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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, […]

Robertshaw Trophy – Macclesfield CC 28 O

The Robertshaw is a PDI competition between 5 local clubs; ourselves, Leek PC, Blythe Bridge CC, Holmes Chapel and Macclesfield. Martin Smith sent this note following the 2019 event last night… “We achieved a respectable third place in the Robertshaw, the same as last year.   1st – Leek¬† – 212 (8 held back), 2nd […]

The L&CPU Novice Cup 2019

Our entry for the third Novice Cup has now been processed and the prints are labelled and ready for presentation at the event on Sunday 20th October. Tickets are still available if you want to join the delegates at the venue in Eccles. Full details are here. The event has the aim of getting those […]

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 […]

L&CPU Awards & Exhibition Opening: 6 Jul

Leigh Spinners Mill is a fascinating place, the history of which is being saved from extinction by 50 volunteers. It houses still the two massive steam engines which always powered the mill. Named the “Mayor” and “Mayoress” they gleam, green and impressive at the base of the engine hall, a tribute to the dedication of […]

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 […]

 
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