Page Updated : 25th June 2008
A new competition organized to promote and encourage the interest and growth of
digital Audio Visual photography among young people,
as a creative discipline using still photographic images.
Organised by Maureen Albright ARPS of the Wessex Branch of the Royal Photographic Society Digital Imaging Group.
Judging took place on Saturday 21st June with a total of 73 entrants in the Under 16 section and 6 entrants in the 16 to 24 year old section.
Schools and Colleges were also encouraged to send in group or individual entries with a prize awarded to the highest number of entries from one establishment.
The £50 prize was awarded to Wycombe Abbey School who sent in entries from three classes.
The Judges were :-
Unfortunately Peter Coles FRPS was unable to attend
To enable more people to learn about the art of AV a special Digital AV Day was held on Sunday 23rd June when the four judges all gave lectures about different aspects of Audio Visual production.
There was also a demonstration of the latest high definition Optoma Themescene projector
and Alienware computer kindly lent by
WAVES AV Group to show some sequences
which had been sent to the Festival by Peter Coles FRPS.
It was also noted that this year is the 50th Anniversary of the launch of AV or Diaporama, its European name.
A special 50th Gala DVD is being produced by the Haynge Group and also AV producers are being encouraged to make presentations with the theme of 50 included.
More detailed reports of the weekend will appear in the next issues of AV News
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Images from the Overall Winning Sequence by Camille Simon
Images from Saturday’s Competition
Images from Saturday Evening
Images from Sunday’s Event
All Photographs © The Editors
|Overall Winner, George & Dorreen Pollock Medal & First Place aged Under 16|
|Une Chambre Extraordinaire
An Extraordinary Bedroom
|Camille Simon from France||13||£100 plus 1 year’s
RPS Student Membership
|Aged 16 to 24 First Place|
|Waiting For Tomorrow||Laura Bateman from Oxfordshire||21||£150 plus 1 year’s
RPS Student Membership
|Aged Under 16 Second Place|
|Here Come the Girls||Christopher Ware from Kingsteignton, Devon||13||£25|
|Wharfdale Fliers 2||Sam Hilton from York||11||£10 Book Token|
|Graffiti – Do You Love It or Hate It?||Jake Pursey from Witham, Essex||13||£10 Book Token|
|Duvet - a life Backwards||Hannah Greenstreet from Ealing, London||14||£10 Book Token|
|Kelvedon Rock Festival||Jake Pursey from Witham, Essex||13||£10 Book Token|
|Schools/Colleges prize||Wycombe Abbey School||£50|