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Success in L&CPU Annual Competitions

The Lancashire and Cheshire Annual Competitions for Individuals are in and Oldham PS members did very well – with every member who entered scoring some high marks. The overall rankings were as follows: Digital Photographer of the Year: 3rd: Eddie Leach 7th: Christine Widdall 16th: Barry Barnes 46th: Jen Barnes …

New Nature Photography Rules

The following bulleted paragraphs detail the new definition of nature photography, which has been adopted by the PSA (Photographic Society of America), the PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain), the RPS (Royal Photographic Society) and Le FIAP (Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique). The effect of standardising the definition will enable …

L&CPU Results

Hi everyone The L&CPU have posted the Annual Competition results on the web site. We didn’t enter prints this time, but we came a very creditable equal third in colour DPIs and 9th in Mono DPIs. Our position in nature was affected by not having enough entrants for a complete …

Inter-Club PDI Championship

Hi Folks, Shaun here. It’s really not that long until the PAGB projected image competition. This year, it is on Saturday 14th July. It is on at the University of Warwick (which is not in Warwick but near Coventry). This is a great day out and gives you the opportunity …

Results from the Multi Club Battle at Romily

Brian Dennett attended the Romily interclub competition on our behalf and cheered us on to a third pace with the following marks in the digitally projected competition: Leda and the Swan (Christine Widdall) 20 My Precious (Christine Widdall) 19 The Cyclists (Alan Morris) 19 Rachael (Larry Wright) 17 Charles Bridge …

Competition

This week we are trying a new internal comp to replace the Boys vs Girls. We have drawn names from a hat (bin really as I didn’t take my hat) and formed two teams: The Misfits – Selected by Larry Wright Larry Wright Harold Archer Alan Morris Christine Widdall David …

L&CPU Results

Here are the results in the various section of the L&CPU Annual Competition. This is the comp that decides which images go into the Exhibition and Folios and also from which the L&CPU choose their PAGB entry. The scores were by three judges and are out of a maximum of …

Ted Coleman Cup

Oldham PS took part in the Ted Coleman Cup at Rochdale & District CC and was attended by 5 members, on Tuesday 24th May. The event was well attended by 14 clubs…in fact the room was so full that I doubt anyone else could have been squeezed in there! How …

The Three Judges System

A topic that we discussed at the last OPS Council meeting was the thorny subject of judging! This year, for the second time, we had the annual competitions judged by a team of three judges (Ian Aldcroft, Gordon Jenkins and Dianne Owen). The scoring machine Also this year, we used …

North Cheshire Challenge Trophy

More results in this morning. Last Thursday, whilst OPS members were being treated to a showing of Adrian Lines’ prints, we were also entered into the North Cheshire Challenge Trophy. This was run as part of their Exhibition week and was judged by Mike McNamee from Birkenhead. The brief was …

Great News! PAGB Great British Cup results are in

…and Oldham PS did rather well, coming 3rd overall with 120 points. We had entered the small clubs section. Launceston in Western Counties Photographic Federation were first with 125 points, Tamworth in Midland Counties Photographic Federation were second with 124 points and Oldham PS received 120 points. The competition was …

Our PAGB GB Cup Entry

We are entering the GB Cup again this year – a competition for all UK clubs to pit their strongest images against each other. Mike and Brian collected together all the images from club competitions last year and Brian made his final choices as External Competition Secretary. The entry comprises …