Congratulations go to Ron Davies of Swinton and District CC for 1st place in the L&CPU Audio Visual Competition. He also came first in the audience vote. Congratulations also go to Mike Pill of Heswall PS, who was awarded the Jackass Trophy for ‘Beamish’.
The L&CPU Audio Visual competition takes place this Saturday commencing at 10am with a finishing time of around 5pm.
We have 35 entries from 13 clubs and these will be shown in four sessions. Our Judges Linda & Michael Gough from Sunderland will be showing some of their films on the Friday evening commencing at 7.30pm
Chorley PS has launched a YouTube channel to help its members progress. With new videos every week, the channel contains content on many aspects of photography and club life – from how to focus stack a landscape through to how to prepare images for club competitions.
The channel can be found here. We ask all those interested to engage in comments and subscribe to the channel.
President, Chorley Photographic Society
The exhibition is being held at Crewe Library in the Lifestyle Centre, Moss Square, Crewe between 27th. January and 28th of February. The nearest car park can be found at postcode CW1 2DH Peter Robinson (Secretary of Crewe Photographic Society)
We’re pleased to announce that L&CPU clubs did well in the 2018 PAGB GB Cup. Results announced yesterday showed Wigan 10 third, and Chorley PS and North Cheshire joint seventh in the Open section.
Chorley came first and Wigan 10 second in the Nature section, with Poulton-le-Fylde and the Evolve Group joint sixth, and Mid Cheshire Camera Club joint tenth position.
A multi-award winning wildlife photographer, Paul Goldstein is provocative in everything he does, whether photographing, guiding, presenting or fund-raising. He will captivate our audience with tales and images from just some of his moments with wildlife – from the High Arctic to the Southern Oceans with the Mara, Pantanal and Bandhavgarh (India) in between.
Tuesday 13th March, 8pm start – £10
Ticket only event, Tickets available online from www.ncps.org.uk from 1st Feb.
Civic Hall, Off Park Lane, Poynton SKI 2 IRB
So 2018 is upon us and we are already looking forward, once again, to hosting the North Cheshire Challenges at our Civic Hall, Poynton venue. These two major inter-club competitions take place during the week of our Annual Exhibition in March, as usual. We are delighted to have secured the services of two leading judges: Tom Dodd will be commenting on, and marking all the prints submitted for the Alan Adshead Memorial Trophy competition which takes place on WEDNESDAY 21st MARCH and John Cartledge will comment on all the DPIs as he eliminates them round by round in the knock-out battle for the North Cheshire Challenge Trophy on THURSDAY 22nd MARCH.
The L&CPU Annual Club Print and PDI Competitions will be held over the weekend of 3rd and 4th March 2018.
The venue for this year’s competition is:
Culcheth Community Campus
This is a new venue; It’s a tiered theatre with seating for 250.
With this new venue, it is our hope we can fill the theatre with a good audience of your members, and for them to experience the judging process.
Starting at 10:00 a.m., on each day this competition is open to all. Just turn up on the day. (Pdi Saturday/Print Sunday)
I hereby give notice that the 112th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the ‘Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union’ will take place on :- Sunday 25th February 2018 at 2:00 pm at:
St Mary’s Parish Social Club,
West St, Off Devonshire Road
Chorley PR7 2SR
Club Secretaries are ex-officio delegates and are entitled to attend and vote along with the club Delegate(s), as nominated on the federation portal or subsequently notified to me, in writing and acknowledged.
Download the full details here.
The L&CPU committee were saddened to hear of the death of Brigid Wall, the Grange Photographic Society Treasurer, on Christmas Day. Fellow club member Lee Kitchingman writes: She was a long standing member of the Society, and held the…