Jamie Lewis on Pommel Horse

Jamie Lewis on Pommel Horse

This week’s Picture of the Week is Wallace Baxter’s ‘Jamie Lewis on Pommel Horse’. Wallace showed he’s mastered the skills of exposure and timing in this superb photograph as both needed to be perfect. It gained 18 marks in our first print competition judged by Darrell Oakden, 17 marks in the Alan Challinor Trophy and has been selected for the L&CPU’ Portfolio.


 Thursday 13 December 7:30 for 7:45pm

Second League Print Competition judged by Nick Berentzen CPAGB BPE1

Lifestyle Centre, Moss Sq., Crewe

The postcode for the centre (CW1 2BB) is new so use CW1 2DH for the car park

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NEW ♦ 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.

NEW ♦ Alan Challinor Trophy for Monochrome prints – 27 November 2018
Nantwich CC 211 Mid-Cheshire CC 205 Crewe PS 200 Alsager CC 197
Individual print scores. See the images here

  ♦  Saturday 17 November – Crewe PS take 5th place in the L&CPU Knock-Out, from an entry of 39 clubs from the region. To see our entry click here  Club rankings now added, see Results page.

 ♦ Les has discovered the stunning winners of the Panoramic Photography Awards.
See all the winners here

♦ View and download a PDF version of our programme for the current season Details here  or on a single A4 by Peter Robinson click Resourses>Documents>Society Matters

♦ See what’s claimed to be the best in club photography at the PAGB Sony Inter-Federation Exhibition in Urmston Library between 1 – 21 December

♦ Nantwich Camera Club’s Exhibition can be seen in the Nantwich Museum Details on the L&CPU 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.

♦ Entries are now being accepted for the Smethwick International Exhibition Entry Form

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

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

♦ CPS members Carl Sumner and Stephen Coyne are much traveled  – Carl’s websiteStephen’s website

♦ 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 ♦ December’s monthly theme is Still Life Photography Now that the nights are drawing in members can practice their table top photography

♦ Film and digital equipment for sale in our Buy and Sell forum

 ♦ Read and contribute to the discussion on  displaying images for projection.

♦ Creative Cloud is causing stormy waters  Join the discussion

♦ 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 are our 12 entries for the Alan Challinor Trophy for Monochrome prints Competition which was held at Nantwich.



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