Picture of the Year 2018/19

Our last competition of the year was as usual for the Picture of the Year, this year judged by Vic Hainsworth, to whom we were extremely grateful for standing in at the last moment when original judge was unable to attend.

As one might expect there were some terrific images on display, both in the print and digital image sections.

The winners were as follows:-

Colour prints:

​ 1st: The dark side – Dave Edwards:   ​​​2nd: Northern Lights – Mary Maskell

3rd: From my room with a view – Mike Bareham​

H/Commended:   Coming round the bend – John Wrigley   ​ ​Dawn light – Richard Cunningham

Tunnel vision – Gary Howie    December Sunset – Bob Adams


Mono prints:        1st: Giants of the Gunfleet – John Fryer-Kelsey​​    2nd: Walking the dog – Alec Corton​​

3rd: Wet and wild – Brian Stronge​

H/Commended:  The Silver Thread – Mike Bareham​​​      Masked Dancer – Brian Stronge​​​

Early sun breaking through – John Merison


Digital Images:     ​​1st: Ripping it up – Richard Cunningham       2nd: Contemplation – Gill Thomas​​​

3rd: Painted Lady butterfly – John Merison

H/Commended:     Whooper Crane – Mary Maskell​​​​         Blackthorn blossom with sparrow – John Fryer-Kelsey


Overall Image of the year:   Giants of the Gunfleet – John Fryer-Kelsey

Second overall:  The dark side – Dave Edwards.

Third overall:  Ripping it up – Richard Cunningham