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APS at the PAGB Inter-club PDI Championship

Saturday 15th July saw Ashford and Malling Photographic Societies represent the KCPA at the PAGB Inter-club PDI Championship at Warwick University. Chairman Philip Hinton and External Competition Secretary Graeme Andrews made the lengthy journey up for the day, together with members Sue Marcoz and Avril Christensen - keen to see national standard images.  Along with the 37 other clubs, we watched with anticipation as judging of the first round of our eight images unfolded. Well, after some 340 images, Ashford scored 89 with Smethwick leading with 109! Having witnessed what the three judges were favouring, Philip and Graeme chose the next 8 images for round two. It was apparent that neither Monochrome or highly manipulated images were in vogue this year. Ashford scored 1 less in round two with 88, totaling 177, equaling Malling's total! Smethwick scored 110 this time so were the highest after the two rounds. The top eight clubs then battled it out, whilst we joined the Pl…