Month: September 2012

First Competition Of The Season

The results are now posted here. Some observations – I think all the newcomers who put work in did very well. Everyone had at least one good score and please remember that the lowest score is often 12 and judges can go down to 8! You can modify your images before entering them again in the Annual if you want to…

A Special TWEET

You do not need to sign up to Twitter to see what Crewe PS is tweeting! Just go to www.twitter.com/@crewephotosoc  and you can find out what Austin Thomas is up to in Africa (mainly taking photographs) and get all sorts of links to all sorts of photography. Enjoy! We did the selection for the Robertshaw Trophy Competition (4th October) yesterday.…

L&CPU Website

You can now view nearly 400 photographs from the L&CPU Archives via the website. If you are interested in photography as Art you will appreciate that line, form and composition have not changed since Art gained free expression and there is a great deal to admire in these images from yesteryear. With the question “Is Photography Art?” long-since settled now…

Meeting 20th September; Sheila Davies DPAGB

Well Sheila certainly showed us what  AVs are; superb sequences illustrated her jog round the globe. You don’t realise how cold it can get in the tropics and how very moist the atmosphere can be; so take extra layers for night shoots and waterproof bags and silica gel are needed to dry out equipment. Other nasties like mosquitoes (as vectors of malaria…

Your First Competition

A warm welcome to the new members and a big thank-you for entering our first competition – which many of you have. At Crewe we do not divide the field up into Advanced, Intermediate, Beginners etc, so everything is judged together. This first competition is also to be judged on the night , which means that the judge will not…

L&CPU News

The L&CPU Website has been updated…   • L&CPU APM MENTORING SEMINAR Sunday 28th October 2012 in Warrington Top class support for your CPAGB, DPAGB or MPAGB application. This scheme has proved very successful and other Federations are looking to it as a model. Some people like to keep their applications secret, so please pass this on even if you…

First Meeting Of The Season

Welcome to the new season! Good to see you all and some new people too. I think the highlight of the meeting for me was seeing young Laura’s work – she really has an eye for a picture and is imaginative and brave with her shots. I hope she joins us, I think it will help her intended college career.…

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