Category: Clubs General

Bill Edwards: Obituary

Everyone was shocked to hear the news of the recent sudden death of Bill Edwards. Bill was a long-time member of Altrincham & Hale P S for over 30 years. During this time, he occupied a number of key positions,…

An announcement: Bill Edwards CPAGB

We regret to announce that Bill Edwards – L&CPU Executive and Altrincham and Hale P.S. club member – passed away suddenly on Tuesday 3rd of October. Bill’s funeral is on Friday 20th at 10.00 am, Manchester Crematorium, Southern Cemetery. Our…

Welcome Evening at the Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group on Friday 15th September

AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS IN YOUR CLUB
We’re a varied lot, us photographers – portrait, landscape, creative…. but we have one thing in common – we’re all after that award-winning image. Then of course there’s the couple in the corner who seem to have a slightly different agenda – you know, the ‘Audio Visual’ workers! Most clubs have one or two AV’ers, often working in semi-isolation. 

This is why in 1993 the Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group was formed where like-minded photographers, with an interest in AV could meet to exchange ideas and expertise. Now 25 years later the Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group is still welcoming new members. 

Robert Vince APAGB DPAGB LRPS RIP

We are sorry to report that Robert Vince of Sandbach Photographic Society passed away on the night of the third of June. As well as being a member of Sandbach, Rob also served in the past on the committee of…

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.

Brian Magor receives APSA from the President of the PSA

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Brian Magor APSA receiving his award

Brian Magor, MPSA EFIAP/b CPAGB, Secretary of Hoylake Photographic Society, recently travelled to San Antonio in Texas to receive the award of APSA from the President of the PSA, Charlie Burke, for his service and dedication to the Society, including his service as Exhibition Standards Director and First Vice Chair of the Photo Travel Division, as Exhibitions Standards Regional Director for PSA Region 2 – Indian Sub Continent, and as Administrator for Digital Dialogue Study Group 23; for his leadership in, and service to, the Hoylake Photographic Society, including service as Chair of the annual Hoylake International Exhibition; and for his contributions to photography as judge, exhibitor, and presenter.

Donald Kitson, of Bacup Camera Club – Obituary

Donald Kitson Entwistle On Wednesday 28th September 2016, Donald peacefully passed away, surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Dearly loved husband of 51 years to Claire, much loved dad and grandad to Kerry and Frank, Joshua, Joseph and Isaac, Trudi and Dermot,…

Award Winners in the Hoylake International Exhibition and ‘Meet and Greet’ evening

Barry Quatermass CPAGB, Trevor Davenport ARPS DPAGB BPE3, Garth Tighe, Paul Higgins, Janet Davies AFIAP GPU-Cr1 CPAGB AWPF BPE2*,

Barry Quatermass CPAGB, Trevor Davenport ARPS DPAGB BPE3, Garth Tighe, Paul Higgins, Janet Davies AFIAP GPU-Cr1 CPAGB AWPF BPE2*

Former and much missed L&CPU committee member Diana Magor sent us this photo which was taken of some of the award winners in the Hoylake International Exhibition who came to their first showing last week. They were presented with their medals and ribbons by L&CPU President Garth Tighe.

Roll of Honour award for Howard Gregory

HG Roll of HonourJohn Smith – Past President of the L&C – presenting the Roll of Honour award for Howard Gregory to Suzanne Gregory.

Howard’s name was added to the L&CPU Roll of Honour at the AGM in February for services to L&CPU clubs in giving talks and demonstrations on all things Audio – Visual and also for being one of the founder members and running the Wilmslow Guild Audio Visual Group for the past 23 years.

Photograph by Jack Heathcote

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From 7th April Crewe PS will be at a new venue, the new LIFESTYLE CENTRE in Crewe centre, just down the road from the club’s old venue, Crewe Library. Address is Moss Square, Crewe, CW1 2BB. See www.crewephotosoc.com