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Club Report – Monday 20th Oct

Monday 20th October was our Battle with Folkestone Camera Club (, for both PDI and Print, hosted by Folkestone. The judge for the evening was Clive Tanner FRPS DPAGB, and with the PDIs shown first we went into the break with a 9 point lead. After the break the prints were judged and the lead was extended by a further 7 points, giving Ashford an overall winning margin of 16 points.

Ashford Photographic Society: 507
Folkestone Camera Club: 491

Below are our scores and the winning image from each section.

Augur buzzard floats above Lake Nakuru George Pearson 19 (3rd)
Blue on grey Garry Shorter 17
Check mate Graeme Andrews 19
Checking out the opposition at the start of the race Stuart Thompson 20 (1st)
Common blues mating Neville Marsh 18
Crime scene Helen Bramley 15
Galapagos sea lions Stephen Cheek 15
If you dare Bob Dyer 17
Kingfisher with fish for mate No.1 Richard Nutter 18
Porth Nanven Martin Till 14
Serval jump Bob Devine 18
The Alice Cooper band Graham Salt 17
The Chapter House Mark Caldwell 16
The teacher David Marsh 15
Willow Anthony Wright 12
  Total 250
  Folkestone Camera Club 241
Cullins from Elgol beach David Marsh 17
Damselfly Anthony Wright 17
Alex Lowes Ian Macey 20 (2nd)
Lonely lady Gordon Chapman 17
Langdale John Wigmore 14
A taste of summer Alan Britton 12
Southern Pale Goshawk Chris Yates 17
Paul Bob Dyer 17
Down to the sea Stuart Thompson 19
Venus in blue Philip Hinton 17
Hot and steamy Sue Chapman 14
Lamps in a line Jim Moody-Smith 19
Self belief Nicholas Hill 20 (1st)
Guard duty Anthony Baines 16
Who’s been sitting in my chair George Pearson 19
  Total 257
  Folkestone Camera Club 250


Checking out the opposition at the start of the race by Stuart Thompson


Self belief by Nicholas Hill

Congratulations Ashford, and a big thanks to Folkestone for both the friendly competition and hosting the event, Clive Tanner for judging, and those members who were able to attend.