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Newsletter NL134 – 14th October 2022

Editor - Derek Godridge and contributions from the team:

PCC News –

  • Last night’s meeting was a very well supported occasion with some excellent photo prints and digital images on show. “Well the results are in” as they say! Both of our first competitions of the year were adjudicated last night by our guest judge and local Photojournalist Colin Higgs. All the result details are on our Facebook page with the following winners:

Ken Maynard Cup

Prints 1st - American Humming Bird - Derek Godridge, 2nd - The Pug - Julie Nicholls, 3rd - Self Winding Wool - Paul Cooper, H/C - Chilean Flamingo - Carolin Coward, Mellow Yellow - Eve Govier, Rosie - Christopher Saint Digital 1st - Fox With Prey - Wendy Bate,

2nd - Swan At Helston Lake - Raymond Bate,

3rd - Lime Hawk Moth, Mark Stowe,

H/C - Bear - Julie Nicholls, Gull - Amanda Hanson, Incoming - Paul Cooper.

Off-Camera 1st - Watching You, Watching Me - Amanda Hanson,

2nd - Bee - Julie Nicholls,

3rd - Hurry Up - Karen Burton,

H/C - Archie The Bald Eagle - Carolin Coward, Autumn Fungi - Claire Dougal, Majesty - Dee Cope

Overall Cup Winner – Wendy Bate with “Fox with prey”

Fox With Prey - Wendy Bate

President’s Cup

Prints 1st - Memories of Cornwall - Paul Cooper,

2nd - Otters - Julie Nicholls,

3rd - Reflections At Exchequer Quay - Carolin Coward,

H/C - Creekside Buoy - Geoffrey James, J Class Reaching - Victor Tullin, One Cool Hotdog - Eve Govier.

Digital 1st - Grief - Derek Godridge,

2nd - Reflection On The Ride - Eve Govier,

3rd - End Of School - Mark Stowe,

H/C - A Jump Into Poppies - Julie Nicholls, Carn Brea Castle - Wendy Bate, Highlights - Carolin Coward.

Off-Camera 1st - Going Home - Maru Correa-Cano,

2nd - Twilight Eye - Claire Dougal,

3rd - Into The Unknown - Derek Godridge,

H/C - Autumn Colours - Amanda Hanson, Hosepipe Ban - Victor Tullin, Old Boat Wreck - Geoffrey James

Overall President’s Cup Winner – Paul Cooper with “Memories of Cornwall”

Paul Cooper with “Memories of Cornwall”

PCC Social Events

  • Saturday 17th December at 5.30pm – Xmas Meal – Falmouth Golf Club o New LOW Price ! See Menu sent out by Karen - £28 £22 for 2 courses, £32 £26 for 3 courses, 10% deposit needed. If you have already paid the old price please claim your partial refund from our treasurer Chris.

  • Sunday 16th October @ Aviation Centre St Mawgan – 10:50am We will meet at the centre and I am trying to arrange a tour. Please pay £7.00 direct to PCC bank account. I have booked lunch at The Falcon Inn which is in the beautiful town of St.Mawgan.

PCC Diary Dates

  • Thursday October 20th at 7.30pm KF1 Hand-In and Member’s Critique Evening KF1 is a MONO COMPETITION ONLY 1off Digital Mono Image Use MONO setting on your camera OR convert using editing software. 1600 pixels max, width x 1200pixels max height 1off Mono Print Mount on 40cm x 50cm mount 1off – Off Camera No photo editing except mono conversion, straightening and minor cropping IF IN DOUBT – Ask Mandy

  • Thursday October 27th at 7.30pm PhotoTalk Shannon Moran~Underwater photographer. Here are two of her images

Shannon Moran~Underwater photographer 1

Shannon Moran~Underwater photographer 2

• If you haven’t yet paid PCC Subs your competition entries will be voided so please pay via our bank details below and reference “PCC Subs”


Cornwall Photographic Alliance (CPA)

  • Wildlife & Nature Competition Competition results - Saturday 19th November 2022 – doors open 2pm at The Keay Theatre, St Austell entrance £4 on the door.

Western Counties Photographic Federation (WCPF)

11th March 2023 - Knightshayes Trophy 2023 subject is “Decisive Moment”

All the best!



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