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…

PAGB Medal

Very pleased to have received this lovely medal from the GB Trophy (2017). Awarded by the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain for the ‘Best Male Portrait’ image which was ‘Ink and Iron’. The image was entered by Chorley PS as part of the club entry.

BPE 4*

Recently I achieved enough acceptances and awards to apply for my BPE4*. The BPE crowns are awarded for amassing points in the British Photographic Exhibitions with 1 point given for each acceptance. Images can be entered in all exhibitions not just the once, so if a good image is created it can score a point…

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…

South Birmingham BPE

Very happy to share my results from the 2018 South Birmingham BPE Exhibition. I seem to be typically achieving around 50% acceptance at the moment in these national exhibitions so was stunned to get my report card showing nine out of ten images accepted – wow 90%. Included in the nine were two Ribbons; a…