Monthly Competition Results

The Bolton Camera Club meets weekly throughout most of the year and gives a very warm welcome to visitors and new members. We have been sharing a passion for photography since 1884 and are more than happy to share with you, whether your interest is in film or digital, audio visual or more technical aspects of photography. 

2018 Days Out Competition

On Thursday 3rd January the club held its first competition of the year which was for members who attended the clubs days out and/or weekend away.

The Clubs Annual Weekend away in 2018 was in Hull and members took photographs in and around the city.

Club Days Out were at events in Manchester, Oulton Park, Bolton Food Festival, Bury 1940s weekend, and quite a few other local events.

The images for this competition could be in Print format or Projected Digital Image (PDI) format as there was a trophy to be won for each format.

Our judge for the evening was Mike Stanley who also treated us to tales of his experiences in photographic film processing establishments.

Entries for both competition formats were of an excellent standard but Mike awarded First Place to

                                                                                        Last Dance Before I Leave

                                                                        "Last Dance before you leave" by Derek Ainsworth

The Projected Digital Image awarded First Place was to

                                                                                         The Spiv

                                                                                          "The Spiv" by Derek Ainsworth

                                               Congratulations to Derek Ainsworth in winning both competitions

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