Month: July 2014

Photo News and Approaches to Photography

Issue 10 of Photography News is out and can be viewed here. Editor Will Cheung has always supported club photography and this is the first national magazine which gives a strong club angle. Of course it has the ads, unfortunately a fact of life that you cannot take on an enterprise like this without them (especially since the magazine is FREE) but…

FIAP Nature Definitions

FIAP have adopted a new NATURE definition for photo competitions and one for WILDLIFE too. The PAGB are adopting these definitions immediately for the Club Championships in October and are likely to adopt them permanently after that. In their turn the L&CPU are more or less bound to use them since they need to be able to enter pictures of…

2014 PAGB Inter-Club PDI Championships

The PAGB Inter-Club Championships for projections, together with its sister event for prints (October), are major indicators of standards and trends in club photography. Taking place at the theatre in the Arts Centre at Warwick University every July it is also a meeting place for the nation’s club photographers, with over 100 clubs represented. Each of the 15 photographic Federations can elect two clubs to…

PAGB Inter-Federation Results 2014 – Ian Whiston, Meg Cumming , Dennis Swaby

Thanks to Ian Whiston, who has found the PAGB Results we were waiting for on the Midland Federation Website! Please be clear that the selection of entries for this competition is made by the L&CPU from entries to their Individuals’ Competition and, with thousands of entries it is quite something to even have your stuff selected but they have unfortunately not told…

Getting the Shots

We are just about half-way through our summer break and I begin to wonder what will be in store next season. The ’13-’14 season will be hard to beat, with so many club and personal successes; a number of members gained distinctions and we acquitted ourselves very well in all our regional and national competitions. Can we do it again?…

Monthly Theme Challenge – July 2014

Theme for July 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 July is “People” This month’s theme is about one of our greatest and most enduring fascinations: us! People have been one of photography’s main subjects since the very beginning;…

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