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‘
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 mean feat!! Well done all! Also our member David Byrne was also awarded 2 personal awards for his images, ‘White Smoke‘ and ‘Old Bothy‘ used in the competition.
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 Wardrobe” was awarded a MCPF Ribbon David Byrne also received an MCPF Medal for ‘Ruined Barracks’ and a FIAP Ribbon and MCPF Ribbon.
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
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…
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.
Congratulations to the winners of this years print competition! Advanced Mono Print Champion Paul Hassell Advanced Colour Print Champion David Byrne Intermediate Mono Print Champion Jann Wassell Intermediate Colour Print Champion Scott Lloyd Full results for the last round can be found here The final standings for the year can be found here
In the Landscape/Seascape themed section of the Nowegian Salon Peter Clark has had three acceptances plus 2 awards ‘Sunset over Black Church Budir’ Lofoten Exhibition Silver Medal ‘Heavenly Light’ BOFK Gold Medal Chairman’s Choice
David Byrne gained his MPAGB Award at the latest adjudications in Gateshead on Sunday 24th April. This is the highest award the PAGB give and only around 225 people hold the award to date. David submitted 20 prints which 6 judges awarded marks out of 5, the pass rate was 22.5 out of a possible 30, 450 in total. David scored 465 to join an very small group of photographers, including just 16 from the MCPF. Well done Dave!
Basingstoke 2016 Awards Paul Hassell 10 acceptances Chrissie Westgate’s award for “Determination’ ‘Brothers” silver medal “A Child Bride” commended Steve Clifford Selectors Medal for ‘Grandad’s Pride’