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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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L&CPU Folios 7 December 2017

We had a very rewarding discussion based around  the L&CPU Folio C last night. These included tips from Paul Hill on photographing landscapes including the Milky Way and from Ian Whiston about checking your commercial monochrome printing and effectively darkening areas … Continue reading

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Alan Challinor Trophy 2017

This year Crewe PS hosted the competition, which pays homage to the quality monochrome prints which have always been the mainstay of photographic. Monochrome was regarded by all as the only medium for serious photography until probably the 70s when … Continue reading

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PDI 2 2018- Rob Millin MFIAP FBPE EFIAP/p MPSA

If you wanted to know how your pictures would perform in a national or international club competition who better to ask than our judge tonight Rob Millin? He has more top distinctions than anyone I know; MFIAP, FBPE, MPSA – … Continue reading

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P1 2018 – First Print Competition 2017-18

Our prints got off to a fine start on Thursday 26 Oct with many excellent prints on show. The judge was Diana Magor MPSA FIAP/b CPAGB LRPS BPE3 who, together with husband Brian is a great fan of the Photographic … Continue reading

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Ian Stewart ARPS DPAGB

Ian is well known to us at Crewe; having judged and lectured numerous times over the years. He helped us to apply for our first Lottery Grant in 2003(?) which enabled us to get ahead of the crowd with a … Continue reading

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