September 2016

The competition subject for the September meeting of the Stamford Photographic Society was ‘Open’ and this resulted in a wide range of subjects being entered, from robins, sunflowers and dogs to planes, a Victorian pumping station, war re-enactment and Southwold beachfront.

Clifton Suspension Bridge by David Townshend

Clifton Suspension Bridge by David Townshend

David Townshend won the individual competition with his striking dusk view of Clifton Suspension Bridge, and his set of black and white images also came second in the group competition with further, unusual views of the scenic bridge.

 

Fireweed Seeds by Veronica Watson

Fireweed Seeds by Veronica Watson

Veronica Watson won the group competition and came second in the individual section with beautiful close-up images of intricate seedheads, lichens and flower buds, notable for their colours and tones.

 

Other successful images were Wally Lodge’s candid portraits of dogs, Tom Carlill’s pin-sharp images of aerial displays at Duxford air show, Sue Haynes’ shots of a confiding robin and St.John Burkett’s reflections of Southwold beach huts.

No Snow by Wally Lodge

No Snow by Wally Lodge

Vulcan Landing by Tom Carlill

Vulcan Landing by Tom Carlill

Robin by Sue Haynes

Robin by Sue Haynes

Beach Huts reflected by St John Burkett

Beach Huts reflected by St John Burkett