Member Awards

David Byrne Gains BPE 5* Award

Posted by on March 8, 2017 at 1:31 pm

David Byrne has received his ribbon for the BPE 5* award this morning, he needed 300 acceptances in BPE exhibitions to qualify, ABPE is the next award available.

Midphot Results

Posted by on March 7, 2017 at 6:10 pm

The results are in from this years Midphot competition and can be seen below Well done to Steve Clifford and David Byrne for winning awards this year.  

PAGB Newsletter #177

Posted by on December 14, 2016 at 1:39 pm

The latest edition of the PAGB Newsletter is available here with a mention for CPS member Paul Hassell on gaining his MPAGB Distinction.

PAGB Newsletter #176 featuring Cannock PS member David Byrne

Posted by on November 30, 2016 at 3:15 pm

The latest edition of the PAGB Newsletter is available here and has a feature on one of our members David Byrne together with his father Philip Byrne (Stafford PS) Also and ‘PAGB Cup Special‘ Newsletter is available here

PAGB Print Cup

Posted by on November 24, 2016 at 11:59 pm

CPS finished 8th this year in the Print Cup run by the PAGB we also had ‘Best Sports Image’ awarded to David Byrne with his image ‘Near Miss‘  

National Print Championships

Posted by on November 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Cannock PS had a great championships this year finishing joint 3rd in the first round to go through automatically to next years finals without the need for pre-qualification. We finished 8th in the end out of a possible 38 clubs who attended and over 1000+ clubs who were eligible to enter the competition, so no […]

Midland Salon Results

Posted by on July 12, 2016 at 2:43 pm

Paul Hassell did very well at this years Midlands Salon with 12 acceptances including the following awards: “Child Bride” was awarded a PSA Gold “Olympian Daniel Carrol” was awarded a UPI Gold “After the Cutain Falls” was awarded a PAGB Silver “Christine Onuora” was awarded a MCPF Ribbon “Brothers” was awarded a MCPF Ribbon “My […]


Posted by on July 2, 2016 at 8:42 pm

Well done to the Overall Individual Winner of the Gold Medal Paul Hassell for his image ‘Reg‘ The full results can be found here   Also images were used by the MCPF by the following authors. John Cartlidge Steve Clifford Paul Hassell Carl Mason Lloyd Scott David Byrne

Photofolio in Flash Flood Fill of the Wrong Type!

Posted by on June 8, 2016 at 10:27 pm

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 […]

Gold at Alba Open Salon 2016

Posted by on June 2, 2016 at 9:26 am

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.