Wigan 10 win PAGB Annual Inter Club PDI Championship!

PAGB Annual Inter Club PDI Championship

The PAGB held its Annual Inter Club PDI Championship at The University of Warwick on Saturday 16th July. Wigan 10 took first place with Chorley PS in 3rd place. Congratulations and well done to them both. It was an excellent day providing the opportunity to see many stunning images for an audience of some 350 people.

Wigan 10 member Rob Millin said, “Great event with so many fantastic images on display and the L&CPU again shining through……….. !! The PAGB sure know how to run this event and it is with no small thanks to our own Exec members who also work so tirelessly for the PAGB.”

FIAP Results – L&CPU Members Success

FIAPlogoThe PAGB 2016 submission of applications for FIAP Distinctions was the largest by any country in the world, with a total of 110 successful applications. L&CPU club members who were successful are:

  • EFIAP – Ian Whiston, Crewe PS
  • AFIAP – Mike Gibbens, Bebington PS
  • AFIAP – Darrell Oakden, Alsager CC
  • AFIAP – Sandra Walker, South Lancashire IC
  • EFIAP/g – Robert Millin, Wigan 10 FC
  • EFIAP/s – Geoff Smith, Poulton-le-Fylde

The L&CPU congratulates the above on their success.

Full results of the PAGB submission are in e-news Issue 166 extra – 8 July 2016

 

SONY PAGB Inter-Federation Competitions – Results Update

pagb_logo_smallWe now have the full results of the SONY PAGB Inter-Federation Competitions. As well as scoring two joint-firsts, a second and a joint third in the competitions, the following L&CPU club members gained awards:

PAGB Ribbon – Open Colour Print – Adrian Lines MPAGB FBPE EFIAP of Chorley PS with ‘In the Wars’

PAGB Ribbon – Open PDI – Phil Barber of Wigan 10 Foto Club with ‘King of the Gypsys’, and Christine Widdall MPAGB FBPE of Oldham PS with ‘Michael’

Open Mono Print: Ross McKelvey’s Silver Medal goes to Phil Barber of Wigan 10 Foto Club, for ‘Ironman’

PAGB Ribbon – Nature PDI – Ian Whiston DPAGB of Crewe PS, for Cheetah watching over cubs’.

Presentation of Trophies and Awards, L&CPU Annual Club, Individual and Young Photographer of the Year competitions

You are all cordially invited to the Presentation of all the Trophies and Awards gained in this years L&CPU Annual Club, Individual and Young Photographer of the Year competitions and to receive your Award. The awards will be presented on Saturday 9th July…

Announcement – 2016 L&CPU Annual Exhibition

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The 2016 L&CPU Annual Exhibition will be held at Urmston Library from the 9th to the 30th of July. The Library opens at 10.00pm. The Exhibition will be set up on Friday the 8th July.

There is free parking in the adjacent Sainsburys car park for up to 3 hours. You must ensure that you display a ticket.

The awards will be presented at Davyhulme C C in the Wesley Methodist Church Hall, 21 Brook road, Urmston M/c, M41 5RQ at 11.00 am on the 9th July. At 2.00pm on the 9th July the Exhibition will be officially opened.

Lytham St Annes PS Photoshow

Photoshow 2016In August we run our free exhibition of members work, of over 500 prints and digital images. Last year we had almost 1000 visitors in the two weeks of the exhibition.

Subjects include wildlife, people and portraits, landscapes and many others, there is something for everyone.
Saturday 6th – Saturday 20th August 2016

The Drive Methodist Church Halls
East Bank Rd
St Annes
FY8 1ND

Admission Free – Free Parking

Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm. Closed Sunday
Saturday 20th Aug 10am – 2pm

Roll of Honour award for Howard Gregory

HG Roll of HonourJohn Smith – Past President of the L&C – presenting the Roll of Honour award for Howard Gregory to Suzanne Gregory.

Howard’s name was added to the L&CPU Roll of Honour at the AGM in February for services to L&CPU clubs in giving talks and demonstrations on all things Audio – Visual and also for being one of the founder members and running the Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group for the past 23 years.

Photograph by Jack Heathcote

Poulton-le-Fylde celebrate their Golden Anniversary

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Roger Goodwill, Life Member of the Society and previous head of the Photographic Department of Blackpool and the Fylde College, his wife Ann and Chairman Phil Hodson DPAGB EFIAP BPE1*

Poulton-le-Fylde Photographic Society was formed 50 years ago after the town’s Festival Committee ran a photographic competition. They have just celebrated their Golden Anniversary with a dinner at Singleton Lodge. Guest speaker at the occasion was Roger Goodwill, a Life Member of the Society and previous head of the Photographic Department of Blackpool and the Fylde College. He is shown (left) in the photo with his wife Ann and Chairman Phil Hodson DPAGB EFIAP BPE1*.