Competition – Animal

28 May 2013 | Club Competitions

The third formal competition for 2013 was judged on the 24th May by Darragh Sherwin

The theme was – Animal – so members had a wide topic to draw their entries from.

Darragh is a former Chairperson of Offshoot and is well known for his own bird shots – so he is suitably qualified to critique and judge our efforts. Our thanks to Darragh for returning and giving us the benefit of his experience with this genre.

Congratulations to all who achieved placings or commendations as follows:-


  • 1st: ‘Two Macaques’ by Matt O’Brien
  • 2nd: ‘Whale Tail’ by Richard Boyle
  • 3rd: ‘Gull’ by Kevin Grace
  • Highly Commended: ‘Puffin’ by Richie Dalton
  • Highly Commended: ‘Heron’ by Kevin Grace


  • 1st: ‘Red Squirrel’ by Mike Smith
  • 2nd / 3rd: ‘Bird in Scotland’ by Louis Watson
  • Highly Commended: ‘Butterfly’ by Rob Hackett
  • Highly Commended: ‘Abyssinian Ground Hornbill’ by Nigel Leyland

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