This is our PDI (Projected Image) of the Year. It is by Paul Hill who also gained the Print of the Year Award just two weeks ago. Congratulations Paul. Roger Evans MPAGB FBPE EFIAP was the judge this time.

Next Thursday (22 March) there is no meeting at Crewe – we will attend the North Cheshire PS competitions in Poynton.


 Thursday 29 March 7:30 for 7:45pm

Pembrokeshire Coast : David Cummings

Lifestyle Centre, Moss Sq., Crewe

Parking CW1 2DH
(After dark, on foot, avoiding exiting by the path along the police station wall, which has a concealed step. Following
representations to Cheshire East this step has been made safer but it is still necessary to be aware of it)

The postcode for the centre is CW1 2BB but may not work on your satnav, use CW1 2DH for the car park (Civic Centre)
You are welcome to join us at any meeting, meanwhile please explore the website by clicking the tabs above.
and visit our Flickr site, Facebook page 

John Gardner at Nantwich CC Tuesday 27 March- see Flyer below

Wednesday 7 March – Interclub Competition with Sandbach. 

Win for Crewe PS but a delight to see imaginative, quality, often emotive work from Sandbach members which we enjoyed very much. Thanks for the invitation. (543 to 485)

Thursday 8 March – Interclub with Nantwich CC

Nantwich win by 514 to 510. Congratulation to Nantwich who fielded a great set of images which just had the edge. RESULTS

CREWE PS – Born 1947

12 November 2017 marked the 70th anniversary of Crewe Photographic society. A short history of the society by Tom Seaton (Secretary 1992-2016) can be read here. A photobook of the work of present members is in preparation.

If you enjoy good imaging, talking photography, or looking for inspiration for your work – why not come along to the Lifestyle Centre on any Thursday evening. 

You will get an idea of the range of our work by looking at our rolling gallery


There are more galleries available by clicking the tab above, but they feature winning images predominately. Try looking at our Flickr site or Forum for a more general view.

TRY US:      Just come along to a meeting. You can come to three before deciding whether to join.

or WYPROBUJ NAS: Po prostu przyjdz na spotkanie. Mozesz przyjsc na trzy spotkania zanim zdecydujesz sie dolaczyc do Stowarzyszenia


♦ The Monthly Forum Theme for March is  A r c h i t e c t u r e   Members have the opportunity find new ways of exploring buildings.

♦ Surfing suggestion…New member Carl Sumner –

♦ Nantwich Camera Club present John Gardner, Professional Photographer’s talk on 27 March More details here

♦ Surfing suggestion…watch and follow local photographer Paul Compton video blogging

 ♦  PAGB make U-turn on Nature rules: Cloning allowed as before.

♦  Crewe PS gained third place in the PAGB Great British Cup and one image, Balance and Coordination by member Martin McGing gained a silver medals.

  ♦ Try the new enlargement feature in Photoshop

♦ In Chester on 10 March attend Tim Daly’s Exhibition Printing Workshop

See our new ‘Places to Go’ page and members can suggest additions See them here

♦ Large format landscapes by John Davies

Collodian Wet Plate Photography

♦ Mark Luscombe-Whyte – Collodion process prints –  See also our Forum entry

♦ Mark Sheeky interviewed our chairman, John Royle, on his Artslab programme on Redshift Radio on 2 October – . Listen here.

♦ You can see the section winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year – HERE

♦ Tips for photographing Eventing by Jeff Carter HERE

 • “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. This article has had over 1,000 downloads.

On the FORUM

 ♦ Luminar – a rival for Lightroom?
♦ Know your colours? Forum discussion “Natural light isn’t white”.
♦ What we have been viewing this week: Wallace found some architecture photos,
Ian W found a test by Blake Rudis of the new AUTO button in Lr and Camera Raw,
John found marvellous large format landscapes by John Davies and Ken found a film about Ansel Adams


♦ The Monthly Forum Theme for March is  A r c h i t e c t u r e   Members have the opportunity find new ways of exploring buildings. Join in the debate about the use of colour in architecture photography

♦ A wonderful array of classic work can be found here.

♦ Plenty of interesting discussion too – Go to the Forum.


Here is a selection of photographs from our 2016 Season



This cartoon, which so nicely links the club and the town was by member Bill Pickup and used on the cover of the 1993-4 Programme booklet.




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