Summer Challenge 2022
Celebrating the British Countryside in Summer
The closing date for entries is midnight on Friday 26 August, after which all members are invited to vote for their favourite images. The scores will be collated by David Bird. Each member may enter up to 3 images in the usual 1600×1200 pixels, sRGB colour space, with the file named as Title by Name. Entries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Challenge 2021
There were a record number of 49 entries this year. Congratulations to the winners of a tightly fought contest.
The Winner is Mike Young with ‘The Buoys on the Beach’.
Well done Mike!
Runner-up is John Price with ‘Postcard from Skipton’
Third is Angus McKay with ‘Flying High at the Southsea Kite Festival’
“Summer Postcard from the seaside by Harold Russell” and
“Bored stiff in Ludlow by Gordon Rae” also scored well.
Summer Challenge 2020
Your task this year was to photograph one of your hobbies, as you were probably thrown back onto your own resources and hobbies during lockdown.
Summer Challenge 2019
“The Effects of Water (or lack of it)“
39 images were entered for this year’s Summer Challenge, and the winners were –
Summer Challenge 2018
“Ready for the Day“
18 members entered the Summer Challenge, but only 15 members voted which is disappointing.
The results are –
FIRST No. 06 Sail buggies ready by Mike Young
SECOND No. 01 Ready for their Day by Harold Russell
THIRD No. 05 Preparing for the Day by Kathleen Bird
Summer Challenge 2017
“Hands at Work”
17 members entered the Summer Challenge, and we finally managed to collect 20 voters.
The clear winner was “Pottery Painting” (#17) by Angus McKay.
4th #7 Hands at work, feet at play by David Bird
5th = #23 Medieval hand writing by Paul Crook
5th = #30 Tightening by Grant Dawkins
5th = #34 The Longest Pray by Gordon Rae
Summer Challenge 2016
“Reflection(s) in the Wet”
In the end, after pointed reminders, 22 members voted and the results are:
First: with 24 points Number 17 Knahsneerg Reflection by John Wichall
Second: with 18 points Number 5 I’m Coming by Angus McKay
Third: with 11 points Number 6 Strange Reflections by Angus McKay
Fourth: with 10 points Number 22 Reflection in a Circle in a Spiral by Gordon Rae
To see all the entries go to this album
Summer Challenge 2015
“The Colour of Summer”
Summer Challenge 2014 Slideshow
“All the fun of the Fair”. “Fair” in this case can include carnivals, fetes, street parties, craft markets etc.
Results of the members’ voting is below.
Summer Challenge 2013
This year the theme is “Summer Self Portrait”.
With the Olympics dominating our summer I thought this summer’s website photo challenge
should be “Summer Sport”. Even if, like me, you will only see the main action on TV, I am
sure there will be plenty of local opportunities to get a cracking photo for the challenge.
Winner – Olympic Road Race by John Gamble