Category: Competitions

2018 L&CPU Annual Individual Competition

Over the weekend of 19th/20th May, we will be judging The L&CPU Annual Individual Print and Projected Image and Young Photographer of the Year Competitions. Competition  Rules and entry information can be found here. Can you please circulate this information…

2018 AV Competition Results

Mike Pill - Jackass and 3rd Place and Ron Davies - 1st Place

Mike Pill – Jackass and 3rd Place and Ron Davies – 1st Place

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 event was hosted by Wilmslow Guild AV Group in association with the Great Northern AV Group.

L&CPU Audio Visual Competition

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

2018 GB Cup Results

Open Section

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. 

Nature 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.

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

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)

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.

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

GB Trophies (Prints) 2017

The GB Trophies for Prints are held each November. Every Club may enter directly, without any pre-qualification. Clubs may enter the Open Trophy, and may also enter the Nature Trophy. Awards are made to the winning Clubs. A number of awards are declared for individual images. A significant selection of prints are placed in albums for display at PAGB events.

Read more on the PAGB web site.