Wensleydale Camera Club wins regional competition

Members of the Wensleydale Camera Club are celebrating after winning first place in the North Yorkshire and South Durham Photographic Association’s (NYSDPA) competition for 2022.

This is the first time the club has won this prestigious award.

The NYSDPA consists of clubs including much larger clubs such as Northallerton, Richmond and Darlington.

The club came first overall having won first place in the printed images category and second place in the digital images category.

Club member, Colin Fieldgate, won the best overall print in the club competition with his image Hippo Splash, Andrew Fletcher won the prize for best Monochrome Print with his picture Steampunk Couple.

Club members, Ken Readshaw, Colin Fieldgate and Ed Fenwicke-Clennell received the trophies on behalf of the club at the awards ceremony held on Friday at the Trinity Centre in North Ormesby.

The Wensleydale Camera is a small, friendly club, that meets mostly in the Bolton Arms in Leyburn on Monday evenings.

If you are interested in developing your photography and learning more, details can be found on the club website at www.wensleydalecameraclub.co.uk.