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L&CPU Annual Club Print and PDI Competitions

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
Warrington Road
Culcheth
Warrington
WA3 5HH

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)

Brigid Wall RIP

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…

The 23rd Great Northern Festival

The 23rd Great Northern Festival was another ‘great’ weekend with a record number of entries and attendance, we hope that all those of you who were present enjoyed your time there.

Photo by Ian Bennett

Photo by Ian Bennett

Friday evening saw a presentation by Liam Sanderson, head of Film and Media Studies at the Wales High School near Sheffield. His presentation was both enjoyable and enlightening, showing the amazing progression from the students’ first attempts at film making to the world wide award winning productions produced later in their studies.

PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit – L&CPU Candidates’ results

Successful candidates at the PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit Adjudications at Colchester, November 2017 were: CREDIT PRINT level Will Stead – Chorley PS (see Will’s panel here) CREDIT PDI level John Earnshaw – Sale PS Charles Farnell – Birkenhead PA DISTINCTION PRINT level Steve Proctor – Ribblesdale…

Ian Whiston at the North Cheshire Photographic Society

Ian Whiston at NCPS

Ian Whiston at NCPS

Ian Whiston will be talking to the NCPS on Tuesday 21st of November.

From Crewe Photographic Society, Ian has had a rapid rise through the awards schemes, now boasting an impressive set of letters!

As well as judging nationally and internationally, he is a well-respected safari guide and expert and is always happy to pass on his knowledge and experience.

The PAGB 21st Inter – Club Print Championship

The 21st PAGB Inter-Club Print Championship was held on the 29th of October 2017 at Croston Theatre, Blackburn.

The Judges were:

  • David Lowe   DPAGB, ARPS, – MCPF
  • Paul Stanley  FIPF, EFIAP/b, ESFIAP- IPF
  • Colin Westgate  MPAGB, MFIAP, FRPS, APAGB –KCPA

Annual Inter-club Print Battle at Chester PS

Adrian Lines presenting the Inter-Club Trophy to Chester’s Mike Coe

Adrian Lines presenting the Inter-Club Trophy to Chester’s Mike Coe

The Annual Print Battle between fourteen photographic clubs was held at Chester’s Grosvenor Museum on Tues 31st October. The judge for the evening was Adrian Lines, and participating clubs were: 

Bill Edwards: Obituary

Everyone was shocked to hear the news of the recent sudden death of Bill Edwards. Bill was a long-time member of Altrincham & Hale P S for over 30 years. During this time, he occupied a number of key positions,…