Category: PAGB Competitions

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.

Wigan 10 win PAGB 20th Inter-club Print Championship

pagb_logo_smallToday the PAGB held it’s 20th Inter-club Print Championship in Ormskirk and I am happy to report that all our L&CPU representatives performed well with Wigan 10 Foto Club finishing worthy winners just ahead of Dumfries. Robert Millin from Wigan 10 said “We are very pleased to have represented the L&CPU bringing home the trophy and adding it to the PAGB PDI Inter-club trophy that we won in July. It is a stunning achievement to hold both of the PAGB’s major club trophies at the same time and we are proud of that fact for both our club and our federation.”

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.”

PAGB win 33rd FIAP Mono Print Biennial – with L&CPU help!

33rd FIAP Mono Print Biennial

33rd FIAP Mono Print Biennial winning entry

The PAGB has won the 33rd FIAP Mono Print Biennial with a selection of sports images – including several from L&CPU members. As yet, no further details are available, we’ll publish them when we get them. In the meantime, click on the photo to see an enlarged version of the winning entry.

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’.

Gordon Jenkins gets front cover of latest issue of PAGB News!!!

Lady with Goose - Gordon-Jenkins

Lady with Goose – Gordon-Jenkins

Former L&CPU President Gordon Jenkins took the Best Portrait Individual Award in the 2016 GB Open Cup last week, and his photo subsequently was chosen for the front cover of e-news – the newsletter of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain issued today.

We’d have liked to include a quote from Gordon, but he’s currently somewhere in South America – a favourite haunt of L&CPU treasurers, I’m told. 😉