Next Critique Night

It is planned to hold a Critique Night on Tuesday 31st March, starting at 7:30pm.  This will be held On-Line using video-conferencing software.  Anyone looking for a bit of feedback on some images can join in by logging into the website, going to the Club Events page (under Members Only) and booking on. Instructions and a link for the event

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3rd Open PDI Competition

The 3rd Open PDI competition was judged in a closed session by judge Gordon Bartley.  As we missed out on his assessments on the evening, he has very kindly supplied written feedback on each image in addition to the scores.  The scores and comments can be seen in the pdf documents below.  Alternatively the comments can be viewed by launching

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Salford Quays Photowalk

Having postponed the Photo Walk last month due to bad weather it looked more promising this time. However, it was raining when we arrived at Salford Quays for 4:15 pm so a tea or coffee seemed appropriate in the shelter of Lowry Outlet. By the time we had drunk up the rain had passed and stayed away for the rest

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Suspension of all LSAPS club activities

Following UK government advice, all face-to-face LSAPS activities have been suspended for an indefinite period.  To be clear, that means there will be no weekly meetings, critique group meetings, tutorials or club outings until the government tells us it’s safe to resume normal activities, whenever that is. We will stay in touch by newsletter and will seek to organise some

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L&CPU Annual Club Competition

The L&CPU Annual Club PDI and Print competitions were held over the weekend of 7th and 8th March.  LSAPS finished slightly down on last year, coming 10th in the Overall Print Competition and 11th in the Overall PDI competition.  In the Open sections we placed reasonably well, coming 6th in Colour Print, 7th in Mono Print and 7th in Open

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2nd Set Subject Competition – Architecture

The 2nd Set Subject competition of the season on the subject of Architecture was held on 20th February and was judged by Will Stead EFIAP, CPAGB, PSA3 from Chorley Photographic Society. He gave some useful comments such as ensuring that verticals are either parallel or obviously converging to add drama, and to ground the image by showing the base of

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2nd Open PDI Competition

The 2nd Open PDI competition of the season was held on 23rd January, judged by Joan Gauld (CPAGB, ARPS) from Chorley Photographic Society.  Joan had reviewed the images in advance but chose not to mark them until seeing them projected on a large screen.  One aspect that was mentioned was composition, and the need to crop images to remove parts that

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Liverpool Photowalk

On Sunday 19th January, a number of LSAPS members visited Liverpool waterfront on a club organised Photo Walk. The morning started off with a hard frost and clear sky, perfect for a Photo Walk you might think, however appearances can be deceptive.  By the time we set off for Liverpool, patchy fog had started to form. As we gathered in

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2nd Open Print Competition

The 2nd Open Print competition of the season was held on 19th December and was judged by Tillman Kleinhans ARPS AFIAP/s DPAGB BPE4* from St Helens Camera Club.  He had reviewed the prints beforehand and gave a lot of good feedback mainly regarding toning down highlights, cropping to improve composition and even changing heads or eyes if the original subject

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2019 Seaside Invitation

On Thursday 28th November, we welcomed members from Southport Photographic Society for the annual Seaside Invitation competition.  This is a test of strength in depth, as each club enters 20 Prints and 20 PDI’s, with images from 20 different members in each category.  The competition was judged by Keith Barber (CPAGB, LRPS, FISCT) from Swinton Photographic Society, who gave some

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