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Articles on Judging

These are copies of articles by members of the N.C.P.F. Judges Sub-Committee that appeared in the "Judging" series in Northern Focus magazine. They have been prepared with the intention of increasing understanding between judges and club members and also to try and raise standards in Judging. They are the original articles as published on the dates shown. They have not been updated to reflect events which may have occurred since the original publication date.

Judging Articles

PART 1

To Judge or be Judged

Anne SwearmanDownload PDF DocumentPublished Autumn 2005

PART 2

Judging Part 2

Dave CoatesDownload PDF DocumentPublished Spring 2006

PART 3

Judging & Response to Pictures

Keith SmithDownload PDF DocumentPublished Autumn 2007

PART 4

Consistency

Vince RookerDownload PDF DocumentPublished Spring 2007

PART 5

 The Judges Digital Dilemma

Richard SpeirsDownload PDF DocumentPublished Autumn 2007

PART 6

 Picture Presentation

Bryan Gilbert Download PDF Document  Published Spring 2008

PART 7

 A Digital Dilemma - Fact or Fiction

Richard SpeirsDownload PDF DocumentPublished Autumn 2008

PART 8

Judging Observations 

Dave PhillipsDownload PDF DocumentPublished Spring 2009

PART 9

Adjusting to the Digital Era 

David Richardson Download PDF Document Published Autumn 2009

PART 10

Judges, Judging & the Judged 

Dave CoatesDownload PDF DocumentPublished Spring 2010

PART 11

Which is the Best Picture 

Alan PorrettDownload PDF DocumentPublished Autumn 2010

PART 12

Competitions - Quantity or Quality? 

Pax GarabedianDownload PDF DocumentPublished Spring 2011

PART 13

Competitions - Quantity or Quality? 

Richard SpeirsDownload PDF DocumentPublished Winter 2012

PART 14

The Judges' Sub-Committee 

Richard SpeirsDownload PDF DocumentPublished Spring 2014