Cannock (170 points) came second to Tamworth (175 points) in the Staffordshire Battle on Wednesday 11th November in a very well attended event, for the first time ever it is believed, we had 11 clubs attend the event with some superb images from all that entered. Cannock’s scores are as follows: AUTHOR TITLE SCORE Paul Sutton Leaping the Flames 16 Jann Wassall Fredau in natural light 16 Guy Rogers Emerald Damselflies in dew 19 David Byrne Storm over New Brighton 18 Guy Rogers Ringlets Mating…
This year Paul Hassell gained 2 acceptances while David Byrne had one accepted. As Edinburgh only selects just over 200 images per year gaining an acceptance alone is an achievement in itself.
Overall scores in this years competition are CPS 522 points CCB 478 points Full individual results with judges comments available here in pdf format.
Full results available here Open L01 – Young and Old – Paul Reynolds – 13 L02 – Madaurai Market Man – Paul Reynolds – 11 L03 – Banana Man – Paul Reynolds – 9 L04 – Mad Carew – Carl Mason – 10 L05 – The master & Apprentice – John Cartlidge – 10 L06 – Danger-Man – John Cartlidge – 11 L07 – Frozen Trees – Peter Clark – 12 L08 – Winter Solitude – Peter Clark – 13 L09 – A Place to…
Well done to this months winners Mono Advanced – Winter Light by David Byrne Colour Advanced – Head On by Paul Greenfield Mono Intermediate – Night Lights by Paul Duckhouse Colour Intermediate – Through The Mud by Paul Duckhouse Full results can be found here The latest running totals can be seen here
Paul Hassell has been on the awards trail again with a Highly Commended for ‘Guided Champion‘, and a commended for ‘Racing for Home‘ with 6 accepted in the Frome Open Salon, David Byrne also received a Highly Commended for ‘Frontier Man‘ with 8 accepted. Paul also did well at the Shrewsbury Salon as well with 5 acceptances and ‘Forever Together‘ won a commended BPE ribbon.
Paul Hassell has brought CPS some great success in the Smethwick International salon this year with an impressive 4 awards. “Ripped” was awarded a PSA: Gold medal “A Simple Life” was awarded a UPI: Gold medal “Vic Evans the Jazzman” was awarded a Highly commended “Determination” was Highly Commended David Byrne also was awarded a PAGB ribbon for “Beacon”
Don’t forget to support your club in the ‘BIG’ Staffs showdown this Wednesday Longford Social Club Wellington Dr, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 1PY 8pm Start
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The last official meeting of the season involved the voting for the Four Corners competition. Unfortunately, we were down to three clubs this year but, nevertheless, it was a good competition and Cannock came out winners. Brevard (Florida) came second, followed by Rochester (New York), making their debut. The Best Image was a tie between Carl Mason’s ‘Is this our train, Dad’ and ‘Grandpa Elliot’ by Marc Szczesny of Brevard. Hopefully, the competition will be held again in 2015 with the full compliment of four clubs as this…