Friday, 8 July 2016

Wirral Festival of Firsts 2016 Photo Competition Winners

The Wirral Festival of Firsts is a local arts festival centered on Hoylake and the surrounding area. Part of the festival is a photographic competition which Hoylake Photographic Society judges on behalf of the organisers with the theme of this year's competition being "Water"

A HPS sub committee reduced the 85 entries to 10 images and local photographer and author Guy Huntington chose the three winners. With a £100 first prize and two £25 runners up prizes the results are as follows ........

1st - "Lake Mirror" by Neil Crick
Runner Up - "At The Waters Edge" by Georgina Keena
Runner Up - "Meeting The Mersey Head On" by Dave Venables
Thank you for entering this year's competition and congratulations to the prize winners.

Sunday, 3 July 2016

London Salon Success for Diana Magor

Diana Magor is feeling very proud at the moment having had a print accepted to the London Salon Exhibition at Smethwick. The print is of the Stuttgart Library taken in the foyer and converted to mono.

Membership of the London Salon is by invitation only and there are only 48 members in total, with 30 members entering this year each with 2 prints. However anyone can enter prints into their annual Competition and the judging is done by the members who turn up on the day. To be accepted you have to receive votes from half of the members who attend and this year 8 votes were needed.

Around 1000 prints were entered this year with 107 accepted from non members one of which was Diana's print. The images must be "Pictorial" in style and must be something different from the run of the mill club image. It's nice to see our members achieving success outside of the club. Congratulations Diana.

Diana Magor with her London Salon entry