3rd Open PDi Competition
This weeks competition and the final for the current season was the 3rd Open PDI, judged by David Stout, DPAGB, EFIAP. from Whickham Photographic Club. David started off by saying that the high standard of images had not made it an easy task to select the winning images.
There were 53 images entered in this competition, He praised all the members for their ingenuity and adventure in getting into some of the locations, and others for their patience and creativity of their work.
He commented how some members had used a digital border to focus the eye and others used the tight crop to highlight the focal point in their image. David commented on some images bringing back childhood memories such as "Girl Talk" and "View From Mont Blanc" reminding him of his working years in the Alps.
David awarded 5 Highly Commended;
East Force Gill Peter Moody
Aiguille du Dru Ridge Bill Stephens
Ready for Transport Tom Wilson
Catkins and Jug Julia Robson
Top five as follows;
5th, The Hatchling Jim Meikle
4th, Pink Roses In Bowl Julia Robson
3rd, Speed King Alan Lockey
2nd, Tic Tac Toe Colin Livingstone
1st, View from Mont Blanc Margaret Stephens
The winning images can be viewed .....(HERE)