Gwynfa Camera Club has won the 2022 Barrian Cup by one point from Afan Need and Tenby who finished joint second. Hay & Thornbury were joint third on 90 points.
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.
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.
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”
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.
Mike Lewis Hon. FWPF
Chairman Barry Camera Club
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.CÂ 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.
Barry Camera Club
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 ofÂ people attending on the day. A last minute change to the Judge Brian Swinyard, who was unable to make the dayÂ but Bob Train LRPSÂ 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 FocusÂ 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.
The Barrian Cup took place on Saturday 9th of June with around 100 people attending. It was opened by the Councillor Eric Hacker, Mayor of Glamorgan Council, who also presented the Barrian Cup. Mrs Heather Hacker presented the Dave Cowdrey Trophy. The judge for the day was Margaret Salisbury FRPS,APAGB,MFIAP who did an excellent job and was extremely entertaining. Winners were Gwynfa Camera Club with 87 points from Tenby & District CC and Aberdare CC (both 86) and Rhondda CC, Inn Focus and Barry CC (all on 85). Gwynfa’s winning prints were: ‘Yellow Dung Fly‘ by Bob Beynon (18), ‘Skogafoss Reflected‘ by Leigh Woolford (17), ‘Mug Shot‘ by Terry Donnelly (16), ‘Juvenile Kingfisher‘ by Alec Stewart (17) and ‘Bible Reading‘ by Margot Rowlands (19). The Dave Cowdry Trophy for the best Landscape Seascape print went to Brian Merry of Rhondda CC for his print entitled ‘Raw Power’. Well done to everyone who had a print selected to represent their club.
Mike Lewis wishes to thank the members who helped on the day and also to all the members who supplied the food and contributed to a very successful 2012 Barrian Cup and one that will be remembered for a long time.
The 2011 Barrian Cup took place on Saturday 4th June at Barry’s usual venue of the St Francis Millenium Hall, Barry. Opened by councillor John Clifford, Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, the event was judged with effortless expertise by the popular Leo Rich ARPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP. In a very close run competition the final result wasn’t known until the last photograph was out of the box…. Continue reading “The 2011 Barrian Cup Result”