Salford Quays Photo Walk

The walk took place on Saturday afternoon 15th January. A clear blue sky and bright sunshine greeted us as we arrived at Salford Quays, however there was a distinct chill in the air. We quickly set about the task of seeking out interesting images. There was little breeze, so we were able to capture some nice reflections in the water. Sunset,

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2nd Open Print Competition (2021/22)

Lower Sweden Bridge By Tim Amphlett The 2nd Open Print Competition of the 2021/2 season was judged on 16th December by George Steele (CPAGB, LRPS, BPE2*) from Bury PS. George also had the task of selecting the Christmas Hat and Jumper winners. Congratulations to Carol and Kuli, who scored 20pts in the Advanced Group, and to Tim Amphlett whose image

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Christmas Hats And Jumpers

At the meeting on Thursday 16th Dec, members were encouraged to turn up in their best Christmas jumper or hat, with prizes for the best outfits. Well done to Margaret Broughton and Peter Cotton, who won the Lady’s and Men’s Hat competition, and to Sheila Giles and Mike Halstead, who won the Lady’s and Men’s jumper competition. Hat Winners –

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The 2021 Seaside Invitation

The Seaside Invitation competition against Southport PS was held on Thursday 9th December, hosted by LSAPS. The competition was judged by Adrian Lines (MPAGB, AFBPE, AFIAP) who provided a number of feedback points such as cropping to either give space to the subject or cropping close to create some tension, and attention to small points of detail like highlights, distracting

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2021 5-Way Battle

The 2021 5-Way Battle was held on Tuesday 23rd November, hosted by Garstang PS on Zoom. The competition involves LSAPS, Poulton, Bispham, Garstang and North Fylde, with 15 images being entered from each club. Judge for the evening was Erica Oram from Sheffield, who judged our Photoshow a couple of years ago. Erica provided good detailed critique of each image

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Photoshow And Season Awards

Awards Certificates from the 2020/21 Season and Photowshow 2021 were handed out by president Daryl Giles over a series of evenings. Well done to all awarded members, but in particular to Carol Watson who won both the Print and Digital Photographer of the Year.   There were two additional awards, presented to Peter Cotton who received a Commended Award in

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Rivington Photowalk

The Photo Walk to Rivington Terraced Gardens took place on Sunday 21st November. Winter certainly felt to be in air as we set about walking to the terraced gardens in bright sunshine under clear skies. We gathered for a group photo under the seven-arch bridge before crossing the bridge and climbing the steps to the Italian Lake. To my surprise the

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1st Set Subject Competition (2021/22) – Numbers

Chevvy by Stuart Cahill The 1st Set Subject Competition of the 2021/2 season on the subject ‘Something With A Number On It’ was judged on 18th November by Jim Cunningham (CPAGB) from Blackburn Photographic Society. There were a lot of images to get through, so Jim’s comments were of necessity short and to the point, but he did mention several

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2021 L&CPU Knock-Out Competition

The 2021 L&CPU Knock-Out competition was held on Saturday13th November, judged by John Cartlidge APAGB, EFIAP/p, BPE5* from the Midland Counties Photographic Federation. 41 clubs entered, with 4 images from each club. Images are progressively knocked out in a series of rounds, until only a handful are left, at which point the judge selects his overall winner. Scores are awarded

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