Photographer of the Year 2015

There were fifteen sets of six prints entered for the POTY this year which were judged and critiqued by the eloquent and talented Chris Palmer FRPS EFIAP DPAGB APAGB.  It was a very entertaining evening with some superb photographs for all to enjoy.


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First up was Stewart Warren with a nautical feel.


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Tanya Warren was next with a lovely colourful selection.


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The judge was very impressed with Adele Gibson’s delightful set.


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Chris Thurston also made Chris Palmer’s night with his olive grove and Les Mis pics.


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Mick Grayson entered this varied and very interesting set.


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These amazing pictures were taken and entered by Chris Pike.


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Clare Hancock chose these unusual and well mounted images for the competition.


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Our well travelled Chairman, Andy Smith showed us the places he has seen recently.


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Thomas Ashley presented these little corkers.  Just lovely.


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David Cole brought these amazing prints in for our delight.


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I was pleased with the remarks I got for my set.


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Alan Brown pleased the judge with his set, but the horse on the bottom right failed to impress.  Bizarre.  That’s my favourite!


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Mike Kersley entered these little beauties.  Like, like, like!


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Tom Couch went for versatility and variety in his set.


 

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Simon Cooper certainly gave us plenty to enjoy here.


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David Cole was thrilled to get third place.


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Alan Brown was second.


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Adele is the winner and Photographer of the Year 2015.  Many congratulations, Adele!  Well done.


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Tom Couch won the Jim Lucas Award for Best Image.  Very well done, Tom!


Well done to all who took part.  It was an absolute pleasure to see all your images.  Many thanks to our presenters, Andy and Sarah and our judge, Chris Palmer.