Category: External Competitions

L&CPU Success at PAGB Awards Chorley, April 2018

The following candidates were successful at the PAGB Awards Adjudication, representing a 93% pass rate. Congratulations to all the candidates and thanks to our mentors for their hard work. Would all successful candidates please consider letting us have a set…

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.

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.

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.

Wigan 10 win PAGB Annual Inter Club PDI Championship!

PAGB Annual Inter Club PDI Championship

The PAGB held its Annual Inter Club PDI Championship at The University of Warwick on Saturday 16th July. Wigan 10 took first place with Chorley PS in 3rd place. Congratulations and well done to them both. It was an excellent day providing the opportunity to see many stunning images for an audience of some 350 people.

Wigan 10 member Rob Millin said, “Great event with so many fantastic images on display and the L&CPU again shining through……….. !! The PAGB sure know how to run this event and it is with no small thanks to our own Exec members who also work so tirelessly for the PAGB.”

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’.

PAGB call for entries for the 2016 FIAP Mono Print Biennial Comp

PAGB FIAP Mono SelectionThe PAGB will be carrying out a selection process to determine our entry into the FIAP 2016 Monochrome Print Biennial Competition.
This is a themed entry of 10 Images, with no more than one print per
author. As well as selecting from images provided to FIAP as part of Distinction submissions, we would like to invite photographers to submit their best images on a theme.

PAGB GB Cup Success for Chorley

Chorley PS Logo

The PAGB GB Cup Competition was run this weekend in Dumfries. We’re pleased to report that Chorley Photographic Society came joint first in the Nature Section and won the Open Section outright. L&CPU President John Smith said “It is excellent news; Chorley are now one of the top clubs in the country and giving our traditional stars, Wigan 10 FC, some competition. Congratulations to Chorley and to all the L & C clubs who entered.”