Barrian Cup 2022

Barry Camera Club are pleased to be able to announce they will be running their Barrian Cup event for 2022, and would like to invite your club to participate.

This will be a DPI only competition for this year only.  The main reasons for this decision: to try and cover all eventualities should we still be under some sort or Covid restrictions; and knowing that some clubs are not yet back in their club rooms.

We do hope that you will join us on Saturday 11th June 2022 where we can once again meet and enjoy each other’s photography, friendship and healthy competitiveness!

All the details can also be accessed online here.

The entry form can be downloaded here.

Closing date for entries is 6th May 2022.

If there are any issues please email our Competition Secretary on barrycameraclub.compsec@gmail.com

Barrian Cup 2022

Barry Camera Club are pleased to be able to announce they will be running their Barrian Cup event for 2022, and would like to invite you to participate.

This will be a DPI only competition for this year only.  The main reasons for this decision: to try and cover all eventualities should we still be under some sort or Covid restrictions; and knowing that some clubs are not yet back in their club rooms.

We do hope that you will join us on Saturday 11th June 2022 where we can once again meet and enjoy each other’s photography, friendship and healthy competitiveness!

All the details can also be accessed online here.

The entry form can be downloaded here.

Closing date for entries is 6th May 2022.

If there are any issues please email our Competition Secretary on barrycameraclub.compsec@gmail.com

2018 Barrian Cup Won by Inn Focus

The Barrian Cup was won by The Inn Focus Group (95 points) with Tenby second (92 points) and Gwynfa third (88 points).

Angela De Roy Jones of Gwent won the Dave Cowdrey Trophy for Best Landscape/Seascape with Deganwy Winter Walk and Coltrane Koh won the inaugural Mike Lewis Trophy for the Best Print in Competition with Settle Down.

The award winning photos can be seen below together with judge John Tilsley presenting Tom Dee from Inn Focus with the Barrian Cup and Jay, Mike’s daughter, presenting the Mike Lewis Trophy which was accepted on Angela’s behalf by Tom as no one from Gwent Photographic Society was present.

The full score sheet can be seen here.

2017 Barrian Cup Club Results

The 2017 Barrian Cup was won by Inn Focus.

In joint 3rd place were Afan Nedd Camera Club and Barry Camera Club with 80 points, in second place was Thornbury Camera Club with 84 points, and in 1st place was Inn Focus Group with 90 points.

The judge for the day was Leigh Preston FRPS MPAGB APAGB EFIAP.

The scoresheet can be downloaded here.

Barrian Cup 2016 Results

It was an excellent day of photography. The judge for the day was Michael Krier ARPS, MA (photography) from the Cotswolds. He was one of the best judges we have had at the Barrian Cup he was concise and to the point and had something positive to say about all the prints. Having spoken to him during the day he said the photography was of a very high standard and a lot of the prints would gain awards and acceptances in international exhibitions. Continue reading “Barrian Cup 2016 Results”

Barrian Cup 2016 Results

It was an excellent day of photography. The judge for the day was Michael Krier ARPS, MA (photography) from the Cotswolds. He was one of the best judges we have had at the Barrian Cup he was concise and to the point and had something positive to say about all the prints. Having spoken to him during the day he said the photography was of a very high standard and a lot of the prints would gain awards and acceptances in international exhibitions.

Competition was close with Cwmbran and The Vale on 90 points with Bridgend and Cymru Mono sharing 3rd place with 92 points, in second place with 93 was Inn Focus but in 1st place with 96 points the winner of the Barrian Cup was Gwynfa CC.

Gareth Martin won the Dave Cowdrey Trophy for the best Landscape Seascape print for the second year running. Congratulations to the winners.

We would like to thank all clubs for entering and a big thank you to all the members who turned up on the day and made this years Barrian Cup a great success.
We would like to apologise for the mix up with the Raffle and will be giving a free raffle ticket to members attending next year.

Regards
Mike Lewis Hon. FWPF
Chairman Barry Camera Club

2014 Barrian Cup Report

This from Mike Lewis at Barry Camera Club.

The 2014 Barrian Cup on Saturday 14th June was a great success, with a packed Millennium Hall Brian Swinyard judged the 105 prints with constructive and positive comments and made the point that there were a lot of high scores due to the very high quality of work on show.

The Winners of The Barrian Cup were Western Valley C.C. with 97 points, followed by Ebbw Vale C.C. 93, Merthyr Tydfil C.C  93, Gwynfa C.C. 92 and Hanham P.S. from Bristol 92 points. The Winner of the Dave Cowdrey Trophy for the best Landscape/Seascape print went to Roger Walding of Dean P.C.with his print Severn Twilight.

Barry Camera Club would like to thank all the Clubs who entered with a special thank you to all the people who attended on the day, we hope you enjoyed the photography and the refreshments at the end. We look forward to seeing you again next year

Thank you for supporting the Barrian Cup.

Mike Lewis
Chairman
Barry Camera Club

2013 Barrian Cup Results

A message from Mike Lewis: On behalf of Barry Camera Club I would like to thank all the Clubs who entered and a special thank you for the record number of people attending on the day. A last minute change to the Judge Brian Swinyard, who was unable to make the day but Bob Train LRPS stepped in and did a fantastic job judging the 120 prints entered.

Congratulations to the winners Inn Focus who won the 2013 Barrian Cup and also congratulations to Nick Walton also from Inn Focus on winning the Dave Cowdrey Trophy for the Best Landscape/Seascape Print. This is not the first time Inn Focus have done the double they also won both trophies in 2011.

A full list of scores, kindly provided by Alan Coles, can be found here.

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