We have prints from two of our members in the L&CPU’s annual exhibition being held at Urmston Library, Manchester until 5 August. More details of the exhibition are on our Events page.

Our Photographer of the Year, Wallace Baxter has his  fine black and white print of ‘Jamie Lewis on Pommel Horse’  exhibited. Peter Robinson’s colour portrait of a ‘Posh Chimney Sweep’  will also be representing our Photographic Society over the summer.


 Thursday 6 September 7:30 for 7:45pm

First Meeting of the 2018-19 season

Lifestyle Centre, Moss Sq., Crewe

The postcode for the centre is CW1 2BB, use CW1 2DH for the car park

You are welcome to join us for three meetings before deciding to join. Please explore the website and visit our Flickr site, Facebook page 

 WYPROBUJ NAS: Po prostu przyjdz na spotkanie. Mozesz przyjsc na trzy spotkania zanim zdecydujesz sie dolaczyc do Stowarzyszenia


NEW ♦Our LINKS page has been updated with many new exciting links to follow on all aspects of photography. Why not do a bit of surfing?

NEW ♦ L&CPU Big Day details;14 October, Eccles, includes Novice Cup – see here

♦ On 7 July CPS were presented with the Trophy for our third place in the L&CPU Club Annuals (Nature PDI) 2018. See our superb Nature entry  below

See all of the results under our ‘Resources>Results’ menu here

 ♦ See our ‘Competitions’ and ‘Events’ pages under the ‘Resources’ menu. Members can suggest additions. See them here

♦ Crewe PS finishes 10th in the LCPU Annual Print Competition out of 100 invited clubs! See HERE.

CREWE PS was established in November 1947. A short history of the society by Tom Seaton (Secretary 1992-2016) can be read here.

♦ Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s website lists events and locations for local wildlife – Explore here

♦ Surfing suggestion…new member Carl Sumner – Carl’s website

♦  Crewe PS were 3rd in the  PAGB Great British Cup and one image, Balance and Coordination by member Martin McGing gained a silver medal.

♦ Equestrian Photographers can win a Canon G3X from the British Eventing Life magazine – Enter here

♦ Mark Luscombe-Whyte – Collodion process prints

♦ 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 ♦ July’s monthly challenges members to Break the Rules

♦ See some amazing historic photographs of Crewe on the Forum

♦ Skylum – a rival for Lightroom?

♦ 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’s our entry to the L&CPU Club Annual Nature PDI Competition in which we came third!




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