KCPS rounded off another active year with the annual awards dinner, held at the Paraparaumu Golf Club. The presentations of the annual club awards for best overall salon results was topped off with the Best of Year competition judged by Chris Parkin.
The photographers who had most overall points across the four 2021 salons in each grade and category were:
|Novice Combined Print & Digital||Ani McManaway||Malcolm Bayliss|
|Intermediate Digital||Graham Lonsdale||Ian Yeoman|
|Intermediate Print||Ian Yeoman||Eva Petro|
|Advanced Digital||Jacky Challis||Carol Molineux|
|Advanced Print||Carol Molineux||Greg Whitfield|
Congratulations to all the winners and runners up, and of course to the entire membership for creating such a great set of images over the year.
The highlight of the evening was the Best of Year competition, where club members submit their best print and digital image for commentary and ranking by the guest judge. In addition to deciding the winners and runners up, Chris included a few special mentions while delivering his comments:
- Carol Molineux for “Dispute” – Print
- Alison Viskovic for “Grey Power” – Print
- Eva Petro for “Hellebore Triptych” – Digital
- Neil Gordon for “Morning Shower” – Digital
And on to the winners and runners up:
|Best of Year Award||Photographer||Image Title|
|Print Winner||David Yockney||Into the Desert|
|Print Runner Up||Barry Culling||Heron Pair|
|Digital Winner||Carol Molineux||Godwits Return|
|Digital Runner Up||Greg Whitfield||Office Construction|
The evening rounded off what has been a very active year for KCPS with field trips, salons, workshops, and a wider variety of speakers. Below are a few images from the night.