Monthly Archives: October 2015

George Franks: High Speed Flash Photography

Your electronic flash duration can be as short as 1/30,000th of a second, though more usually nearer to 1/1000th, so if the flash is providing most of the light it can stop fast action. This is the technique behind getting … Continue reading

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Print 1 2015-16 – The winners

The front page this week features the print which won the Nature section on Thursday (October 22 2015). Here are the winners of the Mono and Colour Sections. There will be a gallery of the top 4 images added later – see Results.

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Front Page October 19 2015

This week we featured the work of our student member, Morgan Griffiths on the front page. Although this shot didn’t figure in the leaderboard in our first PDI of the season it is a very note-worthy shot; brave, bold, sharp … Continue reading

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Print 1 2016 Judged by Brian Law ARPS CPAGB

Very probably the best League print entry we have had. It wasn’t just the number, though 86 was impressive enough, it was the ever increasing quality, variety and, yes, courage displayed in those entries. I really wish I could have … Continue reading

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Meeting 15 Oct 2015 – Gary Waidson DPAGB HND – Working In Layers In Photoshop

What a superb demonstration! Gary used two projectors to present a flawless and lucid exposition of the way blending modes worked and the how he used layers to enhance his pictures. Such was his command of the software that I … Continue reading

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Robertshaw Trophy meeting at Holmes Chapel

Last nights meeting at Holmes Chapel saw us compete for the Robertshaw PDI Trophy against Leek, Holmes Chapel, Bylthe Bridge and Macclesfield. A good turnout of Crewe members saw a high standard of work keenly judged by Robert Millin who … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Robert Shaw Trophy meeting at Holmes Chapel

Just a reminder that there is no meeting in Crewe this Thursday. Instead we’ll be competing in the Robertshaw PDI Inter-Club Competition at Holmes Chapel. – The venue is:- The Victoria Club, Victoria Avenue, Holmes Chapel, CW4 7BE and it starts … Continue reading

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Thursday Night’s talk by Robert Millin

On Thursday night’s meeting we were treated to an excellent talk by Wigan 10 photographer Robert Millin. We quickly discovered that he is an accompliced sport, nature, street and travel photographer. He gave us a fascinating précis of his short photographic … Continue reading

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