Competition: Print – Round 2 – “Within the Churchyard”

Competition: Print – Round 2 – “Within the Churchyard” – The Beaton Cup – Judge: Rob de Ruiter ARPS

Wednesday 31/01/2018


“Churchyard Artist” by Mike Hughes – Winner Club Class

“Requiescat In Pace” by Richard Corkrey – Winner – Advanced Class


Last night we held the second round of our Print Competitions. The theme was “Within the Churchyard”. The judge was Rob de Ruiter ARPS. There were 19 entries in the Club Class and 30 entries in the Advanced Class.

Most of the entries were of graves and memorials with a few taken inside of churches. These were mostly in the Advanced Class.

The results were:

“Club Class”
1st – “Churchyard Artist” by Mike Hughes
2nd – “The Path to Eternity” by Mike Hughes
3rd – “Lichen Lives On” by
Ann Wright

“Advanced Class”
1st – “Requiescat in Pace” by Richard Corkrey
2nd – “St Nicholas Churchyard, Bromham, Wiltshire” by Clive Blott
3rd – “The Vicar” by Patrick Balfour

Chairman Peter Jones “PJ” (left) and Judge Rob de Ruiter (rightt) with Mike Hughes’s winning image in the Club Class “Churchyard Artist”

Richard Corkrey (left) and Judge Rob de Ruiter (right) with Richard’s winning image in the Advanced Class “Requiescat in Pace”

Unfortunately Mike Hughes was still in Australia and not available for a photograph or to accept his cup.

Our next competition is a print panels competition – “The Len Clarke Memorial Trophy” with an open theme. This will be held on Wednesday, 28th February. The Judge will be Tim West FRPS.


Article by Richard Corkrey. Photographs by Richard Corkrey and Elke Epp – 01/02/2018




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