February results and gallery can be viewed here. Written notes are yet to scanned.
2017 Set Subjects
Please check out the 2017 competition calendar with the list of set subjects and judges.
Competition Entries and Rules
The web based competition submission form is working well and can be found on the web site under competitions -> Image Submission.
The submission system makes sure that individual images are submitted correctly, but it does not check how many images you have submitted. Several members are failing to follow the published rules on the web site and submitting more images than are allowed in a category. Unfortunately these additional images cannot be awarded points, as this would be unfair to members who stick to the rules.
Changes to Natural History and Landscape Competitions
From 2017, Natural History and Landscape competitions will be graded competitions exactly like other monthly competitions with three differences. This change to graded competitions will make no difference to selection of trophy winners, as judges are instructed to pick the best print and digital image overall for trophies, but it does mean C and B graders may receive more constructive feedback if the judge is aware of their grade.
- Instead of the regular competition limit of three images, two prints and two digital images can be submitted for a total of four images.
- There is no open subject the month each of these competitions is held.
- Digital shot of the month and print of the month will not be announced on the night of results, but will be presented with a trophy at the annual prizegiving.