Category: Club News

Chester PS continuing on Zoom

Chester PS are continuing to hold meetings online using zoom on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. Guests are welcome to book tickets for individual events via Eventbrite for £3 and links can be found on the Programme page of our website www.chesterps.org. The 2021-22 season resumes on Tuesday 7th September with David Garthwaite explaining his workflow for creating Fine Art Images. On 14th Sept we have African Wildlife with Alison Mees and October brings lots of creativity with John Bermingham’s Conceptual Photography, Colin Harrison and Elizabeth Lazenby. Visit the website for the full programme and more details.

OLDHAM MONOCHROME PDI COMPETITION 2021

“Sidecar No 3” by Martin Malies of South Manchester C.C. Winner of Best Print in the 2019 Mono Print Comp

Last year Oldham Camera Club cancelled it’s Monochrome Print Comp due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
This year we are holding a Monochrome PDI Comp via Zooom rather than a print comp and all L&CPU clubs
are invited to enter. Please let us know to the email below by Friday 10th September if you intend to compete.
ian.greenhalgh6@outlook.com
That way we can estimate the number of PDIs needed per club for the night. At the moment it is
7 PDIs from a minimum of 3 workers, full set of rules will be sent out with entry form.

KEY DATES:
CONFIRMATION INTEND TO ENTER BY:FRIDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER
CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER
COMPETITION DATE:THURSDAY 7TH OCTOBER (via Zoom)

Lytham St Annes Virtual Photoshow

“Once again due to the Covid situation The Lytham St Annes Photographic Society has been compelled to abandon its physical Photoshow but we are delighted to invite you to visit our Virtual Photoshow instead.

There was a limited print entry and members were asked to supply prints as unmounted A4s. These were judged by Rod Wheelans MPAGB, MFIAP, FRPS, FIPF, HonPAGB, HonSPF  from the Dumfries Camera Club and he made 35 awards from the 88 submitted prints.

Digital copies of all 88 prints are presented in the virtual show.

Pauric McGroder ARPS, AIPPVA, FIPF of the Dublin Camera Club judged our Digital Sections and he made 37 awards from the 227 PDIs. All the 227 images are presented in the virtual show.

Both the prints and the PDIs were competitively entered into the usual five categories of Mono, Nature, Open, Portraits (People) and Scapes.

The Virtual Photoshow is available to view now at www.lsaps.org.uk – simply scroll down the page and click on “To the Photoshow Galleries”.

Please feel free to visit as often as you like – the link will be active until at least the end of September – and feel free to share the link with your friends and colleagues.

HEBDEN BRIDGE CAMERA CLUB ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2021

This year’s Hebden Bridge Camera Club Exhibition will be taking place at the Town Hall – all being well and restrictions allowing. The exhibition, which is a showcase for the work of all our members, will be open 10am – 4pm…

Nantwich Camera Club Photographic Exhibition

A Photographic Exhibition featuring recent work by members of Nantwich Camera Club has opened at Nantwich Museum to run until Saturday 17 July 2021, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Because of the pandemic, initially the Museum will only be open to…

Ormskirk CC present Sean Conboy

Ormskirk CC are welcoming Sean Conboy to the club on Thursday 15th April 2021. Sean is known internationally for his architectural photography and, more locally, for his work as the official photographer at the Blackpool Grand Theatre, where several members…

Ormskirk CC present ‘The Exhibitionists’ – by Barbie Lindsey

Ormskirk Camera Club are welcoming Barbie Lindsey for a return visit, this time accompanied by her husband Rusty, with their talk ‘The Exhibitionists’. The club thoroughly enjoyed Barbie’s talk in September 2020 and are looking forward to seeing some of…

NCPS presents ‘Transitions’ – Paul Gallagher

North Cheshire Photographic Society welcomes Paul Gallagher to speak on the 6th April.  The title of the talk is ‘Transitions’.  Paul will be sharing his experiences of moving from 5×4 film to an entirely digital workflow and the pleasures it…

Ormskirk CC present Brian Law ARPS CPAGB – ‘Realising Your Potential’

On Thursday 1st April 2021, Ormskirk Camera Club are welcoming Brian Law ARPS CPAGB with his talk ‘Realising Your Potential’. Brian has been influenced by painters, particularly the Symbolists and Expressionists and also the Pictorialist photographers of the late nineteenth and…

Frodsham & District PS present ‘History Recoloured’ with Richard O’Brien

Richard is a Yorkshire-based Adobe Certified Photoshop Expert who will explain his start-to-finish process for restoring historical photographs using Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. He will demystify scanning, retouching, repairing and colouring treasured images. No prior knowledge of these techniques…