About Will

Chairman and 'Webmaster' with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people.

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. WillChairman 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 WillChairman and ‘Webmaster’ with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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Landscape Competition 14/01/19

Our judge for the evening was Scott Latham Intermediate 1stPort of Dubai, misty skylineIan Smith2ndArabesque architectureIan Smith3rdMuscat harbour castleIan SmithHighly commendedEilean Donan castleChris LovattCommendedCanal sideAlan LovattCommendedTrain to GrindlewaldAlan Lovatt Advanced 1stSea iceJim Stupples2ndWaiting for the brideAlastair Gorton3rdChurch in the seaPaul WayHighly commendedMagpie mineAlastair GortonHighly commendedEastbourne Pier at sunriseDavid SladeCommendedSafe harbourJim StupplesCommendedThe dragon’s eyeIrene Stupples WillChairman and ‘Webmaster’ with a preference for photography involving drama, stories and people. http://www.willsphotoimaging.co.uk

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OPEN Print competition – 19/11/18

Our judge for the evening was Jacqui Grafton ( ARPS, EFIAP/silver, DPAGB, BPE5* ). Intermediate 1st Lily Beetle Gordon Clayton 2nd Pilot’s Cottages Ian Smith 3rd The old hall, Trentham Alan Lovatt Highly commended Purple rain Gordon Clayton Highly commended Mina Alan Lovatt Commended Harvest time Ian Smith Commended One each Ian Smith Advanced 1st Parkhouse Hill David Slade 2nd It takes more than a bit of rain to stop a Para William Brown 3rd Alone on the jetty Wendy Irwin Highly commended Pixie Robson 2…

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Open PDI Competition 15/10/18

Our judge for the evening was Robert Ings Intermediate 1st Abandoned Ian Smith 2nd All Clear Ian Smith 3rd Get off my food David Bourne Highly commended Rob Collard British Touring Championship David Bourne Highly commended Hollywood glamour David Hulme Highly commended Mercaderes meeting Ian Smith Commended Steps in time Chris Lord Commended Well balanced David Hulme Advanced 1st Lighting the way Alastair Gorton 2nd Grebe feeding chick 2 Paul Way 3rd Flowers on the bar Wendy Irwin Highly commended Ogwen Valley Paul Way Highly…

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Best of the rest competition – 17th September 2018

Judge: Jeff Reader Intermediate Category Place Title Photographer 1st Graceful Alastair Gorton 2nd Cotswold hunt Gordon Clayton 3rd Packhorse bridge at Three Shires Head Alastair Gorton Highly Commended Abandoned workshop Alan Lovatt Highly Commended Parga old town Ian Smith Commended Roadside kill Ian Smith Commended The Mill Inn Gordon Clayton Advanced Category Place Title Photographer 1st Slightly creepy clowns Wendy Irwin 2nd Eastbourne pier David Slade 3rd Wildboarclough Paul Way Highly Commended Beacon off Anglesey David Slade Highly Commended Grebe with chick Paul Way Commended Tallulah…

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Possible changes to the internal club competitions for September 2019

Concern has been raised about the relatively low total number of entries ( as opposed to the number of images not previously been entered ) in one of the competition rounds this season. This, along with some other factors, led to some discussion amongst committee members about the internal club competitions. Some of this was then shared with members at the AGM. Some of the possible options, but not the reasoning, are given later in this post. We need members to discuss this during the coming…

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2018 MCPF Photofolio Exhibition

 The following Club Members images were accepted into the 2018 MCPF Photofolio Exhibition. :- Paul Way – Colour Print:  Grebe With Chick 14 points David Slade –  Mono Print: Brighton Pier 13points George Robinson – Colour Print: Misty Appearance 14 points Alastair Gorton – Colour Print: Stonechat 13 points Richard Bryant – Open PDI: Mating Frogs 12 points Jim Stupples – Open PDI:  Alone with a Friend 11 points                       Colour Print:  Morning Prayers 13 points Irene Stupples – Mono Print: Companions 12 points Colour…

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