Club Competitions

Competitions
Bookham has an active set of monthly & annual competitions. Members are welcome to enter them, or enjoy the varied & often excellent photography and/or simply enjoy the Judge's constructive comments.

If you haven't entered before take the plunge - you won't regret it.

How to enter
PDI
You can find the general instructions and small print on the documents page. But in brief:
  • Size your images to 1400x1050 pixels or less.
  • Save them as JPEGs in the sRGB colour space.
  • Name them '[your initials][numeral] - [title].jpg' E.G 'ABC1 - Autumn glow.jpg'.
  • Send them in an email to competitions (guess what goes here) bookhamcc.org.uk before the end of the Sunday prior to the competition.
  • Include your name and the competition details in the message title E.G. "Fred's entries for January 2016 Open PDI".

Prints
Bring them to the meeting in good time.

Trophies and awards
The following awards are presented at the end of the season for recognition of excellence in the internal competitions.

Season competition awards
President's cup
Specially awarded at the President's discretion

Eric Warne Trophy
Awarded for the class: Print / Club / Open subject

Ernie Gates Cup
Awarded for the class: PDI / Club / Open subject

Gordon Stephens Cup
Awarded for the class: Print / Advanced / Open subject

Charles Pollard Trophy
Awarded for the class: PDI / Advanced / Open subject

Egerton Ryerson Cup
Awarded for the class: Print / Club / Set subject

Derek Gardener Cup
Awarded for the class: PDI / Club / Set subject

Neil Lamb Cup
Awarded for the class: Print / Advanced / Set subject

Percy Ball Trophy
Awarded for the class: PDI / Advanced / Set subject

Anne & Graham Peck Trophy
Awarded for the combined Advanced classes: PDI & Print / Open & Set subject

Exhibition awards

George Goodwin Trophy
Awarded for the class: Most creative

Joan Field Salver
Awarded for the class: Best panel

Peter Hyde Portrait Trophy
Awarded for the class: Best portrait

The following two classes are awarded certificates:
Awarded for the class: Best print
Awarded for the class: Best PDI