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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L&CPU Audio Visual Competition

The L&CPU Audio Visual Competition is to take place at the Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne Street, Wilmslow, SK9 5HD on Saturday 8th February commencing at 10am. The closing date for your entries is Sunday 26th January to allow the judge time to view all the entries and to then write his constructive comments on each sequence. The judge for the competition is Tony

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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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1st Set Subject Competition – Nature

The 1st Set Subject competition of the season on the subject of Nature was held on 21st November and was judged by Peter Guy from Poulton Photographic Society, who is a Nature specialist. Peter took into account the subject matter and composition as well as technical details such as sharpness.  Just as for Landscapes, the lighting of Nature subjects can

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Martin Mere Photo Walk

The second Photo Walk of the season took place on Sunday 24th November. Martin Mere Wildfowl and Wetland Centre was the challenge on this occasion. At this time of the year there is an influx of Whooper swans joining the other wildfowl the reserve supports over winter. Whilst long lenses are ideal, and normally the order of the day at most

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2019 L&CPU Knock-Out Competition

The 2019 L&CPU Knock-out competition was held on 16th November and was won by Warrington PS with a score of 20.  LSAPS scored 15 and placed a very creditable 6th equal out of 30 clubs, a notable improvement on last year.  In the competition, each club enters 5 images which are progressively eliminated in a series of 5 rounds until

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2019 5-Way Battle

The 2019 5-Way Battle between Bispham, Garstang, North Fylde, Poulton and LSAPS was held on Tuesday 12th November, hosted by North Fylde.  The competition involves 15 digital images from each club, and was judged by Lee Sutton from Chorley Photographic Society.  The winners this year were North Fylde, with LSAPS placed in mid table position at 3rd. Congratulations to Martin

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