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First Open Competition

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The winners, with Judge John
Members of Dawlish and Teignmouth camera club pulled out the stops this week with a high entry of images for the first open competition of the season. Judge for the night John Hawkins CAPG, an experienced photographer had the onerous task of picking the winners from a variety of subjects of a very high standard. He made a detailed appraisal of each print, giving encouragement as well as useful tips on making small improvements.
Subjects included landscapes, seascapes, portraits and natural history as well as some particularly imaginitive work.
The winners were;Standard mono, 1st David Hutton, 2nd Ross Parker, 3rd Denise Searle
Bob Kethro was highly commended
Standard Colour; 1st Gwynneth Chubb, 2ndDavid Hutton, 3rd Denise Searle, highly commended Leslie Cooper.
Denise Searle and Gwynneth Chubb were given extra points for their imaginitve work.
Advanced Colour; 1st Bob Clowes, 2nd Nigel West, 3rd Jean King, Ken Holland and Tony Wilson were highly commended
Advanced Mono; 1st Ken Holland, 2nd Bob Clowes, 3rd Ernie King, Highly commended John Lyn and Bob Normand
Dave Hutton(competition secretary) gave thanks to the judge for his time and commentary
Pictured l-r , back row; Gwynneth, Ross, Denise, Bob K, Bob N, Leslie, Nigel, Ken and John
Front row; Bob C, Tony, John Hawkins(judge) and Dave