Category: L&CPU Competitions

Annual Club Competition 2017 – Rules, Drop-off points

Annual Club Print and PDI Competitions are to be held over the weekend of 4th 5th March 2017.

The venue for this year’s competition is Lowton High School, Lowton.

This event will be open for all your club members to view the judging and join in the excitement on both days.

Prints entries, for your convenience can be handed-in on the morning of the first day of competition and then collected after Judging on the second day.

Download the 2017 Club Annual Competition Rules 

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 Adopt New Standard Resolution

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You are probably aware that the PAGB have taken a decision to adopt a new standard resolution of 1600pixel by 1200 pixel for images entered into competition from July 2017.

At a recent L&CPU, executive committee meeting it was decided that we should also adopt and phase in this new resolution beginning with the next Annual Club Competition in March 2017.

We will continue to accept the 1400 x1050 format in L&CPU Competitions, along with smaller image sizes.  However, we strongly suggest that you do not submit image sizes smaller than 1400 x 1050, as they will be significantly smaller when projected onto the screen.

This proposed move however does not mean your club need to upgrade your projector, as the increase in pixel size is only a requirement of entry into L&CPU & PAGB competitions.

Further reading on this subject can be seen in the PAGB e-news issues 161 extra April2016 and 169 August 2016.

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.

Results – Annual Club Competitions 2016

The 2016 Annual Club Competitions were held over two days at Lowton Church of England High School Newton Road, Lowton. The photographs were judged by Simon Allen MPAGB EFIAP, Anne Greiner MPAGB, Rod Wheelans, MPAGB, Hon PAGB, MFIAP, FRPS. Day one – the…

Annual Club Competition Day 1 – Chorley Leads!

Chorley PS use German tourist tactics to secure the best seats!

Chorley PS use German tourist tactics to secure the best seats!

Today was the first day of the Annual Club Print & Projected Image Competition 2016. By the end of day, Chorley Photographic Society were at the top of the table, leading rival club Wigan 10 by 12 points. Chorley have 323 points, with Wigan 10 on 311, and Alsager CC on 288.

Chorley began the day with a covert operation to secure the best seats, placing their scarves on them, before retiring to the cafe until the hall was officially opened!

Competition Announcement: Annual Club Print & Projected Image Competition 2016

27th February and 28th February 2016 Lowton Church of England High School Newton Road, Lowton, WA3 1DU Rules and Guidelines – pdf download Drop off points: Bob Robinson 5,Laburnum Grove, Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 8PL 0161 790 1102 Norman Thompson 136,…