Club News 2011

  • Newcastle 'Texture' Comp. Results

    Post date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 10:24

    Last night was the Newcastle Camera Club Millennium Competition 2011, and again we bring the shield home. Yes!! Was not sure how we would fair with a theme like 'Texture', but we obviously rose to the  challenge. The judge was Graham Johnston, he actually visited Leek earlier in the season and judged our 'Portrait' competition if you recall.   LEEK 183 Newcastle 161 Alsager 154 Stoke 146...

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  • PAGB GB Natural History Cup - Results

    Post date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 10:21

      Hi All   We have received the results for the GB Natural History Cup, and we have made it to the listed top, not quite as high as last year, but still excellent out of 99 clubs! Well done LEEK! 11th place.   Mark Club   128 Amersham 1st= 128 Wigan 10 1st= 126 Rolls Royce Derby PS 3rd 123 Dorchester 4th= 123 Southampton CC 4th= 121 Beyond Group 6th...

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  • PAGB GB Open Results 2011

    Post date: Sun, 13/02/2011 - 11:00

     Hi All We have received the results from the PAGB GB Open Cup 2011. We are certainly moving up the board. Nearly making it to the listed top few. Last year we managed to get to 54th place. This year a much improved 22nd. 109 Clubs entered, so that is not bad at all. Congratulations to our members whose images were chosen and did not let us down! Mark Club   196 WIGAN 10 1st 184 SMETHWICK PS 2nd...

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  • North Cheshire Digital Comp. Results 2011

    Post date: Sun, 13/02/2011 - 10:55

    Well the judge was well respected, Mr Mike McNamee. He had 150 images from 30 different clubs to comment on and place. We came another respectable 5th place. Though we were a huge 12 points from the leaders, Wigan 10 this time.   Again some fabulous images to be seen, and it was nice to see so many club members!   We must just try harder!!!!     1 Wigan 10 26 2 Hoylake PS 19 3 North Cheshire PS...

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  • North Cheshire Print Comp. Results 2011

    Post date: Sun, 13/02/2011 - 10:52

    Another good evening, opened by Christine Widdall, President of the L&CPU, who said it is not all about the winning is it!!! (Yessss)!   The judge was Mr Ray Brammall, a Yorkshire gent. Again, as I always say, I do not feel the judging was always consistent, but he did give some good comments, and we got to see some cracking images. We came a respectable 5th out of 21 clubs, so not too bad,...

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  • External Comp. Calendar Updates

    Post date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 16:47

    External Competition Dates *Denotes group or arranged entry (Date) entries must be with the External Competition Secretaries D=Digital, P=Prints, S=Slides Closing Date 2010 International Salon of Photographic Art D+P FIAP 30 August* 23/08/10 D – Open, Nature P- Mono, Colour Havant 40th National Open Exhibition D+P BPE 4 September* D – Open, Nature...

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  • Three Counties Open Photography Exhibition

    Post date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 22:33

    Hi All   Several members have been successful in getting accepted into this years Exhibition which will run from 18 february - 26 March 2011 in the Chancellor's Building, Keele University Art Gallery. I hope this year sees one of our members gaining one or more of the awards and prizes!   Congratulations to the following, and best of luck!   Bernard Beech Richard Bryant Pat Cleeve (one of our new...

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  • Photojournalism & Creative Competitions

    Post date: Mon, 31/01/2011 - 23:04

    Spiced with imaginative flair and programmed to deliver the “wow” factor!    That was the nature of the images entered in the Club's recent Creative competition.    Conversely, on the same evening, the Photojournalism competition brought us photography purely as the camera saw it, an honest depiction of subjects, with nothing added or taken away. In the Photojournalism section the Judge, Alan...

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  • Welsh International Results:

    Post date: Wed, 26/01/2011 - 20:23

      Hi All   Our Mr Don Barker has done it again. In the Welsh International, and with 13400 images for them to chose from, he got a medal for 'Silent City' and another 6 accepted. Will and myself would ordinarily have been pleased with our acceptances, but we must try harder!! Well done Don!   Don Barker   Silent City - Medal A Journey - Accepted Water Carrier - Accepted The Magic Flute -...

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  • Flash Gun and Macro Lens for sale

    Post date: Fri, 07/01/2011 - 20:28

    Phil Riley has a Canon 550EX flash gun, and a Sigma 105 Macro lens for sale. (Sigma Lens sold) He would like £130 ono for each of the items. For further details please contact Phil on 07706428075

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