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Warwick result

Eight members gathered at Warwick University last week to support the Oldham PS entry in the PAGB Interfederation Inter-Club PDI Championship 2010, which we had qualified to enter by beating allcomers in February in the qualifying round. (It’s worth noting here that Wigan 10 did not have to qualify as …

L&CPU results

The L&CPU results were published today on the competitions page of the L&CPU web site… Here are a few highlights/lowlights…. About 58 clubs entered. We had a disappointing placing very near the bottom with only 40 points in General Monochrome Prints. But… We were equal 4th in Natural History Projected …

Another win for OPS!

Tonight, 30th April 2010, we retained the Romily Challenge Cup, having beaten allcomers…the other clubs competing were, Romily, Hyde, Stockport, North Cheshire, Chapel, Davyhulme, Rochdale, Bramhall and Altrincham. The entry consisted of five images from 5 workers and we chose… “Out of Season” by Christine Widdall (20 marks) “Nationalist Youth” …

Results Men vs Women

Well, ladies, we beat them again! Norman Piper was the judge for the winter leg of the men vs Women. Now this is getting to be jus a little bit embarrassing…four matches and four wins for the women! Forgive us for being just a little smug you guys but you …

NCPS

Hi everyone! Its great to see that the club is doing really well. Lets do even better next year. Since I joined the club I think there is alot of talent in our ranks, I know were not as big as some of the other clubs, but I guess we …

Good showing at NCPS

Hi everyone. Last night whilst we were enjoying members’ photos taken with flash, John(W) and Brian (D) did the honourable thing and attended the meeting at North Cheshire PS in Poynton to support our entry in their invitation interclub knockout competition. The judge was Mike McNamee from Birkenhead. John has …

Men vs Women Round Two

Well, the long anticipated return match took place on Thursday 6th November. The judge was first-time visitor to OPS, Helen Smith from Halifax PS. There were some fine images … High scorers were Send in the Clowns by Maureen Glynn (20) Gemini by Maureen Glynn (19) The Witching Hour by …

Exhibitions and Salons

We’ve had a few enquiries from members recently about how to enter salons or how to gain photographic distinctions (letters after your name). I’ve started a new page on the main site with links to the various bodies and I can update that with more information as it is asked …

Battle Victory 23 October against OCC

About 12 members were present at the battle against Oldham Camera Club last Thursday and the rest of our members missed a treat! There were some excellent images on both sides, but there was no doubt that ours had the edge. At half time, after the prints,  the result was …

A Diamond is Forever

A special celebration took place yesterday evening to begin our print battle meeting against Rochdale PS. Member Harold Archer and his wife Joyce (Mum and Dad to me!) were celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary. We showed an AV celebrating their marriage and Kath Clinton presented a lovely bouquet of flowers …

Annual AV competition

Last Thursday’s AV competition night was made a great success by our judge John Smith (the famous alias) from Rochdale. John is well known in the AV world and always gives a positive appraisal of our work. There were only four entries this year, but what a mixture of subject …

Men vs Women

I hear that the men vs women competition was a great success! Wish I could have been there to see us women beat you men…though I must admit it was a close call…just one point in it? Can’t believe that – thought we would have walked it. But there you …