Month: February 2014

Bebington Salon at Crewe PS

Tonight we had the annual visit by Bob Dennis APAGB CPAGB AFIAP BPE3* to present the Bebington Salon of Photography. The Salon is one of about 20 BPE Exhibitions which are nationals whose awards count towards the British Photographic Exhibitors Awards – that’s what the BPEs used after club photographers names mean. Bob is amazing. He not only organises the…

Our fourth PDI Competition

20th February was our fourth PDI competition of the season and there was no question of our members running out of steam; we had another excellent entry. John Dougherty ordinated them for us very nicely indeed and the results can be seen here. A gallery will be created in the next day or two. A good night for Ken Dickenson,…

North Cheshire PS Challenges

The two night’s of competitions at North Cheshire (12 & 13 February) are something we look forward to very much and this year we had considerable success too. Severe gales made travelling to the fist night (PRINTS) rather hazardous and it took us 2 hours to cover the 28 miles to Poynton. We made it just in time but others were late and 2…

NCPS Challenges

Here are the Crewe PS entry forms for the Challenges. These are in fact in reverse order. The PDI KO is THURSDAY, Prints Wednesday. Doors open 7pm, event begins 8pm. We have to present prints by 7.30pm. The two judges are very good, you can see the work of North Cheshire PS displayed, either night has its attractions. Do try…

Crewe victorious at MCCC.

Crewe v MCCC and Whitchurch PS : On 5th February at Mid-Cheshire’s clubroom in Winsford we were entertained by one of the most engaging judges on the circuit; Tillman Kleinhans, and some superb work by all three clubs. We were very lucky indeed to come out on top after Whitchurch had a convincing lead on the prints round. We pulled back…

Geoffrey Davies – Master Photographer

There is just one week left to get to see a really important exhibition. It is in Bolton, but worth the trip tenfold. It is Geoffrey Davies’s Moments I managed to get there today. My expectations were very high indeed after watching a video made by Lancashire Monochrome about Geoff and his work. It was everything I had hoped for…

Monthly Theme Challenge – February 2014

Theme for February 2014 If you like a challenge, and enjoy honing your skills, join in our members’ Monthly Theme activity. You’ll find guidelines to get started here. The topic for January is “A point of view“. For photographers, ‘a point of view’ conjours up the creative use of ‘viewpoint’ or ‘camera angle’. But it could also mean ‘one of several ways of…

Inter-Club Competition & The L&CPU Club Annuals

Plenty to keep members entertained next  week with our Inter-Club Competition with Mid-Cheshire CC and Whitchurch PS on Wednesday 5 February and an invitation to go to the L&CPU Club Annuals at Ormskirk on Saturday 8 (PDIs) and Sunday 9 February (Prints). There is a new map and directions to Mid-Cheshire’s clubhouse on our Resources page HERE. Directions sound complicated but…

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