Picture-perfect images from talented Hartlepool photographers

Phillip Yuill also scooped second place in the unmanipulated category with this image he captured.
Phillip Yuill also scooped second place in the unmanipulated category with this image he captured.

The talented snappers at Hartlepool Camera Club have opened their monthly competition album for the enjoyment of Mail readers.

Each month the photographers from the popular town club enter their best snaps into an in-house contest called the Enprint competition.

Roger Codner entered this shot into the manipulated sectioon of the Enprint competition.

Roger Codner entered this shot into the manipulated sectioon of the Enprint competition.

There are two categories in the contest, one for un-manipulated shots, and another for manipulated shots – where the photographer can digitally alter the image’s colours and contrasts to gain the desired effect.

This time round there is a great selection of pictures depicting landscapes, people, birds and insects.

The meets bi-weekly in The People’s Centre, Raby Road, Hartlepool, and welcomes new members.

For further details telephone chairman Willa Laidler on (01429) 296371 or alternatively secretary Margaret Mills on (01429) 686983.

Picture by John Bradley.

Picture by John Bradley.

Beautiful snap by Mick Martindale

Beautiful snap by Mick Martindale

Unmanipulated category winner was Mick Martindale.

Unmanipulated category winner was Mick Martindale.

Phillip Yuill won third place in the unmanipulated section of the Enprint competition with this shot.

Phillip Yuill won third place in the unmanipulated section of the Enprint competition with this shot.

Fourth place in the unmanipulated contest was Caroline Wray.

Fourth place in the unmanipulated contest was Caroline Wray.

Fifth place in the unmanipulated competition was Dave Treveil.

Fifth place in the unmanipulated competition was Dave Treveil.

Wilf Braney entered this fine snap into the manipulated section.

Wilf Braney entered this fine snap into the manipulated section.

Winner of the manipulated Enprint contest went to skillful George Totty with this photograph.

Winner of the manipulated Enprint contest went to skillful George Totty with this photograph.