2024 Dublin Inter-Club Competition

The inter-Club competition against Dublin CC was held on Tuesday 30th April on Zoom, hosted by Dublin. The competition originated when one of the Dublin members was asked to judge our Photoshow 3 years ago, and consists of 25 images from each club, all by different members. The judge for the competition was Rory O’Connor (FIPF, AFIAP) from the Blarney Photography

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2nd Open PDI Competition (2023/24)

The delayed 2nd Open PDI competition of the season was judged on 4th April by Eddie Leach (DPAGB) from Oldham PS. Eddie raised a distinction between images that were suitable for competition and those that were primarily a record for the photographer’s own personal use.  The top scoring images are listed below. The featured image for this competition is Redshank

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3rd Open PDI Competition (2023/24)

The 3rd Open PDI competition of the season was judged on 21st March by Steve Proctor (EPAGB, BPE5, PPSA) from Chorley PS. Steve spent a bit of extra time commenting on the Beginners section which meant it was quite a long night with a total of 89 entries to get through. The top scoring images are listed below. The featured

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2024 L&CPU Annual Club Competition

The annual L&CPU Club competition was held on the 2nd and 3rd of March. The PDI competition involves 24 images from each club – 16 in Open (Colour or Mono) and 8 in Nature, whilst the Print Competition again involves 24 images, but this time 8 in Open Colour, 8 in Mono and 8 in Nature. Each image is judged

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2nd Set Subject Competition (2023/24) – Triptych

The second Set Subject Competition – a Triptych Print competition  – was held on 15th Feb, judged by John Riley from Tyldesley, Manchester. John is a semi-retired freelance photographer who provided quite short, but entertaining comments on the entries. One particular theme was that he was looking at how the images fitted together and even small details like the alignment

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2nd Open Print Competition (2023/24)

The second Open Print competition of the season was judged on 21st December by Ian Whiston (DPAGB, EFIAP/p, FBPE, EPSA, Hon LCPU) from Crewe Photographic Society. Ian provided a brief and concise critique of each image, often commenting on the sharpness and point of focus. As it was close to Christmas, he was also rather generous with his scoring, holding

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2023 Seaside Invitation

The annual Seaside Invitation competition against Southport PS was held on Thursday 7th December, hosted by LSAPS. The competition was judged by James Hardy (CPAGB, LRPS, AFIAP) who gave a quick but concise judging of each image. At the end of the first Print round, LSAPS were trailing by 10pts, but unfortunately dropped a further 27pts back in the PDI

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2023 L&CPU Knock-Out Competition

The annual L&CPU Knock-Out competition was held on 18th November at the Elmbank Conference Centre in Eccles, judged by Simon Allen MPAGB, APAGB, EFIAP from the Scottish Federation. Each club entered 8 images, however as 40 clubs took part, the number of images entered into the judging was reduced to just 4 images per club, giving 160 images to be

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1st Set Subject Competition (2023/24) – Knock Out

The first Set Subject competition of the season was judged on 16th Nov by Martin Pickles of North Cheshire Photographic Society. The competition was in the form of a Knock-Out and Martin gradually whittled down the entry in a series of rounds, explaining why each image was eliminated. By the last round, with only 5 images remaining, Martin then chose

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