Author Archives: Pete Robinson

December Theme – Still Life

I hope our recent open meeting where we had a look at table top photography has given you an appetite for experimenting further with the topic. Getting started in Still Life Photography is easy as all you need is your … Continue reading

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November’s Monthly is Autumn Colours

Autumn is a beautiful time of year when the trees turn golden and vibrant especially when ignited by a sinking sun. It’s a great season to get creative and experiments with different techniques. Slow shutter speeds can make flicker leaves … Continue reading

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The L&CPU’s Big Day and Novice Cup

On Sunday Carl Sumner and I attended the L&CPU’s Big Day and Novice Cup event in Eccles we enjoyed listening to four talented photographers who had achieved a CPAGB or higher. We also submitted our clubs entry of 6 monochrome … Continue reading

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October’s Monthly Theme is Street Photography

The Monthly Theme for October is Street Photography. It’s a subject that is accessible to everyone and can be accomplished with a wide variety of equipment. Many successful street photographers find a suitable location without many distractions and wait for … Continue reading

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September’s Monthly Theme is Camera Phone Photos

Wow it’s September already! It’s less than a week to the first meeting of our brand new season. With that in mind this month’s theme is one that some members have requested and easy for most of us can partake … Continue reading

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August’s Monthly Theme – Magic Moments

Cameras are better than any other device at capturing magic moments. We have all reviewed our photographs and noticed elements that we didn’t see at the time. Magic moments come and go in all walks of life. Sport, nature, street … Continue reading

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Under 16 Steampunk Photographic Competition Winner

13 year old Rosie Warburton won the ‘Under 16’ category of our Steampunk Competition with her imaginative image of the Municipal Buildings photographed through her steampunk goggles. The judges were impressed with her creative approach and composition. Rosie was unable … Continue reading

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July’s Monthly theme – ‘Break the Rules’

We’ve all been taught how we should construct a picture, but this can make our photography predictable and even stagnate. If we want to progress our photography I think we should experiment more by breaking the predefined rules. Just try … Continue reading

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Steampunk Photographic Competition Awards

Winner John Newell presented with his trophy by CPS Chairman John Royle Second placed Matthew Lee receives his trophy and certificate from John looked on by the Mayor Brian Roberts Crewe Town Council kindly secured the Mayor’s Parlour in the … Continue reading

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June’s Monthly Theme is Intentional Camera Movement

This month’s theme of Intentional Camera Movement (ICM) gives you the opportunity to experiment and get creative. The results of moving the camera during the exposure can be unpredictable, but with experimentation you can develop your very own technique to … Continue reading

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