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Competition information


New On-line Monthly Members Competition
Old On-line Monthly Members Competition

Final Merit Competition 2008
Final Merit Competition 2009
Final Merit Competition 2010
Final Merit Competition 2011
Final Merit Competition 2013
Final Merit Competition 2014
Final Merit Competition 2015
Final Merit Competition 2016

2016 Competitions


Competition Submit Date Judge Set Subject
Merits 1 21 Jan. 4 Feb. Chris Boyes Balance
Merits 2 14 April 28 April Justin Garner Curves
Merits 3 14 July 28 July Andy Jefferson Shadows
Merits 4 13 Oct. 27 Oct. Andy Carpenter Technology
Quarterly 1A (PDIs) 25 Feb. 10 March Keith Barber Creative
Quarterly 1B (Prints) 5 March 17 March Daryl Giles Creative
Quarterly 2A (PDIs) 26 May 9 June Darrell Oakden Scapes
Quarterly 2B (Prints) 2 June 16 June Janice Barton Scapes
Quarterly 3A (PDIs) 1 Sept. 15 Sept. Conor Molloy Square format (1x1)
Quarterly 3B (Prints) 8 Sept. 22 Sept. Sheila Turnstall Square format (1x1)
Annual (PDIs) 24 Nov. 15 Dec. Tremaine Cornish All Quarterly subjects
Annual (Prints) 1 Dec. 22 Dec. Jon Allanson All Quarterly subjects
Panel 1 Sept. 1 Sept.   Different views of a single object & Open
Ladies vs Gentlemen        
Battle Selection 4 Oct. 6 Oct.   Groups
Battle 3 Nov 10 Nov Mike Lawrence Groups

2017 Competitions

Competition Submit Date Judge Set Subject
Merits 1 26 Jan. 9 Feb. ? The weather
Merits 2 13 April 27 April ? The colour blue
Merits 3 13 July 27 July ? Symmetry
Merits 4 12 Oct. 26 Oct. ? Homemade
Quarterly 1A (PDIs) 2 March 16 March ? Letterbox format
Quarterly 1B (Prints) 9 March 23 March ? Letterbox format
Quarterly 2A (PDIs) 25 May 8 June ? Creative
Quarterly 2B (Prints) 1 June 15 June ? Creative
Quarterly 3A (PDIs) 7 Sept. 21 Sept. ? Photojournalism
Quarterly 3B (Prints) 14 Sept. 28 Sept. ? Photojournalism
Annual (PDIs) 23 Nov. 7 Dec. ? All Quarterly subjects
Annual (Prints) 30 Nov. 14 Dec. ? All Quarterly subjects
Panel ? Sept. ? Sept.   Open
Ladies vs Gentlemen        
Battle Selection 12 Oct. 19 Oct.   ?
Battle ? Nov. ? Nov. ? ?

2011 Annual Cups and Trophies


Slides Open Mike Bannister
Slides Portrait John Earnshaw
Slides Nat History John Earnshaw
Slides Record Graham Shaw
Slides Best Landscape John Earnshaw
Colour Prints Open Liam O'Keeffe
Colour Prints Portrait Liam O'Keeffe
Colour Prints Nat History John Earnshaw
Colour Prints Record John Earnshaw
Mono Prints Open Paul Bates
Mono Prints Portrait Cy Newton
Mono Prints Nat History Dave Hollows
Mono Prints Record John Earnshaw
PDI Open Ken Matthews
PDI Portrait Dave Hollows
PDI Nat History John McNally
PDI Record Dave Hollows
Beginners Any Category No award
Quarterlies Slides John Earnshaw
Quarterlies Mono Prints Dave Hollows
Quarterlies ColourPrints John Earnshaw
Quarterlies Cumulative John Earnshaw
Quarterlies PDI Dave Hollows
Merits Colour Prints Liam O'Keeffe
Merits Slides Graham Shaw
Merits Mono Prints Richard Parish
Merits PDI Dave Hollows
Image of the Year Any Category Cy Newton
Member of the Year . John Earnshaw

2010 Annual Cups and Trophies


Slides Open Mike Bannister
Slides Portrait Mike Bannister
Slides Nat History Ken Matthews
Slides Record Joyce Hollows
Slides Best Landscape Mike Bannister
Colour Prints Open John Earnshaw
Colour Prints Portrait Cy Newton
Colour Prints Nat History John McNally
Colour Prints Record John Earnshaw
Mono Prints Open Dave Hollows
Mono Prints Portrait Clive Robinson
Mono Prints Nat History John Earnshaw
Mono Prints Record Clive Robinson
PDI Open Dave Hollows
PDI Portrait Ian Ross
PDI Nat History John McNally
PDI Record Joyce Hollows
Beginners Any Category Karen Penney
Quarterlies Slides Ken Matthews
Quarterlies Mono Prints John Earnshaw
Quarterlies ColourPrints John Earnshaw
Quarterlies Cumulative Ken Matthews
Quarterlies PDI Ken Matthews
Merits Colour Prints Clive Robinson
Merits Slides Graham Shaw
Merits Mono Prints Dave Hollows
Merits PDI Joyce Hollows
Image of the Year Any Category John McNally
Member of the Year . Richard Parish

2009 Annual Cups and Trophies


Slides Open J.McNally
Slides Portrait J. Earnshaw
Slides Nat History J.McNally
Slides Record J.Hollows
Slides Best Landscape J.McNally
Colour Prints Open D.Hollows
Colour Prints Portrait R.Parish
Colour Prints Nat History J.McNally
Colour Prints Record C.Robinson
Mono Print Open J. Earnshaw
Mono Print Portrait C.Newton
Mono Print Nat History J. Earnshaw
Mono Print Record L.O'Keeffe
Beginners M.Diggle
Quarterly Slides K Matthews
Quarterly Mono Prints C. Newton
Quarterly ColourPrints J. Earnshaw
Quarterly Cumulative K. Matthews
Merits Colour Prints C Robinson
Merits Slides K Matthews
Merits Mono Prints L.O'Keeffe
Image of the Year J.McNally
Member of the Year J.Earnshaw

  • The Society meets every Thursday with the agenda being focused on digital imaging, print, slide shows, lectures, etc.
  • 2017 Syllabus
  • We meet at St. Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Harboro Road, Sale M33_6GD at 20:00hrs most weeks of the year.
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