The winner of the Tin Can Bay Camera Club’s A Grade Best Image was awarded to Leigh Reinhardt’s Abercrombie House – Congratulations!
By Julie Hartwig, Tin Can Bay Camera Club
2019 concluded with the judging of the Best Images of 2019 and the presentation of trophies and awards. Peter O’Brien from Peninsula Camera Club at Redcliffe was the guest judge.
The A Grade Best Image was awarded to Leigh Reinhardt’s Abercrombie House, with John Murphy’s image Winter Sunrise awarded runner-up. In A/B Grade, New Leaf by Frank Posch was the Best Image, and Melissa Haslam’s Thing was the runner-up. Peter chose Bev Powell’s image Royal Bank of Queensland as the Best B Grade Image, and Philippa Collins’ image Savanahlander was the runner-up.
Members voted in People’s Choice in all three grades. Cathy Reed’s Eastern Yellow Robin was the best A Grade image. In A/B Grade, Jan Johnston’s image Just Drifting was chosen, and the B Grade winner was Jim Johnston’s image Tree Dugouts.
Perpetual shields were presented to the members who amassed the most points in print and digital competitions for the year. In A Grade, the Print shield was won by John Murphy and the Digital shield by Cheryl Murphy. In A/B Grade, the Print shield was won by Melissa Haslam and the Digital Shield by Paivi Lobigs. In B Grade, Bev Powell won both the Print and Digital shields.
Claire Hammond was awarded the Encouragement Trophy. John Murphy was presented with a Silver Medal for his award-winning entry in the 2019 APS Australian Cup.
This meeting concluded the club’s competition activities for 2019.