Monday 9 March was the occasion of our bi-annual projected image ‘battle’ with our friends from the Gibraltar Photographic Society. The two groups submit twenty images and they are judged at both venues by independent judges. On this occasion the judge at Edmonton was Mike Fuller.
Our members enjoying seeing images of a wide range of subject matter and listening to Mike’s comments. It was interesting to how varied were the images from Gibraltar. It was evident that although ‘The Rock’ is very small, their members are extremely well travelled.
It was a very close fought competition. At the end of the evening both clubs had five images held back for final adjudication. Gibraltar fared better in that with three images scoring a maximum 20 points to Edmonton’s one. That image was ‘Front Crawl Frenzy’ by Marilyn Steward.
The final scores on the night were 333 points to Gibraltar PS and 267 points to Edmonton CC.
9th March was a Bank Holiday in Gibraltar meaning that on this occasion, the two legs of the competition could not be judged on the same evening. The Gibraltar leg was judged the following evening. The scores at the end of the second leg were 322 to Gibraltar and 319 to Edmonton. Thus, Gibraltar PS ran out the winners with a combined score of 655 points to Edmonton’s 646.
Edmonton’s highest scorers from the second leg were: Barbara Clark’s ‘Nightmare Sprite’, Chris Demetriou’s ‘In Conversation’ and Sue Webster’s ‘Mandrill Portrait’ – all three scored 20!
We meet again in 2022 when hopefully we may be able to turn the tables.