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The Western (Isle of Man) Photographic Society
Welcome to our website
We would like to welcome you, Thursdays, 7.30 pm. Meetings held upstairs in the Manx Legion club, Peel
Images for competition to (Dennis);
Images for website to (Doreen);
The Western Photographic Society gratefully acknowledges the support in mounting our exhibition at Nobles Hospital
The 2023 Annual Dinner and Prize presentation of the Western Photographic (IOM) Society was held at the Peel Golf Club.
These are some of the Photos of the award winners attending.
The prizes were presented by our President,
Dorothy Flint ARPS, BPE4, AFIAP
On the 4th May members of the WPS met for our Annual Dinner, sitting down to an enjoyable meal, followed by the presentation of trophies, excellently compared asw usual by Treasurer Eddie Fryer, with President Dorothy Flint making the presentations. The collection of trophies, ammassed over forty years, is impressive. Ruth Nicholls and Dave Salter shared the award of Photographer of the year.
Other Trophy winners included Marion and John Keelan, Patricia Tutt and Dennis Wood and Dave Salter, who was winner of the season-long Points Championship.
Joint Winners for the Photographer of the Year for 2023 are Dave Salter and Ruth Nicholls
Dave Salter, as above plus Beaumont Cup, Mannin Trophy for best A4 print in the Annual Open, the Nicholls Trophy for the best Colour DPI in Annual open, The Beaumont cup, best colour print in Annual Open and the Bob Martin Open comp Trophy. Also the Colour DPI section of the Presidents Comp & the Millenium Cup in memory of Jimmy Brew and the John Hall Trophy as the 22/23 overall points champion for the 7th year in a row.
Ruth Nicholls, As above plus Mono DPI section of the President's Cup
For Ian Knight, Joint 3rd of Photogropher of the Year, Plus Secretary's Trophy for the best Mono DPI in the Annual Open, Winner of the Mono DPI section of the points championship. He also took third place in the Photographer of the Year Competition
Dennis Wood, Joint 3rd of the Photographer of the Year, plus The Mono and A4 Prunt sections of the President's Competition, Trophy for the best A4 print in the Chairman's Comp, The John Cowell Cup for the best Mono Print in the Annual Open, The Jack Pugh Memorial Cup for the best entry in the Nature Competition, and the Moore Stephens Trophy for the best image in the Annuual Open. He was also runner up in the points champiomship
Patricia Tutt, ARPS CPAGB, Jimmy Gorry Small Print competition Trophy, Dorothy Flint Sporting Overall and Presidents Trophy with the best Colour Print
Peter Leadley, Winner of the Mono Prints section of the Points Championship
Chris Nicholls, winner of the cup for the best colour DPI in the Chairman's Competition
John Keelan, Winner of the Colour Print section of the Points Championship
Marion Keelan, Winner of the A4 Prints section, also Trophies for the best colour and mono prints in the Chairmans Comp. and the Masonic Trophy for best overall entry in the Chairmna's Competition
Doug Allan, Winner of the Mono DPI section of the Chairman's comp and the Winner of the Colour DPI section of the Points Competition
Chris Blyth, winner of the Newomers Points Championship
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