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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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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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PDI Annual (Jim Harrison Trophy) 2018

Paul Hill succeeded in a clean sweep tonight by being awarded the PDI of the Year, having already won the Print of the Year two weeks ago. The judge was Roger Evans MPAGB FBPE EFIAP from which we learned a … Continue reading

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Afon Lloer – Paul Hill BPE

We asked Paul Hill  to tell us something about taking and processing his Print of the Year, Afon Lloer and he sent us this excellent account….. My photo was taken in March last year when I spent the weekend in … Continue reading

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Print Annual: 1 Mar 2018: Geoff Reader DPAGB BPE3

Geoff Reader kindly stepped in at quite short notice when our original judge became unavailable. Geoff gave us a very interesting evening, conducting the whole thing with a calm authority,  he was encouraging, exercised good club standards in assessing the … Continue reading

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March’s Monthly Theme is Architecture

Hello CPS Members, I’ve chosen Architecture as the Monthly Theme for March with the redevelopment of Crewe town centre in mind. As it’s due to be demolished later in the year now is a good time to record a valuable … Continue reading

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Silver Medal for Martin McGing (Feb 2018)

  We were very proud indeed to learn that Martin’s image Balance & Co-ordination had won a judge’s silver medal in the PAGB 2018 Great British Cup. Some 57 clubs took part in this national competition and Martin’s was one … Continue reading

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8 Feb 2018 – Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis (http://www.stevelewis.photography/index.html) presented us with one of the most interesting evenings we have experienced at CPS. He simply talked about his photographs of Iceland but he conveyed brilliantly well the deeply considered way he approached photography. His pictures were pre- … Continue reading

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Member’s Evening 1 Feb 2018

Martin Smith’s talk told us a lot about astro-photography but came with a warning – for photographing individual planets and other celestial objects even the most sophisticated gear will not get you anywhere near the quality likely to impress club … 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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