Judge’s ‘First Place’ Photographic award given to Southport Author, Pat Regan February 12th, 2016 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Shares Comments Pat Regan just picked up a ‘First place’ award in an international Pixoto Photography Contest with a macro shot which he took with his last Fuji (S4800) camera. Not too bad out of 577 entries in this challenge competition … http://www.pixoto.com/awards/5989912096014336 This was pleasing as I always love taking shots of nature and particularly butterflies and birds… It just goes to show that one does NOT need all the most expensive DSLR photographic gear to reach the mark with such challenges and that bridge cameras are banging the pressure on in such areas… Before this win I manged a second and seventh place in other contests This ‘Street Performers’ competition had 175 entrants. 172 entries were in the Winter Moons challenge .. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email email@example.com Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to firstname.lastname@example.org – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!