Club News 2009

  • Yardley 2009 results

    Post date: Tue, 27/10/2009 - 16:08

    Hi all The results for the Yardley Photographic Society Exhibition 2009 have been received. This was an individual competition and again Leek members have done very well, with Mick Johnson winner of the Natural History Section, plus an award, Dave White getting the David Gibbins Ribbon and two awards, and William Knight getting two awards. (The in-house competition between us has been taken to...

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  • Open Print Competition, External Successes, AVs Presentation.

    Post date: Thu, 15/10/2009 - 21:09

    Celebrations were the order of the month after the Club became Runner Up in both the Robertshaw Cup and the Chapel en le Frith 25th Anniversary Cup. Top scorers were Linda Battersby, Mick Johnson and Tony Kinder. Don Barker and Sonja Haig earned congratulations for acceptances in the 30th Northern Counties International Salon of Photography. Don also received a Judges’ Medal for his snazzy...

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  • 30th Northern Counties Results

    Post date: Tue, 13/10/2009 - 13:50

    30th Northern Counties International Salon of Photography 2009 PRINT RESULTS Don Barker continues to do extremely well in national and international competitions and this one is no exception. He has had the following three images accepted into the exhibition, with 'Men in Grey Suits' getting a judges medal from Margaret Salisbury. Men in Grey Suits Exit Looking in Well done Don, keep up the...

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  • Introduction to Digital Photography including Computer Image Manipulation using 'Picasa'

    Post date: Mon, 12/10/2009 - 20:54

    Hi Everyone, What a great start it was this Monday nght to the Digital Group's new programme. For those of you who couldn't attend, sadly you missed a really helpful and informative evening. We settled into our alternative accommodation and our new DG Chairman, Ray Baddeley, gave a warm and humorous welcome to newcomers. After that the learning commenced, and the mysteries of how to maximise...

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  • Chapel 25th Anniv. 2009 Results

    Post date: Sat, 10/10/2009 - 08:54

    Another good evening in a fabulous setting, the Dome, Buxton. Chapel, 25th Anniversary Inter-club Competition 9 October 2009. Again, we came a very respectable second, out of 18 clubs on the evening. Beaten only by Wigan 10, who were only invited at the last minute. (Bugger!). The judge was John Cartlidge, who was his typically humourous self, giving quick, full and good explanations for his...

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  • Robertshaw Trophy 5 Oct 09

    Post date: Tue, 06/10/2009 - 12:32

    A good night was hosted by Macclesfield Camera Club last night. The judge, Graham Shaw, from Urmaston, Manchester, was consistent and constructive with all his comments, inspiring and giving worthwhile tips and criticisms. Thank you to all the members that turned out for the evening. Crewe won comfortably with 175 points. 19 points ahead of us in second place. The results were as follows: Crewe...

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  • Humour - Projected Images Competition (1st Set subject)

    Post date: Thu, 01/10/2009 - 00:19

    In this competition, our audience was “tickled pink” by the photographic fun of just 26 members. They had prepared 54 comedy scenes on the subject of Humour, and are to be congratulated on the variety and skill they displayed. It was obvious that a good deal of thought and preparation went into producing the entries, and we are grateful for the time these particular members took to enter into...

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  • External Competition updates

    Post date: Wed, 30/09/2009 - 21:16

    Up to date information of external competitions will be posted on the calender/dates category.

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  • Jon Cruttenden - Around Leek & The Peaks.

    Post date: Thu, 17/09/2009 - 23:17

    Local photographer, Jon Cruttenden, delighted us on 17th September with a feast of his projected images. These ranged from subjects as far apart as the verticals of our old factory facades - all converging in artistic ways; fabulous year round countryside and beach scenes; appealing people shots of the young and not so young, including our own honoured war veterans. Jon talked us through the...

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  • Inter-club Comp dates

    Post date: Sun, 13/09/2009 - 16:12

    External Inter-club Competition Dates 2010/11   Thursday 7 October 2010 - Robertshaw at Holmes Chapel   17 November 2010 - Stafford and District Annual Projected Comp.   Wednesday 9 February 2011 - NCPS - Print Competition Thursday 10 February 2011 - NCPS - Digital Competition   12 February 2011 - Midphot (Closing date)    Monday 14 February 2011 - Newcastle - Theme  is Texture      Monday 7 ...

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