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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 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 […]

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 […]

Ian Beesley at Salt’s Mill

Ian Beesley is a documentary photographer with a long history of recording industry in the North. He is a really entertaining speaker who is both inspiring and very very funny. He often teams up with his friend Ian McMillan, the poet and radio presenter. The partnership have an exhibition presently on at Salt’s Mill at […]

L&CPU Annual Individuals’ Competition 20

On Saturday 11 May our prints were taken to join the rest of the entry for the L&CPU A I C. Pictured are most of the boxes after being emptied for the sorting of the prints. The judging of them takes place next weekend. This year club members could make their own entries via the […]

Crewe v Nantwich Inter-club Competition ...

We always expect keen competition from Nantwich and enjoy seeing their new work. Tonight’s meeting was presided over by Rob Millin. Rob’s list of distinctions is one of the longest in the business and in fact Nantwich had not got them quite up to date; MFIAP, FBPE, EFIAP/p, MPSA, DPAGB, SPSA, GPU Hermes. Rob tackled […]

April’s Monthly Theme is ‘Spring’

That’s the season, not what you sleep on! I know I’m a day early but I’m off on travels soon so I’m posting this now. If you still wish to submit a Kitchen photo before 1st.April please do. However, Spring is such an exciting time of longer, warmer days with new growth and the feel […]

The Print Annual 28 F...

Our judge this year was Rob Millin who holds almost every exhibition based distinction that exists, and to the highest level. He was very decisive, dealing quickly with each print; praise first, then a criticism, then a judgement. It fitted the situation perfectly. These were prints on their second outing, and our members choices from […]