Jan 152017

Yet again we had an abundance of styles and subjects for our Points Cup judge to critique this month. With 26 prints and 31 projected images to see, our Judge, Colin Gogerty, had plenty to talk about. Titles were mentioned again, which makes me wonder how many clubs / competitions there are when titles aren’t […]

Jan 132017

Round 2 of the SCPF PDI League Division 6 was hosted by Storrington and judged by Rob de Ruiter who awarded tens to seven of the 56 images.   When all was done and dusted, three clubs – including Blandford – finished at the top with 71½ points each. However, the marking scheme takes other factors […]

Dec 272016

Hayling Island CC hosted our first print competition in the higher division and Glyn Edmunds was our judge.  We finished second in this round with a score of 72 but Bognor Regis won by a clear margin, finishing with 76.  You will remember that our first PDI round was marked by a fine performance from Pat Catley who […]

Dec 192016

Points Cup No4 January 10th 2017 The Club House will be open as usual as on the 5th January 2017 as it is the Practical Support evening so bring along your prints for points cup no4 I will be there to take them in. DPI’s to be sent to Paul Hunter by midnight on the 6th January 2017. Eric […]

Dec 112016

With over 60 images to judge, split between prints and projected, Brian had some work to do. He held back his top scoring images, 4 in the prints and 5 in dpi’s, and after a second look split them between the 10’s and the 9.5’s. There was as usual a diverse range of subject matter, […]

Dec 102016

The last meeting in November saw a packed club house for a welcome return of Stephen Banks with his talk Presenting Astro Photography. Stephen at only 27 has made a name for himself photographing the Milky Way in a variety of iconic Dorset landscapes. Since moving to Bridport from Liverpool, Stephen has experimented and expanded […]

Dec 072016

Having achieved promotion in the SCPF PDI league to Division 6, we have started the season well with a win in Round 1 at the Sandown & Shanklin club with federation judge Roger Smith. The results were as follows: Club                            Total points   League points   Blandford                    70                                7 Shanklin                      68½                            6 North Hants                […]