April 2017

At their April meeting, members of the Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society competed for the Monthly Individual and Group Image Competition.

The topic was had no specific theme but was titled “Open”, allowing members to express their creative abilities on a subject of there own choice.

Individual - First Place Veronica Watson - Open Door

Individual – First Place
Veronica Watson – Open Door

Veronica Watson won the Individual competition with a well lit indoor image titled “Open Door” taken during a trip to a monastery in Shwenandaw Monastery, Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar) a very finely carved example of a 19th century wooden monastery. It was originally part of the Royal Palace in Amarapura.

Veronica also used the theme of the Competition not just for the Individual element but also in the group of 4 images with images  of Open Window, Open Road and Open Water where she won the Group Competition as well.

Individual Second Place When I was your age - Tom Carlill

Individual Second Place
When I was your age – Tom Carlill

Tom Carlill came second with a well composed and charming image of grandfather and grandson .

Individual Third Place Synagogue Stained Glass pattern - St.John Burkett

Individual Third Place
Synagogue Stained Glass pattern – St.John Burkett

In third place was St.John Burkett’s image of a synagogue ceiling in stained glass.

Individual Fourth Place Golden Eagle by Gordon Brown

Individual Fourth Place
Golden Eagle by Gordon Brown

In fourth place was an image of a Golden Eagle taken by Gordon Brown.