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Masters of Print at Wilkinson Cameras

PAGB President Gordon Jenkins and Wilkinson Cameras MD David Parkinson at the official opening of the Masters of Print Exhibition at Wilkinson Cameras on Friday 8th March.
PAGB President Gordon Jenkins and Wilkinson Cameras MD David Parkinson at the official opening of the Masters of Print Exhibition at Wilkinson Cameras on Friday 8th March.
Currently, Wilkinson Cameras are hosting the PAGB ‘Masters of Print’ exhibition at their Liverpool Bold Street branch.
 
The offer to show the exhibition there was made by Wilkinson’s MD, David Parkinson. When he heard the prints would end up in storage for the rest of the year, he kindly volunteered to show them at Liverpool.
 
The official opening was held on the 8th of March, and was attended by members of the L&CPU committee, local photographers, and Gordon Jenkins in his capacity of President of the PAGB.
 
The exhibition is on until the 27th of March, I thoroughly recommend you go and see it. – Ian Aldcroft ARPS, President of the L&CPU
Vic Pigula entertaining visitors at the opening of the Masters of Print Exhibition opening
Vic Pigula entertaining visitors at the opening of the Masters of Print Exhibition opening

2018 AV Competition Results

Mike Pill - Jackass and 3rd Place and Ron Davies - 1st Place

Mike Pill – Jackass and 3rd Place and Ron Davies – 1st Place

Congratulations go to Ron Davies of Swinton and District CC for 1st place in the L&CPU Audio Visual Competition. He also came first in the audience vote. Congratulations also go to Mike Pill of Heswall PS, who was awarded the Jackass Trophy for ‘Beamish’.

The event was hosted by Wilmslow Guild AV Group in association with the Great Northern AV Group.

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

Chorley PS Launches Photography YouTube Channel

Chorley PS has launched a YouTube channel to help its members progress. With new videos every week, the channel contains content on many aspects of photography and club life – from how to focus stack a landscape through to how to prepare images for club competitions.

The channel can be found here. We ask all those interested to engage in comments and subscribe to the channel.

Will Stead 
President, Chorley Photographic Society

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)

Brigid Wall RIP

The L&CPU committee were saddened to hear of the death of Brigid Wall, the Grange Photographic Society Treasurer, on Christmas Day.   Fellow club member Lee Kitchingman writes: She was a long standing member of the Society, and held the…

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.

PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit – L&CPU Candidates’ results

Successful candidates at the PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit Adjudications at Colchester, November 2017 were: CREDIT PRINT level Will Stead – Chorley PS (see Will’s panel here) CREDIT PDI level John Earnshaw – Sale PS Charles Farnell – Birkenhead PA DISTINCTION PRINT level Steve Proctor – Ribblesdale…