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P1 2018 – First Print Competition 2017-18

Our prints got off to a fine start on Thursday 26 Oct with many excellent prints on show. The judge was Diana Magor MPSA FIAP/b CPAGB LRPS BPE3 who, together with husband Brian is a great fan of the Photographic … Continue reading

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Ian Stewart ARPS DPAGB

Ian is well known to us at Crewe; having judged and lectured numerous times over the years. He helped us to apply for our first Lottery Grant in 2003(?) which enabled us to get ahead of the crowd with a … Continue reading

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L&CPU Big Day 15 October 2017 featuring the Novice Cup

It was clear as soon as you walked into the room – the Novice Cup had been successful in drawing in new visitors. The Novice Cup had been intended to get the interest of people who do not usually get … Continue reading

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Artsfest – All Saints Church

Our pitch at the Artsfest was looking pretty good; plenty of excellent work on display, including a montage of work from everyone who entered competitions in 2017. John and Meg are seen discussing the much admired “Preacher” by our secretary … Continue reading

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Robertshaw 49 – 12 October 2017

To make a special occasion of something is always fun and it was exciting to be staging this event at the Crewe Vagrants rather than our Lifestyle Centre home. The entries were really superbly presented and almost all very strong, … Continue reading

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PDI Competition (PDI 1 2018) – Judged by Bill Preston ARPS DPAGB BPE5 – 28 September 2017

Here are the winners of our three sections in our first PDI competition of the season, held on Thursday 28 September. They are (top, left) John Royle’s Tomb (hope that isn’t prescient) , mono winner, then (right) Ian Whiston’s Cheetah … Continue reading

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Meeting 21 September 2017

Tonight we had Ray Thorley, a local photographer, to speak to us. Technical difficulties prevented Ray from giving his intended talk about landscape photography and instead Ray spoke very enthusiastically about his degree course in photography – which he embarked on … Continue reading

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Meeting 14 September 2017

Crewe PS, together with nearly 100 other clubs in the North West, is a member of the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union. They support their clubs in numerous ways, one of which is to organise 4 major competitions each year. A … Continue reading

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First Meeting of the 2017-18 Season

Our fist evening of the new season was a great success with a very high attendance and some new faces too! They heard two talks by members. Paul Hill gave his long-awaited presentation on macro photography, eagerly anticipated because we all … Continue reading

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Chalk It Up! A Success for Crewe

  Chalk It Up! in Crewe last weekend (26/27 August 2017) provided plenty of photo opportunities and members of Crewe PS were there to get the shots. This spectacular creation by the Mexican artist Adry Del Rocio (I guess a … Continue reading

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