Highland Challenge Photographic
Competition Returns to Caithness
The Highland Challenge was first contested in
1999 and it is an inter-club photographic competition run in the
Highlands & Islands Region, 9 clubs currently participate in the
challenge, they are:
Thurso, Wick, Keiss, Islesburgh
(Shetland), East Sutherland, Cromarty, Dingwall, Nairn & Inverness
(Last Years Winners).
The Challenge was last hosted by Thurso Camera
Club in November 2006 and was hailed as a resounding success by all
who attended, so TCC are delighted to welcome all contesting clubs
back to Caithness and to this year’s venue, The Ross Institute in
Halkirk on 23rd March. (10.30am til 4pm)
The Challenge is based on the entry by each of
the participating clubs of up to a total of ten high quality
photographic images, in either of the following formats:
Colour Prints/Slides/Digital Images and also
Mono Prints/Slides/Digital Images.
The subject matter is open (any subject) and
the Highland Challenge Trophy is awarded to the Club with the
highest aggregate points awarded to their members entries.
There are also prizes for the Best images in
the following individual categories:
Colour Print, Mono Print, Colour Slide/Digital
Image, Mono Slide/Digital Image & the Best Overall Image.
During the morning there shall be a display of
images from the Johnston Collection and Harry Gray of the Wick
Society will give a talk about the collection.
The Competition Judges are husband and wife Dr.
James Frost & Dr. Hazel Mason from Stow in the Borders. James is a
fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and the RPS Scottish
Representative, Hazel is an Associate of the Royal Photographic
Society and they shall also give a talk on their travels around
Burma before presenting the results of the competition and their
views and critique on the individual entries.
Further details are available on request
Thurso Camera Club
Tel. 01847 806828 (Daytime), 01847 89512