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Sussex Photographic Federation PDI Competition 2017


Sussex Photographic Federation PDI Competition October 2017

17 clubs took part in the competition, held in the Kings Hall, Burgess Hill.  The three judges were Chris Palmer FRPS DPAGB APAGB EFAIP, Ray Bridges CPAGB ADPS and Jeff Lawrence LRPS CPAGB.

The competition is divided into two parts:  Development and Open and each club submitted 6 images in each section.  Each image was marked out of 20 by each judge giving combined maximum scores of 60.

SteyningCC’s Development images were:

Sparrowhawk by Peter Yarrow  score: 53

Tea Break by Maggie Clews  score:  53

Learning to swim by Fred Stone  score:  52

Red Darter dragonfly  by Paul Lynn   score:  50

Lonely tree in Steyning Bowl  by Dave Clews  score:  44

Lady in Red  by Steve Strong  score:  41

and resulted in us coming joint third with Bognor RegisCC and MiddletonCC   (scoring 293) behind StorringtonCC (301) and ChichesterCC. (294)

SteyningCC’s Open images were:

The Cyclist by Michael Palmer ARPS  score:  53

Cairngorm Ptarmigan  by Michael Ball  score:  52

Brick Lane market  by Norman Atkinson  score:  51

Loch Na Keal sunset by Michael Ball  score: 50

Hoverfly on flower  by Andrew Green LRPS  score:  48

Thief by the compost bin  by Wendy Ball  score: 46

and resulted in us coming 2nd with a score of 300 behind EastbournePS  (302), but overall, when both scores were combined we came TOP and won the Cup for the winning club.

The scores for each image entered in the competition ranged from 36 to 55, and one judge penalised those wildlife images that did not identify the creature in the title.