Month: April 2015

Another Great Season!

Tonight we celebrated the successes of 2015 with the trophy awards. Just a glance at the winning images shown above will give you a good idea of the range of work our members produce; portraiture, travel, street, landscape and nature in colour and black & white. Not all from one worker either, by any means, these images are the work…

Crewe PS Annual General Meeting 23 April 2015

At our Annual General Meeting this Thursday the proposal was tabled that we have a completely separate Nature section in our print league competitions and in our Annual. This will mean that members may enter up to 9 prints in each League Competition; 3 Open Colour 3 Nature and 3 Monochrome. The motion was passed. The new committee was named…

An evening abroad with Dorothy and Tony

Dorothy and Tony Redford are honorary members of North Cheshire PS and Tony has been very involved with the excellent North Cheshire Challenges since their inception. He easily communicates his enthusiasm for photography and this contributed a lot to our enjoyment of the evening. We saw his, and Dorothy’s, shots of Valencia, Paris, Berlin and Venice stitched together in excellent AVs…

www.crewephotosoc.com passes the Clinch-Test

The new issue of Black & White Photography magazine arrived this morning and their regular contributor, Tim Clinch, had something to say about camera club websites. It wasn’t complimentary. “Almost without exception”, said Tim “every website (he looked at) had far too much stuff on it. Great clunky wheezing sites, impossible to navigate and infuriating to use, with everything bar…

Battle of Nantwich CC against Crewe PS

Nantwich were the courteous hosts for this season’s friendly PDI and print battle. As always they made us very welcome in their comfortable well equipped room. The judge, traditionalist Toni Pioli is well known to us for his expertise in nature photography. He is extremely well qualified and took his time to give is carefully crafted comments of every photograph.…

Open evening a great success (2 April 2015)

Thanks to the very enthusiastic participation of our members the idea of presenting our pictures based on a Photo-Walk was a great success. We only had time for 5 or 6 contributions but the variety of work, the discussions they sparked, the good humour from members, not to mention the sheer quality of the presentations made it one of the…

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