The next meeting of the Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018 commencing at 8.00pm at Great Casterton Church Hall where the monthly competition will be judged by members. The topic of the monthly competition will be Monochrome, in words any image of any topic but without colour. There will be an Individual image competition followed by a Group competition of 4 images with images in both competitions each to be a maximum of A5 in size or equivalent.
The October competition theme for the Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society was Open, meaning that each photographer could choose a subject of their own with an individual picture and a group of 4 pictures
1st in the individual and joint 4th in the group was Sue West with a dramatic range of sunflower pictures taken near Market Deeping.
Tom Carlill was 2nd in the individual and 3rd in the group. Tomâ€™s pictures captured the action from this year’s Burghley Horse trails.
Gordon Brown was 3rd in the individual and 2nd in the group with photos of dancers captured in various stages of action.
Veronica Watson was 4th in the individual competition and 1st in the group. Veronica captured a very colourful set of butterflies.
Robin Pearson was joint 4th in the group competition with a selection of vintage vehicles from this year’s Little Casterton Working Weekend
Those who attended the photoshoot at Rutland Water with the Silver Sabres were fortunate to have some interesting subjects and excellent weather.
Following the shoot members retired to Great Casterton where the Monthly Competition was judged. The topic being Blue.
1st in the individual was Tom Carlill who captured strong clarity in a portrait of a peacock. His group also came 4th
Veronica Watson was 3rd in the individual and 1st in the group, with a story combining the emotion of feeling blue, amongst clothes and other artefacts.
Walter Lodge was 2nd in the individual and 3rd in the group with crisp photos of blue flowers
Sue West was 2nd in the group competition with a collection of blue objects and scenes from her travels to Greece. Peter Hallam was 4th in the individual with a picture of a blue ballet dancer.