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1st Intermediate DPI Competition

Dancer by Ron Hart

First place: "Dancer by Ron Hart

Tina by David Nuttall

Second place: "Tina" by David Nuttall

I'm Flying by David Nuttall

Third place: "I'm Flying" by David Nuttall

 

 

 

Having been asked about how to create a brush in photoshop, here's an Adobe Photoshop how to which may be helpful. You can create a brush from an image, just make sure you don't exceed the maximum pixel dimensions otherwise the menus will be greyed out. This is really useful if you want to create cloud brushes to add to your landscape images.

We are pleased to congratulate Stuart Burns on his recent LRPS (Licentiate) distinction . A great achievement.

2nd Intermediate Print Competition

On 10 May 2017, our 2nd Internal Print competition was judged by Andy Smith LRPS CPAGB. The top three images were:

 

First place: "Big sky landscape, Dungeness" by David Ingram

 

Second place: "A carpet of bluebells" by Geoff Lamy

 

Third place: "Leona" by David Nuttall

 

 

2nd Intermediate PDI Competition

On 29 March 2017 we had our 2nd Internal PDI Competition, judged by Kevin Bell LRPS. The top three images were :

Dancer

First place: "Dancer" by David Nuttall

MeerkatSecond place: "Meerkat" by Jonathan Walland

 

summer memoriesThird place: "Summer Memories" by Carol White-Griffiths

 

 

 

Annual PDI Competition

  • Kent Oastby Ron Hart, Winner, Creative
  • A Surge of Powerby Geoff Lamy, Winner, Sport
  • Battery Lifeby Tim Holland, Winner Photojournalism and Monochrome
  • Winter Dog Walkby Julian Delf, Winner Pictorial and Overall Winner
  • OK I'm still, can I have my treat?by Graham Reeve, Winner Portrait
  • Choir, Buckfast Abbeyby Phil Burt, Winner Record
  • Eastern ChipmunkJulian Delf, Winner Nature

Our Annual PDI competition on 1 February produced some excellent images. Winners of categories are:

Pictorial - "Winter Dog Walk" by Julian Delf
Creative - "Kent Oast" by Ron Hart
Nature - "Eastern Chipmunk" by Juliuan Delf
Portrait - "OK I'm Still - Can I Have My Treat" by Graham Reeve
Record - "Choir, Buckfast Abbey" by Phil Burt
Sport - "A Surge of Power" by Geoff Lamy.
Street - "Battery Life" by Tim Holland

Best Monochrome was "Battery Life" by Tim Holland. The overall winner was Julian Delf's "Winter Dog Walk".

2nd Intermediate Print Competition

A 3-Print panel print competition with an open theme – Judged by Andy Smith LRPS CPAGB.

First place: "Light & Form" by Jonathan Walland

 

Second place: "Now you see him, now you don't" by Phil Burt

 

Third place: "Hidden Doors to a World of Art " by Julian Delf

 

 

 

 

2nd Intermediate PDI Competition

The theme was "Transport in Kent" and the judge was Malcolm Hardie. The top three images are below:

overall winner
First Place- "Tyreless in the Thames" by Ian Hunt

overall winner
Second Place -"Sailing barges off Sheppey" by David Nuttall

overall winner
Third Place - "Via-Northfleet-Strood-Bluebell Hill" by Ron Hart

 

 

Three-way Battle Crayford, Gravesend, Dartford

Our annual Battle was hosted by Crayford Camera Club on 23 February 2016 and judged by Paul Adams ARPS DPAGB FDPS. The competition was in two sections, PDIs and Prints. The PDI section was a close result, but due to our strong showing in the print section Dartford were overall 
winners with 281, Crayford came second with 273 and Gravesend third with 
268. There were eight entries in each section, and in the PDI HOW'S THAT by Geoff Lamy scored 20 and in the print section PYRAMID by Jonathan Walland  scored 20. Top marks!

Annual PDI Competition

17 February 2015 - judged by Glyn Bareham LRPS CPAGB. For this competition we asked our judge to score the images using the PAGB system of marks from 2 to 5.

overall winner
Overall Winner - "Misty Morning" by Phil Burt

best mono
Best Monochrome - "Canary Wharf at Sunset" by Jonathan Walland


Creative Greenwich Park
Creative - "Greenwich Park" by Brian Tettmar


 

 

 


Nature - "Silverback Gorilla in His Prime" by Geoff Lamy


pictorial
Pictorial - "Misty Morning" by Phil Burt



portrait
Portrait - "Daisy" by Paul King

record stained glass window Lincoln cathedral
Record - "Stained Glass Window in Lincoln Cathedral" by Geoff Lamy

sport taking the bend
Sport - "Taking the Bend" by Geoff Lamy


 

 

street
Street - "Buy My Fish, Negombo Fish Market" by Paul Davies

Concorde Shield Competition

3 February 2016 - Judged by Steve Carroll ARPS, this annual inter-club competition between Dartford, Crayford and Wilmington Camera Clubs was hosted by Dartford this year. Dartford were the winners, followed by Crayford and runners up were Wilmington. Well done to all who contributed.

1st Intermediate PDI Competition
Group 1 winners

Battle of Britain Tribute

1. "Battle of Britain Tribute" by Carol White-Griffiths

 

Al Fresco English Style

2. "Al Fresco - English Style" by David Nuttall

 

Twin Tower by Tim Holland

 3. "Twin Tower" by Tim Holland.

First Intermediate PDI Competition
Group 2 winners

Unity by Anthony Welland

1 "Unity" by Jonathan Walland

Through the Arch by Anthony Welland

2 "Through the Arch" by Jonathan Walland

The Hoo Frontier by Paul King

3 "The Hoo Frontier" by Paul King

Annual Print Competition

Clive Tanner FRPS judged this multi-category print competion in which all members are encouraged to submit up to four entries. Categories were Pictorial, Creative, Portrait, Sport, Street/Photojournalism, Record and Nature.

Roger Force FRPS DPAGB won the Record category and also Overall Print with a magnificent mono print "A Statue of Sir Henry Bathurst D.C.L."

United Colours of Burano

A Statue of Sir Henry Bathurst D.C.L.

 

Phil Burt won the Pictorial category with "United Colours of Burano"

United Colours of Burano

United Colours of Burano

David Nuttall won the Portrait Section with Breakfast at Daren's

United Colours of Burano

Breakfast at ... Daren's

Mike Morfett won the Sport category with "Running for good causes" and the Creative with "Red Kite, Twin Lens Capture"

United Colours of Burano

Running for Good Causes

United Colours of Burano

Red Kite, Twin Lens Capture

 

Tim Holland won the Street/Photojournalism category with "Grime Scene"

United Colours of Burano

Grime Scene

David Ingram won the Nature category with Mule Deer, Canadian Rockies

United Colours of Burano

Mule deer, Canadian Rockies

 

Concorde Trophy

Steve Caroll judged this annual three-way club competition, hosted by Wilmington Camera Club and against them and Crayford Camera Club. Dartford won with 212 points.

The judge nominated 1st, 2nd and 3rd places for the competition. Geoff Lamy's "A Glance to Leg" took 1st, Tim Holland's "Worker B" took 2nd and a photo by Les Thwaites from Crayford took 3rd.

Three Print Panel

Sue Chapman ARPS CPAGB judged this internal competition. on 13 May 2015. Phil Burt was first with his spectacular Icelandic Iceberg trio.

Phil Burt Icelanic Icebergs

Second place went to Geoff Lamy with "Three Stages of an Equestrian event" and third place to David Nuttall with "Three Faces of Alex"

First Internal print competition

Michelle by David Nutall
Michelle by David Nuttall, 1st Place
Michelle by David Nutall
Saturday Afternoon in Brixton by Brian Tettmar, 3rd Place

 

The first three in the First Internal print competition held 26 November 2014, judged by Kirsty Ralfs, were as follows: 1st. “Michelle” by David Nuttall, 2nd. “Lay-Up for the Win” by Lewis Carey and “Saturday Afternoon in Brixton” by Brian Tettmar.

Ross Cup 2014

Our little run of victories was short lived when we came up against 37 other clubs in this year's Ross Cup competition on 22 November 2014. We achieved a middling 17 place. Aperture Woolwich won the competition.

Steve Dobson Trophy

In the first inter-society competition of the 2013/2014 season D&DPS were successful in the Steve Dobson Trophy by a single point over Photo Digital CC from Woolwich.  A further 3 points back in a close 3rd place were Wilmington CC.

Meinertzhagen Shield

This long running competition between Aperture Woolwich, Bexleyheath and Dartford clubs was hosted this year by Bexleyheath on 10 November. The judge was Keith Evans FRPS. Dartford were the winners, for the first time since 2006, Aperture Woolwich second and Bexleyheath third.

1st Intermediate PDI Competition

Tina by David Nutall
Tina by David Nuttall, 1st Place
Michelle by David Nutall
Young French Bulldog, by Graham Reeve, 2nd Place
Michelle by David Nutall
Une Moustache Magnifique, by Geoff Lamy, 3rd Place

The first internal competion of the 2014-5 season was held on 15 October. It was for Projected Digital Images and the subject was open. Andy Smith judged the competition, awarding first place to "Tina" by David Nuthall, second place to "Young French Bulldog" by Graham Reeve and third place to "Une Moustache Magnifique" by Geoff Lamy.