Lady Doreen Pollock RIP

Lady Doreen Pollock FRPS MPAGB FRSA EFIAP It is with the greatest sadness that Sir George has to tell you that Doreen died on 16th October 2012, aged 95, very peacefully, with her family at her side. The Funeral took place at Haycombe Crematorium, Bath on 24 Oct. Her ashes were subsequently interred, next to her parents, in the cemetery of St Michael’s Church, Mickleham, Surrey, where she and George were married in 1951. More can be found in this special PAGB Newsletter

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Solihull Salon Announcement

After 35 years of successful Open Photographic Exhibitions, Solihull Photographic Society (SPS) is now going fully automated with on line entry and image handling. However in order to allow time to install and prove the required new software the Exhibition dates have been postponed until later in 2013. Entrants will be able to upload dpi entries directly and also enter all print details. This should facilitate entry and of course save on postage, at least for dpi entries. There will still be a printed catalogue…

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Peter Hanysz RIP

All members of the club were shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the recent death of Peter Hanysz. Pete was a member of the club for a number of years, holding the post of Press Secretary since 2009. He and Sue were also well known as our unofficial deputy catering managers, a role that brought many a smile to our members lips. Pete’s interest in photography goes back many years and he has been successful in club competitions and various forums. His style was quite subtle and gently…

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Chairman’s Message

We are shocked and saddened to announce that Pete Haynsz died last week after a short illness. Pete was a great club member and he will be much missed by all of us. He has done a lot for our Club, both as Press Secretary over the past couple of years, and also with his wife, Sue, as our stand-in Caterers for when John Gomery cannot attend the club and they have carried out the kitchen duties and provided the lovely bread pudding. Our thoughts…

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