Exmouth Photo Group competitions get underway

PUBLISHED: 16:10 03 January 2019 | UPDATED: 11:10 04 January 2019

Christmas Wish. Picture: Elaine Bateman

Christmas Wish. Picture: Elaine Bateman

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Exmouth Photo Group members share some of their fantastic images with the Journal.

Eystrahorn. Picture: David EvansEystrahorn. Picture: David Evans

Club chairman Ian Bateman looks back on Exmouth Photo Group’s December competition.

“Last month saw the first of two competitions, with the subjects of “Gold”, “Ecclesiastical”, and “Fur and Feather”. The competition was judged by David Snowden of Exeter Camera Club.

“Fur and Feather” proved to be the most difficult category, with many members relying on composite images. The winning entry though, by Christine Chittock, was of an actor portraying Sir Walter Raleigh. Elaine Bateman won the other two categories with Christmas Wish, and Madonna and Script.

“Earlier this year, the group was asked to supply images for Exmouth Hospital. Sadly, the budget for the project was withdrawn before the prints could be made. We still have the images though, and a selection of these appears alongside this article.

Exmouth Donkeys (Hospital Project). Picture: Ian BatemanExmouth Donkeys (Hospital Project). Picture: Ian Bateman

“The club meets every Wednesday evening in Exmouth Community College, and full details can be found at www.exmouthphotogroup.com. New members are always welcome!

“Our next meeting is January 9, when we will host a lecture by Tony Worobiec, an internationally renowned travel photographer and author.”

Autumnal Trees. Picture: Stella FrenchAutumnal Trees. Picture: Stella French

Cat on a Hat. Picture: Peter HyettCat on a Hat. Picture: Peter Hyett

Abbatiele St Saveur. Picture: John WickettAbbatiele St Saveur. Picture: John Wickett

Sunset on the Exe (Hospital Project). Picture: Gill StockerSunset on the Exe (Hospital Project). Picture: Gill Stocker

Sir Walter Raleigh. Picture: Christine ChittockSir Walter Raleigh. Picture: Christine Chittock

A la Ronde Tulips (Hospital Project). Picture: Bryan WebbA la Ronde Tulips (Hospital Project). Picture: Bryan Webb

Seagull-selfie. Picture: Mike GillanSeagull-selfie. Picture: Mike Gillan

Queuing for Ice Cream. Picture: Ian BatemanQueuing for Ice Cream. Picture: Ian Bateman

Madonna and Script. Picture: Elaine BatemanMadonna and Script. Picture: Elaine Bateman

Golden Web. Picture: John WickettGolden Web. Picture: John Wickett

Let There Be Light. Picture: Ian BatemanLet There Be Light. Picture: Ian Bateman

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