The results of the 2013 Welsh Salon of Photography have been collated and the judges (Graeme Webb EFIAP, EPSA. Kate Webb EFIAP, EPSA and Phil Davies EFIAP, Hon FWPF, UPI 1crown) have accepted a total of 141 prints (92 colour and 49 monochrome) and 131 digital images. (Note, Phil Davies replaced Ann Davies who was unwell on the weekend that the adjudication took place).
The Gwyn Morgan Trophy for the best panel of six prints was won by Llanelli Photographic Society and the Walter Morgan Trophy for the best panel of six digital images was won by Inn Focus Group.
The seventeen headline awards and thirteen highly commended awards were shared among 25 different photographers, they being: Arthur Mallett, Barry Hill, Brian Sewell, Chris Powell, Coltrane Koh, David Norton, Ed Cloutman, Gareth Martin, Gary Howells, Gerwyn Williams, Gwynfryn Jones, Ian Munro, Jenny Hibbert, John Cooke, Leigh Woolford, Matthew Jones, Neville Thomas, Nick Walton, Norman Cahill, Ron Lines, Roy Peters, Sam Warr, Siddhesh Ghag, Steve Milton and Tom Dee.
A special mention must go to to Sam Warr of Ebbw Vale who won the Under 25 Award for his photograph entitled ‘The Victorian Gentleman’. Sam is 16.
Well done to everyone who had a photograph accepted and commiserations to those who were not successful this time. The Welsh Salon exhibition takes place at Pontypridd Museum during most of May. Further details here.