Month: June 2015

No Right Turn – Paul Hill

No Right Turn by Paul Hill was one of the 2015 season favourites. It is not a pretty picture, in fact Tillman Kleinhans, when he judged it said that it frightened him. It does me too. That is the great thing about it; it is sinister, puzzling, a bit surreal. You notice more and more features as you keep looking;…

CPS Member Spotlight: Ian Whiston DPAGB BPE4* AFIAP

In 1982 Ian joined Mid Cheshire Camera Club. He honed all the usual club photography skills to a high standard and was successful in their competitions. He became their competition secretary and was a judge with the L&CPU, but it was not until about 2007 (about the time he also became a Crewe PS) that he started to enter photos he had taken on…

The Glade by Tom Seaton

The Glade by Tom Seaton is one of the most memorable photos to appear in our competitions for many years and I invite you to enjoy it all over again. The overall impression is, of course, of streaming, bright light. In club photography we have an irrational fear of “burning out” highlights. This picture thrives on them. We delight in…

Shooting Moto-X by Martin McGing

For anybody interested in motor sport photography a good way to start is to go along to a local club event. The internet is a great source of information – dates, locations, etc. I had been considering sports photography for some time and finally took the plunge and went along to an event. I arrived early and made myself known…

Look 15 – Still lots to see in Liverpool

It is all a bit confusing; the Liverpool Biennale is not until 2016, but the annual LOOK photography programme is taking place. Called LOOK 2015 it says that it finishes on 31 May, which adds to the confusion – some exhibitions are on until September. Do have a look at the website to make you own choice, some did indeed…

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