Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club is showcasing the talent of local amateur photographers as it holds its Annual Exhibition in Unit 16 Piazza Shopping Centre – opposite the Central Library – in Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield.
Kirklees Council has provided the venue as part of the Temporary Contemporary creative arts initiative.
The exhibition opened on Saturday July 9 and will run until Saturday August 13 with viewing every Thursday and Saturday in this period from 11am to 4pm. Admission is free.
Around 140 framed prints are on show and some 80 digital images are displayed on a flat panel television. The exhibits include the winners in a range of categories.
The best images from each category of prints and digital images were chosen by independent judges. There is also a set of 40 black and white prints taken by club members in Huddersfield as a record of the town over the last two years or so. The exhibition is on two storeys.
The full list of winners and trophies awarded for prints is as follows:
Richard Fulcher was awarded the Cooke Trophy for the best Open Monochrome print
Mark Turner was awarded the Briggs Dyson Trophy for the best Open Colour print
Harry Wentworth was awarded the Halifax Trophy for the best Portrait, People and Figure Study print
Colin McGregor was awarded the Roy Kirk Trophy for the best Nature print
Alan Stopher was awarded the Colin Sutcliffe Trophy for the best Architecture & Record print
Richard Fulcher was awarded the Creative Print Trophy for the best Creative print
Alan Stopher was awarded the Colin Gower Cup for the best Travel print
Chris Rogers was awarded the Armitage Trophy for the best Scapes print
Carole Haigh was awarded the Bernice Sheard Trophy for the best Intermediate level print (an open competition for less experienced members who are no longer beginners)
The full list of winners and trophies awarded for digital images is as follows:
James Gibson was awarded the Swabey Trophy for the best Open Monochrome image
Richard Fulcher was awarded the Whiteley Trophy image for the best Open Colour image
Michael Hey was awarded the HPIC Cup for the best Sport, Action & Photojournalism image
Harry Wentworth was awarded the Wood Trophy for the best Portrait, People and Figure Study image
Ian Marshall was awarded the McMillan Trophy for the best Nature image
Chris Rogers was awarded the Diamond Trophy for the best Scapes image
Peter Rosberg was awarded the Frank Heeley Trophy for the best Intermediate level image (an open category)
The digital sequence uses a television provided by Kirklees Council.
Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club now meets at its new venue at Kirkheaton Parish Centre most Wednesdays. Details are on the website: www.huddersfieldpic.org.uk