November 2016

The competition subject for the November meeting of the Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society was “Portraits” and this resulted in a wide interpretation of the subject being entered including children on the beach, black and white images, professional models .


Marcus Quirk

Marcus Quirk by Wally Lodge Winner Annual Best Portrait Cup

Wally Lodge won the Annual Best Portrait Cup with his portrait of a gentleman enjoying a swift pint. The Cup Competition was judged by Don Lambert the renowned Stamford portrait photographer who also provided a critique of all the other entries.


No More Castles on Skegness Beach by Tom Carlill – First Place Individual Competition

Tom Carlill won the Individual monthly competition with his colourful shot taken at an unusual angle on Skegness Beach of a child enjoying the sand.

Muddy Puddle

Muddy Puddle by Tom Carlill – First Place Group Competition

Tom was also successful in the Group monthly competition where is selection of images took first place and wowed members with his creative lighting and engaging subjects.


Esme by StJohn Burkett – Second Place Individual Competition

StJohn Burket’s well composed image of a young lady was taken through the side of a series of beach huts and took second place in the Individual competition.

Veronica Watson came third in the individual section with emotional image of a young boy with tears processed in monochrome. This photo was also included in her series of images for the Group competition where she was placed second. All her images were in monochrome and the character of each of her subjects was clearly on display in the images.