2018-19 SPF Digital Championship Results

The 2018 SPF Digital Championship was held on Sunday 18th Nov 2018 at Stirling Court Hotel. 27 clubs competed and the judges for this year’s event were – Roger Hance FRPS EFIAP BPE5 from Colchester (EAF), Tillman Kleinhans ARPS DPAGB EFIAP/b BPE2 from St Helens (L&CPU) and David Butler MFIAP EPSA from Wigan (L&CPU).

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
Ayr was awarded an SPF Silver Medal for 3rd place along with an invitation to compete in the PAGB Club Projected Image Championship 2019
PlacedClubTotal Points
1stDumfries Camera Club272
2ndCarluke Camera Club257
3rdAyr Photographic Society254
4thEastwood Photographic Society252
5thLivingston Camera Club250
6th=Mearns Camera Club249
6th=Bon Accord Camera Club249
8thDingwall Camera Club241
Individual Award Winners
A big congratulations to Bill Ryder, awarded an SPF Bronze Medal for Huddled for Heat, the Best Nature image in the competition.
TitleAuthorAward
Huddled for HeatBill RyderTillman Kleinhans’ Judge’s Choice - SPF Bronze Medal
Individual Image Scores - Round 1
Ayr’s total score after round 1 was 104, placing Ayr 2nd=
TITLEAUTHORPOINTS
Street TraderRaymond Douglas11
Going for the BasketAlan Graham13
Here Comes the RainRuth Hayton13
I Wanna Tell you a StoryStephanie McGahan13
Armadillo Shapes and LinesMark Caldwell13
Water Rail ReflectionBoyd Meiklejohn13
Washday RajasthanAlastair Swan14
Huddled for heatBill Ryder14
Individual Image Scores - Round 2
Ayr’s total score for round 2 was 92, placing Ayr 11th= for the round. Ayr’s total score for both rounds was 196, placing Ayr 3rd=, gaining an entry to compete in ‘The Final’.
TITLEAUTHORPOINTS
Outlook ChangeableAlan Wallace10
Arran SunsetMark Caldwell11
Red Arrows TornadoRoy Smith12
Barn Owl in FlightBill Ryder11
Time For SupperRae Gold14
The Red TurbanMike Blair12
Hare in HeatherLorna Hayton11
Our GangAlastair Swan11
Individual Image Scores - Final Round
Ayr’s total score for the final round was 254, placing Ayr 3rd and being awarded an SPF Silver Medal & invitation to the PAGB Club Projected Image Championship
TITLEAUTHORPOINTS
Going for the BasketAlan Graham12
Here Comes the RainRuth Hayton15
I Wanna Tell you a StoryStephanie McGahan13
Armadillo Shapes and LinesMark Caldwell13
Water Rail ReflectionBoyd Meiklejohn13
Washday RajasthanAlastair Swan14
Huddled for HeatBill Ryder15
Red Arrows TornadoRoy Smith12
Time For SupperRae Gold14
The Red TurbanMike Blair12
The Cheeky GirlsAlastair Swan13
Lightning Strike VestrahornAlastair Swan13
SnowstormAlan Wallace10
Goldfinch BalletTom Wilson14
Autumnal KingfisherScott Williams14
Two for TeaRae Gold12
Stairway and WindowsRoy Smith10
Milky Way DunureScott Williams11
Jet SpeedMalcolm Yates12
Tide Swirls, MangerstaMark McColl12
Club Results - The Plate Trophy
PlacedClubTotal Points
1stStrathaven Camera Club132
2ndPaisley Colour Photographic Club129
3rd=Moray Camera Club128
3rd=Edinburgh Photographic Society128
5th=Kirkcaldy Photographic Society127
5th=Kilmaurs Photographic Club127
7thCumbernauld and Kilsyth P S126
8th=Milngavie and Bearsden C C124
8th=Queens Park Camera Club124
8th=St Andrews Photographic Society124
11thKilmarnock Photographic Club122
12th=Perth Civil Service Club (Photo)118
12th=Cowal Camera Club118
12th=Donside Camera Club118
15thFalkirk Camera Club117
16thDunfermline Photographic Association115
17th=Dundee Photographic Society110
17th=Dunfermline Camera Club110
17th=Fort WIlliam Photographic Society110