Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club is to showcase the talent of local amateur photographers at its annual exhibition in Huddersfield town centre.
The exhibition will be held at Unit 35 – next door to the former Toyland store – in the Piazza shopping centre.
Kirklees Council has provided the venue as part of the Temporary Contemporary creative arts initiative.
The exhibition opens on Thursday July 6 and runs until Saturday August 12 with viewing every Thursday and Saturday in that 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.
The winners include the following:
- Alan Stopher was awarded the Cooke Trophy for the best Open Monochrome print;
- Michael Hey was awarded the Briggs Dyson Trophy for the best Open Colour print;
- Stephen Drew was awarded the Halifax Trophy for the best Portrait, People and Figure Study print;
- Tony Renshaw was awarded the Roy Kirk Trophy for the best Nature print;
- Graham Sykes 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;
- Carla Lloyd was awarded the Colin Gower Cup for the best Travel print;
- Tony Pratt 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:
- Graham Sykes was awarded the Swabey Trophy for the best Open Monochrome image;
- Alan Stopher was awarded the Whiteley Trophy image for the best Open Colour image;
- Tony Pratt was awarded the HPIC Cup for the best Sport, Action & Photojournalism image;
- Peter Rosberg was awarded the Joe Noble Trophy for the best Portrait, People and Figure Study image;
- Sue Gibson was awarded the McMillan Trophy for the best Nature image;
- Chris Rogers was awarded the Diamond Trophy for the best Scapes image;
- Geoff Brierley was awarded the Frank Heeley Trophy for the best Intermediate level image (an open category).
Huddersfield Photo-Imaging Club now meets at Kirkheaton Parish Centre most Wednesdays. Details are on the website at www.huddersfieldpic.org.uk
Main image (top) is Our Last Week by Alan Stopher