L&CPU Knockout results

At the weekend OPS was competing in the L&CPU Knock-out along with 34 other clubs from the union. There were 175 great images shown and Judge Martin Fry did a great job working his way through. OPS came 9th with 13 points which was a very good result as Wigan 10 and Southport …

Landscape Photographer of the Year

It’s always sad to see a great competition end with a controversy and the disqualification of this year’s “Take a View” Landscape Photographer of the Year overall winner is such a sad time. Read the report. The Blog on the subject by Alex Nail which you can read here goes into …

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 …