April 2020


3 digital images


Any subject, any theme, mono or colour


Dr Anne Sutcliffe FRPS EFIAP PPSA


Group 1:

Group 2:

Group 3:


  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
First Place: Under the Ouse Valley Viaduct

Aileen Nock

Northumberland Shore Fay Venables Growing with the Flow Mick Schilling

Second Place:

Old Gural Jolanta B Axon Lilac-Breasted Roller in Flight Jan Cochrane Zebra Landing Christine Mallett

Third Place:

Abandoned Jenny Ladbrooke View from the Burj Kalifa Martin Thompson Reaching for the Stars Tim Hutchin

Highly Commended:

Clevedon Pier

Jenny Ladbrook

Emerald Swallowtail Ray Manning Banded Demoiselle Mick Schilling


The Birth & Death of a Flower

Hazel Lane

 Mama Wagg  Fay Venables  Stormy Staircase Christine Mallett


Roman Wash House

Elizabeth Smith


Dave Ward

Chesil Beach David Venables
  Village Life

Graham Williams

Auricula Flower Heads Jeannette Strange Why can't you take bits of bacon and make them back into a pig? Phil Moorhouse




April 2020


3 Creative Images


Our definition of Creative is 'Altered Reality'. The image must obviously display a change in natural colour, form, shape, or any combination of these. Creative images are often montages (a blending or composite of multiple images).


The Audience



  All Entries

First Place

Banana Armour Mick Schilling

Second Place:

At the Library Tony Dyson

Third Place:

Away with the Fairies Roy Buckle

Highly Commended: 

Dancing Jellyfish Anna Ladbrooke
  Through the Eye of a Needle Tony Dyson
  Oops! Too Far Back! Jane Roby
  Near Miss Phil Moorhouse






Date:  17th March 2022

Entry:  3 images (any subject)

Judge: John Lewis LRPS

  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
First Place: Tranquility Kevin Watts On Her Holidays Tony Dyson We've Been Waiting for You Chanardaye Walton

Second Place:

Concrete and Sky Kevin Watts The Last Battle Jenny Ladbrooke Asian Elephant Affection Chanardaye Walton

Third Place:

Deck Chairs

Mick O'Malley Ural Owl Jenny Ladbrooke Tunnel Vision Jolanta B Axon

Highly Commended:

A Portrait Graham Newman

Young Leopard

Dave Ward The Old Mill Mick Schilling


The Abbey Kevin Watts Still Working the Cut Tony Dyson Pavement and Steps David Venables

The Syriana Restaurant

Roy Buckle


A Helping Hand Michael Prince Oxbow Bend Dave Ward Time for Afternoon Tea

Phil Moorhouse

  Top Cat Ian Cooke Two Boats Dave Ward Buttermere David Steele







30th September 2021


3 images


Up to 3 digital images, any theme, any subject, colour or mono.


Carol McNiven Young, FRPS EFIAP BPE4* CPAGB


  Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
First Place: Despair Richard Goulding Welsh Pony, Wild Dave Ward Lines in the Sand  Mick Schilling

Second Place:

Allium Kissing John Leighton Banded Demoiselle Tony Dyson The Goose of Derwent Water David Steele

Third Place:

Past its Sell-by Date Michael Prince Bluebells Chris Johnson

Evening Sunflowers

Val Manning

Highly Commended:

Foxglove Aileen Nock Pink Cosmos Jenny Ladbrooke The Greeting Sue Pearmain


Poppy Heart  Elizabeth Smith The Mist Dave Ward

Scissor Arch

Mick Schilling
      Decorative Dahlia Patrick Reynolds Seeking Shelter Sue Pearmain

Come on Eileen

Jolanta B Axon


Casa Batllo Balconies

Chris Lee Not the Weather for It Hazel Lane

Celebration Spanish Style

Jane Roby


Kyoto Cherry Blossom

Chris Lee

Volcanic Buffalo

Dave Ward

Remember me Always Mick Schilling

Something of Interest

Mick O'Malley

The Last Battle

Jenny Ladbrooke The Cross-Stitch House Jane Roby

The Footbridge Tynemouth Station

Michael Prince    

Pepper Harvesting

Phil Moorhouse


Wet Spring Blossom John Leighton        
  Church Lamp Light Geoff Owen