Fairhaven Photography Workshop

The Society is working in partnership with Fylde Borough Council on a photographic competition to celebrate the start of the National Lottery Heritage Funded Fairhaven Lake restoration project. As part of this, a few members of the society helped run a photography workshop aimed at encouraging people to get their cameras out of Auto mode and start to explore the

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Triptych Competition

The Triptych print competition was held on Thursday 18th April, judged by Harry Emmett from Accrington. Harry made a few points about the way that a Triptych should be viewed as a set, which means the layout, mounting and sequence of images in the set must be considered as well as the content of each image. He thought that some

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Graham Brodie Photoshoot

Throughout the photoshoot, Graham offered some shooting advice, came up with ideas for poses and locations and always ensured he made eye contact with each photographer in turn. A few images taken on the day are shown below, but the shoot gave a good stock of characters for further development of the images. Graham Brodie Photoshoot Please click on an

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Light Trails At Treales

A small group of LSAPS photographers from the Tutorial Group visited a bridge over the M55 on Wednesday evening to photograph light trails. Mainly an exercise in choosing the right shutter speed, whilst controlling the exposure with aperture and ISO settings. When we got fed up with that, we made a quick retreat to the nearest pub.

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North Cheshire Challenge

In the Print competition, LSAPS came 5th equal out of 17 clubs, whilst in the PDI competition, LSAPS placed 6th out of 19. Both competitions were won by Chorley PS, however LSAPS scored a notable success when Winter Woollies by Gordon Watson was placed in overall 1st place in the PDI knock-out competition.

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L&CPU Annual Club Competition

The L&CPU Annual Club PDI and Print competitions were held over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd March.  LSAPS did very well finishing in the top ten in both competitions. In the PDI competition we finished in 8th place out of 38 participating clubs, 10 positions higher than last year. We placed 7th in the Open section and 9th in the Nature section. The winners

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2nd Open Print Competition

The 2nd Open Print competition of the season was held on 24th January. The featured image for this competition is Swan Feathers by David Foreman which scored 20pts in the Intermediate Group. Full details and an image gallery are available at the 2nd Open Print Competition Page.

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The Seaside Invitation

The Seaside Invitation is an annual inter-club competition between LSAPS and Southport Photographic Society.  The competition consists of 20 Prints and 20 PDI’s, where each set must be produced by 20 different authors.  This year the competition was hosted by Southport on 10th December. and judged by Jane Lines. After the Print competition, Southport were slightly ahead by 5 points,

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L&CPU Knock-Out Competition

The L&CPU Knock-Out competition was held on 17th November at Poynton Civic Hall.  The competition was won by Poulton-le-Fylde with 16 points, whilst LSAPS finished in joint 14th place with 11 points.  Congratulations to Carol Watson, whose View from the Jetty made it to round 5.

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