The Entrance Camera Club crowned best in the country

Leonie Edwards’ image, Rough Ride, was one of the Club’s top scoring submissions. Copyright Leonie EdwardsLeonie Edwards’ image, Rough Ride, was one of the Club’s top scoring submissions. Copyright Leonie Edwards

The Entrance Camera Club has been crowned the best camera club in the country after winning the 2019 Australian Photographic Society’s Australian Cup.

Now in its second year, the Australian Cup is open to camera clubs around Australia and is an opportunity for each participating club to showcase its members with 20 of their best digital images.

This years competition saw a total of 1,040 images submitted from 52 clubs representing NSW, QLD, TAS, VIC, SA and WA. Eleven of The Entrance Clubs members, Leonie Edwards, John Newton, Arthur Roy, Fiona Lambell, Peter OBrien, Neil Vincent, Clyde Melrose, Carol Barry, Moira Taylor, Grace Bryant and Trung Cang Nguyen all submitted images representing the Club. A set of three judges scored each image out of nine points and their scores were combined for a possible maximum of 27 points per image.

The Club won this years competition with a combined score of 405 out of a maximum 540, with thirteen of the clubs photos scoring above 20 points. The Clubs three top scoring images were submitted by, Leonie Edwards, Arthur Roy and John Newton, and all scored 23 points. All the Clubs other images were awarded Honourable Mentions. Club President, David Spratt, said it was a phenomenal result, with the Club placing 34th in last years event.

Source: Media release, Jul 15 Anthony Spratt, The Entrance Camera Club Inc.

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