They think it’s all over – it is now!

The last time Brian Pere of Duston Camera Club judged our competitions he awarded first place in both categories to the same author: and this month he did it again!

The recipient of his largesse on this occasion was Richard Hollingum, who happens to be our chair and who had arranged for Brian to judge the final round of our annual contests. (Conspiracy theorists are always welcome to join SPG).

A recent trip to Northumberland provided the winning shot in the Open.

Pair of Admirable Admirals

1st in Open: “Pair of Admirable Admirals” by Richard Hollingum

However this success was never going to be enough to deny Ron Wykes winning the Peter Saul Cup for the third time, having amassed 3 wins for the Open league through the year – together with  a second place on the night taking him well clear of the field.

See all the placed Open entries.

It was a different story in the theme of “Autumnal”.

Autumnal Morning Mist in the Churchyard

1st in Theme: “Autumnal Morning Mist in the Churchyard” by Richard Hollingum

A first win of the season with an early morning churchyard shot catapulted Richard from third to first in the league for the Andy Stewart Cup, getting his name on the trophy for the first time.

See all the placed Theme entries.

See the Final 2019 Standings


Our next meeting on Monday, 2nd December  will be a social evening with a fun competition of “Parties”.


Normal meetings are held upstairs at the Kings Head, Brixworth Road, Spratton on the 1st Monday of the Month except bank holidays when usually meetings are held the following Monday. Usual start time 7.30pm. No meetings in August.

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