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Photographic Competition 2013 Results

Updated: 31 January, 2017

 

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We are delighted to reveal the winners in this years SK58 Photographic Competition

SK58 Birders ran our now annual photographic competition during 2013. The competition was open to all current SK58 members. The deadline for the submission of entries was the September meeting in 2013. The winner will be presented prizes at the November 2013 indoor meeting.

There were 60 entries for the various categories, which was very encouraging, with a notable improvement in the quality submitted.

A prize is awarded to the Best Overall Photograph

Categories & Winners (winning images further down page) © on all images held by photographer!

  • Best Bird photograph within SK58

First Place- Janet Allsop: Grey Partridge-NAPT

Runner Up- Clive Gretton: Wheatear NAPT

Highly Commended- John Gallagher: Nuthatch-Roche Abbey

  • Best Non Bird photograph within SK58

First Place- Peter Kenworthy: Broad-bodied Chaser-Anston Stones Wood

Runner Up- John Gallagher: Lingodell Farm-Lingodell

Highly Commended- Peter Kenworthy: Toad in the Hole-Godfrey's Pond

  • Best Bird photograph outside SK58

First Place- Martin Garwell: Kingfisher-Pit House West

Runner Up- Sue Cullen: Coal Tit-Harthill

Highly Commended- Janet Allsop: Crested Tit-Abernethy

Highly Commended- Clive Gretton: Marsh Harrier-Blacktoft Sands

  • Best Non Bird (Landscape) photograph outside SK58

First Place- Peter Kenworthy: Railway Station-Sardinia

Runner Up- Geoff Facer: Ardgour Lighthouse-Ardgour, Argyle

Highly Commended- Sue Cullen: Beach Scene-Rye Harbour

  • Best Non Bird (Natural History) photograph outside SK58

First Place- Peter Kenworthy: Fungus-Buttermere, Lake District

Runner Up- Sue Cullen: Fungus-Idle Valley

Highly Commended- Peter Kenworthy: Common Darter-Idle Valley


With "Best Photograph Overall" awarded to:

Martin Garwell: Kingfisher-Pit House West


Rules & Guidelines

  • Open to current SK58 members only
  • Each entrant can submit no more than 3 images per category
  • All entries were submitted on or before 25th September 2013- to any member of the organising committee
  • All images must be printed (no CD's, memory sticks,etc...)
  • All prints (from negative/ digital images) must be no smaller than 6" x 4" or larger than A4
  • Each image must bear the name of the photographer, the subject/ location and date it was taken, with a brief note if applicable
  • Judging took place after the September 2013 indoor meeting. The judges were group official Andy Hirst and professional & eminent local photographers Allan & Susan Parker, and their decision was final.
  • Best Bird photograph within SK58

First Place- Janet Allsop: Grey Partridge-NAPT

Runner Up- Clive Gretton: Wheatear NAPT

Highly Commended- John Gallagher: Nuthatch-Roche Abbey

  • Best Non Bird photograph within SK58

First Place- Peter Kenworthy: Broad-bodied Chaser-Anston Stones Wood

Runner Up- John Gallagher: Lingodell Farm-Lingodell

Highly Commended- Peter Kenworthy: Toad in the Hole-Godfrey's Pond

  • Best Bird photograph outside SK58

First Place- Martin Garwell: Kingfisher-Pit House West

Runner Up- Sue Cullen: Coal Tit-Harthill

Highly Commended- Janet Allsop: Crested Tit-Abernethy

Highly Commended- Clive Gretton: Marsh Harrier-Blacktoft Sands

  • Best Non Bird (Landscape) photograph outside SK58

First Place- Peter Kenworthy: Railway Station-Sardinia

Runner Up- Geoff Facer: Ardgour Lighthouse-Ardgour, Argyle

Highly Commended- Sue Cullen: Beach Scene-Rye Harbour

  • Best Non Bird (Natural History) photograph outside SK58

First Place- Peter Kenworthy: Fungus-Buttermere, Lake District

Runner Up- Sue Cullen: Fungus-Idle Valley

Highly Commended- Peter Kenworthy: Common Darter-Idle Valley


With "Best Photograph Overall" awarded to:

Martin Garwell: Kingfisher-Pit House West


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