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The Ron Smith Cup 2016

Ron Smith is an honorary member of ours who had a long career in teaching photography in London before moving into our area to retire. He continued to teach an extremely popular U3A class until ill-health forced him to stop but he can claim to have taught photography for over 60 years. In the 1970s he was awarded the RPS Hood Medal for service to photographic education. Read on… 


New – The Viking Roars Again!
Member Bob Brown photographed a member of the Norway team in the tough Mudder event last year, his name is Lasse and he has since become an internet sensation. ITV have brought him over and he was on a breakfast programme this morning (20 May). He is also featured in the press
Our new season starts in September, the programme is here.
You are welcome to join us then, meanwhile please explore our website
and visit our Flickr site, Facebook page  or follow us @crewephotosoc and @JohnRoyle5 on Twitter .
We will be meeting at the Life Style Centre which is in Moss Square, Crewe, CW1 2BB.

CREWE PS ANNOUNCEMENTS
• See L&CPU website for Photographer of the Year etc and pictures of the print judging day.  
L&CPU Annual Individuals Comp Marks
• The Monthly Theme for May is Warm – Only members may enter images.
Competition Secretary’s Report – 2015-16 SeasonAwards Evening 2016
• Check out our LINKS page
• NEW EVENTS – Photographia Collectors’ & Users’ Fair & Rikki O’Neil Workshop – see below… 
  • Beginning photography? 10 week course organised by the Royal Photographic Society  the Open University, starting each October and March – DETAILS.

LCPU & PAGB NEWS!
•  Tickets for 2016 PAGB PDI Championships 16 July

PAGB eNews Website .
 

LEADING ARTICLE

 • “Be Careful What You Wish For” is a personal account of art photography since 1970 by Ian McNab.
Ian writes with authority and clarity and we expect the article to be of wide interest. 


—–  EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS —–

New – Kate Bellis at Bakewell Visitors Centre, on now and until 28 June – An exhibition of portraits of people of the Peak District farming community. Crewe members will recall Kate talking to us about her work. Her dedication and winning personality are the secrets to her success in getting these intimate portraits. She is presently working on a major project on Derbyshire farming life with a poet, a film maker, and the wonderful scuptor Sally Matthews, with whom she has worked before.


 

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Martin Parr at the Hepworth…

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For MARTIN PARR at the Hepworth and other exhibitions … Visit our EVENTS PAGE .


 Outdoor Photographer of the Year
Winners of the Landscape Photographer of the Year 2015
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Finalists
British Wildlife Photographer 2015

  For further listings see EVENTS