End of another season with Comp 6 results now posted. Well done to all 4 trophy winners.
The John Evans Competition is an annual competition for a trophy in honour of the former Chief Photographer at the Swindon Advertiser. This year the prints entered were judged by the photographers at the Advertiser, under the beady eye of Stuart Harrison. Stuart came to the Club meeting on Thursday 27 March, 2014 to comment on the entries, and present the Trophy. The Trophy was awarded to Geoff Astle for his print of a guard on duty at Swindon and … Continue reading
Six Club Members represented SPS at the well organised Battle in Wantage, last night. The final scores were as follows:- Oxford -357; Swindon- 352; Wantage-345. So we came a very respectable second. Shirley Johnson’s print “Solitude” scored 20; and Cathy FitzHerbert’s DI “Dig Deep” also scored 20. Congratulations to you both.
The results of our fourth Monthly Competition, which took place on Thursday 6th February, are now available to view in the Galleries section. The judge was Keith Cooper. These are just the images from the Projected category – print entries will be shown as they become available. “Ice Dragon” by Cathy FitzHerbert won the Primary Projected Category and “Winter at the Water’s Edge” by Anna Stowe won the Advanced Projected category in the third competition.
A copy of the latest rule book can now be downloaded from the Rule Book page (where else would it be!), plus a copy of all the competition results, images of the trophies, plus a list of Presidents going back in history can be downloaded from the Competition Results page.
The Club President, Chris Ramsay, presented Trophies to the winners of the numerous Club Competitions held during the past year, at our AGM on Thursday, 29 August, 2013. .
We are pleased to give you the chance to download our 2013 – 2014 programme. Please have a look. You will find as well as some old favourites and all of those competitions; new features and lecturers we think you will not want to miss. Download the programme here; SPS 2013-2014 Programme If you would like a 2 sided one to print please download here; SPS 2013-2014 programme (2 sided version to print) Watch this site for more information on … Continue reading
All the prints which were selected in the Annual Competition are on display at the Central Library for two weeks commencing Saturday, 13 July, 2013; and the Winning Digital entries are being displayed on a monitor.<img src=”http://www.swindonphotosoc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/SPS-Exhibition-0427-1024×631.jpg” Library opening times are available on the Swindon website www.swindon.gov.uk/
Our Annual Exhibitions of Prints are being shown at the Central Library and the West Swindon Libraries this Summer
“What a great set of AV artists we have in the Society! What an excellent range of submissions across the range from novice to expert! And the post comp extras too!”-Nic Jansen………. We had very sophisticated presentations from the experts and some very enjoyable entries from the novices!