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Vice-chairman and 'Webmaster' with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people.

Print of the year competition 2019

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Our judge for the evening was David Gibbins – ARPS, APAGB, EFIAP/b, BPE5 As is befitting for our final competition of the season he was presented with some tough decisions due to the high standard of the entries. Intermediate 1stOil rig sunsetIan Smith2ndPilot cottagesIan Smith3rdJulieAlan LovattHighly commendedWhat are you looking atDavid BourneHighly commendedPort of Dubai -Misty skylineIan SmithCommendedSudden stopDavid BourneCommendedCanal sideAlan Lovatt Oil rig sunset – Ian Smith ( photograph of the print )Pilot cottages – Ian SmithJulie – Alan LovattWhat are you looking at – David…

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Provisional standard meeting programme for 2019 – 2020

September Monday 2nd Chairman’s Night Wednesday 4th Digital Group Meeting Monday 9th Irene Froy EFIAF, MPAGB AND Hon PAGB- Pastel Moments Monday 16th 1st Competition “Best of the Rest” (prints from previous season) Monday 23rd Member’s Evening Monday 30th Peter Yeo FRPA, DPAGB and APAGB – Island hopping October Monday 7th Richard Weston Presents – Photography his way Wednesday 9th Digital Group Meeting Monday 14th 2nd Competition ”Open” PDI Monday 21st Practical evening Monday 28th Tony Winfield CPAGB – Photo location, location, location November Monday…

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People / Portrait Competition – 01/04/19

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Our judge for the evening was Mike Sharples ARPS MPAGB AFIAP BPE5 Intermediate 1stWatching the world go byIan Smith2ndMinaAlan Lovatt3rdWalking to morning prayersIan SmithHighly commendedBlack Country ladyChristine LovattHighly commendedJulieAlan LovattCommendedMother and childGordon ClaytonCommendedMad HatterChristine Lovatt Advanced 1stSamDavid Slade2ndHerman’s gallery of stolen artWendy Irwin3rdViking sword maidenWendy IrwinHighly commendedJacobean soldierDavid SladeHighly commendedPortrait of AmyWendy IrwinCommendedWaitingWilliam BrownCommendedThe puffer ladyStephen Simcox People / Portrait of the year – ‘Sam’ by David Slade. WillVice-chairman and ‘Webmaster’ with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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Practical night 24/09/18

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The first practical night of the season was studio style setups for people photographs. Our model for the evening was Mina Von Vixen. Mina’s vintage style enabled the first set to be classic Hollywood style two-point lighting. One key light about 45° from the front and 45°up. The second light was a kicker directly opposite the key. The lighting used was a pair of Fresnel lensed Lupo HMI continuous lights. The Fresnel lens gives the lighting the same quality as those classic monochrome images from…

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Open print competition – 18/03/19

Our judge for the evening was Rob Hockney – DPAGB, BPE5* Intermediate 1stKnee scraperDavid Bourne2ndPassing through LongportIan Smith3rdMisty Hardinswood JunctionIan SmithHighly commendedSudden stopDavid BourneCommendedWaterview Wharf workshopsGordon Clayton Advanced 1stCut and driedWendy Irwin2ndIn the glass houseWendy Irwin3rdPhalenopsisJim StupplesHighly commendedHodge Close QuarryDavid SladeHighly commendedDerelict barge on blackwater MarshDavid SladeCommendedWestport lakeWilliam BrownCommendedLong tailed titAlastair Gorton WillVice-chairman and ‘Webmaster’ with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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Capture One Pro with Fuji and Sony cameras

For those of you who are not happy with the way Adobe’s Camera Raw processing handles Fuji image files Capture One do a Fuji specific version as well as a Sony specific version. There is currently a 50% off offer on this software until the end of March. The offer can be found HERE. WillVice-chairman and ‘Webmaster’ with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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Open PDI competition 18/02/19

Our judge for the evening was Louise Walton Intermediate 1st Peregrine Falcon with Red Leg Ian Smith 2nd Grey Heron David Hulme 3rd Smokin’ !! David Bourne Highly commended Mud splattered David Bourne Highly commended Beetle in the hub David Bourne Commended Crisis at the turn Ian Smith Commended Ragged Victorians David Hulme Advanced 1st Langdale Pikes David Slade 2nd Dipper feeding chick Paul Way 3rd Kissing clowns Wendy Irwin Highly commended A leap ahead Paul Way Highly commended Wells next the sea David Slade…

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AV Competition 04/02/19

With a variety of entries from images to music through to full Audio Visuals. There were informing, messages and tales about a day out AVs. PlaceTitlePhotographer1stCarved by iceDavid Slade2ndMonasteriesDavid Slade3rdGlass HousesWendy Irwin WillVice-chairman and ‘Webmaster’ with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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Cheadle CATS 2019 – Dick Whittington

Sunday 17th February at Cheadle Academy from 11am. ‘Studio style’ cast photos followed by performance photos in the afternoon. If you are intending to be there please ensure to let me know. William WillVice-chairman and ‘Webmaster’ with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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