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BSoUP Meeting - December 2013

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The next BSoUP meeting takes place on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 at 7.30 for 8.00 p.m. in Room G.01 in the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, South Kensington, London, SW7 5BD.

New and prospective new members will be welcomed from 7.30 p.m. See Welcome. Remember that this is our last meeting in the Royal School of Mines Building as from January we move to the third Tuesday of the month in the Student Union Building across the road.

Annual Event:  Annual General Meeting.
The papers for the AGM have been already sent. As usual the AGM will (hopefully) take no more than 15 minutes!

Annual Event: Open Portfolio Competition:
A portfolio of 6 images. The competition is now closed. BSoUP Members only may view all 29 entries in the Competition Slideshow, but you will be asked to login if you have not done so this session. Please preview the entries before the meeting if you are attending

Annual Event: Christmas Party.

Open Portfolio
Open Portfolio Competition 2013

Jacqui Campbell
Winner © Jackie Campbell

Open Portfolio Competition 2013 Results

The Open Portfolio announced as the winner at last night's meeting has withdrawn their entry, as it included two images used previously in ealier portfolios which had been in the top three. As a consequnece every other portfolio moves up one place.

Congratulations to Jackie Campbell who was the winner. Jackie's portfolio includes Jawfish with eggs taken on the Barge in the Red Sea; Glassfish on the Giannis D, Juvenile batfish; Tompot Blenny taken at Swanage Pier; Diver with Anenome taken in the Red Sea; and Giant Squirrel fish taken in the Red Sea.

There were a total of 29 portfolios, including the one withdrawn.

How the top six scored:-

Position Photographer Points Firsts
1 Jackie Campbell 26 3
2 Andrew McKelvie 23 5
3 Robert Bailey 23 3
4 Martyn Guess 21 4
5 Ellen Cuylaerts 20 3
6 Joss Woolf 16 2
Andrew McKelvie
2nd © Andrew McKelvie
Robert Bailey
3rd © Robert Bailey

The top six may be viewed in the Gallery by clicking on the photographer's name in the table above.

BSoUP Members can view all the entries in the Competition Archive Slideshow (enlarged and named), but you will be asked to login if you have not already done so this session.

Next month's competition is open to BSoUP members only. The competiiton will open shortly. Please read the Rules and guidelines before entering your portfolio of six images in two rows of three as a single jpg image at 1400 x 1050 pixels and 72 pixels/ inch.

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