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Romania: John Morton 29 November 2018

A relaxed style and a peppering of dry humour made John’s talk especially enjoyable. It was always bound to be interesting because we all know that he has an intimate knowledge of Romania, gleaned from numerous visits and inspired by … Continue reading

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Meeting 22 November 2018

Tonight’s meeting was particularly enjoyable in being relaxed and informal. With three or four table-top set ups everyone had the opportunity to turn their cameras on something! I am sure everyone learned a lot about their cameras and how they … Continue reading

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17 November 2018 – L&CPU PDI KO

This popular competition was supported by 39 clubs this year, which meant that only the first 4 images from each entry were used. The judge, one of my favourites, John Cartlidge, was presented with the 156 images and knocked out … Continue reading

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Who was Chambré-Hardman?

This photograph, showing the Ark Royal being constructed in Liverpool, is one of the best known works of Chambré-Hardman (1898- 1988). The story goes that he had planned to take this view for quite a while and then, one day, … Continue reading

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The new season and an exhibition

We are now a couple of meetings into the new season and have an exhibition mounted in Crewe Library, so a good time to take stock. Self-help and the society of other enthusiasts are probably the most valuable features of … Continue reading

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L&CPU Awards and Exhibition

On Saturday (7 June) 6 members shunned the Football World Cup (England v Sweden) to attend the L&CPU Award Ceremony and the opening of the 2018 exhibition. We were to receive a certificate for getting third place in the nature section … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary Exhibition

Today (Saturday 27 January) we set up our small exhibition in Crewe Library. It is small scale but we cannot find a venue in the Crewe area to hang 100 framed prints. Small, but beautifully marked, it shows work from … Continue reading

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Print 3 2018 – Our last print league competition of the season 25 January

Les Hitchcock ARPS was our judge for the evening and he made a first rate job of it. His approach was lively and supportive – which was particularly brave of him in the circumstances – he had had a fall in … Continue reading

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Great Success for Crewe PS in Great British Cup

Crewe PS has entered the Great British Cup every year since its inception and we have often been rewarded with some good successes, especially in the Nature category. We have just heard that our results in the open section (Small … Continue reading

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Crewe PS v Alsager CC 18 January 2018

  Both clubs had submitted a  superb set of images and our victory was a narrow one of 10 marks (507 to 517). At half-time after the prints had been judged, we had a lead of just 3 marks. Could … Continue reading

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