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 children progress into adulthood. They…

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 so we can photographic it…

L&CPU Awards & Exhibition Opening: 6 July 2019

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 the team of restorers. It…

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 an atmosphere or felling that…

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 the L&CPU. Take a look…

Graham Currey’s Natural Light Portrait Workshop

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 many excellent landscape and travel…

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 when the light is low…

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 Saltaire, just north of Bradford.…

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