Archive for November, 2015

Steve Clifford gains his CPAGB

November 30, 2015

We have great pleasure in announcing Steve has gained his CPAGB Distinction from the PAGB. Well done Steve!  

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Guest Speaker – 10th Dec

November 26, 2015

Andrew Lound The Lost World of the Soho Foundry “Soho Foundry” by Oosoom at en.wikipedia Soho Foundry is a factory created in 1795 by Matthew Boulton and James Watt and their sons Matthew Robinson Boulton and James Watt Jr. at Smethwick for the manufacture of steam engines. Now owned by Avery Weigh-Tronix, it is used for the […]

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Christmas Meal at The Rag – 11th Dec

November 23, 2015

There are still a few places left for the Christmas meal at the Rag on the 11th December. Please let me know if you would like to come along. See the menu attached. The price is £27.95 per person and that includes 3 courses, plus coffee and mince pies plus there’s a free bottle of […]

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Wrekin Arts Gold

November 23, 2015

David Byrne has been awarded the PSA Gold ‘Best in Show’ Medal for his image ‘Preserving the Cod‘ in the Wrekin Arts International Salon, David was also awarded a PAGB Ribbon and the Chairman’s Medal for two others along with 8 acceptances.       David also received a UPI Ribbon in the Smethwick International […]

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Frome Salon National Open Photography Exhibition 2015

November 19, 2015

Congratulations to Paul Hassell who has won a Silver PAGB Medal in their latest salon for his highly successful image ‘Reg‘, Paul also had 8 images accepted into the competition.

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Express & Star Website Article

November 18, 2015

The Express and Star have featured another article on our Annual Competition with more members photos featured, you can see the article here

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Guest Speaker – 19th Nov

November 16, 2015

John Hartshorne LRPS DPAGB BPE3* Old Dog, New Tricks   Acer Glade The Bridge Dodge Truck John has been a member of Aston & Erdington and Smethwick Photographic Societies for many years. He has served on the council of the MPF. He has entered both National & International exhibitions and won many awards. John joined Fotospeed […]

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PAGB Newsletter #149

November 14, 2015

The latest edition of the PAGB Newsletter is available here

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Staffordshire Cup Results

November 12, 2015

Cannock (170 points) came second to Tamworth (175 points) in the Staffordshire Battle on Wednesday 11th November in a very well attended event, for the first time ever it is believed, we had 11 clubs attend the event with some superb images from all that entered. Cannock’s scores are as follows: AUTHOR TITLE SCORE Paul […]

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PAGB Print Cup Success with 4th place

November 10, 2015

Cannock PS came 4th in the country in the PAGB Print Trophy this year, beating local rivals Smethwick in the process for the second competition in row. In addition to that Paul Hassell won both ‘Best Colour Print’ for ‘Simple Life‘ and ‘Best Mono Print’ for ‘The Player‘ in the same competition, no mean feat! Well done Paul. […]

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