On Monday, May 13 we were joined by the external judge, Ian Stewart from the Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union. Ian shared with members his thoughts on the images selected for entry to the final competition of our season, ‘The Annual Open Print ’ competition. He chose to see these printed images for the first time on the evening of the meeting and responded with his first impressions and his thoughts on the impact, and technical and artistic characteristics of each image. This gave members an insight to external competition judging which follows this very same process.
These are his top selections: