About Will

Photographer and educator based in North Staffordshire near to Stoke-on-Trent. Social photography - Portraits, Weddings and Events are specialisms although I used to do a lot of still life photography with which I was very successful.

Staffordshire inter-club PDI competition 2017

The Staffordshire inter-club PDI competition was held on 8th November 2017 and judged by David McGuire. Thirteen clubs took part with 10 entries from each club. Stafford Photographic Society won the competition with 172 points, Newcastle were second with 170 points and Blythe Bridge third with 167 points. WillPhotographer and educator based in North Staffordshire near to Stoke-on-Trent. Social photography – Portraits, Weddings and Events are specialisms although I used to do a lot of still life photography with which I was very successful. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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Tripartite Competition 2017

This year’s annual Tripartite competition was held on 8th November at Ashbourne. Wendy went along to represent the club. The competition is between ourselves, Blythe Bridge, Ashbourne and Stoke Camera Clubs and it is a combination of prints and PDIs. In the prints Wendy’s Venetian Gondalas scored a 20 as did Les’ Great Crested Grebe feeding chick in the PDIs. In alphabetical order the points totals were: Ashbourne – 239 Blythe Bridge – 261 Stoke – 216   WillPhotographer and educator based in North Staffordshire…

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Practical evening 6th November 2017

The sessions that we have planned for the evening are outlined below. There will also be space for informal discussion of whatever is concerning you, photographically of course. Session 1: a) Open image critique with George – Bring along images for helpful critique. Images do not need to be mounted. b) Initial image file processing – Converting images from raw and making initial modifications / corrections. c) Colour management – Managing your colour options from camera to print. Knowing how to access the colour settings…

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Open PDI competition – 16th October 2017

Twr Bach lighthouse

Judge: Peter Siviter EFIAP DPAGB Place Title Photographer 1st  Grey Heron  Alistair Gorton 2nd  Heacham Groynes  Alistair Gorton 3rd  Blowing in the wind  Christine Lovatt Highly Commended  Energy  Ian Smith Highly Commended  Perch Rock Lighthouse  Michelle Brooks Commended  Then I said to her ……….  Denise Hartley Commended  The Ploughman  Alistair Gorton   Advanced Category Place Title Photographer 1st  Riding the waves  Paul Way 2nd  Twr Bach lighthouse  David Slade 3rd  Venetian boats  Wendy Irwin Highly Commended  Running Grebe with Perch  Paul Way Highly Commended  Morning…

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Robert Shaw Trophy 2017

This year’s competition was the 49th year of the Robert Shaw Trophy. The competition was between Crewe, Blythe Bridge, Holmes Chapel, Leek and Macclesfield camera clubs. The competition was hosted by Crewe and judged by Bob Dennis APAGB AFIAP BPE4. The competition was close with Macclesfield winning with 205 points, Leek 198, Blythe Bridge 197, Holmes Chapel 192 and Crewe 190. WillPhotographer and educator based in North Staffordshire near to Stoke-on-Trent. Social photography – Portraits, Weddings and Events are specialisms although I used to do…

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