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  • Open Competition - Black & White/ Mono/ Infra Red (Print)

    Post date: Mon, 05/11/2018 - 09:45

    Our thanks to Judge Graham Walton, DPAGB who traveled a long way to judge our first Print competition of the season.  With only 30 entries from just 9 members we were treated to a detailed critique of every image. I’m sure the advice was helpful not just to the Entrants, but also to all those who attended. Cliff Hughes was unlucky not to get all 4 of his entries awarded a place as "Carly behind...

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  • Practical Night 30th Oct

    Post date: Wed, 31/10/2018 - 20:55

    The 5 members who attended the practical evening had a real treat.  Tony Cartwright showed us how to make simple improvements to our images using Photoshop Elements and Arthur Lomas brought the recently acquired lighting tents (donated by a former member) to demonstrate different lighting options. Unfortunately the lights didn't want to perform but we got the general idea. The star of the night...

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  • Open Competition - Black & White/ Mono/ Infra Red (PDI)

    Post date: Tue, 23/10/2018 - 14:30

    WoW - what a massive entry 89 entries from 26 members brave enough to enter! and what a great Standard! The Judge – Dave Tucker EFIAP/b, DPAGB, CPAGB, BPE3* - held back 32 images which made for a nail biting second round but meant many “hopefuls” with excellent images either did not make the cut, or fell at the last review. To those I say PLEASE keep trying, keep entering and above all keep...

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  • Natural History Photographers

    Post date: Sat, 13/10/2018 - 10:27

    Natural History Photographers may be interested to learn that Birdnote.org could be interested in your images!   "As we are a nonprofit, we can't pay you. But we would include your copyright and attribution, and also a link to your website. Please visit our website, birdnote.org to see how we use photos. The photo would also appear in a 285 X 285-pixel version in the podcast and in our weekly...

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  • Robertshaw Trophy Competition

    Post date: Fri, 12/10/2018 - 14:05

    Last night, we hosted the 50th Robertshaw Trophy Competition. Leek won the first competition in 1969, and over the intervening years, the trophy has been won by all of last night’s contenders, as well as Stoke and Congleton Camera Clubs. This year, the competing clubs were Blythe Bridge CC, Crewe PS, Holmes Chapel PS, Macclesfield CC and Leek PC. The Judge – Mr Mike Sharples ARPS, MPAGB, AFIAP...

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  • Opening Competition 2018

    Post date: Mon, 08/10/2018 - 12:35

    Leek Photographic Club's opening competition of the 2018/19 season was "People". A well-attended evening saw Judge Peter E. Cheetham, having to decide between several exceptional images. While 38 were initially held back, they were soon whittled down to just 12 awards. The judging was kept on theme with more interest shown in those images that told a story, rather than straight portraits no...

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  • Brailsford Ploughing Match

    Post date: Sun, 30/09/2018 - 18:18

    This year’s Brailsford Ploughing Match is to be held on Wednesday 3rd October. Full details on their website http://www.brailsfordploughingmatch.org.uk/

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  • Chance to Win your Membership Subscription!

    Post date: Mon, 10/09/2018 - 12:44

    Over the coming season, Members are invited to upload a short "Profile" and some images in the Member's Gallery area of the website.  In addition to selecting the best print and pdi image of the season, the Guest Judge attending the Annual Awards & Presentation DInner at the end of the season will be asked to select the best Member's Gallery on the website.  The winning author of this will...

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  • Photography from the Air

    Post date: Tue, 14/08/2018 - 11:35

    Kevin went up in a small plane recently taking photographs. Anyone interested in personalised pleasure flights should contact Craig via Facebook "Private Flight Share" - a great all round experience and one Kevin aims to repeat having learned a lot from his first attempts. Images can be viewed via Kevin's Flickr page - https://www.flickr.com/photos/minolta4me-kevin/

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  • Leek & District Show 28th July 2018

    Post date: Fri, 27/07/2018 - 14:26

    Leek Photographic Club has a small exhibition of prints showing some of our work. If you are coming to the Show, come and have a look and a chat.

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