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Ian Whiston EFIAP

We all know that in our midst we have an extremely successful club photographer; Ian Whiston. He has now gained his EFIAP, which needs 250 acceptances in competitions in 20 different countries and 30 salons using 50 different images. This … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Paul Gallagher at RPS DIG 1/5/16

Some of us went to talks by Paul Gallagher on processing and printing. Here are some notes I made during the two talks, which I thought might be of interest. Paul uses Adobe Camera Raw (ADR) and Photoshop (Ps). ACR … Continue reading

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L&CPU Annual Individuals’ Competition 2016

The L&CU competition which we entered in February was the CLUB ANNUAL, but next we have the ANNUAL INDIVIDUALS’ competition where you as members select your own work to enter. It is a chance to see how your work does … Continue reading

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Repairing Old Photographs – George Steele LRPS CPAGB BPE 2*

Family photographs, lovingly passed around, kept in wallets, displayed in bright light, often end up in a parlous state, faded, cracked, creased and stained. Digital photography of course provides the possibility of recovery and repair, and with patience and skill … Continue reading

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Crewe PS Take A Bath – 21 Jan 2016 – Peter Robinson & John Royle

Crewe PS are pleased to support the local history societies by helping with their photography and today two of us were recording some details of Crewe Swimming Pool, known to all as the Baths, which is shortly to be supplanted … Continue reading

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Tough Mudder Event

Here is a shot of our club members after a meeting! Well, OK, maybe not. Member Bob Brown last year presented us with a real winner entitled “Official Photographer” taken at the Tough Mudders race held at Cholmondeley Castle. The … Continue reading

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Shooting Eventing by Martin McGing

One of the benefits of being a member of a photographic club is you have the opportunity to see a wide variety of work which can inspire you to venture out and try something new.  Over the past two seasons … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bokeh

Bob’s picture illustrates very well how a blurred background can help to make your subject “stand out”; it is a favourite technique of nature and portrait photographers especially. A lens which produces a lovely even background blurring is said to … Continue reading

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Ray Hill

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: This week with our lead item we are returning to celebrating last season’s successes. Here we see Ray Hill with some of the nature prints which won him the nature print league trophy last season. Ray’s skills are … Continue reading

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