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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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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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Crewe Steampunk Weekend

Crewe’s Steampunk Convivial and food festival took place this bank holiday weekend and as you may recall from my previous emails our members were invited to enjoy photographing the event and pass their photographs to the town council. In return … Continue reading

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CPS results in the L&CPU Individual Competition

The results for the weekends’ L&CPU Individual Competition has just been published and some of our members have done particularly well. In the ‘Colour Print’ section, Wallace Baxter scored 12 for ‘Precision On The Beam’ and 13 for ‘Mounting The … Continue reading

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May’s Monthly Theme is Photo Captions

Something a bit different for merry May. Choose a caption for your or other members photos!

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April’s Monthly Theme is ‘Dirty Framing’

No it’s not an April fool joke. I want you to show us your dirty framed photos. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about have a look at Ian McNabs post entitled ‘Manet and Street Photography’ under the ‘All … Continue reading

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Clubbercise Challenge

My niece is running the London Marathon in aid of the Shine Bright Charity which was formed in memory of her sister who sadly died at the age of 32 from breast cancer. To raise funds to run the marathon … Continue reading

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February’s Monthly Theme is Still Life

Inspired by this George Franks’ talk a few weeks ago on Still Life photography I’ve decided to give you the chance to show what you can do. George showed us how to cheaply build up a set using simple lighting … Continue reading

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