Month: September 2015

5 Towns Monochrome Print Competition 2015

Here’s quick summary of the ‘5 Towns Monochrome Print Competition’ which was held Whitchurch. We were treated to a feast of some excellent photography from all clubs. Our submission was a strong and varied one from a cross section of members who enjoy producing fine monochrome images. Only 5 points separated the first 3 positions with Nantwich taking the cup.…

Crewe PS on Radio Stoke

This week (September 14 – 18, 2015) Radio Stoke (94.6 FM, 104.1 FM, Digital and Online) are out and about in  Crewe during  their James Watt programme each afternoon. Crewe PS were featured on Monday 14 September Maxine talked to our Chairman about how to photograph autumn colours. The great thing about radio is that you can use your imagination and we…

Great British Trophy – for PRINTS

The PAGB have just sent through this advertisement for the new small prints trophy. I’ve added a note about the entry date we require. It will need a different label set to the ones we normally use and also the prints need delivering and so we are asking £1 towards the cost of this from each entrant (barely a token!).

Club Meeting 10 September 2015

Meeting 10 September – L&CPU Folio (South B) and Open Evening This week the first L&CPU Folio of the year was ours to view. Since there was no exhibition this year the folios are the only opportunity of getting a close view of the regions best prints. The selection had to be made from the smaller Club Annual too, meaning…

Tough Mudder Event

Here is a shot of our club members after a meeting! Well, OK, maybe not. Member Bob Brown last year presented us with a real winner entitled “Official Photographer” taken at the Tough Mudders race held at Cholmondeley Castle. The photo above, he tells us, is a team shot taken after the event. The team are stationed in Norway but…

PAGB Awards

Your new PAGB eNews has a front page picture of this happy band. They are the CPAGB award winners at the recent assessment. Recognise anyone? Congratulations to Ray and Kath Hill (and Ray Girling of MCCC) in gaining their CPAGBs! If you are interested in these awards there is a mentoring session in November for L&CPU Club members. APMs, as…

A great night with Lastolite

The season kicked off last night (Thursday 3 September) with a visit by Keith Sanderson who showed us a range of Lastolite products, including a couple of items only released that very day! Studio workers felt particularly at home, but there was much for all of us. Keith explained, for example, how a reflector can be used (single-handed if needbe)…

Shooting Eventing by Martin McGing

One of the benefits of being a member of a photographic club is you have the opportunity to see a wide variety of work which can inspire you to venture out and try something new.  Over the past two seasons I have seen some excellent eventing images and earlier this year I decided that I would try my hand at…

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