Ipswich & District Photographic Society
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Each season there are five monthly competitions for Prints and Projected Digital Images. There are separate classes for Intermediate (which includes beginners) and Advanced members . For each class there are set subject and open sections. for which trophies are awarded. Members may enter one set subject image and two open images in each competition. Images are judged by external (EAF listed) judges. New members should seek advice from David Robinson or Matthew Clarke  to check whether they should enter the Intermediate or Advanced classes or email dpicompsec@idps.org.uk. Rules and Entry Forms may be viewed and downloaded from the Downloads page. Print labels may be obtained from the Print Score recorders. All full, country and junior members may enter the competitions - associate members are not eligible to enter. There is an annual “Image of the Year” Competition for the Peter Miller Trophy and a member voted Print and DPI of the Year. There are annual DPI competitions for the George Farthing Trophy (Landscape), Steeds Cup (set of eight) and the Nacton Cup (set of 5 on a theme). There is an annual print competition for the Barry Freeman Trophy (Landscape) There are annual competitions for panels of prints, Roslyn Cup (three open), Clover Cup (six colour), and the Holbrook Trophy (six monochome).
Steeds Cup Results 2023 Steeds Cup Results 2023
Winning Set of Images from the 2023 Picture Trail by Alison Hance
2023 Annual Exhibition - Cup Winners