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PAGB win 33rd FIAP Mono Print Biennial – with L&CPU help!

33rd FIAP Mono Print Biennial

33rd FIAP Mono Print Biennial winning entry

The PAGB has won the 33rd FIAP Mono Print Biennial with a selection of sports images – including several from L&CPU members. As yet, no further details are available, we’ll publish them when we get them. In the meantime, click on the photo to see an enlarged version of the winning entry.

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’.

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*.

No print folio – no disk!

Please note that clubs declining the print folios will NOT receive a disc containing a copy of the prints, but they will receive a copy of the PDIs on a disc. Bill Edwards Folio Secretary.