Ralph Browes Tannery Row is a wittily titled monochrome print which won its section in our last print competition.  We were pointing out last week that, despite many many more pictures being taken now relatively few are printed. Of course keeping them electronically is so convenient, so cheap, who can blame anyone for doing that. We still enjoy the creation of a print. it was always the mainstay of club photography and a craft that many of us practise still, there were over 70 entries in that competition.
We had some good news this week – reported below. The Great British Cup, as the name implies, is a national competition and, we came 6th.
Thinking of joining? What are you waiting for? Membership fees are pro rata so you will pay less than half if you join now – and a couple of meetings before you decide too.
Our next meeting at Crewe (23 February) is a showing of the 2016/17 Bebington Salon of Photography with Bob Dennis APAGB CPAGB AFIAP BPE3*. This is one of the premier series of presentations of this national competition.  You can see details of this and the rest of our season on the PROGRAMME page. If you join now the membership charges are pro-rata for the 2016-17 season.


NEWSFLASH! Crewe PS member Wallace Baxter LRPS has won a PAGB bronze medal for his photo "Splits on the beam" which was part of the Crewe PS entry in the Great British Cup 2017. The presentation was made on Thursday (9 Feb) by our chairman John Royle (R). The club entry also achieved 6th place in the competition overall. Full individual marks.

Front page slideshow of recent work  HERE.

Thursday 23 February 7:30 for 7:45pm
 Bebington Salon of Photography 

  Lifestyle Centre, Moss Sq., Crewe
Parking CW1 2DH

The postcode for the centre is CW1 2BB but may not work on your satnav, use CW1 2DH for the car park (Civic Centre)

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Print 3 2017 – Results and Gallery
19 Jan 2017 – Alsager CC win Inter-Club competition – after a very entertaining evening with some sparkling images on show
Alsager won by 7 marks 491 to 484 Results
Les Simpson has been investigating the mystery of the Victorian ‘Crewe Circle’. Read about Les’ research and other documents on the case here. 
The Monthly Forum Theme for February is Portraiture
The L&CPU are to adopt the 1600×1200 standard for PDIs NOW! They have now decided to project at 1400, so 1400s will not
be at a disadvantage (8 January) – see NEWS and comment here

PAGB eNews Website – Get the latest issue now!

 Here is a selection of photographs from our 2016 Season


On the FORUM

Many interesting discussions on our Forum; Joel Meyerowitz, members portrait work, new processing techniques and much, much more.

 • “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. 


Keele Three Counties Photography Exhibition 22 Feb – 29 Mar 2017

For our full listing, see EVENTS 


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