Battle Photographic Society

External Competitions and Exhibitions

July 2017

Annette Denny gained her Licentiateship of the Royal Photographic Society. To view her successful panel, click here.


April 2017

Rye Camera Club invited Battle PS to a two-way inter-club competition on Monday 3rd April. The judge was Glyn Bareham LRPS CPAGB. Battle came 2nd in both the print (Rye: 279, Battle: 277) and PDI (Rye: 273, Battle: 268) competitions with the final total score: Rye 552, Battle 545. 

February 2017

At the KCPA Diamond Jubilee Trophy competiton on 18th February, Battle came joint 5th (with Hailsham) with a score of 121. Ashford Photographic Society won the competition with 127 points. Congratulations to David Howse CPAGB who won a Merit Award Certificate for Dawn Gallop. Battle's entry of eight images can be seen opposite - and to see all the images individually and the scores, click here.


December 2016

Congratulations to Peter Greene for having two images (Dawn on the Camargue and Sparring Stallions) accepted into the Yorkshire International Salon 2016, his first attempt at a FIAP exhibition. To view of Dawn on the Camargue, click here.


November 2016

At the Sussex Photographic Federation's Annual PDI Competition held on Saturday 12th November, Battle came 2nd overall, having come 1st in the Development section and 8th in the Open. Congratulations to John Lethbridge who won a Silver Medal in the Development Section for "Rainbow Trout Imminent Death", scoring 59 (out of 60). All the results can be found in the gallery by clicking here. Congratulations also to everybody whose image was chosen. The judges were Rosemary Wilman HonFRPS AFIAP BPE5, Jim Pascoe ARPS ABIPP and Micki Aston CPAGB.


October 2016

Battle came 20th out of 38 clubs entered in the KCPA Ross Cup Competition held on 30th October 2016. The judge was Walter Benzie. The images which made up our entry can be seen in the gallery by clicking here.


September 2016

Congratulations to John Shipp LRPS CPAGB for having his image "Colour the Coast" accepted for the June page of the 2017 "Love Sussex" calendar. His image can be viewed in the gallery.


July 2016

Congratulations to Pamela Russell who was awarded her Licentiateship of the Royal Photographic Society. Her successful panel is in the RPS gallery - click here to view.


May 2016

Ann Chown was awarded her Associateship of the Royal Photographic Society in the Applied Section. To view her panel, please click here.


April 2016

Battle PS had some success at the 2016 KCPA Exhibition running from Tuesday 19th April until Sunday 1st May 2016. David Howse won a PAGB Ribbon in the Digital Colour Pictorial section for ‘Running Free’. Ann Chown won a PAGB Gold Medal in the Portraiture section for Prints with ‘Man Shed’ and also a Merit Certificate for ‘Michael in his Shed’. Acceptances into the Exhibition in the club were: David Howse with ‘Horseplay’ and Ann Chown with ‘Balloons over Bagan' in Colour Pictorial Prints; David again in the Digital Colour Pictorial section with ‘Dawn Gallop’ and in the Digital Nature section with ‘Dalmation Pelicans Feeding’, ‘Greenfinch on Apple Blossom’, ‘Juvenile White Tailed Eagle’ and ‘Mountain Hare’.


The Sussex Photographic Federation Annual Print Championship was held on Saturday 9th April. Judges were David Eastley LRPS, Richard Walton FRPS MPAGB EFIAP and Rachel Talibart LRPS. Congratulations to Terence Page who won Richard Walton's Judge's Choice Medal for Mark at a Bluegrass Session. Battle came 10th in the Development Group, 8th in the Open and 10th overall. To see the images and the scores, click here.


March 2016

Congratulations to David Howse CPAGB who won a Merit Award Certificate in the KCPA Diamond Jubilee Trophy held on 12th March 2016 for his image "White Tailed Sea Eagle". Overall Battle came 25th with 134 points. To see the images entered, click here.


February 2016

Congratulations to Steve Barnes who has attained his Licentiateship of the Royal Photographic Society! Very well done Steve. His successful panel is shown in the RPS gallery - click here to view.


October 2015

Battle PS came a very creditable 4th out of 18 clubs who entered the Sussex Photographic Federation annual PDI Championship on Saturday 24th October. The competition wa judged by Barbie Lindsay MPAGB EFIAP/s FBPE, Russell Lindsay MPAGB EFIAP/s FBPE and Tony Oliver ARPS CPAGB. In the Development group Battle PS came joint 9th with 94 points. (Chichester were the winners with 102 points, so a close result.) In the Open group, Battle came 4th, again with 94 points, and Seaford the winners with 102 points. Chichester were the overall winners. The results will be published on the Sussex Federation website in due course. Click here to view the images in the SxPF Gallery.


The Ross Cup was held on Saturday 17th October, hosted by Eastbourne Photographic Society and judged by Caroline Colegate ARPS. Battle PS came 6th out of 37 clubs. Tonbridge Camera Club won the competition with 145 points - Battle had 138 points, so it was a very close run thing. David Howse's image, Squabbling White Tailed Sea Eagles, was chosen by the judge for comment and the image scored 19 (out of 20). The eight images used in the competition can be seen in the KCPA Ross Cup 2015 Gallery. Well done Battle - a very good result!


April 2015

A good afternoon for Battle PS on Saturday 11th April at the Sussex Photographic Federation's Annual Print Competition; Richard Tickner won the Best Print of the Day Trophy for Anna's Bedroom, which also won the Gold Medal in the Open Section. The Silver Medal in the Open Section was won by David Howse for Small Flock of Dalmation Pelicans. The Gold Medal in the Development Section was won by Pauline Taylor with Entrance - and a Judge's Medal in the Development Section for Kathy Kiley for Budding Stage of an Amaryllis. Battle PS came third in the Development Class and joint second in the Open Class and third overall. Congratulations to all our trophy and medal winning members! All four images can be found in the gallery.


March 2015

The KCPA held its Diamond Jubilee Trophy on Saturday 21st March judged by Monica Weller FRPS; Battle PS came a very creditable 4th overall out of 37 clubs who entered with 124 points. Eastbourne were the winners with 136. We are delighted with the result. Our eight images and their scores can be viewed in the KCPA Diamond Jubilee Trophy 2015 gallery by clicking here.