Category: Competitions

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
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)

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.

Annual Individual Competition Results!

Judges - 2017 Annual Individual Competition

Judges – 2017 Annual Individual Competition.  (l-r) Leo Rich, Duncan Hill, Jim Marsden – holding winning prints from Phil Barber and Terry Donnelly.

 

Last weekend, the L&CPU Annual Individual Competition was held at a school in Lowton. Winner of the top award of Photographer of the Year goes to Philip Barber MPAGB BPE5, and the L&CPU Exec congratulate him on his win.

Runners up were two relative unknowns – Adrian Lines MPAGB FBPE ARPS and Christine Widdall MPAGB EFIAP FBPE!

The competition was judged by Leo Rich APAGB, EFIAP/g, ARPS, Duncan Hill MPAGB, EFIAP and Jim Marsden FRPS, APAGB, EFIAP.

Chorley PS take top spot in Annual Clubs Competition!

This afternoon, Chorley PS took top spot in the 2017 Annual Clubs Competition. Joint second place went to the Evolve Group and Warrington PS (who were mentioned many times throughout the competition!).

The entire competition ran rapidly and smoothly, thanks to the software systems produced by Adrian Lines, and the efforts of the ‘back room boys’ under the guidance of competition secretary Bob Robinson.