1st Open Digital Competition (2019/20)

The 1st Open Digital competition of the season was held on 31st October, judged by Bob Dennis APAGB CPAGB AFIAP BPE4 from Bebington Photographic Society.  He had reviewed the images before the evening and gave some feedback on composition and cropping, making particular points about leading lines to actually lead to a focal point, and avoiding bright highlights that might distract

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Graham Brodie Photoshoot

On Sunday 27th October, a group of LSAPS members had a Photoshoot with Graham Brodie (AKA Graham Currey).  The photoshoot started at Lytham Hall with Graham dressing as a Peaky Blinder, a 1940’s Detective a Victorian Sweep and Poldark, then we moved to the sand dunes close to Fairhaven for a shoot with Graham as an American paratrooper. Graham always gives

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2019 L&CPU Novice Cup

The L&CPU Novice Cup was held on Sunday 20th October at Elm Bank Conference Hall in Eccles.  This is a competition that is open to club members who do not have any photographic distinctions. In addition to the competition there were talks from several well known photographers from the L&CPU area. The overall competition was won by The Evolve Group

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Kirkby Lonsdale Photo Walk

The first Photo Walk of the season took place on Saturday 12 October at Kirkby Lonsdale. The River Lune was fast flowing beneath Devil’s Bridge following the heavy rain of the last few weeks. Fortunately we benefited from a break in the weather and even enjoyed some sunshine. We spread out either side of the bridge and got to work

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1st Open Print Competition (2019/20)

The 1st Open Print competition of the 2019/20 season was held on 26th September, judged by Colin Douglas ARPS AFIAP DPAGB BPE4* from St Helens Camera Club.  He had a look through all the images in each category before assessing each one individually, holding back a fair number in each category to be awarded the top marks. The featured image

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Lytham Hall Steam Fair

LSAPS had a small stand at the Lytham Hall Steam Fair to promote the club and to try to sell a bit of merchandise.  We were in attendance over two days, with one team setting up the stand on Friday then attending on Saturday, and a second team in attendance on Sunday, who then took everything down (in the rain). 

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Photoshow 2019 Public Vote

The public votes from Photoshow have been counted and the results can now be announced.  There were 614 votes cast for 186 images by 36 entrants. The winning individual images were: Grand Canal Venice by Martin Christensen – 19 votes Lakeland Sunset by Graham Barker – 18 votes On a Winter’s Day by Gordon Watson – 17 votes Resilient Racegoers

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Fairhaven Photo Walk

On Thursday 25th July, a number of LSAPS members visited Fairhaven Lake for an evening Photowalk. Some thunderstorms had passed through in the late afternoon bringing some torrential rain, but fortunately the evening was dry with some nice sunlight. The visit to Fairhaven ties in with the Fairhaven Photographic competition which LSAPS is sponsoring, as there is a category specifically

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Photoshow 2019 Results

The results of Photoshow 2019 have been announced, and are shown in the tables below, showing the Print and PDI (Projected Digital Image) categories . The Borough category is judged as a single category across Print and PDI. The overall winning images were Show Judges by Carol Watson in the PDI category and Winter Woollies by Gordon Watson in the

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3rd Open Digital Competition (2018/19)

The postponed 3rd Open Digital competition of the 2018/19 season was finally held on Thursday 30th May, judged by Rebecca Entwistle from Prestwich, Manchester.  This was the final competition of the season. The featured image for this competition is Monte Cristallo by Graham Barker, which scored top marks of 20pts in the Intermediate Group.

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