Fordingbridge camera club members snap up gold and silver medals

Three local photographers, all members of Fordingbridge Camera Club won medals at the Southern Counties Photographic Federation’s (SCPF) Exhibition, which was held recently at Salisbury Library.

Gerry Howard (pictured right) won a Gold medal for his image. ‘New Forest Fawn Gets a Lick’.

At the same exhibition, the Club was awarded second place in the Projected Images category and third in the Print Category.

At the SCPF Championships held in March, the Club came first in the projected images category out of a total of 38 entries, with two of its members awarded silver medals.

Rex Waygood, pictured in the middle, gained his medal for “Hepworth Stairs’ and Richard Walter won his for ‘The Trumpeter’.

Fordingbridge Camera Club will now go on to represent the South of England at the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain Inter-Club Digital Image Championships being held at Warwick University in July.

The above images will be on display next month along with a variety of other photographers work at the Club’s forthcoming Spring Exhibition to be held daily on the 19th and 20th of May at Fordingbridge Town Hall.

The bi-annual exhibition always proves popular with the local community. This year’s event will include an exhibition at Fordingbridge Museum which will feature historical, local photographs. Entry to the exhibition is free with cakes and refreshments available to purchase.

Fordingbridge Camera Club caters for photographers of all abilities and meets every Wednesday evening at Avonway Community Centre in Fordingbridge. Throughout the season there is a programme of talks, competitions and creative evenings. New members are always welcome.

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