PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit

L&CPU MENTORING SEMINAR Sunday 28th October 2012 The L&CPU will be running the above Seminar for anyone interested in the PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit (CPAGB, DPAGB, MPAGB). It will be held at Quays Community Centre 233 Thelwall New Road, Latchford Locks, Warrington. WA4 2XT Starts: 10.00 a.m. Admission will …

Royal Photographic Society North Wales Lecture Day

Royal Photographic Society, North Wales Region Present: Edinburgh Four Sandy Cleland FRPS,AFIAP Neil Scott FRPS, DPAGB, EFIAP Richard Bingham ARPS,DAPGB,EFIAP Peter Paterson FRPS,MPAGB,EFIAP At: Craig-y-Don Community Centre, Queens Road, Llandudno, LL30 1TE Sunday 28th October 2012 10.30am to 4.00pm Sandy Cleland has been a member of the Edinburgh Photographic Society …

Summerschools

A big thank you to Gordon Jenkins for his very entertaining and informative beginners’ guide to working with RAW files, presented as the fourth in our series of five August Summerschools last night. So far this year we have covered: Week 1 – Colour theory with Gordon Jenkins. Week 2 …

A Year of Change and Thanks

Hi Folks, Shaun here. I have just got back from Oldham Carnival. This year, the weather was worse but the people were seemingly more cheerful. It was a year ago that I took my first, tentative steps towards photographing people. I was quite shy about it and ended up taking …

Book for Children in Need

The PermaJet Lecturers Book “Visions” for Children in Need will soon be available and is a compilation of images from 21 PermaJet Lecturers all over the UK.  We aim to raise at least £1000 for the BBC Charity “Children in Need”. Anyone interested in buying a book should speak to …

Member Website updates

Both Chris and John have updated their websites to new servers in the last few days. The are now at: johnwiddall.wordpress.com christinewiddall.co.uk We’d be pleased to receive some feedback. Other members: please promote your web sites here. Thanks Chris and John

Edinburgh Salon

We’ve always found Wigan 10 members to be an inspirational and their new girl on the block does not disappoint. KT Allen only started to combine her photography with Photoshop editing just over a year ago and has already taken the photographic community by storm, winning a number of national and international …

About the Blog

Our website comprises a number of static pages that are updated by the webmaster and members of the admin team. Blog basics Blog stands for “weblog” and it is just a diary or series of topics (called posts), each with its own heading…. Mike Lawrence and Christine were the first …

Photographic Alliance of GB Awards for Photographic Merit

Following Oldham PS member Christine Widdall’s success in achieving the MPAGB recently, it was suggested that a Blog on the subject would be appropriate. Photographic Distinctions are nothing new…the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) have a long history of awarding personal distinctions in this vein, the LRPS, ARPS and FRPS. These …

Our Photo Trip to Salford Quays

In Salford Quays did OPS A stately photo shoot decree Where clouds brought forth the drizzle way Through lenses spotted, damp and grey Across the longest day Yes folks, our trip to Salford Quays was… a bit wet. In fact, very wet. Wet in that dull, uninteresting northern drizzle way. No …

Colour Managed Workflow – a Primer

These tutorials are aimed at beginners in making prints. First Steps: Calibrate your monitor – if your monitor is not correct, your prints will probably not be the right colour and your projected images will also not look correct. The club has a Spyder calibrator which you can borrow – …

Results for the L&CPU Annual 2012

Results for the L&CPU Annual 2012 Colour DPI Author Title Score Award Mike Lawrence AFIAP DPAGB Chris 11 Alan Morris The Cyclists 10 Alan Morris Remember When 15 Shaun O Hara Tribal 2 12 Shaun O Hara The Last Ferry 10 Karen Shivas Blue Bikes 8 Karen Shivas Reflections in …