Colour Prints Competition Round 1

On Thursday 12th October we hosted Round 1 of our 2017-18 Colour Prints Competition. The hall was packed (we even ran out of chairs!) and we were delighted to see so many TPS members taking part in the competition. Many of our new members got into the game too, bravely mastering the tricky tasks of printing and mounting their photos to competition standards.

The quality of prints on display was superb and our guest judge, Rob Bonfield, really had his work cut out reviewing so many images and picking his favourites.

Congratulations to all our members for sharing their fabulous prints. You really are a talented bunch!

Here’s a selection of some of the judge’s favourite prints from the Club Class:

 

And, finally, here are some of the judge’s favourites from the Advanced Class:

The full scores can be downloaded from here on our website.

Well done everyone! Coming up this week (19th Oct) we have a guest speaker, Andy Skillen, with his illustrated talk ‘Walking with Bears’.

And our next competition will be Natural History (prints & PDIs) on 26th Oct. Time to get snapping!

Suppliers of Mounting Boards and Accessories

For everyone who attended yesterday’s TPS Meeting where John Howard shared tips on how best to mount photos for competitions, here’s his list of suppliers used by some of our members. There are several local shops where you can buy a wide variety of boards, tapes and tools, and some of the online companies also provide fast delivery.

Don’t forget: If you wish to enter Round 1 of our Colour Prints Competition which will take place on Thursday 12th October, .jpg files of your print images — sized to the same specifications as for our PDI competitions — must be sent to our Internal Competitions Secretary via comps@tpsinfo.org.uk by midnight on Monday 9th October. Each member can submit up to two .jpgs, and you should then bring your prints along by 7.45pm latest on the competition night.

Good luck to everyone. Remember: you’ve got to be in it to win it! And even if you don’t win, you’re only allowed to moan about the scores if you’ve taken part 😉