Club Meetings

THE CLUB SEASON IS NOW CLOSED, IT WILL RE-OPEN EARLY SEPTEMBER 2016

The Society meets Thursdays from Sept to May from 8.00pm at:

Mill St Methodist Church
(Next to Instant Print & opposite Morrisons)

Mill Street, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 0DR.

Click here for more information

PAGB Newsletter #165

pagb-logoThis months e-news features our own David Byrne’s MPAGB panel entry. It can be viewed here.

Photofolio in Flash Flood Fill of the Wrong Type!

Flash fills can be useful but not when they are of the weather variety as Smethwick Photo Society found out when they hosted tonight’s Photofolio awards tonight. In an hours sudden downpour up to a foot of water flooded the Old School House and grounds just prior to the meeting which left camera club member stranded in the street wondering whether the the night would be cancelled.

But in true British Spirit of the show must go on the awards were handed out in the bar area to the people that remained and made it through the terrible motorway traffic.

Flooded Street

Flooded Street

 

People Baling Water out of Car

People Baling Water out of Car

 

Flooded Awards Room

Flooded Awards Room

Trans-Atlantic Challenge Win

Cannock CPS won the Trans-Atlantic challenge 541 to CCB 490

Full scores available here

Gold at Alba Open Salon 2016

Paul Hassell has won Gold at the Abla Open with his image ‘Determination‘ following that up with commended for ‘Dedication’ and  ‘The Player‘, in total he received 8 acceptances.

Dedication

Dedication

 

Determination

Determination

 

The Player

The Player

Kim Bowen MPAGB RIP

The sad news that Kim Bowen MPAGB one of the judges at The Robin Hood Open passed away suddenly just after the judging day.

Kim along with her husband Dave who gave CPS a talk last season were long term friends of Cannock and attended the Staffs battles on many occasions over the years. Kim will be sadly missed by the greater photographic family, and our sympathy goes out to Dave and her family.

PAGB Newsletter #164

This months edition of e-news is available herepagb-logo

Robin Hood Open 2016

This year David Byrne achieved 2 Sector’s Medals, Paul Hassell gained 2 Commended awards with Stephen Clifford, John Cartlidge and Paul Sutton gaining acceptances.

Selectors Medal – ‘Near Miss’ by David Byrne

 

Selectors Medal – ‘Arctic Winter Beach’ by David Byrne

 

 

Commended - 'Dedication' by Paul Hassell

Commended – ‘Dedication’ by Paul Hassell

 

Commended - 'Focused' by Paul Hassell

Commended – ‘Focused’ by Paul Hassell

Season 2015/16 DPI Winners

The results are in, well done to this years DPI Competition winners, David Byrne in the Advanced, Richard Morse in the Intermediate and joint winners Lloyd Scott & Paul Sutton in the Creative section.

Full results and placings can be found here.

Results of the Last Round of the DPI Competition

The last round of the DPI competition was held last Night, well done to the winners, Paul Reynolds, Richard Morse, and Neil McGuff.

Click here for full results

Photofolio 2016

Lloyd Scott took the Mono Print Trophy at this years MCPF Photofolio Competition, Paul Hassell gained 2 MCPF Medals and Peter Clark and David Byrne collected Certificates of Merit.

Full results can be found here