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Internal Competition - Round 3 -PDI

GOLD - Not Happy - Roy Allwood
GOLD – Not Happy – Roy Allwood
GOLD - Colour Coded - Maria Selley
GOLD – Colour Coded – Maria Selley

Tuesday 28 November 2023 saw the judging of Round 3 of our internal competition, this time for projected digital images.

Judge John Baker, of Exeter Camera Club waded through 57 images and the full results can be seen in the gallery HERE .

Well done to all taking part, and congratulations to the winning entrants. 


Posted 3 December 2023 – Kevin Bennett

Updated Club Logo

Here it is –

Posted 2 December 2023 by Kevin Bennett

Inter-Club Competition (Prints) – 10 November 2023 - South Devon Photographic League

Friday 10 November 2023 saw the Part 1 of the inter-club competition between Newton Abbot, Teignmouth & Dawlish, Crediton and Exmouth. 60 images in print-form were up for assessment and it was harsh! After a lengthy judging session the cumulative points for each club were totted up and, in ascending order, here are the results:


Crediton – 185

Dawlish & Teignmouth – 192

Exmouth – 206

Newton Abbot – 212


Yep, we won.

For the full scores CLICK HERE

For the NAPC only marks, with thumbnails, CLICK HERE

Many thanks to Crediton for hosting the evening, and to all those who supplied some delicious refreshments (especially the lemon drizzle).

Part 2 – PDIs – will be hosted at Newton Abbot on Tuesday 19 March 2024

Some Up-Coming Events

Newton Abbot Xmas Lights Switch-on 25 November 2023

Victorian Evening – Newton Abbot 6 December 2023

GLOWILD at Paignton Zoo – 17 November 2023 to 2 January 2024

The Devon Train of Lights 24 November to 30 December 2023 

Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market 17 November to 17 December 2023

Polar Express Train – Ride South Devon Railway 24 November to 23 December 2023


Posted 28 October 2023 by Kevin Bennett

Internal Competition - Round 2 - PRINTS

GOLD Graham Dunn: Echinacea
GOLD Roy Allwood: D day darling Jessica
GOLD Chris Marsham: Gentoo Feeding – Antarctic
GOLD Chris Marsham: Dune 40 Namibia

Tuesday 24th October 2023 was a night to remember: it was the judging of Round 2 of our internal competition – this time for printed work.

Judge John Tilsley of Dorchester Camera Club set about his duties in masterful style, selecting the images which, in his opinion, were the best of the 44 entries. The GOLD awards can be seen above. For the full winners gallery, click HERE.


Posted 28 October 2023 by Kevin Bennett

Internal Competition – Round 1 – DPI

GOLD Karin Brooks -Playing the blues
GOLD Roy Allwood – Drying Off



Tuesday 26 September 2023 saw the judging of Round 1 of the NAPC internal competition. – this time for Digital Projected Images. (DPI). Judge Richard Curzon from the Kingsbridge & District Camera Club launched into a marathon session of constructive critique and detailed analysis, during which he awarded GOLD to images by Karin Brooks and Roy Allwood. Well done both.

A huge vote of thanks to Richard for what, arguably, was the fairest of judging sessions, and congratulations to those who took part.

The gallery of ranked images can be found HERE.

Posted 3rd October 2023 by Kevin Bennett

Sad News - Rowland White

A Tribute to Rowland White

First News Item of 2023! Or Not...

Pinned item

The keen-eyed amongst us will have noticed that this is the new “News & Events” page, and so far there’s nothing on it. The even-more-keen-eyed amongst us will also have noticed that the old page has been retitled as “News & Events Archive 01“, and also that it seems incomplete. Well done for spotting that.

For some time my erstwhile predecessor in the publicity role has been trying to update the old page but there seems to be some kind of glitch that stops the update from sticking: my view is that the page is too long. Hence her updates have been lost. In the new season, commencing Tuesday 5th September 2023, this page will be updated with new and exciting stuff. Well, new and possibly exciting stuff.

Between now and then I will try to post some news of interesting events that might provide photo opportunities. It’s possible, but less likely, that some of the lost news from the previous season will appear here over the summer, if we can find it.

Have a safe and happy summer!


25th May 2023

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