Today we refreshed our exhibition at Crewe Library with a number of new prints. The Library open times are 9am – 7pm everyday except Sunday but closing at 5pm Wednesday and Friday, 1pm Saturday.
The comments book is now by the side of the display, together with flyers and cards. Enjoy!

NEXT CLUB MEETING

 Thursday 22 February 7:30 for 7:45pm

Bebington Salon of Photography with Bob Dennis APAGB CPAGB AFIAP BPE3*

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)

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 

NEWPDI 3 2018 RESULTS – 15 February 2018

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

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


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Surfing suggestion…Carl Sumner – http://www.photographit.co.uk

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

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

♦  Print League Table 2018

♦  Crewe PS gained third place in the PAGB Great British Cup with one image,

Balance and Coordination by member Martin McGing gaining one of  the silver medals awarded by the three judges

  ♦ 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

PAGB eNEWS Masters of Print

Print League after 2 competitions

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

♦ Alan Challinor Trophy 30 November :Alsager CC 205 – Crewe PS 198 – Mid-Cheshire CC 193 – Nantwich CC 205 – Sandbach PS 183. RESULTS
♦ L&CPU AV COMPETITION Details here– Saturday 3 February

♦ 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.


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 February is Still Life  Members can practice a classical theme.

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

♦ Join in the cloning debate on the forum 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 1992-3 Programme booklet.

 

 

 

 

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