Gwynfa Camera Club (69 points) narowly pipped the Inn Focus Group (68), Llanelli and Towy Valley (both 67) to win the Stanley Chell Trophy for the second consecutive year.
Gwynfaâ€™s winning images were: The Old Iron Works by Gwynfryn Jones (16), When Iâ€™m 64 by Lynda Beynon (16), Skye Perspectives by Leigh Woolford (19) and Emperor Dragonfly at Dawn by Alec Stewart (18).
The winner of the Hans Hoyer Trophy for Best Monochrome Print went to Tredegar with â€˜Faithâ€˜ by Lynford Hallet.
The winner of the Glyn John Trophy for Best Colour Print went to Swansea with â€˜Prayingâ€˜ by Jason Chapman.
The winner of the Glan and Mair Trophy for Best Landscape Print went to Bridgend with â€˜Estuary Eveningâ€˜ by Alan Jenkinson **.
The winner of the Doris Chell Memorial Trophy for Best Image went to Inn Focus Group with â€˜Eruptingâ€˜ by Phil Morgan **.
There were only two 20â€²s awarded and they went to Alan Jenkinson of Bridgend and Phil Morgan of the Inn Focus Group (see ** above).
Ron Steed, Competition Secretary at Aberdare Camera Club said “the event proved to be a great success on the day with 27 clubs entered and judge, Martin Fry of Cheltenham did an excellent job with clear and constructive comments and guidance on every print”.
Well done to everyone at Aberdare. The organisation was excellent and the day very enjoyable.