2nd Set Subject Competition (2022/23) – Monochrome

The 2nd Set Subject Competition of the 2022/3 season was judged on 16th February by Tom Richardson (ARPS, EFIAP/p, ABPE, DPAGB) from Poulton Photographic Society. The subject was Mono, and there was a bumper entry with 126 images (print and PDI) to view. Tom kept his comments necessarily brief, but gave some good advice, particularly about proofing different mono image

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Delamere Forest Photo Walk

Delamere Forest Photo Walk – On Saturday 11th February, a few LSAPS photographers visited Delamere Forest in Cheshire. Having arrived for 10am we walked through the woodland heading off the main path to find the more photogenic pools of water. These peat pools contain very dark peaty water with decaying tree trucks poking out or laying across the water. It’s

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2nd Open Digital Competition (2022/23)

The 2nd Open Digital Competition of the 2022/3 season was judged on 19th January by Harry Emmett (CPAGB) from Accrington Camera Club. Harry commented that the overall standard of the competition was better than he had seen recently, so he avoided very low marks. However he held back relatively few images, resulting in only a small number of high scoring

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Studio Lighting Workshops

During October and November we held a couple of studio lighting workshops so that LSPAS members could use the club’s equipment and learn a bit about studio lighting. 11 members attended the two sessions, and everyone took turns both as photographer and model. Several Council members were on hand to assist with setting up the kit and to offer guidance

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2nd Open Print Competition (2022/23)

The second Open Print competition of the season was judged on 15th December by Nick Hilton (DPAGB, BPE5, EFIAP) from Southport PS. He provided a detailed critique on each image and particularly noted where prints were lacking in sharpness in critical areas, or showed areas that were over-exposed. The top scoring images are listed below. The featured image is Gerbera

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2022 Seaside Invitation

The annual Seaside Invitation competition against Southport PS was held on Monday 12th December, hosted by Southport. The competition was judged by Robert Millin (MFIAP, FBPE, EFIAP/d2, MPSA, SPSA) who gave a quick but concise judging of each image. LSAPS were trailing by 11 points after the first Print round, and although we finished ahead in the PDI competition this

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1st Open Print Competition (2022/23)

The delayed 1st Open Print Competition of the 2022/3 season was judged on 24th November by Paul King (CPAGB) from North Fylde Photographic Society. There was an entry of 69 images, split evenly between Intermediate and Advanced. Paul mentioned that the general standard was good and gave his comments on what he liked about each image, but only occasionally provided

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2021/2 Photoshow And Season Awards

Awards Certificates from the 2021/22 Season and Photowshow 2022 were handed out by over a series of club meetings. Well done to all awarded members, but in particular to Carol Watson who won the Digital Photographer of the Year and keeping it in the family, Gordon Watson who won the Print Photographer of the Year.

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2022 5-Way Battle

The 2022 5-Way Battle was held on Thursday 10th November, hosted by Poulton PS. The competition involves LSAPS, Poulton, Bispham, Garstang and North Fylde, with 15 images being entered from each club. Judge for the evening was Nick Hilton (EFIAP, DPAGB, BPE5) from Southport. Nick provided a good detailed critique of each image and explained why he considered each image

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