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Chorley PS take top spot in Annual Clubs Competition!

This afternoon, Chorley PS took top spot in the 2017 Annual Clubs Competition. Joint second place went to the Evolve Group and Warrington PS (who were mentioned many times throughout the competition!).

The entire competition ran rapidly and smoothly, thanks to the software systems produced by Adrian Lines, and the efforts of the ‘back room boys’ under the guidance of competition secretary Bob Robinson.

Wigan 10 win L&CPU Annual Clubs competition – DPI section

DPI 2017 - Waiting for the results

DPI 2017 – Waiting for the results

Today saw the DPI section of the Annual Clubs Competition won by Wigan 10. In the morning, Chorley PS took the lead, coming first in the open colour section, but after the morning break, Wigan 10 hit back, winning the mono section.

In the afternoon, Wigan 10 put on a superb display of nature images, with the result that they beat Chorley into second place with a score of 308 points to Chorley’s 304. Third place fell to North Cheshire PS on 290 points.

L&CPU AV Competition 2017 – Howard Bagshaw wins the L&CPU Audio Visual Trophy

Howard Bagshaw - 1st place in the 2017 AV competition

Howard Bagshaw – 1st place in the 2017 AV competition

There was a good attendance of well over 60 people from 14 L&CPU clubs who, along with the President of the L&CPU, Garth Tighe, enjoyed seeing all the 36 sequences that had been entered into the competition.

L&CPU Success in the recent PAGB Awards

Many congratulations to the L&CPU candidates who were successful in the recent PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit at Stirling on 26th and 27th November 2016 CREDIT PRINT Barbara Foley, Leyland PS Michael Whittaker, Nelson CC   CREDIT PDI Peter Knight,…

DPI Knockout 2016 results: Win for Chorley!

Chorley PS win L&CPU Digital Slide Knockout 2016

Chorley PS win L&CPU Digital Slide Knockout 2016 – Jane Lines collects the trophy from Peter Gennard MFIAP, EFIAP/p

Chorley P.S. win the 2016 Knockout competition held on 19th November Preston P.S. and The Evolve Group came equal second.

Martin Jump from Preston P.S won best in competition with his image entitled Starling Squabble.

45 clubs entered this year’s competition making this the largest entry ever.

Having so many clubs in the mix, we could only use the first four images from each club; this gave 180 images in total put before the judge.

Wigan 10 win PAGB 20th Inter-club Print Championship

pagb_logo_smallToday the PAGB held it’s 20th Inter-club Print Championship in Ormskirk and I am happy to report that all our L&CPU representatives performed well with Wigan 10 Foto Club finishing worthy winners just ahead of Dumfries. Robert Millin from Wigan 10 said “We are very pleased to have represented the L&CPU bringing home the trophy and adding it to the PAGB PDI Inter-club trophy that we won in July. It is a stunning achievement to hold both of the PAGB’s major club trophies at the same time and we are proud of that fact for both our club and our federation.”

Clubs who have not made their membership declaration for 2016!

Please can the following clubs complete their membership declaration for 2016: ALTRINCHAM AND HALE PS ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE P AND I.S BRAMHALL PS BEBINGTON PS BACUP CAMERA CLUB BARROW DIGITAL PC BEACON PHOTOGRAPHIC CLUB CROSBY CC COLNE CC GREAT HARWOOD CC HOYLAKE…

Awards for Photographic Merit Seminar (advisory day)

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The L&CPU mentoring team is running an Awards for Photographic Merit Seminar (advisory day) and mock adjudication at Oldham PS on 4th December 2016 at 10 for 10:30 until about 4 pm. It is suitable for:

The Great Northern Audio Visual Festival 2016

gnfThe Great Northern Audio Visual Festival Weekend takes place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th December at the Hough End Conference Centre just off the end of the M56 and close to the M60 orbital motorway in the south of Manchester.

On the Friday at 7.30pm we are pleased to present ‘An Evening with Ashley Franklin’ .

Ashley’s voice will be instantly recognisable to anyone who attended the Royal Photographic Society’s National Audio Visual Championships in 2015 as he narrated the Introductory Sequence. His voice has also been heard on many well know AV’s.

Brian Magor receives APSA from the President of the PSA

Brian Magor APSA

Brian Magor APSA receiving his award

Brian Magor, MPSA EFIAP/b CPAGB, Secretary of Hoylake Photographic Society, recently travelled to San Antonio in Texas to receive the award of APSA from the President of the PSA, Charlie Burke, for his service and dedication to the Society, including his service as Exhibition Standards Director and First Vice Chair of the Photo Travel Division, as Exhibitions Standards Regional Director for PSA Region 2 – Indian Sub Continent, and as Administrator for Digital Dialogue Study Group 23; for his leadership in, and service to, the Hoylake Photographic Society, including service as Chair of the annual Hoylake International Exhibition; and for his contributions to photography as judge, exhibitor, and presenter.