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Martin’s Mole (!)

I was taking a walk early one sunny morning when I came across a recently deceased mole on the path before me. As it was in perfect condition the temptation of a photo opportunity became irresistible and I was soon … Continue reading

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Panoramas in Lightroom

Lightroom CC will now merge photos into a panorama or HDR image. Recently I had occasion to use this feature and was very impressed with the results. I was using a 35mm lens (50mm equiv.) and could not get far … Continue reading

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Our Flickr Site

Our Flickr group page was set up by our new webmaster a few weeks ago. You will find that the photographs on there are sometimes subject to more discussion than is usual on such sites. Members are trying out new … Continue reading

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Photographing The Stoke Marathon – Peter Robinson

Photographing a marathon can be quite challenging. Very often they are well attended and it can be difficult to find a good spot to photograph them from. Ideally you want to find different viewpoints so your photographs don’t become similar … Continue reading

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The Five Towns Monochrome Print Competition

The Five Towns Monochrome Print Competition sounds as if it should be taking place in Stoke-on-Trent but it is, in fact, a competition between five local clubs; Crewe, Alsager, Nantwich, Sandbach and Whitchurch. We all take our monochrome seriously and … Continue reading

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Sharpness!

Technically, perhaps the most trying issue with digital photography is achieving adequate sharpness in our pictures. This item is not a review of this big subject but a note about somethings you may wish to explore for yourselves. Firstly, something … Continue reading

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No Right Turn – Paul Hill

No Right Turn by Paul Hill was one of the 2015 season favourites. It is not a pretty picture, in fact Tillman Kleinhans, when he judged it said that it frightened him. It does me too. That is the great … Continue reading

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CPS Member Spotlight: Ian Whiston DPAGB BPE4* AFIAP

In 1982 Ian joined Mid Cheshire Camera Club. He honed all the usual club photography skills to a high standard and was successful in their competitions. He became their competition secretary and was a judge with the L&CPU, but it was not until … Continue reading

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The Glade by Tom Seaton

The Glade by Tom Seaton is one of the most memorable photos to appear in our competitions for many years and I invite you to enjoy it all over again. The overall impression is, of course, of streaming, bright light. … Continue reading

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Shooting Moto-X by Martin McGing

For anybody interested in motor sport photography a good way to start is to go along to a local club event. The internet is a great source of information – dates, locations, etc. I had been considering sports photography for … Continue reading

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