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.