rd||Chris Landale||Harbourside Bar Opera House|
|C||Hele Otton||Green & White|
|1st||Jill North||City Lights|
|2nd||Anita Taylor||A Cockchafer|
|3rd||Adria Walmsley||Early Morning Workout|
|C||Jeff Johnson||Bending Light in the Kitchen Sink|
|C||Jan Hedger||Architectural Detail Norman to Elizabethan|
|C||Lynette Clark||The End of the Crossing|
|HB||Adrian Binney||Grand Tetons in the Morning Light|
|HB||Robin Shaw||Flamingos Flying High|
|HB||Gavin Mann||Those Pines|
|HB||Sylvia Larter-Whitcher||Blue Tidal Pool|
|HB||Trevor Morecroft||Birds Eye|
|HB||Rafe Pascual||Towards Heaven|
|1st||Pete Whieldon||Catching Prey|
|2nd||Tony Smith||Two Odd Boots|
|3rd||Sarah Townley||Still Life with Cabbage|
|C||Roger Dixey||The Ethereal Llanddwyn|
|C||Paul Davision||A Charismatic Character|
|C||Steve Green||An Old Hand at Crochet|
|C||Geoff Sharman||Women in Steep Well|
|C||Dave Kiddle||Where Others Have Trodden|
|HB||Tony Cowburn||Island Girl|
|HB||Dawn Blight||What's going On at Number 13?|
|HB||Alison Cawley||Late Again!|
|HB||David McKibben||Ready For the Street Party|
|HB||Gordon Brown||Redwings Set Sail|
|HB||Louise Brown||Birmingham New Street Station|
|HB||Gavin Bowyer||Priest CelebrateesGanga Aarte|
Results R5 PDI League 20th March 2018
|1st||Brian Holloway||NYC All screwed up|
|2nd||Sue Birtwistle||Edge of the forest|
|3rd||John Burke||Playing catch|
|C||Bob Henley||Portsmouth sunset silhouette|
|C||Maurice Jones||Go round|
|1st||Adrian Binney||Market transaction|
|2nd||Phil Terry||Lands End sunset|
|3rd||Tony Large||Arccelor Mittal Orbit|
|C||Rob Harris||Not quite there|
|C||Trevor Morecraft LRPS||Portrait of a red panda|
|C||Andy Knowles||Old lifeguard station|
|C||Ray Benzal||"Tulip stairs Queens' House"|
|C||Jan Hedger||St Peter & Holy Cross Church|
|HB||Gavin Mann||Life through the lens|
|HB||Pat Goodall LRPS||Keeping watch|
|HB||Jill North LRPS||Riomaggiore|
|1st||Pete Whieldon ARPS DPAGB||Little owls in the snow|
|2nd||Nick Townley LRPS||Women in red|
|3rd||Ann Erkut||On the hunt|
|C||Paul Davison ARPS DPAGB||Shipbreaker|
|C||Sarah Strange LRPS||Successful catch|
|C||Tony Cowburn LRPS||Winter dawn at Kimmeridge|
|C||Eric Blake LRPS||A quick walk under the Thames|
|HB||Ron Foulkes ARPS CPAGB||Not my artwork|
|HB||Gerard Carlin||Great crested grebe|
Committee Meeting Dates
The dates of the committee meetings can be seen after you logon and look under “Information” > "Managing the society, Minutes, AGMs, Questionnaire etc" > "Committee Meeting Dates Current Season"
The Suggestions Box is on the Society Desk each week.
WPS now on Social Media Platforms
We have launched a presence on two of the most popular social media platforms aimed at providing both immediate news and an interaction platform for our members and non-members: