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Members Evening 9 Oct 2016

What a great evening! We had three excellent contributions, the first explains the rather weird looking picture above. It is an anaglyphic 3D image which you view with glasses which have a red filter as the left lens and a … Continue reading

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Kath Hill

What happens when you wear too many hats? Looks like the guy in Kath Hill’s neat street shot will soon be finding out. The selfie stick and hand gesture fit together and keep attention in on that slightly worried face, … Continue reading

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PAGB Inter-Club PDI Championships

Some of us are off to Warwick on Saturday to see this popular PAGB Inter-Club competition. One added item of interest this year is that Alsager CC are taking part. We wish them all the best, it is a challenging … Continue reading

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Ian Whiston EFIAP

We all know that in our midst we have an extremely successful club photographer; Ian Whiston. He has now gained his EFIAP, which needs 250 acceptances in competitions in 20 different countries and 30 salons using 50 different images. This … Continue reading

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The Viking Roars, Again!

  The Viking Roars Again! When member Robert Brown entered a portrait of one of his son’s team mates in the Tough Mudder event last year we were impressed both by the photography and the subject. Lasse, the “Roaring Viking” … Continue reading

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The Ron Smith Cup 2016

Ron Smith is an honorary member of ours who had a long career in teaching photography in London before moving into our area to retire. He continued to teach an extremely popular U3A class until ill-health forced him to stop but … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Choice 2016

For over ten years now our chairman has made his “Chairman’s Choice” award during presentation evening. Our awards naturally tend to be for successes in our competitions and just two of them; Chairman’s Choice and the Ron Smith Cup, are … Continue reading

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Final meeting of the 2015-16 season

The Roaches Workshop Recently Paul Hill led a group of members on a visit to the Roaches in Staffordshire for a landscape workshop. This evening we saw a slideshow which Peter Robinson had compiled of some of the photographs taken. … Continue reading

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Inter-Club Competition with Nantwich CC – 14 April 2016

We always enjoy inter-club events because it’s interesting to see what our neighbouring clubs are doing. This season one club, Whitchurch CC has backed out of all external competitions and so our tri-battle with them and MCCC earlier in the … Continue reading

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Portrait Competitions – 7 April 2016

The Maurice Ashwin Trophy for portraits is a print competition which has been with us for many years now but declining entries threatened its continuation a little while back and a PDI (Projected Digital Image) portrait competition was proposed. The … Continue reading

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