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EPZ Member wins APOY 2012 overall title.

derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2012 4:14PM
I thought that members would like to know that fellow EPZ'r Dan Deakin has won first prize in this years Amateur Photographer of the Year competition staged by Amateur Photographer magazine. For those that dont read or follow AP the competition comprises 10 rounds of differing photographic disciplines ie Portrait, Landscape, Mono, Street etc. Consistency and skill in all areas is the key to overall success in this competition where points are awarded to the top 30 entrants per round. Dan built up an unassailable lead managing to be selected for points and publication in almost every round.
So well done Dan on your fantastic achievement.

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Pete Plus
17 18.8k 97 England
17 Dec 2012 4:28PM
Brilliant achievement. Well done Dan! Grin
dandeakin 10 209 3 England
17 Dec 2012 4:31PM
Thanks very much Derek, and Pete. Havnt seen the magazine yet but I'm told there's an interview in tomorrows edition.. Thanks again for the kind words , Dan.
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
17 Dec 2012 4:33PM
very well done..have stopped buying it recently but will have a look behind the cushions for a few coppers WinkGrin
ikett 7 545 England
17 Dec 2012 4:44PM
It seems this site has more talent than at first meets the eye, going off the number of awards from other off site competions members win, it'sgot to be a good place to be.

I don't know you Dan but warmest congratulations.
dandeakin 10 209 3 England
17 Dec 2012 4:55PM
Thanks very much. There's at least two previous winners on the site including KathyW and seanslevin. I havnt seen the final results but Derek was 5th overall at the end of last month. Thanks again...
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
17 Dec 2012 4:57PM
Congrats Dan. Looking forward to seeing the mag tomorrow.
And yet another EPZer wins this prestigious competition. Smile
17 Dec 2012 5:02PM
Congratulations Dan! Looked at your gallery and from what I have seen it is no surprise.
Awesome and original work all immaculately executed and presented.
Well done, thoroughly deserved I'm sure.

Brian D.
dandeakin 10 209 3 England
17 Dec 2012 5:12PM
Thanks alot, much appreciated...
AlexandraSD 6 759 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2012 6:28PM
Well done xhugzx Grin
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
17 Dec 2012 6:38PM
Well done all!
User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
17 Dec 2012 8:26PM
Well done indeed Dan. You must be on 'Cloud Nine'...
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
17 Dec 2012 8:32PM
Congratulations Dan !!!....well deserved......I've been watching your progress over the months, & the outcome was inevitable, well done !
dandeakin 10 209 3 England
17 Dec 2012 9:02PM
Many thanks, I heard last month but had to keep quiet which made it quite a long wait... Looking forward to getting the magazine and hoping that I don't come accross Too badly in their interviewSmile
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
1 Feb 2013 11:18PM
Well done, and congratulations!

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