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Top shots from photographic society’s latest contest revealed

PUBLISHED: 08:52 11 October 2018 | UPDATED: 09:32 11 October 2018

Advanced entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Inquisitive Shag by Nick Akers

Advanced entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Inquisitive Shag by Nick Akers

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The first competition of North Norfolk Photographic Society’s new season, judged by Andy Swain, revealed a fascinating range of portraits, nature studies and artistic snaps.

Andy Swain, who judged North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season. Picture: North Norfolk Photographic SocietyAndy Swain, who judged North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season. Picture: North Norfolk Photographic Society

Clive Matthews won a ‘novice’ section with ‘Waiting for the Whistle’ - a monochrome of steamy machinery including a loco whistle. Second was Barrie Price with ‘Trying to Catch Up’ - a child on a bike some way behind the presumed parents. Third came Hanne Siebers with a portrait of a well bearded ‘Norfolk Fisherman’.

The ‘advanced’ class was won by Nick Akers with ‘Inquisitive Shag’ - a close-up of a bird’s open bill. Michaela Bone’s ‘Smoking Opium’ was second, depicting an gentleman smoking a pipe and third place went to Lizzie Wallis for ‘Precious Heritage’ portrait of a young girl standing in front of a carved wall.

The society meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at the Holt Community Centre.

For more details email Judith Wells at secretary.nnps@gmail.com or visit www.nnphotosoc.org

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Novice entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Waiting for the whistle by Clive MatthewsNovice entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Waiting for the whistle by Clive Matthews

Novice entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Norfolk Fisherman by Hanne SiebersNovice entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Norfolk Fisherman by Hanne Siebers

Advanced entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Precious Heritage by Lizzie WallisAdvanced entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Precious Heritage by Lizzie Wallis

Novice entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Trying to catch up by Barrie Price.Novice entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Trying to catch up by Barrie Price.

Advanced entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Smoking Opium by Michaela BoneAdvanced entry in North Norfolk Photographic Society's first competition of the new season: Smoking Opium by Michaela Bone

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