Every year Bury Photographic Society holds an annual competition is both Prints and Digitally projected images. The images are judge by subject matter, the following images are those that scored the highest award in each category
Club Class Print Winner Kevin Goffey- Mountain Hare
Advanced Class Open Mono Rope – Paul Wood
Advanced Open Colour Faded – Eb Swarbrick
Advanced Open Scapes River Sligachan – James Hargreaves
Advanced Open Sport Fingertip Turn – Martin Henfield
Advanced Open Nature Alert Mountain Hare – Steven Hoyle
Advanced Open PeopleJohn – Steven Hoyle
Club Class DPI Winner Buttermere Sunrise – John ealing
Advanced Class Open Mono Darkness and Light – Sarah Davies
Advanced Open Colour The Maker of Pearl Strings – Mukesh Gupta
Advanced Open Scapes Light and Colour Show at Grand Canyon – Mukesh Gupta
Advanced Open Sport Listening, Not Scared – Richard Watson-Hoy
Advanced Open Nature Mountain Hare, Peak District – Steve Smith
Advanced Open People Tanvi – Mukesh Gupta
L&CPU knockout competition: 17th November Poynton Civic Hall Park Lane SK12 1RB 6.30pm
4 Images from each were used in the knockout, the Kingfisher, Hare and the Mill all successfully got through to the 3rd round with the Sidecar making it to the 4th round. After 6 rounds in total, BuryPS came joint 3rd with South Manchester with 15 points which was an improvement on 2017 where we came 4th with 13 points.
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