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Prestigious prize heading toWoking PS Woking PS won a thrilling annual Surrey Photographic Association (SPA) Inter-Club Open Print Championship

The historic Surrey Comet Shield saw 18 clubs compete – and it produced a tight finish. A judging panel of Tony Oliver, Clive Tanner and Sue Sibley awarded points for the ten images submitted by each club. Woking scored 121, squeezing past runners- up Bookham by a single point, with Godalming PC a close third with 119 points. John Sherringham’s portrayal of innocence in ‘Who, Me?’ was singled out for an award by the judges. Woking Club president Richard Sheldrake said: “The quality of photographs produced by Surrey clubs is extremely strong, so Woking is honoured and humbled to win – it is testament to the skill and creativity of our members, and I thank Cath Ind, our external competitions secretary, for her work.”

Thanet goes abstract

this competition. Once again, they demonstrated the creativity and talent that exists in the club.” The winner was ‘Moving grass’ by Terry Scales; runner-up was ‘Honesty’ by Laura Drury. PhotographicSociety

Thanet PS held its recent abstract competition and received 49 print entries to be judged by Helen Taylor, who looked for creativity and imagination above all. Club secretary Rod Giddins said: “It was fascinating to see how members had approached

WOKING’SWINNING FEELING SPA past president David Smith (left) presenting Woking president Richard Sheldrake with the Surrey Comet Shield

North Fylde PS’s last meeting of the season was its grand presentation night, hosted by chairman Paul King. There were 15 trophies to be handed out to members. “It was nice to see new faces picking up some of those trophies,” said King. “All in all, it was a great evening, finished off with a hotpot supper and cake!” Trophies galore

TROPHYWINNERS Left to right: Carroll Pierce, Dawn Keeling, Nicki Greenwood, Janet Whitlow, Angela Carr, Kean Brown

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