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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 […]

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 […]

Wrekin Arts International – Award for Ia

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

PDI 2 2015 – Our Second Projections Comp

Tonight we welcomed a new judge, Darrell Oakden DPAGB BPE2, to cast his eye over our 79 offerings and he did a splendid job with his comments – the time just flew. Everyone deserves respect for their work and Darrell certainly showed that but he also gave some good advice, always offered in the right […]

Monthly Theme Challenge – January 2015

Theme for January 2015 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 Janaury is “Frozen” Happy New Year! At this time of year, you may be able to take this month’s theme quite literally. However, it could also […]

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