July 2017

 
At the July meeting, members of the Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society competed for the Monthly Individual and Group Image Competition with a focus on the Power of Nature.
 
The topic allowed members a wide range of interpretation from the wonders of erosion and the contrast in the rocks through to people and wildlife.
Individual First Place - Gordon Brown

Individual First Place – Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown won the Individual competition with an underwater image of a White Tip Reef Shark and its companions taken in the Maldives. The lighting, the Remoras and Golden Travally added to the composition.

 

Individual Second Place - Veronica Watson

Individual Second Place – Veronica Watson

In a close scoring competition, Veronica Watson was 2nd with her monkey image
 
 
Individual Joint Third Place - Dave Baxter

Individual Joint Third Place – Dave Baxter

David Baxter and Tom Carlill came joint 3rd. David’s image the erosion of the sandstones in the southwest of the USA.

Individual Joint Third Place - Tom Carlill

Individual Joint Third Place – Tom Carlill

Tom’s image of a Red Kite taking off from a tree top.
 
In the group competition, Tom took first place with David Baxter 2nd, Walter Lodge 3rd and Veronica Watson  4th.
 
Tom’s images were a range of animals included butterflies and red kites. Davids photos cover the erosion of the sandstones in the southwest of the USA.
Group Third Place - Walter Lodge

Group Third Place – Walter Lodge

Walter’s group covered different animals from humans to a very attractive image of a bee and Veronica’s images covered plants, erosion and animals in Asia.