PAGB Print Championship 2018

October 2018 saw the annual inter club print championship, again held in Blackburn which made attendance easy for me. To qualify for this event the clubs must finish in the top two of their respective federations or have made the final in the previous year’s competition. My club, Chorley PS qualified by finishing 4th in…

L&CPU ‘Big Day’ Presentation

Recently I was asked to give a presentation to the attendees at the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union’s ‘Big Day’ as part of a series of talks based on the PAGB’s ‘Awards for Photographic Merit’. There were talks on CPAGB, DPAGB and MPAGB showing how people had progressed through their successful journeys to their personal…

Maghull Photo Club Presentation

I was asked to give a talk on ‘My Photographic Journey’ at Maghull PS this week which is a new presentation that I have put together. It was close to a 100 mile round trip but was a most enjoyable evening. I was made to feel very welcome by this small but very friendly society…

L&CPU Results 2017-18

I am very happy again with my ‘Lancashire & Cheshire Annual Photography’ individual results, I managed to be placed 6th in the overall award of Photographer of the Year. This requires a set of 12 prints and 12 digital images in 3 sections; Colour, Mono and Nature. Last year I set myself a target of…

Chorley PS Wins the L&CPU Annuals

Chorley Photo Society has won all three of the categories in the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union’s annual club competition in 2018. There are the usual Colour, Mono and Nature categories and the club finished top of all of them, claiming the overall winner too as a result. As a result, Chorley PS will go…

DPAGB Success

I can proudly state that as a result of an adjudication today in Colchester that I now hold the ‘Distinction’ level of photography in the PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain). This involved creating 15 prints that scored 300 points between them against a standard of ‘Good Exhibition Level Photography’. As a member of the…