Club News 2018

  • 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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  • Summer Events

    Post date: Fri, 20/07/2018 - 11:16

    Various events coming up over the next few weeks - thanks to Kevin and Steve for the information: 28-29 July- Cholmondeley Horse Trials 11-12 August - Blackpool Airshow 31 August -2nd September - Victory Show - Cosby 2-3 September - Kayaking at Holme Pierrepont 8-9 September - Jet Ski at Sutton Coldfield.

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  • Events in May

    Post date: Tue, 01/05/2018 - 10:54

    Opportunities to get out and about with your camera that may interest you: Cheadle Carnival Soapbox Challenge - https://www.cheadlecarnival.co.uk/soapbox-challenge Bluebell Walk at Yoxhall - https://www.lodgehillbluebells.co.uk/ The racing season has resumed at Darley Moor near Ashbourne - http://www.darleymoor.co.uk/motorcycle_race_fixtures.php If you are interested in Vintage Motorcycles - http...

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  • Images of the Year

    Post date: Sat, 28/04/2018 - 12:07

    Many congratulations to Chris Sherratt, John Coe and Paul Matthews. At our Awards and Presentation Dinner on Thursday night at Ye Olde Rock Inn, our guest Robert Rhead selected Chris's "Sunrise over the Twelve Pins" as the print of the year, with John's "Red Grouse Calling" coming second. Paul's "Kingfisher Feeding his Mate" won the best PDI and he also came second with "Stag Bellowing". The...

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