Club Report, Annual Presentation Evening - Tuesday 5th May 2015.

Morpeth Camera Club held its last meeting of the season on Tuesday 5th May to stage the clubs Annual Presentation Evening.
Competition Secretary, Davy Bolam, compiled an excellent audio visual presentation of images taken by each member throughout the year, accompanied with appropriate music, some images being winning entries and others that the audience hadn’t seen before. There was an amazing variety of imagery in both colour and monochrome including wild flowers, rape fields, castles, seascapes, dramatic abstract images of the Angel of the North, Tyne reflections, church interiors, stained glass, surreal compositions, glamour, and musicians to name just a selection of the excellent examples of the clubs work.


               
                                Award Winners - Davy Bolam, Glyn Trueman, John Barnes, Mark Harrison.


It was then time for the Presentation of six trophies for the 2014/2015 season, as the results were announced, an example of the photographers work was projected, and the results were as follows -

The Bates Cup is awarded annually to the author of the winning image in the PDI Landscape Competition.
This year the competition was judged by Robin Sinton. He awarded 1st Place to "End of the Pier" by John Barnes.
2nd Place went to "Towards Simonside" by Steve Mcdonald and 3rd Place went to "Electric Wind" by Chris Randall.

  The Browell Trophy is awarded annually to the author of the winning image in the PDI Natural History Competition. Judged by Ian Woodley he awarded 1st Place to "Shag" by Glyn Trueman. 2nd Place went to "Common Blue" by
Mark Harrison and 3rd Place went to "Porcelain Fungus" by Davy Bolam.

  The Colour Shield - is awarded annually to the member gaining most marks overall in the PDI
competitions throughout the season. Projected Digital Image Worker of the Year was presented to 1st Placed Mark
Harrison.
2nd Place went to Glyn Trueman. Three members, John Barnes, Steve McDonald & Davy Bolam tied for 3rd Place.

  The Colour Cup - is awarded annually to the member gaining the most marks overall in the Colour
Print Competitions throughout the season. Colour Print Worker of the Year was presented to 1st Placed Davy Bolam.
Joint 2nd place went to Ian Cadwallender & Glyn Trueman. Elaine Illingworth & Mark Harrison finished in joint 3rd place.

 The Camera Trophy - is awarded annually to the member gaining the most marks overall in the Monochrome Print Competitions throughout the season. Monochrome Print Worker of the year was presented to 1st
placed
Glyn Trueman.
2nd Place went to Davy Bolam and 3rd place to Dave Illingworth.

 The Photographers Plaque - is awarded annually to the member gaining most marks overall when
added together from the projected digital image, the colour print and the monochrome print competitions. The Photographer
of the Year 2014/15 went to Glyn Trueman & Mark Harrison who tied for 1st Place.
Davy Bolam finished in 2nd Place
with Dave Illingworth in 3rd place.


Vice Chairman Glyn Trueman, thanked Davy for his excellent audio visual presentation at the start of the evening and for his photographic accompaniment to the award presentations, adding that although it was the last night of the season, club members could look forward to the Summer Walks programme, also organised and led by Davy, which is a great opportunity for members to keep in touch with each other during the summer break. A buffet supper concluded another great night at the club.

Steph.