Club News 2012

  • Summary of Individual Successes in PAGB GB Cup 2012 Competitions

    Post date: Tue, 28/02/2012 - 12:00

    Hi All, Now that the two relevant e-newsletters have been published I thought that I would summarise the successes of individual club members in the recent PAGB GB Cups 2012. In the GB Cup 2012 (Open), in which Leek Photographic Club came 7th Equal with Southampton Camera Club, Sonja Haigh was awarded a Gold Medal certificate - Des Clinton award for her image 'Morning Bath Time'. In the GB Cup (...

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  • Report of Club events November 2011

    Post date: Sun, 26/02/2012 - 22:56

    Leek Photographic Club’s Natural History competition is always popular and this year did not disappoint with many beautiful bird photos from around the world interspersed with a few mammal, reptile and insect shots. The competition was won by Linda Battersby with a photograph of a Siberian Jay taken in the North of Finland in Winter. Ken Tate came second with an amazing shot of a Tricolored...

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  • Report of Club events late January early February 2012

    Post date: Wed, 22/02/2012 - 21:50

    Readers who follow the fortunes of Leek Photographic Club will doubtless be well aware of the Club’s annual struggle to win the cup at the prestigious North Cheshire Challenge Trophy inter-club competition at Poynton.  The two competitions are often so exciting that the fingernails of Leek supporters become well and truly chewed as the evenings progress.   This year was no exception.  Often in...

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  • Results of Newcastle Millennium Competition 2012

    Post date: Tue, 21/02/2012 - 09:42

    Hi All, Last night nine members of the club attended Newcastle Camera Club to watch the Newcastle Millennium Competition 2012. Four clubs each entered 10 prints to be judged by Peter Clarke and I am delighted to report that Leek comfortably retained the Trophy. At the refreshment break, after 7 images from each club had been considered, it was a close run thing between Leek and Alsager with both...

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  • Results of PAGB GB Cups Open and Nature 2012

    Post date: Wed, 15/02/2012 - 13:36

    Hi All, I have now received the results of the PAGB GB Cup Open 2012 and the PAGB GB Cup Nature 2012.  Once again, we have done ourselves proud. A record entry was received for the GB Cup Open competition, 2070 images from 138 clubs, and we came 7th Equal with Southampton Camera Club on 171 points. Wigan 10 Foto came first with 197 points well clear of Beyond Group second with 182 points....

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  • Results of North Cheshire Challenge Trophy 2012 Projected Digital Images

    Post date: Thu, 09/02/2012 - 23:50

    Hi All, Tonight several members of the club risked the weather forecast to attend the  North Cheshire Challenge Trophy Projected Digital Images competition at Poynton. They were not disappointed. At the end of five rounds of a tense knockout competition we finished FIRST equal with Wigan 10. This is a tremendous result given that a total of 32 clubs entered the competition. The judge was Peter...

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  • Results of North Cheshire Print Competition 2012

    Post date: Thu, 09/02/2012 - 09:43

    Hi All, Last night's Print Competition at North Cheshire Photographic Society [Poynton] proved to be an entertaining event. A total of twenty-five clubs entered and we finished a very creditable 5th.The judge was David Johnson and he briskly dealt with the 125 images, using a large range of scores [10-20] in the process. As you will see our second half scores were slightly disappointing but '...

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  • Three Counties Open Exhibition - Keele

    Post date: Wed, 08/02/2012 - 12:45

    Hi all Three Counties Open Photography Exhibition - 28 February - 29 March 2012 Member of Leek have done well again to gain acceptances in this local exhibition! It is a wonderful feeling to go and see the exhibition and see your work hanging there, and cash prizes on offer too! These have been won by members of Leek before so fingers crossed! Don Barker 2 accepted Bernard Beech 2 accepted Clare...

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  • Forthcoming External Salons and Exhibitions

    Post date: Tue, 07/02/2012 - 12:49

    Photo2012, 14th National Open Exhibition, vale of Evesham BPE 21-Feb-12 Web Site Download - Col, Mono, Nature and creative           Basingstoke Camera Club National Open 2012 - digi BPE 01-Mar-12 Website Download - Open, nature, portrait and mono           30th Rushden Open BPE 03-Mar-12 Website Download -...

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  • Report of Club events January 2012

    Post date: Wed, 18/01/2012 - 22:38

    Our first Digital Group meeting of the New Year showed the talents of some of our members.  The techniques shown were varied and we all learned something new. Cliff Beardmore started the evening by showing us two very different Audio Visual shows.  The first was entitled A Bird Hide in the Garden and we saw many photographs of a variety of wonderful birds with an insight into how Cliff attracts...

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