There are some stunning photographs on show at an exhibition in Huddersfield town centre.
Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club is showcasing the talent of local amateur photographers at its Annual Exhibition in Unit 35 – next to Toyland – in Princess Alexandra Walk in the Piazza Shopping Centre.
Kirklees Council has provided the venue as part of its Temporary Contemporary creative arts initiative.
The exhibition is open every Thursday and Saturday until August 14 from 11am to 4pm. As the exhibition is classed as a gallery, visitors will need to wear face-coverings to comply with current Covid restrictions.
Two of the club’s members will be on hand every opening day to ensure visitors’ safety. Up to 12 visitors can be accommodated at any one time. 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.
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
Janice Keyes was awarded the Briggs Dyson Trophy for the best Open Colour print
Chris Rogers was awarded the Halifax Trophy for the best Portrait, People and Figure Study print
Alan Stopher was awarded the Roy Kirk Trophy for the best Nature print
Sue Gibson was awarded the Colin Sutcliffe Trophy for the best Architecture & Record print
Harry Wentworth was awarded the Creative Print Trophy for the best Creative print
George Fewster was awarded the Colin Gower Cup for the best Travel print
Chris Rogers was awarded the Armitage Trophy for the best Scapes print
Clayton Manhertz 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:
Sheelagh Davidson was awarded the Whiteley Trophy image for the best Open image
Matteo Leonetti 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
Kevin Lloyd was awarded the McMillan Trophy for the best Nature image
Carla Lloyd was awarded the Dorothy Comley Trophy for the best Architecture & Record image
Richard Fulcher was awarded the Diamond Trophy for the best Scapes image
Clayton Manhertz was awarded the Frank Heeley Trophy for the best Intermediate level image (an open category)
David Simmons was awarded the George Major Rose Bowl for the best Beginners image (an open category)
The digital sequence uses a television provided by Kirklees Council.
During the pandemic Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club has met using video conferencing. For more about the club go to www.huddersfieldpic.org.uk