Club News 2010

  • An evening with Will Cheung and the Major Miscellaneous projected competition

    Post date: Tue, 09/03/2010 - 17:59

    Get out there, take lots of photographs and have fun!  This was one of the main messages of the professional photographer Will Cheung when he addressed  members and visitors at the Leek Photographic Club recently.  And he most certainly provided us with an evening full of fun and entertainment. Will is a freelance photographer, journalist and photographic tutor.  He is a member of the Royal...

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  • Midphot 2010 Results

    Post date: Fri, 05/03/2010 - 18:31

    Again we have done really well. The club seems to go from strength to strength. I hope even more members will enter next year! Don is listed below, but actually entered through Blythe Bridge, as he has done in the past! Still thought you should share in his glory! I am still waiting to hear the results from Tony Kinder and Richard Bryant. What a diverse set of images. Wonderful Well done to all!...

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  • The 2nd GB Small Print Circuit 2010

    Post date: Fri, 05/03/2010 - 17:49

    Hi All I think myself and Will were the only ones to enter this, slightly different competition. Unmounted A4 prints were forwarded by The GBSPC to 4 different International Salons. Not sure if not many entered or whether our luck was just in, but we have both done fairly well! Dumfries Camera Club International Salon 2010         Mono Print     Sonja Haigh Drying HM Commendation Colour Print...

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  • PAGB GB Cup - Natural History

    Post date: Tue, 23/02/2010 - 15:32

    Hi All   Results have been confirmed and notices of the awards issued. Leek have done fantastically! Out of 82 clubs nationwide, we came 3rd.   WIGAN 10 139 1st CAMBRIDGE CC 132 2nd LEEK PC 131 3rd CANNOCK PS 130 DORCHESTER CC 128 LICHFIELD CC 127 OXFORD PS 127 DUMFRIES CC 126 PETERBOROUGH PS 126   SMETHWICK PS 126     Individual Scores Tony Kinder Displaying Grebes 15 Mick...

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  • Action Competition - Newcastle 15.2.2010

    Post date: Wed, 17/02/2010 - 12:53

      Hi All   Well, what a contrast to last Thursday night, both the result and the judge. A very enjoyable evening, with an excellent judge Martin Kessel. He was analytical, yet constructive and consistent and a pleasure to listen to, also, he marked all of our images highly and we were put in 1st place.   Leek came 1st with 179 points Alsager                   171 Newcastle               168...

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  • Southport Open Exhibition 2010

    Post date: Wed, 17/02/2010 - 12:42

    Don Barker, as is becoming the norm. for our external champ member, has done extremely well again. 4 acceptances, with one getting a top award for 2nd overall mono print. Alan Battersby, is also doing fantastically well, he has had 3 acceptances, one gaining a certificate. William Knight has had his 'On His Tail' images accepted in the mono prints. Well done to all! I am on a downward spiral,...

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  • North Cheshire Digital Challenge Trophy 11/2/10

    Post date: Wed, 17/02/2010 - 12:13

      Hi All   Well what can I say, a lovely social evening was enjoyed by a large turn out of Leek members (New and old alike). Which was continued on later at the pub.   We did excellently well in the raffle. Myself, Bernard Beech, Paul Matthews, Lisa Burdett, and the chairman himself, Mr David Graham all picked up prizes.   Ok, less of the delaying tactics, I had better get on to the nitty gritty...

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  • NCPS Digital Print Competition 2010

    Post date: Wed, 17/02/2010 - 12:06

      Hi all   Well, another exciting, nail biting evening. 24 clubs entered the print competition this year (they seem to have missed one club off the score sheet). 5 images by 5 members. We were actually in the lead at one point, but ended up a very respectable 2nd place. Yes, you have guessed it, with Wigan 10 getting 1st place, just 2 points ahead. As I understand it, this is the best result we...

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  • Major Landscape digital and Natural History print competitions

    Post date: Fri, 12/02/2010 - 13:42

    Major Landscape digital  and Natural History print competitions The beauty of the natural world around us was celebrated by Leek Photographic Club recently in two competitions which demanded totally different skills from the photographer.  The first competition, Natural History, was judged by Tony Pioli.  He pointed out that the background of the image could be as important as the subject itself...

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  • Keele - Three Counties 2010

    Post date: Wed, 03/02/2010 - 18:18

      Hi All   Just a quick few lines to let you know that several members have been successful with getting images accepted into Keele Three Counties Exhibition 2010, and I am really pleased to announce that one of our female members has got all 3 of her images accepted, Yeah! Well done Lisa and Mick for getting a full compliment.   Don Barker - St Mark's Square                    and one of his...

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