Inter-Club Competitions (2016/2017 Season)
Halstead Twin Town 6 Way PDI International Competition 29th September 2016 - Judged by Adrian Stone. Colchester won this event and member Tony Smith's entry was judged the best image of the evening.
1st Colchester     209 points
2nd Halstead      197 points
3rd Haubourdin   193 points
4th Wetzlar          186 points
5th Pierrefitte       181 points
6th Braintree        176 points.
Chelmsford 4 Cs Trophy (Panel of 6) 15th October 2016 - Judge: Clive Tanner
Chrissie Hart won the Chelmsford Panel competition this year with her beautiful autumn panel. Chrissie entered through her Ipswich club. We had two panels in the competition. One from Robert and Marny MacDonald of arctic foxes and another from Aysu Bilgic of Anatolian Shepherds. Both were well liked by the judge but not placed.
Colchester Photographic Society 8 x 8 Print Competition 18th October 2016 - Judge: Paul Radden LRPS DPAGB EFIAP PSA2*.
Colchester won this event for the second time.
Our entries scored as follows:
Aysu Bilgic's Water Buffalo Boys   20
Marney Macdonald's Artic Fox Norway  19
David Blackwell's Millennium Bridge - A Different View 18
Robert Bannister's Red Footed Falcon with Insect from Mate 19
Full results sheet can be found in the Archive section.
PAGB GB Cup 2017 (“Open” and “Nature”) Judging: 19th November 2016
Colchester came equal 5th in both classes
Full results sheet can be found in the Archive section.
North Essex PDI Trophy Competition at Christ Church, Colchester 29th November 2016 - Judge: Naomi Saul ARPS DPAGB EFIAP ASINWP BPE4* Won by Colchester - Full results sheet can be found in the Archive section.
Cambridge Camera Club PDI Trophy at Whittlesford 21st January 2017 - Judge: Rosemary Wilman
Sorry, we didn’t do too well this time out as you can see from the scores!! Better luck next year eh. Not only did Wayland win the overall cup, but they also managed to win the Roy Pitman Plate for the best PDI. Vic cannot remember any club doing that in this event. Full results sheet can be found in the Archive section.
EAF PDI Championships at Fulbourn 5th February 2017 -Judges:
Bill Hall DPAGB AFIAP ABPE
Barry Mead FRPS MPAGB APAGB EFIAP/p
Leo Rich ARPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP/g BPE3*
Our Club came 15th out of 33 entries. Full results can be found in the Archive section.
Mersea Island Challenge Trophy - 2017
There are 5 other clubs in our group. The score sheets from each round in our group and the cumulative scores of our entries to date can be found in the Archive section.
 
Colchester Judging 7th February - Judge: Dave Wilcox. The Club came 2nd in this round.
North Norfolk Judging 22nd February - Judge: Joan Jordan ARPS.   Colchester came 2nd in this round
Camborne Judging 23rd February - Judge: Adrian Rowlands .    Colchester came 2nd in this round
Wakefield Judging 28th February - Judge: Unknown    Colchester came 1st in this round
Tonbridge Judging 9th March - Judge: Unknown    Colchester came 1st in this round
Vale Judging 9th March - Judge: Brian Coleman    Colchester came 1st in this round just pipping North Norfolk to first place by half a point.
Ivybridge Judging 11th April - Judge: Sheila Haycox ARPS MPAG/AV, EFIAP     Colchester came equal 1st with East Ipswich in this the final round
Witham Shield (PDI’s / Prints) at Witham Camera Club 3rd March 2017 - Harold Mousley, AFIAP LRPS
Colchester was placed 2nd. Full results can be found in the Archive section.
Braintree Monochrome Shield (Prints) at Braintree Camera Club 7th March 2017 - Harold Mousley, AFIAP LRPS
Colchester was placed joint 7th out of twelve. Results can be found in the Archive section.
EAF Print Championships at Fulbourn 12th March 2017 Judges are Martin Fry, Duncan Hill, & Chris Palmer.
The club came third being narrowly beaten for 2nd place by Beyond - Results can be found in the Archive section
Colchester v Wetzlar 2017 15 “Open” PDI images and 15 PDI images on a set subject of “Abstract” for each club. The images were judged in Colchester on 4th April 2017 by David Portwain LRPS and in Germany by Ralf Niggermann which resulted in a win for Wetzlar. Complete results can be found in the Archive section.
Maldon Challenge Trophy (Monochrome Prints / PDI’s) at Maldon 8th April 2017
Judged by Paul Radden LRPS DPAGB EFIAP PSA2*.
Result was a tie for 1st place with Chelmsford.
Annual PDI & Print Battle with Ipswich & DPS at Christ Church, Colchester 18th April 2017 - Judge: Sue Dobson CPAGB APAGB resulting in a win for Colchester with 233.5 ponits to 226 ponits.
Sudbury Shield (Prints / PDI’s) at Long Melford 25th May 2017 - Judged by Harold Mousley, AFIAP LRPS the club won this competition. Complete results can be found in the Archive section.

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