A winning flock of redshanks

'Safety in Numbers' at Levenhall Links, Musselburgh in August 2016.
'Safety in Numbers' at Levenhall Links, Musselburgh in August 2016.

Two Duns and District Photographic Society members were successful at the annual Border Photography Competition.

Ronald Richardson’s image depicting a flock of redshanks taken at Levenhall Links, Musselburgh, during August 2016 entitled ‘Safety in Numbers’, was judged to be best image in the exhibition as well as best digital projected image.

Fighting Redshanks was taken on the Little Beach at Berwick on  January 29,  this year.

Fighting Redshanks was taken on the Little Beach at Berwick on January 29, this year.

Ronald also won both flora and fauna categories for digital projected images and colour prints at the event held on Wednesday, February 22, in Selkirk Parish Church hall.

Fellow Duns and District Photographic Society member Margaret Renstead was also successful at the Borders Photography Competition, being highly commended in the landscape category for digital projected images for her atmospheric picture ‘Storm approaching Loch Na Keal, Mull’.

Now in its 61st year, Duns and District Photographic Society (otherwise known as Duns Camera Club) meets weekly on Tuesday evenings, from September through until April.

Meetings are held in Southfield Centre, Station Road, Duns, beginning at 7.30pm, and feature a mix of guest speakers, group tuition nights, and competitions.

Storm approaching Loch Na Keal, Mull.

Storm approaching Loch Na Keal, Mull.

A number of ad-hoc outings covering a range of photographic topics are also arranged throughout the year for members.

New members are always made welcome. Further details can be accessed via the society’s website, www.
dunscameraclub.co.uk