October was the month of our regular battle with Bolton Camera Club. There were two rounds that included Photographic Prints and Digitally projected images. These four images from Bury Photographic Society were awarded the full 20 points by the judge Christine Widdall, that helped contribute to a win on the evening to Bury by 14 points.
The Bury Photographic 2018 Exhibition was officially opened by the Mayor of Bury, Jane Black the President of the Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union Ian Aldcroft.
Our members were given awards for receiving top marks in photographic categories, that included Monochrome, wildlife and sports photography. Our free exhibition is on display at Bury Art Gallery until Saturday 17th November 2018
Battle of the Sexes winner James Hargreaves picks up his Certificate for the most successful image of the evening
Members Garry Hayes and Lesley Robb presented with their certificates from the L & CPU by President Paul Wood. These images are currently on show at the Urmston Library exhibition.
George Steele LRPS CPAGB BPE2* has been added to the list of Accredited judges in the LCPU. At the moment only just over 50% of the LCPU judges have been awarded Accredited status.
George has been judging for over 14 years and typically judges up to 15 competitions each year. He has also taken part in the past in the training of new judges.
He operates as a judge in not only the LCPU area but also the Yorkshire Photographic Union area.
To reach Accredited status a judge has to attend a course and then receive at least 6 consecutive good reports from clubs where he has judged
Congratulations to George on your accreditation
Hoverfly by Mike Beard was the top scoring image from our club class.
Dark Hedges by Ellie Cooper
African Lined Mantis with Lunch by Garry Hayes
Round 5 is the last Print round of 2017, huge Congratulations to Martin Henfield who has won the Monochrome section, Bev Hayes winning the Colour Section and Mike Beard coming top in the Club Class.