LSAPS News Archive

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 ...
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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 ...
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1st Open Print Competition

The 1st Open Print competition of the season was held on 26th September, judged by Colin Douglas ARPS AFIAP DPAGB BPE4* from St Helens Camera Club.  He had a look ...
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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 ...
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Photoshow 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 ...
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Photoshow Galleries

After a successful 2 week run our annual Photoshow event ended on 17th August, but if you missed out on attending, you can still see the winning images in the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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3rd Open Digital Competition

The postponed 3rd Open Digital competition was finally held on Thursday 30th May, judged by Rebecca Entwistle from Prestwich, Manchester.  This was the final competition of the season. Featured Image ...
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3rd Set Subject – Still Life

The 3rd Set Subject competition on the subject Still Life was held on Thursday 23rd May.  The judge this evening was James Hardy (CPAGB, LRPS) from Chorley Photographic Society who ...
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L&CPU Individual Competition

The results from the L&CPU Individual Competition are now available, and LSAPS scored some notable successes. In the Print section, Kuli Virdee achieved 1st place in Mono with Cowboy and ...
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3rd Open Print Competition

The 3rd and final Open Print competition of the season was held on 16th May. The featured image for this competition is The Hunter by Ken Ainscow which scored 20pts ...
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Photography Workshop

Fairhaven Photography Workshop

The Society is working in partnership with Fylde Borough Council on a photographic competition to celebrate the start of the National Lottery Heritage Funded Fairhaven Lake restoration project. As part ...
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Studying The Pioneer by Peter Cotton

Triptych Competition

The Triptych print competition was held on Thursday 18th April, judged by Harry Emmett from Accrington. Harry made a few points about the way that a Triptych should be viewed ...
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Graham Brodie Photoshoot

On Sunday 7th April a group of LSAPS photographers went on a photoshoot with Graham Brodie. Graham judged at one of our competitions under his real name of Graham Currey, ...
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Light Trails At Treales

A small group of LSAPS photographers from the Tutorial Group visited a bridge over the M55 on Wednesday evening to photograph light trails. Mainly an exercise in choosing the right ...
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North Cheshire Challenge

  The North Cheshire Challenge is a competition organised by the North Cheshire Photographic Society which is open to clubs across the North West.  The competition was held at Poynton ...
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L&CPU Annual Club Competition

  The L&CPU Annual Club PDI and Print competitions were held over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd March.  LSAPS did very well finishing in the top ten in both competitions. In ...
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2nd Open Print Competition

The 2nd Open Print competition of the season was held on 24th January. The featured image for this competition is Swan Feathers by David Foreman which scored 20pts in the ...
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2nd Open Digital Competition

The 2nd Open Digital competition of the season was held on 20th December and was judged by Paul King (CPAGB) from North Fylde Photographic Society.  Paul provided a lot of ...
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The Seaside Invitation

The Seaside Invitation is an annual inter-club competition between LSAPS and Southport Photographic Society.  The competition consists of 20 Prints and 20 PDI’s, where each set must be produced by ...
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L&CPU Knock-Out Competition

The L&CPU Knock-Out competition was held on 17th November at Poynton Civic Hall.  The competition was won by Poulton-le-Fylde with 16 points, whilst LSAPS finished in joint 14th place with ...
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It’s A Knock-Out

The 1st Set Subject competition was in the form of a Knock-Out and was held on Thursday 15th November, judged by Nick Hilton from Southport.  A large entry field was ...
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2018 5-Way Battle

This year’s 5-Way Battle (a competition against 4 local clubs) was held at Bispham Community Centre on 10th Nov.  The competition was worn by Poulton, whilst LSAPS came a somewhat disappointing ...
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Berlin Wall Museum Message By Patrick Davies

1st Open PDI Competition

The 1st Open Digital competition of the season was held on Thursday 18th October and was judged by Phil Garlington, a professional photographer with 40 years of experience.  It was ...
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The Pirates Of Penzance

On Monday 15th October, club members were invited to photograph Marton Operatic Society's dress rehearsal of The Pirates Of Penzance which is being staged at the Lowther Pavilion in Lytham.  ...
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L&CPU Novice Cup

The L&CPU Novice Cup competition was held on 14th October at the L&CPU Big Day event.  This competition is only open to Club Members who have no accreditation (eg BPE, ...
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LSAPS 70th Anniversary Dinner

The LSAPS 70th Anniversary Dinner was held at the Glendower Hotel on 12th October, attended by a number of club members and guests.  Also present was Ian Aldcroft, President of ...
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1st Open Print Competition

The 1st Open Print Competition of the 2018/19 season was judged on 27th September by Graham Currey.  Graham entertained us with his slightly idiosyncratic style of judging and a few ...
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Photoshow Public Votes

The annual Photoshow held by the club has now closed.  It was another successful exhibition with over 500 print and digital images on display  and over 800 people visiting across ...
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The President’s Challenge – Red White And Blue 

The final competition of the year was the Pesident’s Challenge, held on 31st May.  For the challenge, all images must be processed In-Camera, with editing restricted to cropping and sizing.  ...
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L&CPU Individual Competition

The results from the L&CPU Individual Competition are now available, and LSAPS scored some notable successes. In the Print section, Ken Ainscow scored 1st place in Mono with Duelling Scare, ...
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Studio Lighting Workshop

The Studio Lighting Workshop was held on the morning of Saturday 19th May.  This gave an opportunity for members to try out some of the club's lighting equipment and to ...
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Hawks And Owls Photoshoot

The Hawks And Owls Photoshoot took place on Saturday 5th May, and fortunately we were blessed with fine weather.  16 LSAPS photographers turned up to photograph a collection of birds ...
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