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Martin McGing’s Whitby Steampunk Weekend

Martin McGing is one our Society’s best portrait photographers. Last July the Society arranged a portrait workshop with two talented actors, Dean and Lynda. Martin continues the story… “Last year Peter arranged a club portrait session with Dean and Lynda which was thoroughly enjoyed by the members. During my time with Dean and Lynda I […]

January’s Monthly Theme is Movement

Hello Members, Happy New Year! It’s not only a new month or even a new decade, but more important you’ve got a new monthly challenge! For the entire month of January I’m inviting you to interpret the subject of movement as creatively as you like through your photography. We normally record movement by freezing it, […]

PAGB Awards

I went to the L&CPU Mentoring Advisory Day last Sunday with Paul Hill and Bob Brown and we met Stephen Coyne there in Eccles. Stephen wants to achieve his DPAGB and the rest of us are aiming for the CPAGB. The audience was limited to 37 photographers who had to register before the event. Photographers […]

October’s Monthly theme is Frames

A brand new month bring a brand new theme. Here’s the opportunity for you to explore improving your photographs by using frames in your composition. It’s amazing just what a difference it can make to concentrate the interest on your subject and stopping the viewing eyes from wandering out of the picture. You don’t have […]

CPS News

Hello Everyone, Firstly, I’m looking forward to seeing you all on Thursday for our first meeting of our brand new season. Take a look at the programme on our website to see what we’ve got lined up this season. We’ve recently received a complementary email from an organisation called the Bright Country Mentors who help […]

CPS Opportunities

Hello Everyone, I’d just like to inform you of a couple of opportunities for Crewe Photographic Society members. Firstly, I’ve provisionally booked exclusive access for our members to the picturesque Dorothy Clive Gardens on Saturday 10th. August between 6pm and 8:30pm. It will cost £8:50 and include a brew. Only our members will be there […]

July’s Monthly Theme is ‘Emotion’

I’ve decided to make the Monthly Theme for July a bit more challenging. Previous themes may have been too easy for some members so the theme of Emotion will test your imagination and photographic skill a bit more. Not that photographs that portray an emotion need to be technically perfect. The idea is to create […]

L&CPU Exhibitions

Hello Members, I’ve received this information from the L&CPU concerning a couple of exhibitions they’re hosting in Leigh. The L&CPU has two large exhibitions this summer, both held at a new venue: Leigh Spinners Mill, Park Street, Leigh, Lancashire. WN7 2LB This venue is being turned into a community centre and is keen to welcome […]

Graham Currey’s Natural Light Portrait W

Following on from Graham Currey’s studio portrait workshop during a club meeting earlier this year, Graham kindly offered us the opportunity to attend a natural light portrait day on 2nd.June. It was limited to ten photographers for a bargain price at various local locations. Graham is a professional actor and a fine photographer. He has […]

June’s Monthly theme is ‘Texture’

After having a break from the Monthly Theme last month, I’m sure your all raring to get stuck in to June’s theme of texture. It’s a good subject designed to make us look at lighting effects and how it creates form and shape in objects. One of the secrets of landscape photographers is to photograph […]

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