London & Essex Photographers Group – Sandra is Runner Up!

Our entry comprised nine prints from David & two prints from Sandra.


Sandra's Runner-Up image

Sandra was awarded overall second place in Classical weddings for BIPP members.  A fantastic result considering the competitors included Kevin Pengelly FBIPP FMPA who is one of the best UK wedding photographers and Jacqui Mathews who is the current WPPI Grand Award winner! Well done Sandra!!

David achieved four Accolades of  Excellence.


Accolade of Excellance - Classical Wedding


Accolade of Excellance - Contemporary Wedding


Accolade of Excellance - Classical Portrait


Accolade of Excellance - Contemporary Wedding


London & Essex Photographer of the Year Awards

Last night was the Awards Night for our local photographer’s group covering covering the London & Essex region for the Master Photographers Association and The British Institute of Professional Photography.  The judge was Ray Lowe FMPA FBIPP who is an internationally respected judge and one of the best qualified photographers in the UK.

Congratlutions to the overall winners Kevin Pengelly and Brian Baker who put in some great pictures and those of our other friends who also achieved Awards of Excellence.


A second Accolade of Excellence

Just heard great news from WPPI that I received a second Accolade of Excellence in the International Print Awards at the Las Vegas Convention 2011. I guess I/they must have missed it in the display.  Picture is of Esther & Tim who were married at The Free Church, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex, picture is on Frinton Beach.Fun wedding photos Essex


End of the road

Well WPPI Vegas trip comes to an end today  and I must confess I have met some great photographers from all over the world; Dennis Orchard and Peter Ellis from home have been great company; Jim Garner put on an excellent Plus Class; Yervant, Jennifer Maring, Ryan Schembri and the other judges provided great information during print judging; Rene and his beautiful wife and Diana from Estonia; a whole list photographers from the US, Warren McCormac, Richard Thel, Robert O’Neil, Justin Demutiis (great business card!), Misty Enright, Jason Barrett, Kristi Odom, Gigi; numerous Australians, Alfredo from Puerto Rico……….just so many nice people and I have undoubtedly missed a few!!

Now for the long trip home to Essex!


Accolade of Excellence WPPI Las Vegas 2011

Another great honour to be awarded an Accolade of Excellence by WPPI for 2011. One of  only six British Photographers to be awarded this year!

Wedding photograph Five Lakes

Accolade of Excellence WPPI Las Vegas 2011


Another Accolade of Excellence!!

WPPI 2010 Second Half International Competition gains David another Accolade of Excellence!!

The wedding was in March 2010 at St Andrew’s Church, Bulmer, Essex with a Reception at Smeetham Hall Barn.

Dad’s Last Job