Month: January 2015

Meeting 29th January and Mark Power

This week members volunteered pictures of their own to talk about. What a great evening! We had a fascinating talk inspired by Joel Meyerowitz‘s account of watching Robert Frank at work (which actually made him want to become a photographer), an account of how one member created one or two of his exhibition entries – and the ones that got away, an…

Third Print League Competition

Just under 70 prints is a good entry, a healthy response from members and yet not so many for the judge to deal with that you feel rushed. John Sixsmith EPSA EFIAP/g BPE5* kept a good, steady pace and timed things beautifully. All those letters mean lots of experience of national and international competitions and John was able to confidently…

Wrekin Arts International – Award for Ian Whiston

The 4th Wrekin Arts International Competition for projections had about 8,000 entries this year. Ian Whiston had all his submission accepted and was given the Wrekin Medal for the “Best Mammal” picture for Lioness with Warthog. He is seen here receiving his award from Richard Bifield, President of the Friends of Ironbridge Gorge Museums who opened the exhibition show at Wellington…

Dianne Owen FRPS – Time to play

Dianne Owen FRPS is one of the North West’s best creative photo artists. She is also a founder member of the SRGB Group, a new L&CPU club which organises an national print exhibition – a brave thing in the world of burgeoning projection competitions! She is astonishingly inventive with her creations, and prolific too. I had only seen 2 of…

Keele Three Counties…and all that

KEELE 3-COUNTIES Entries for the Keele 3-Counties Photo Competition are required at the end of the month. This event is well supported by some of the clubs we meet in competitions; Alsager CC, Blythe Bridge CC and Leek PC, for example. The drawbacks are £12 to enter (3) and the requirement to frame your prints. On the plus side there are…

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