Cannock PS gets first MPAGB Award

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!  

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Guest Speaker – 31st Mar

Dawn Osborn FRPS EFIAP DPAGB An Evening With Dawn Gentoos porpoising ashore The beautiful Green Silver Lines Moth From Dawn’s website: Since childhood I have been interested in both photography and nature. Inevitably the two interests combined into a passion for nature photography. I became a member of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) in 1989 and earned my Licenciateship in 1990, my Associateship in 1994 and in May 2006 I was awarded a Fellowship, the highest distinction awarded by the Society. Both the Associateship and…

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Guest Speaker – 24th Mar

Robert Rhead LRPS Lonesome Landscape Travels Sadly, due to international work commitments Robert has had to cancel this presentation Perfectly still at Buttermere Beautiful sunrise at Mam Tor in the Peak District From the Leek Photographic Club website: Photographic Bio The smell of photographic developing chemicals are still firm in my memory when my father developed his photographs in the family house attic when I was a child. That early submersion in the photographic world marked my life with a passion that would never leave…

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Award Update for Paul Hassell

Paul’s latest haul includes:   South Birmingham 11 acceptances including “Dedication” was awarded a PAGB Gold “Reg” was awarded a PAGB Bronze “Betrayal” was awarded a PAGB Ribbon   Clay Cross 6 acceptances including “Dedication” Duncan Hill Selectors Medal “The Player” Bill Hall Selectors Medal   Southport 8 acceptances including “The Player” silver medal “Reg” Brian Laws Medal    

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Guest Speaker – 28 Jan

Stuart Crump ARPS DPAGB AFIAP Long Exposure Landscapes From Stuart’s website: I live in Bramcote, Nottingham and to help to improve my photography I joined Beeston Camera Club in 2009. Since joining a Camera Club my photography has progressed rapidly with success in club competitions. Photography qualifications have also happened fairly quickly and I obtained my LRPS in March 2011, CPAGB in April 2012, ARPS in September 2012 and DPAGB in April 2013. I have also had over 400 acceptances in FIAP Salons Internationally and achieved AFIAP…

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