View Full Version : The 2010 End of Year “Open Challenge” - RESULTS

29th January 2011, 12:25 PM
First can I say many thnaks to all who took the time to enter and/or vote

It was fun to see the types and ranges of pictures coming in and I belive from the comments I saw that people enjojed both the personal review process and the looking and voting

Here are the results in ascending order including those that made a shortlist

Close Runners up in numerical order ...

07-Metropolis by DavidJ1609

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/07-Metropolis.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/29981)

15-Smashing by Gregles

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/15-Smashing.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/29990)

34-On The Shore by Janet

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/34-On_The_Shore.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30009)

58-Feeding Time by Grecles
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/58-Feeding_Time.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30033)

Joint 3rd Place

33-Contre-jour by AndyM

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/33-Contre-jour.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30008)

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/poty2010_3rdsml.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30492)

Joint 3rd Place

89-Clevedon Peir by AlistairJ

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/89-Clevedon_Peir.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30066)

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/poty2010_3rdsml.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30492)

2nd Place

70-The Island by AlistairJ

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/70-The_Island.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30046)

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/poty2010_2ndsml.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30491)


12-The Boatyard by Janet

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/12-The_Boatyard.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/29987)

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/1090/poty2010_1stsml.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/30490)

Overall the range of pictures entered showed a wide variety of interests and more than half of the pictures attracted votes so I think you can all consider yourself winners.


29th January 2011, 12:32 PM
A massive well done to Janet and all the runners up *chr

29th January 2011, 12:42 PM
Well done to Janet *chr

To take pride of place in this competition is a fantastic achievement*yes

Well done to the runners up and a huge thanks to Andy for taking the time to put it all together:)

Wee man
29th January 2011, 01:01 PM
Well done to all involved.

29th January 2011, 01:02 PM
Well done Janet,lovely picture.Also to Alistair for getting 2nd and 3rd.

Thanks for those who voted for mine and well done to all who entered.

Also to my namesake for running it.*chr*yes*yes

29th January 2011, 01:06 PM
I'm so chuffed to be in the runners up in the light of such wonderful photographs in the competition!

Congratulations to the winners! *chr


29th January 2011, 01:16 PM
Congratulations to Janet, a wonderful picture and a worthy winner *yes

Thanks to every who voted for my efforts, I really am most honored and feel dead chuffed to get such a result. *chr

And I have to say that Contre-Jour by AndyM was one of my top choices, well done Andy and everyone who entered


29th January 2011, 02:08 PM
For once, I'm stuck for words!

Huge thanks to Andy for organising it, and for everyone who voted. I can't begin to tell you how chuffed I am, especially considering the quality of some of the entries.


29th January 2011, 03:29 PM
Well done, Janet. A worthy winner.

29th January 2011, 05:19 PM
Congratulations to Janet and all the runners up! *chr

29th January 2011, 05:21 PM
Well done from me too.


Regards. Barr1e

29th January 2011, 05:42 PM
Congratulations to Janet and all the runners up. And a big thank you to Andy for organising it all.

29th January 2011, 11:37 PM
Congratulations to Janet and the other winners. And many thanks, Andy.

30th January 2011, 12:42 AM
Well done to those photographers. *chr

And, of course, thanks to Andy for the mammoth task of organising the competition.

30th January 2011, 07:51 AM
Yes, Well done all and Andy. Fantastic pictures.

30th January 2011, 08:08 AM
What a fantastic selection of images in this years challenge, eh. Really wonderful. Congratulations to all those who made it to the placings, and indeed it is a pleasure to hand over the current winners accolade to Janet for what is an outstanding image.

Well done all!

30th January 2011, 08:49 AM
Thanks John, and everyone else who has commented.

I haven't come down from the ceiling yet!

I won a cup in the local village show with this photo, which I was delighted with, but it doesn't compare with this, which has been voted on by other photographers. It means a lot, it really does.


The Technician
30th January 2011, 11:55 AM
Well done to Janet and all the others *chr*chr

30th January 2011, 02:11 PM
Well done Janet and all the others. There are just so many talented photographers on here. I know a lot of the chatter is about gear but the sheer variety and standard of the entries shows that it is really the image we care about.

31st January 2011, 07:59 PM
Well done to all the winners and all the entries as it shows what as varied bunch we are:eek:

And must say thanks to Andy for running it

Cheers Dave*chr

14th February 2011, 11:18 AM
A bit late but.........congrats to ALL the winners and thanks to all who entered as it gave us a chance to see images that might not have seen the light of day.

Keith *chr