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**New Gallery** Norway Coast
21st April 2017 - 0 comments
I went on a Hurtigruten ship along the Norway Coast in early April 2017. This gallery of 32 images shows images from that tour. We went as far north/east as Kirkenes, almost at the Russian border and further east than Istanbul! Click on any image below to go to the gallery.

Beyond Group BPE 2016 - Highly Commended
17th August 2016 - 0 comments
I received a Highly Commended ribbon for my image of 'Trees in the Snow' in the 2016 Beyond Group British Photographic Exhibition.


Others images accepted in that exhibition were 'Two Kids' and 'Speed Merchant'.
British Photographic Exhibitions - 4* award gained
15th August 2016 - 0 comments
Today I received my ribbon and certificate for BPE4* - meaning I have had over 200 acceptances in British Photo Exhibitions. Quite a milestone as from BPE3* to BPE4* is 100 acceptances.
View my exhibition photos here.
**New Gallery** Borneo - Sarawak and Sabah
09th August 2016 - 0 comments
The largest island in south east asia and the fourth largest island in the world - Borneo is full of wildlife, minority tribal peoples and local markets. Click on the image below to go to the gallery. More images will follow shortly.
**New Gallery** Columbia Road Flower Market
26th June 2016 - 0 comments
The London flower market transforms the road for 6 hours on a Sunday morning.
To see images from the market and some good graffiti click on the image below -

**New Gallery** London Region Age Groups 2016
25th May 2016 - 0 comments
Photos from the 21st May 2016 at Crystal Palace can be seen by clicking on the image below.

Basingstoke BPE National Salon - Selector's Award
25th March 2016 - 0 comments
I got four images accepted into the Basingstoke BPE with one of them, 'Two Kids' getting the Paul Keene Selector's Award for the Portrait section. I was so pleased as getting acceptances isn't easy but to get an award too made me feel great.



The other accepted images were:

Harlow Photographic Society =1st place Print league 2015/16
28th February 2016 - 0 comments
A bizarre outcome of the Harlow PS print league with three members in =1st place and three members in =4th place with just one point between us all. I share 1st place with Heather and Paul. There were four rounds with eight images in total.
The photos that got me that placing are here below -

Photo Finalist in 'On The Go Tours' photo competition
05th February 2016 - 0 comments


This photo was an 'On The Go Tours - feel good' Finalists in February 2016. Thank you if you voted for me. I did not win but was thrilled to be a finalist.
Harlow Photographic Society - 3rd place - Panel competition
04th December 2015 - 0 comments
The panel of three photos below came 3rd out of 21 panels at my club yesterday. The images were all taken at the 2015 Appleby Horse Fair where the horses were being washed in the river before being sold or raced.


**New Gallery** Russia-St Petersburg
22nd November 2015 - 0 comments
My newest gallery shows image taken in St Petersburg, a lovely city with lots of history and plenty of museums. To link to the gallery click on any of the photos below.

London Region Winter Championships 2015
10th November 2015 - 0 comments
The action photos from 7th and 8th November are here to view until 13th February 2016. They can be purchased from this website, should you wish to. Prints are done individually on quality paper and price includes postage.

Click on the image below to link to the Winter Championship Galleries.

Beyond Group BPE 2015 - Highly Commended
10th August 2015 - 0 comments
I was awarded a highly commended ribbon for my image 'Indian Swamp Deer Grazing' in the 2015 Beyond Group British Photographic Exhibition Salon. The exhibition was in September 2015 near Ipswich.



I also got 'Not Quite Symmetrical' accepted too.

London Region Summer Championships 30th May
30th May 2015 - 0 comments
The action photos from May 30th are here to view until August 30th. They can be purchased from this website, should you wish to. Prints are done individually on quality paper and price includes postage. As an ex-competitive swimmer myself it was good to see so many great swims from you all and to experience the atmosphere. All of my photos are now posted - I only attended the morning session on 30th.

Click on either image below to go to the gallery for session 16.

EFIAP/b awarded - for international accepted images
28th May 2015 - 0 comments
I got confirmation today of my new distinction - the EFIAP/b (b = bronze).
The Federation Internationale de L'Art Photographique (FIAP) is an organisation which promotes exhibitions/competitions across the world. Acceptances into those exhibitions are accumulated along with awards and their distinctions awarded when certain criteria have been met.
The three awards I needed for this distinction, can be seen below. They were achieved in Germany (DVF), England (Smethwick) and Canada (Toronto).
Click on one of the images to go to my exhibition acceptances gallery.

Harlow Photographic Society - 2nd place - Portrait competition
26th May 2015 - 0 comments
The image below came 2nd in my camera club's Portrait Cup on 21st May 2015. It was a projected digital image competition.
The image was taken in an Indian village in Rajasthan. The kid goat is just 3 days old and the young boy was proudly showing off the newborn.

London Region Summer Championships May 2015
15th May 2015 - 0 comments
The action photos from May 9th and 10th are here to view until August 9th and 10th respectively. They can be purchased from this website, should you wish to. Prints are done individually on quality paper and price includes postage. As an ex-competitive swimmer myself it was good to see so many great swims from you all and to experience the atmosphere. All of my photos are now posted.

Click on an image below to link to that gallery.
.... Sessions 10 to 12 on 9th May ......... Sessions 13-15 on 10th May

**New Gallery** Budapest to Amsterdam
04th April 2015 - 0 comments
Photos taken on a river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam, along the Danube, Main and Rhine rivers plus the Danube Main Canal that completes the link enabling ship passage from the North Sea to the Black Sea.

Click on the image below to go to that gallery.

Harlow Photographic Society - 3rd place - Print league 2014/15
17th March 2015 - 0 comments
Just three points separated the top three places in Harlow PS's print league. There were four rounds with eight prints in total. I scored 147 out of a possible 160, with four of them gaining a top mark of 20. I seem to be getting third place in everything! My prints were these -

Harlow Photographic Society - 3rd place - Panel competition
05th February 2015 - 0 comments
The panel competition is for panels of either 3 or 4 images that sit together well as a collection. I put in two panels - my white-capped 'Albatross' were awarded 3rd place and my 'Snow along the river bank' got a highly commended. The albatross were in deep water off Stewart Island which itself if off the south of the South Island, New Zealand. The snowy banks are those of the River Elbe in Germany.



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