30 March 2014
It’s been a bit manic at RPS London Towers recently, so apologies for the delay in announcing the competition winners. But all good things are worth waiting for and here they are now!
As part of the Bleeding London initiative, we chose a passage from Geoff Nicholson’s book and offered members a game of chance – to take a picture of anything, anywhere in London, and the closest in either content or location would win a prize.
The passage we chose was: ‘In Lupus Street, Pimlico, I saw a traffic warden. He was wearing a little peaked cap, and a blue nylon anorak with the collar turned up. He didn’t look like much, but the way he prowled down the street, muscle-bound and dangerous, you’d have thought he was the villain in a James Bond film.’ (Bleeding London, 1997:28).
No-one bagged Lupus Street, a traffic warden or a villain so we had to look for approximations. And congratulations to Cheryl Meek LRPS for a security guard on Knightsbridge. The peaked cap is the common denominator and Knightsbridge is only 1.4 miles away.
Thames Panorama Walk
For our latest joint walk with the Chelsea Society, we set the challenge of creating a panorama. The standard of entries was stunning, but there can only be one winner and congratulations to Susi Luard for her panorama of Albert Bridge. See more from the walk in our Flickr group.
As part of our Londongrad project – celebrating the year of Anglo-Russian culture – we had a trip to Maslenitsa, where we set three different challenges. Congratulations to Fred Barrington for his entry into the Red, Blue and Yellow category (red and blue to depict the colours of the Russian flag and yellow to follow the colour wheel).
Images: (Top) Security, Knightsbridge, SW1X © Cheryl Meek LRPS; (Middle) Albert Bridge © Susi Luard; (Bottom) Performers © Fred Barrington.