The Western (Isle of Man) Photographic Society
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We were delighted to have Brian McKenna as our Judge this year, his extensive knowledge and outstanding ability as a photographer and also being an entertaining and accomplished speaker ensured we had a great evening.
Congratulations to Dorothy Flint who is the 2013 Photographer of the year with 89 marks, runner up is Bill Callow with 85 marks, and third is Ruth Nicholls with 84 marks.
The Moore Stephens Trophy for the overall best entry in the Competition was won by Dorothy Flint with her Colour Print 'Restricted Area'.
Dennis Wood wins the John Cowell Cup for the best Monochrome Print 'Light and Shade', Dorothy Flint wins the Beaumont Cup for the best Colour Print 'Restricted Area', Dennis Wood wins the Mannin Trophy for the best A4 Print 'Tropical', Gary Booth wins the Secretary's Trophy for the best Mono DPI 'Waiting for Dinner', and Jim Lace wins the Nicholls Digital Trophy for the best Colour DPI 'Tuscan Mist'.
Congratulations to Dorothy and all the Award Winners, thanks to Brian McKenna for being an excellent Judge, and thanks to Ruth Nicholls who had the idea of asking Brian to judge for us.
Brian also gave a slide show and presentation the following evening at Glen Helen Lodge, preceded by an excellent buffet, the first half was wonderful macro photos of insets, and the second half was of a wide variety of birds, with superb photography and commentary throughout.
Up to A4 Prints
Monochrome Digital Projected
Colour Digital Projected