Month: November 2014

Alsager CC v Crewe PS

The annual inter-club competition with Alsager CC took place this evening, judged by Steve Carr. Since Alsager did not have their room available this year Crewe played host and it was left to me to prepare all the pictures – 60 prints and 60 PDIs, so I knew that the combined audience would have a good evenings viewing; excellent, quality…

L&CPU PDI KO

And what does L&CPU PDI KO mean? Well, it’s just an annual competition run by the Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union for any member clubs who wish to compete. Usually about 30 do. This year the event was not well publicised so we were astonished to get to the event (in Chorley) to find 44 clubs had entered! The competition is for projected…

Back to Basics…and a few other things!

What a delightful evening David Bibby presented us with in his “Back to Basics”. For nearly two hours he took us through his “Alphabet” of pictures and discussed all manner of things along the way which were of help to anyone, from beginner to expert. What he really conveyed was his sense of fun in taking pictures and the joy…

Portrait Night

Portrait Nights are a chance for members to get a taste of studio work with a typical studio lighting set-up (sometimes two) supplied by members Ian Whiston and Sharon & Dave Barton. A good number of members had their cameras and took advantage of the opportunity. Sharon herself acted as our model and Ian gave us a few introductory words…

Monthly Theme Challenge – November 2014

Theme for November 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 November is “Details say a lot” Photographs with detail or photographs of detail – however you want to take it, make sure the details are saying something! As always, you may find you…

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