2016-17 SPF Digital Championship Results

The 2016 SPF Digital Championship was held on Sunday 13th Nov 2016 at Stirling Court Hotel. 26 Clubs competed and the judges for this year’s event were – Howard Tate MA(Phot) ARPS AFIAP from YPU, Kathryn Scorah MPAGB FBPE from L&CPU and Tony Potter ARPS EFIAP/pl GMPSA DPAGB APAGB from NCPF.

The SPF Digital Championship is an annual club competition for digital projected images (DPIs). Entries are submitted in advance by each participating club and it is judged live, in front of an audience, by three judges, each awarding between 2-5 points to give a total score out of 15. Club and individual awards are made. There are two initial rounds and after these two rounds, the top 8 clubs contest ‘The Final’, the remaining clubs contest the ‘Plate Trophy’.

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Club Results - The Final
PlacedClubTotal Points
1stDumfries Camera Club247
2ndEastwood Photographic Society246
3rdCarluke Camera Club237
4th=Ayr Photographic Society236
4th=Dundee Photographic Society236
6thEdinburgh Photographic Society227
7thPaisley Colour Photographic Club219
8thKilmaurs Photographic Club214
Individual Award Winners
A big congratulations to Rae Gold, awarded an SPF Silver Medal for Kestrel in Cornfield, the Best Nature image in the competition.
TitleAuthorAward
Kestrel In CornfieldRae GoldBest Nature Image In Competition - SPF Silver Medal
Individual Image Scores - Round 1
Ayr’s total score after round 1 was 86, placing Ayr 10th=
TITLEAUTHORPOINTS
OspreyRae Gold14
Let There Be LightJohn Canning9
Sneaky ReadingBill Ryder9
Shadows In The SandMark McColl10
Lit UpMark McColl9
At Full StretchAlan Graham10
Kestrel In CornfieldRae Gold13
Village Elder, RajasthanAlastair Swan12
Individual Image Scores - Round 2
Ayr’s total score for round 2 was 90, placing Ayr 3rd for the round. Ayr’s total score for both rounds was 176, placing Ayr 5th, gaining an entry to compete in ‘The Final’.
TITLEAUTHORPOINTS
Ripples To VestrahornMark McColl11
Powering AheadRob Davis10
SurvivalRae Gold13
Golden LiningMark McColl11
I Think This Is Going To HurtAlan Graham11
The HerdsmenMike Blair12
Storm WaveRoy Smith11
Mountain Hare GlareBill Ryder11
Individual Image Scores - Final Round
Ayr’s total score for the final round was 236, placing Ayr 4th=
TITLEAUTHORPOINTS
Tribesman, RajasthanAlastair Swan12
The Ice CaveMark McColl12
Kestrel In CornfieldRae Gold14
Village Elder, RajasthanAlastair Swan13
I Think This Is Going To HurtAlan Graham11
Cloudy HaholmenForrest Weir10
The HerdsmenMike Blair13
Storm WaveRoy Smith14
Playing With FireJohn Canning12
Mountain Hare GlareBill Ryder12
Ripples To VestrahornMark McColl12
Powering AheadRob Davis11
SurvivalRae Gold14
Golden LiningMark McColl11
Tigers v RebelsRob Davis11
OspreyRae Gold12
Cooling OffAlan Graham11
Snowy Owl In SnowRoy Smith11
Caught In The LightAlastair Swan9
Temple ChildrenAlastair Swan11
Club Results - The Plate Trophy
PlacedClubTotal Points
1stKirkcaldy Photographic Society120
2ndMoray Camera Club119
3rdBon Accord Camera Club115
4thLivingston Camera Club114
5th=Queen’s Park Camera Club113
5th=St Andrews Photographic Society113
5th=Donside Camera Club113
8th=Mearns Camera Club111
8th=Milngavie and Bearsden Camera Club111
10thFalkirk Camera Club109
11th=Perth Civil Service Club (Photo Section)106
11th=Cowal Camera Club106
11th=Dingwall Camera Club106
14thThe Stewartry Camera Club102
15thCraigewan PG100
16thStrathaven Camera Club98
17thDunfermline Photographic Assoc.97
18thHaddington Camera Club91