The Third PDI Competition “Open”, by Val Walker

Date Published 
Thu 21 Apr 2022
North Norfolk Photographic Society were pleased to welcome Jim Hartje as our judge for the final digital competition of the season. Jim is a long-standing judge from Peterborough who, for various reasons, judged the images on Zoom instead of attending in person. There was a high standard of images, particularly wildlife and Jim held back 12 images for awards out of the 66 entries. As this was an open competition, and not on a theme, there was a wide range of subject matter.
Gold Awards went to Robbie Spencer for Sunrise at the Mill and Val Walker for Wave Spirit. Val also obtained a Silver for Broad-bodied Chaser. 
Not to be outdone, Mike Walker picked up a Silver and 2 Bronze awards for Sea Nettle, Bee-eater with Dragonfly and Purple Heron with Mole Cricket.
Highly commended were  Red Deer in the Rain by Barb Gardner, I See You by Lizzie Wallis and Rushing Water by Shirley Radden.
Two Commended Awards went to Frederic Landes for Binham Priory at Sunset and Dusk on Cromer Pier whilst Hanne Siebers took the final Commended award for her portrait entitled Benjamin.