On Tuesday 9th January 2024 CPA hosted the large-format, print only Will McCrum Memorial Competition for Portraiture. Our judge for the event, Ross McKelvey, is renowned for his superb portraiture and brought that expertise to his feedback and selection.
Congratulations to our winners:
1st place – Elegance – Alan Chowney, Ballynahinch Camera Club
2nd place – Fagin – Kenneth Gibson, Catchlight Camera Club
3rd place – Those Eyes – Vittorio Silvestri, CPA Camera Club
4th place – Tudor Children – Laurie Campbell, Catchlight Camera Club
Three images were Highly Commended:
Dony – Joe Carberry, CPA Camera Club
Hi – Vittorio Silvestri, CPA Camera Club
The Stories I Can Tell – Jennifer Willis, Catchlight Camera Club
Three images were Commended:
Garry – Rosemary Hughes, Focus Photography Club
Majiek – William Strain, BPIC
The Artisan – Peter Adams, CPA Camera Club
Very well done to all the placed authors. Alan is a first-time winner of the competition, and it was lovely to see CPA members represented in the placed images. Huge thanks to Ross for giving his time and sharing his knowledge. Finally, thank you to everyone who supported the competition this year, it was very much appreciated as always.