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Notice: Woking Photographic Society’s Free Annual Exhibition Returns To Dapdune Wharf

Published on: 8 Aug, 2021
Updated on: 8 Aug, 2021

Woking Photographic Society’s annual exhibition returns to the National Trust’s Dapdune Wharf in Guildford.

First prize in the Open Category and the Dennis Andres Trophy went to Exploring the Thistlegorm Wreck by Cat Briggs.

With more than 150 stunning prints on display the exhibition showcases the finest work by local photographers, said the society’s publicity secretary, Len Walker.

He said: “The images on show include powerful portraits, the beauty of landscapes and the wonder of the natural world. Club members will be on hand to offer photographic advice to visitors.”

Richard Sheldrake’s panel of Damsels and Dragons scooped first place in the Advanced Category.

Dapdune Wharf is in Wharf Road, off Woodbridge Road. Entry to the exhibition is free and runs daily until Saturday, August 28 (except Saturday 21) between 11am and 5pm

Surrey-based photographer, Rosemary Wilman, judged the individual prints and print panels on display, and chose the following for top awards:

Watching With Pride by Cath Ind.

In the Open category, first place and the Dennis Andres Trophy went to Cat Briggs for her portrait Exploring the Thistlegorm Wreck.

Richard Sheldrake’s panel titled Damsels and Dragons, scooped first place and the Best Panel Trophy in the Advanced category.

Red Kite in Heather by Mike Tibbots.

The society’s president Rob Bonfield said: “The society has weathered the pandemic well, with enthusiastic new members of all abilities complementing the work of more established members in a welcoming and convivial environment.
“The quality of work produced across the membership in a range of genres has been immensely encouraging.”

Aquilegia by Brigitte Miller.

During the pandemic the society held its meetings via Zoom, but now anticipates a return to the Parkview Centre in Sheerwater, Woking, subject to Government and venue guidance.

The new season starts on September 7, with a varied programme of speakers, members’ evenings and competitions.

You can see more details about the exhibition and the Woking Photographic Siciety on its website or on Facebook or Instagram.

Bring me Sunshine by Steve Morris.

Sprinkling Tarn in Snow by Keith Greig.

Boscastle Sunset by James Smith.

Unsuccessful Dive by Thinesh.

Taking a Break by John Sherringham.

Portrait of a House Sparrow by Jane Hibbert.

Sunset over Trevose Head by James Smith.

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