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BSoUP Meeting - November 2010

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November BSoUP Meeting

The next BSoUP meeting takes place on Wednesday, November 17th at 7.30 for 8.00 p.m. at our usual venue the Holland Club, Imperial College, S. Kensington, London. Directions. New and prospective new members will be welcomed from 7.30 p.m. - see Welcome.

Eilat Shoot-out review by Brian Pitkin.

This year sees the sixth annual Epson Red Sea Competition, held in Eilat, Israel. The total of all prizes offered for competitors amounts to a huge US$80,000. The online competition has already taken place and the winner announced. The 'Shoot-out' takes place this week - November 9-11, 2010 and the overall winner will receive US$10,000. The official awards ceremony is on Saturday 13th November. Brian, who had expected to attend, will review the winning entries.

For further details of the competition please visit

Epson Red Sea 'Shoot-out'
Epson Red Sea Competition

Fotosub Gran Canaria 2010 - Alex Tattersall
Fotosub Gran Canaria 2010 - Alex Tattersall's Portfolio

Beginner Portfolio Competition. Open to all underwater photographers, BSoUP Members and non-members alike, this annual competition for the DIVER Trophy and £100 courtesy of DIVER magazine is now closed.

BSoUP Members only may view all the entries in the Competition slideshow, but you will be prompted to login if you haven't already done so this sesssion.

Creativity in the Canaries by Alex Tattersall.

BSoUP Member Alex Tattersall was one of twelve invited underwater photographers at the 6th Fotosub Gran Canaria held at Costa Mogan from 28th September to 3rd October. Alex's presentation focuses on the event.

Beginners Portfolio Competition for the DIVER Trophy

Each year BSoUP organises a competition for beginners for the DIVER Trophy and a cheque for £100 kindly donated by DIVER Magazine. Each portfolio had to comprise six images arranged in two row of three embedded in a single jpg image. This year there were only 22 entries.

Congratulations to Will Clark (portfolio right) who was the winner of this year's Beginners Portfolio Competition with an overwhelming number of votes.. Second place went to Jackie Campbell and third place went to Pash Baker.

Will Clark
Winner: Will Clark
Jackie Campbell
Second: Jackie Campbell

How the top six scored:

Position Photographer Points Firsts
1 Will Clark
64 11
2 Jackie Campbell [Details] 30 6
3 Pash Baker
29 6
4 Paul Colley 19 3
5 Tristan Jones 18 5
6 David Allan 13 2

The top six portfolios may be viewed enlarged in the Gallery by clicking on the photographers name above. Clicking on '[Details]' above will display the image enlarged along with details about the photographer and images.

BSoUP Members only may view all the entries in the Competition Slideshow, but you will be asked to login if you have not already done so this session.

If you entered and are not in the top six and would like to know how your fared please e-mail Brian Pitkin.

Next months Open Portfolio Competition is now open to all underwater photographers, BSoUP members and non-members alike. Please read the Rules before entering online using the Entry Form.

Pash Baker
Third: Pash Baker

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