Happy new year to everyone, as usual the beginning of the new year is a busy time for External competitions and we have the following coming up for which we’re looking for new material from members. PAGB Cup – DPI Closing date for this competition is the middle of January and we’re looking for new DPI images from members for selection, in particular we’re looking for nature images. We need to submit 15 Open and 15 nature images. Please send images to Steve Clifford –firstname.lastname@example.org and…
Ken Hudson CPAGB BPE2* Who am I to Judge? Mans Best Friend Paws & Stripes a photographic competition judge for local clubs and society’s Ken is a member of Handsworth Photographic Society and a competition judge for local clubs and societies. Ken’s website is at: http://www.b43photography.co.uk/ His Flickr page is at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kfhjewellery/ Ken is also on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/kensphoto
CPS won it’s highest place in the PAGB Print Championships for over 15 years today by becoming runners up to joint first place Dumfries and Stafford Photo Societies, missing out by only one point! Cannock saw off the World Champions Wigan 10 and the Mid Counties big boys Smethwick to take 3rd Place in this historic result for the club. Pictured, JC with the PAGB Silver Medal.
Dave & Kim Bowen “In Pursuit” The Morticians by Dave Bowen The Post Must Get Through by Kim Bowen Dave (MPAGB BPE5* EFIAP) & Kim (MPAGB BPE5* EFIAP) will present “In Pursuit” – a mixture of sport, landscape, nature & people, mainly colour with a little B&W. Dave & Kim are members of Tamworth Photographic society. Dave is sponsored by Pinnacle Papers.
Cannock PS received a total of 15 acceptances at this years salon, with David Byrne getting 5, Carl Mason with 4 and John Cartlidge with 6.
Peter Clark has been busy lately, even suffering broken bones to ensure the next award winning photo is in the bag!(hope you are feeling better Peter!), here’s the long list of awards he’s received recently Bristol Salon (PDI mono) – HM for ‘Frozen Trees‘ Scottish Salon (PDI mono) – FIAP Gold Best Landscape for ‘Frozen Trees‘ Sydney Harbour (PDI colour) – FIAP Bronze for ‘Bison in Thermal Area‘ Hoylake (PDI mono) – HM for ‘Winter Tree‘ GASO – South Georgia Circuit, USA (PDI mono) – HM’s…
Good afternoon, In a few weeks we have the four corners challenge, however due to unforeseen circumstances two clubs have dropped out and in order to keep the competition going we will be having a friendly two way competition. We have decided to exchange 50 images so I would like to use 50 images from 50 authors if possible. so, can you all please send me at least one PDI image by e-mail as soon as possible. it doesn’t have to be one that’s done well in club comps, just ne that…
Well done to all who entered, and especially the winners including Paul Hassell for best mono portrait. Paul Hassell Won Best Mono Portrait for Vic Evans the Jazzman. MCPF Ribbons Carl Mason – Little Miss Carl Mason – The Country Seat Paul Hassell – Determination Lloyd Scott – The Darkness Highly Commended Paul Hassell – A Simple life Paul Hassell – The Shadow Boxer Paul Hassell – Endurance Paul Reynolds – Georgetown Marketeer Full results here
Cannock once again gets a by to next years PAGB DPI finals at Warwick with an impressive 7th placed finish just ahead of Rolls Royce Derby, full scores and placings are available here
David Byrne’s ‘Round the Bend’ has won it’s first medal, a Gold Fiap in ROCK 2013, it also won several HM’s including a UPI HM in the same circuit along with a HM for ‘Shipwreck’