The Boat House by Paul Hill

This weeks picture of the week is Paul Hill’s ‘The  Boat House’ which won our print competition with Sandbach. Enthusiastic Judge, Brian Law enjoyed its delicate colour pallet and thoughtful composition. The muted autumn colours are beautifully reflected in the mirror like lake. 

Images that scored 18 and over can be seen here


 Thursday 28 March 7:30pm for a 7:45pm start

Members Evening

The postcode for the centre (CW1 2BB), use CW1 2DH for the car park.

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NEW – North Cheshire Challenges – see RESULTS

NEWCrewe & Sandbach Evening Results

NEW ♦ PDI Annual Competition (Jim Harrison Trophy) Results – Here

A very successful weekend for Crewe PS at the regional L&CPU competitions. On the first day (2 March) we came 4th overall in the competitions for projected images and on the second day we put in a great performance in the prints gaining 8th place in the Nature section. Full details will be available on the Results page soon.

NEW♦ Enter the L&CPU Annual Individual Competitions – See the Rules

♦ Keep any eye on what’s going on in our events and competitions pages under the Resources menu.

♦ The PAGB Masters of Print exhibition is now open in  Liverpool.

♦ All club competitions plus Great British Cup and L&CPU competitions – See RESULTS

♦ The PAGB Masters of Print exhibition is now open in  Liverpool.

♦ Ian Whiston has found an excellent video on using Deconvolution Sharpening.

♦ Les has informed me of the Sony World Photography awards. See them here.

♦ The occasional articles by member Ian McNab are a delight to those who enjoy thinking about the art and history of photography. Robert Frank – is Ian’s latest piece.

 ♦ FujiFilm users can benefit from John Royle’s and Ian McNab’s investigations into Fuji X Raw Studio and users who can’t remember which film simulation they used.

 ♦  Digital Artist Joan Blease is running a Print Competition in aid of the St.Rocco’s Hospice. Details are on her website

♦ Some CPS members have their own websites. Have a look at   – Carl’s, Stephen’s, Wallace’s and Peter’s, websites.

♦ Mark Sheeky interviewing our chairman, John Royle, on Artslab. Listen 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. This article has had over 1,000 downloads.

On the FORUM

NEW ♦ Have members got the appetite to enjoy March’s monthly theme of ‘Kitchens’. Why not cook up some great  kitchen photographs.

 ♦ Our Chairman has found some excellent videos on   macro photography

♦ What we have been viewing: Wallace found some portrait photographs., Ian W found a test by Blake Rudis of the new AUTO button in Lr and Camera Raw, John found some marvelous large format landscapes by John Davies and Ken found a film about Ansel Adams

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

♦ Plenty of interesting discussion too – Go to the Forum.

Here are Crewe’s photographs which judge Brian Law CPAGB ARPS gave 18 and above marks to in our annual competition with Sandbach.



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