2012 Digital Competition – Top Images

Our top images (generally scored a 10) from the Set subject and Open sections from each competition are presented here. You can also see some of the top Print images from each section – check out the Top Prints page

There are also a few Editor’s Choice images – the benefits of being the web master! 😉

Please peruse and enjoy the best images – judged by SAPF and non-SAPF judges (and some by the web master).

Please hover your mouse over the image to see the title and photographer – then click the image to see it full size.


2. Competition : Mitcham

Images captured in and depicting portions of the City of Mitcham. Images will be reviewed for possible inclusion in the club’s 2013 calendar and may be of interest to the city council

Set subject
Open subject
Editors Choice
Set subject
Open subject


1. Competition: Man versus Nature

Images demonstrating how we affect our environment – both natural and man made objects must be present.

Set subject
Open subject
Editor’s Choice

29. Competition: Book Title

At last a competition where the title is important. The image must portray the book title chosen. Images will be judged on photographic and artistic quality as well as relevance to the title.

Set subject
Eric Budworth- Through the Looking Glass (Set) James Allan - Of Mice and Men (Set)
Open subject
Theo Prucha - Happy James (open) Eric Budworth - Watching the Sunset (open)
Ursula Prucha - Cape barren goose (open) Helen Whitford - A Moment of Tension (Open)
Theo Prucha - Feared predator (open)
Editors Choice
Set subject
Eric Budworth - The Thin Blue Line (Set)
Henk Smelter - The House of Burley Griffin (Set)
James Allan - Steve Jobs (set)


26. Competition : Transport

Show us interesting images of transport – trains, planes and automobiles as a minimum, but any other method of moving people around qualifies.

Set subject
James Allan - Oldsmobile (set) Theo Prucha - My days are over (set)
Adrian Hill - Star cruise ship Gemini (set) Chris Schultz - Wild horse in the wheel (set)
Adrian Hill - Indian Pacific Thru The Flinders Ranges (set)
Open subject
John Duckmanton - Tinned fruit (open) Terry Branford - Shopping Mall (open)
Editors Choice
Helen Whitford - Aah! That's cold! (Open EC) Chris Schultz - Sunset at the watering hole (open EC)
James Allan - Ten past Six (set EC)


24. Competition:Seen Better Days

The image will be dominated by someone or something which is old, dilapidated or decrepit.

Set subject
Helen Whitford - Out of Action (Projected images - Set)
Open subject
Ursula Prucha - life saver (Projected images - open) Chris Schultz - Huntsman Spider on lavender (Projected images - Open)
Editors Choice
Theo Prucha - End of the road (EC Projected images - Set) Eric Budworth - Worn Tooth Brush (Editor's Choice: Projected images - Set)
Terry Branford - Petronas Towers (EC Projected images - open) James Allan - My car's been in the garage so long - you can no longer get parts (Editor's Choice Projected images - Set)


21. Competition: Detail

The detail of an object – it need not be macro or close up but it must show a detail.

Set subject
John Vidgeon - Rear Light (Set) Adrian Hill - The Door (Set)
Editors Choice
Set subject
James Allan - Rust Never Sleeps (EC Set) James Allan - Jellyfish (EC set)
Chris Schultz - Eye for detail (EC Set)
Open subject
John Vidgeon - Morning Onkaparinga (EC Open) Helen Whitford - And One Big One (EC Open)


17. Competition: Edwardstown Interclub

The annual duel – this time it’s at their place so it’s Tuesday

19. Competition: Someone Else’s Art

This could be any form of artwork – a painting, a photograph, a sculpture or even graffiti! The image should aim to be interpretive rather than a mere reproduction. Add something new to the artists work!

Set subject
Eric Budworth - Do you want to play (Set) Helen Whitford - Catching a Bit of Sun (Set)
Open subject
Ursula Prucha - sniffing out (Open)
Editors Choice
Chris Schultz - Soft & warm in a hard setting (EC) Eric Budworth - Shadow (EC)
Helen Whitford - City Gulls (EC)


16. Competition: Water with movement

Both water and motion must be in the image – it could be moving water, or something moving in water, or being moved by water.

Set subject
No Connection - Eric Budworth (Set)
Open subject
Onkaparinga Estuary - Eric Budworth
Editors Choice
Set subject
Diving - Theo Prucha (Set) Abstract - Yvonne Sears (Set)
Open subject
5 Seconds of Low Light - Henk Smelter Ready to Bake - Melinda Hine


27. Competition : Low Light
These images must be taken using only the light available at the scene. The fact that light was limiting must be obvious.

Set subject
Helen Whitford - Aurora Bear (Set) James Allan - Sending a text (Set)
James Allan - Airport Causeway (Set)
Open subject
John Vidgeon - Harry (Open) John Vidgeon - Crowded Beach (Open)
Editors Choice
Heather Connolly - sun and sand (EC) Helen Whitford - Warm & Inviting (EC)
Adrian Hill - Follow The Signs To St Peters Cathedral (EC)


25. Competition: Natural Light Portrait

Use those skills you acquired at the Natural lighting workshop – portraits in natural light!

Set subject
Henk Smelter - Nikki (set) James Allan - Hold that for half a second Annalise (Set)
Open subject
John Vidgeon - Fly Past (Open) Ursula Prucha - Kookaburra (open)
John Vidgeon - O'Sullivans Beach (Open)
Editors Choice
Helen Whitford - Beachgirl (EC) James Allan - keeping it low Key (EC)


22. Annual Exhibition and Awards

A display of all digital entries and presentation of Awards are below!

Click on an image to view full size and start the slide show!


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