The Les Spitz Trophy
Won by the Watford Camera Club
Doreen Spitz presenting the Trophy to Watford Camera Club
The winning Image was Icelandic Arctic Fox by Watford’s Alison Jenkins
The very closely scored runners up were:
Dropped It by John Cox of Tring was the runner up.
and the club scores were
All the image scores can be downloaded here
The full set of entries can be made available to the competing clubs by email to email@example.com
The Competing Clubs were:
The Competition Rules
The following digital adjustments – but not limited to these – are NOT allowed: adding, moving or removing objects, animals or parts of animals, plants, people etc; the removal of dirt, highlights, backscatter, bubbles, debris and similar; composites, painting the foreground / painting out the background.
Les served several terms as chairman of the club and was an active committee member till the very end, always willing to share his deep knowledge and experience with fellow club members. He developed a keen interest in photography at the age of ten and maintained that interest his entire life, latterly taking a special pleasure in producing AV’s, a task at which he excelled. He also was a highly respected judge on the C.A.C.C. circuit.
Above all, he was a warm, kind caring man who is sorely missed by all who knew him.
Les enjoyed their holiday home in Bournemouth, vacations in Cape Town and Australia and especially, African wildlife.
The Judge: Andy Skillen
Andy has been travelling and photographing wildlife for as long as he can remember. Throughout his professional career as a journalist, photojournalist and wildlife photographer, he has travelled globally on assignment for the world’s leading media associations and agencies and has been awarded internationally for his work.
See Andy’s Web site here.