Horseshoe Trophy 2018

The Horseshoe Trophy is an interclub battle between, Chard, Sidmouth, Honiton and Exmouth Photo Group. Each club enter 10 images, 5 Prints and 5 Digital Images. The prints required each year must fit the following categories: Mono, Closeup, Landscape, Nature and Portrait. Each year different categories are chosen for the digital images, this year they are Country Life, Different Perspectives, In the Dark, Movement, Textures 

This event was held at Kilmington Village Hall, Killmington, Whitford Road, Kilmington, Devon, EX13 7RF on the 15th March 2018 at 7.30 pm hosted by Sidmouth. The results were 1st Chard with 32 points (prints gained 15 prints and digital 17 )2nd Exmouth, with 27 points (prints gained 16 points and digital 11 points, 3rd Sidmouth with 25 points (prints gained 13 points and digital 12 points) and 4th Honiton with 16 points (prints gained 6 points and digital 10 points)..

Below the images we entered with the placings we obtained. The judge was George Reekie who did an excellent job, his comments were very constructive.


Long Tongued Bat by Sheila Haycox 2nd

Inversion Over Froggatt by Mo Martin 2nd


Distracted by Peter Hyett 1st

Close Up
Dandelion Clock by Mike Gillan 1st

Candid Obscura by Chaz Madge 3rd

Digital Images

Country Life
Gathering the Sheep by Christine Chittock 1st

In the Dark
A Quiet Night by Andy Lock 4th

Different Perspectives
Spiraling Down by Ian Bateman 3rd

Dancer by Peter Hyett 2nd

Bark Landscape by Dave Evans 4th