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“Smartphone shots” – June competition night

Our June competition night took place at The Social Room (3/F, Won Hing Building, 74-78 Stanley street) and included our usual Open Theme and Special Theme competitions. This months Special theme was “Smartphone shots” and our judge for the night (making a return appearance) was Kirk Kenny (http://www.studiozag.com)

Special Theme gallery: Smartphone Shots

In addition to our monthly Special theme, we also had our regular Open theme competition, where members are free to submit images on any topic they choose.

Open Theme Gallery

“Abstraction” – May competition night

After our mini “break” in March and our e-meeting in April, it’s high time we resumed our operations in our usual venue. As per normal, our May competition night took place at the “Social Room”, 3/F, Won Hing Building, 74-78 Stanley Street, Central (with appropriate social distancing measures of course).

The Special Theme for May was Abstraction and our judge for this month was David Boyce, a multifaceted artist and a true “Master of abstraction”, as he was introduced to us by his peers.

Those not familiar with his work can have a look at:  http://davidboyce.net/

Below are a selection of our members images for the special theme….

 

In addition to the Special theme we also had our regular Open theme. Below are a selection of members images…

“Portrait” – April Competition Night

Following the postponement of our March competition night (new date TBC) the on-going Covid-19 situation resulted in our April meeting moving to a new venue…. Google hangouts. Over the years the club has used a range of different venues including club houses, pubs, photographic studios and restaurants. I believe this is the first time we have hosted a Competition night in Cyberspace.

The theme for the Special competition was “Portrait” and our judge for the night was professional photographer and long time friend of the club, Jo Farrell (Living HERstory). Jo is a photographer and cultural anthropologist who focuses on women’s traditions and cultures; particularly those that are disappearing.

Special Theme Competition

Below are a selection of members images submitted for the Special Theme Competition…

 

Open Theme Competition

In addition to the monthly Theme we also had our regular Open competition, where members are free to submit images on any topic/genre. Below are a selection of the members Open competition submissions.

 

 

“Architecture” February competition night

February’s competition night was the first held at our new venue, The Social Room (3/F, Won Hing Building, 74-78 Stanley street). The theme for the Special competition was “Architecture” and our judge for the night was experienced Architecture/real-estate photographer Grischa Rüschendorf, https://www.rupho.com.

Below are a selection of members images submitted for the Special Theme Competition…

Open Theme Competition

As always we also had an Open competition where members submit their favourite images on any theme. Below are a selection of images that members submitted.

“Leading Lines” January competition night

Last night our Club had its first competition night gathering for 2020. The theme for the evening’s Special category was “Leading Lines” and members also entered submissions for the Open category competition. In total members submitted more than 80 images!

Ali Ghorbani (aligstudios.com) was our Guest Judge for the night, a returning judge and past Cathay Camera Club Chairman, who we thank dearly for his contribution to a very successful evening!

Again, thank you Ali for making the night such a success! Read More

Competition night – “Travel”

And so another year draws to a close. December 10th saw club members meeting at Iberico & Co for a combined Competition Night and Christmas Dinner.

The special theme for the night was “Travel” with 22 images submitted by the members. Below is a gallery of the images submitted….

 

Competition night – “Night portrait”

Big thanks to everyone who attended and/or submitted images for Monday 26th November’s competition night. The Special theme for the evening was “Night Portraits”. In addition we also had our regular Open theme with members free to submit images on any subject/theme. In total we had 15 images submitted for the Special theme. I would also like to thanks to our Judge for the evening; professional photographer Jeremy H Greenberg for the great critic on the photos!

Competition night – “In the Night”

October’s competition night saw the first of two night-time themed competitions (November features “Night Portraits”). As always huge thanks to go to our judge, Paul Cox (Paul Cox Photography), who took time out of his busy schedule to view comment and award points to the images submitted for our Special and Open themed competitions.

Below are a selection of the images submitted for the Special theme competition….

Competition Night – “Macro”

September’s competition night was a small affair, or at least the theme was as the evening’s special theme was Macro (Flowers/Extreme Close-up). Despite the diminutive nature of the theme we had a well sized 24 images submitted for the competition.