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2016 Fall Annual Digital Competition-Individual

CAPA Final Individual Competition Report

Competition Title: 2016 Annual Digital Competition
Competition Group: CAPA Individual Competition
Closing Date: September 30, 2016

Club Hosting: Sheldon Boles – CAPA Director of Competitions
Location & Date of Judging: Camp Alexandra Crescent Beach Surrey, B.C.

Type of Judging System Used: Projection of image and scores recorded on tally sheets by individual judges and Microsoft Excel spreadsheet updated by the Chief Score Keeper.

Projectionist: Brian Kilpatrick
Chief Score Keeper: Sheldon Boles

JUDGES
Derek Hayes – Certified CAPA Judge
Lynne Kelman – Experienced CAPA Judge
Judy Higham – Certified CAPA Judge


COMPETITION STATISTICS
Highest Score: 27.5
Lowest Image Score: 16
Total Number of Entrants: 122
Total Number of Images: 228

COMMENT: No images were deemed as unqualified.  Two images were returned to an entrant to have the watermarks removed.  Revised images were received and included in the ‘day of judging.’

COMPETITION RESULTS & AWARDS

Gold Medal Winner: Robert Parker – “The Hunt is On” – 27.5 points

Prizes For Gold Medal Winner:
–  CAPA Gold Medal
–  Canon PowerShot Camera G3-X – $1,199.99
–  Epson SureColor P600 Wide Format Inkjet Printer – $639.00
–  $150 Gift Certificate towards a Blurb Print Product
–  Lowepro Photo Hatchback BP 150 AW II Black – $89.85
–  1 year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud – $159.08
–  12 month On1 Plus Membership Subscription (On1 Photo 10 as well as the new version of On1 Raw) – $199.04
–  One Topaz Complete Collection of 17 products – $1,000

Silver Medal WinnerAnn Alimi – “Dance Passion” – 27 points
NOTE: TIED – Awarded 2nd Place by Judges

Prizes For Silver Medal Winner:
CAPA Sliver Medal
–  Canon PowerShot Camera G1-X Mark II – $849.99
–  Epson SureColor P400 Wide Format Inkjet Printer – $594.99
–  $100 Gift Certificate toward a Blurb Print Product
–  Lowepro Tahoe BP 150 Black – $69.95
–  1 year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud – $159.08
–  On1 Photo 10 – photo editing application – $159.23
–  One Topaz Labs DeNoise application – $106.15

Bronze Medal WinnerTed Akune – “Lost in Thought” – 27 points
NOTE: TIED – Awarded 3rd Place by Judges

Prizes For Bronze Medal Winner:
– CAPA Bronze Medal
–  Canon PowerShot Camera S120 – $449.99
–  Epson Expression Photo XP-960 Small-in-One All-in-One Printer – $299.99
–  $75 Gift Certificate toward a Blurb Print Product
–  Lowepro Backpack 150 Black – $49.95
–  1 year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud – $159.08
–  On1 Photo 10 – photo editing application – $159.23
–  One Topaz Labs Texture Effects application – $92.88

Honourable Mention Ribbon Winners (Maximum of 10, as advertised):

The Mandrill by Elizabeth Hak – total score 26.5
Bald Eagle by Theodore Lo – total score 26
Reminiscing by Mimi Lo – total score 26
Grizzly Bear Sow Catching Salmon by Patricia Zuest – total score 26
Two Peonies by Sophie Pan – total score 26
Determination by Stephen Just – total score 26
Splash by Helena Chu – total score 26
Apple Tree In Winter by Jonathan Sau – total score 25.5
Alone by Kelly Pape – total score 25.5
Farrier Visit by Inge Riis McDonald – total score 25.5

In determining the last three winners of the Honourable Mention Ribbons, the judges were asked to select from five images with the identical score of 25.5.  The two images were not selected by the judges:

– The Capture by Robert Parker – total score 25.5
– The Boy Within The Man by Lydia Dagg – total score 25.5

Prize For Honourable Mention Winners:
– Honourable Mention Award
$50 Gift Certificate toward a Blurb Print Product.

Many outstanding images were submitted and represents the high caliber of photograph skill and abilities of our CAPA members.

 



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