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PHOTOGRAPHIC AWARDS

Smethwick Photographic Society is one of Great Britain's leading photographic societies. Each year it holds an international competition for which there is strong interest worldwide; the standard is very high. Ashford Photographic Society is pleased to announce that three its members have had success in this year's competition, as follows:

Bob Devine ARPS, DPAGB, BPE4*, - 3 Acceptances including awards
EFIAP.                              -silver medal, 'Lion with cub' [2nd in row]
                                                                 -highly commended, 'Cheetah with kill' [3rd in row]

Nicholas Hill ARPS.                          - 10 Acceptances including awards
                                                                 -PSA Ribbons; 'The lady of the house' [2nd in 1st row]
                                                                  and 'Manhattan stands 13 feet above me' [1st in 2nd row]

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2012 Inter-schools print competition

The awards ceremony for the 11th Ashford Photographic Society Inter-schools Print Competition was held at Highworth School yesterday. Six local schools took part - the highest number to date.

A brilliant array of work was on display, with a total of 458 submissions covering 6 major areas of photography: Artistic Interpretation (71 entries), Landscape  (88 entries), Natural History (90 entries), Photojournalism (36 entries), Pictorial (104 entries) and Portraiture (69 entries).


This year a special new award was donated by The Mayor Ashford, Councillor Bob Davidson, for a student showing exceptional promise This was won by Megan Motmans from Homewood.

Results
Congratulations to overall winners Highworth School, finishing narrowly ahead of Homewood.

Full results are available to view as a PDF.

Special thanks go to:Givaudan UK for their generous sponsorship of the competition Highworth School for hosting the event, and in particular Jenny MoretonThe APS sub-committee of Gordon Chapman…