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  • Photographic Opportunities

    Post date: Tue, 16/04/2019 - 22:55

    The following "events" may be of interest:-

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  • NCPS Challenge 2019

    Post date: Sat, 16/03/2019 - 13:19

    On Wednesday 20th March and Thursday 21st March, the annual North Cheshire Photographic Society Challenge will take place at Poynton Civic Hall, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1RB.  Doors open at 7pm both evenings, and the events start at 8pm prompt.  Wednesday night is the Print competition, and there are 80 prints entered from 16 Clubs, The PDI entry is slightly higher, 100 images from 20 Clubs. The...

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  • Bambury Trophy

    Post date: Tue, 12/03/2019 - 14:49

    The fourth External Competition of the season took place last week at Stoke for the Bambury Trophy.  5 clubs took part - Ashbourne, Blythe Bridge, Newcastle, Stoke & Leek and the judge for the evening was Peter Gennard. Leek won the competition, quite convincingly.  The result was as follows :   1st Leek with 166 points 2nd Newcastle with 148 3rd Blythe Bridge with 147 4th Ashbourne with 144...

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  • Forthcoming Attractions - Not to be Missed!

    Post date: Fri, 15/02/2019 - 17:45

    Next Week (February 21st) our very own Yvonne and Paul Present – A Passion for Nature February 28th: The final Projected competition Major Natural History! This will decide the top places in the PDI league. All to play for – Nail biting finale! Don't miss it, the LEEK equivalent of the 1966 World cup. March 7th: Members Social/Equipment Night Featuring -  Bring and Buy – Loads of Filters,...

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  • Member's Night - 7th February - "10 in 10"

    Post date: Thu, 07/02/2019 - 11:05

    Tonight there should be something for everyone, members and visitors alike.  A chance to see images that might not necessarily fit into our club competitions, from members whose work you might not have seen much of before. "Members night" is the 10 in 10 night - the concept is 10 images from each participating member, with 10 minutes to talk about them - though this isn't necessarily strictly...

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  • Future Dates for your Diary?

    Post date: Sun, 27/01/2019 - 13:05

    Something different that Kevin has spotted - JOINT WATER & DRAUGHT TESTSSaturday 04, Sunday 05 & Monday 06 May Location: Rudyard Lake, Nr Leek, Staffordshire

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  • Natural History Print Competition

    Post date: Fri, 18/01/2019 - 16:52

    Our first “major” print competition of the season attracted 47 entries from 14 members.  Subjects included familiar garden birds and local wildlife, more exotic species, geographical formations and plants. Judge Tony Pioli ABPE, FBPE, ARPS, FRPS had a challenging evening to reach his final selection as the standard was so high.  He held back 26 images at the halfway point, but whittled this down...

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  • Keeping Success in the Family

    Post date: Fri, 11/01/2019 - 13:07

    Following on from Bernard's success in gaining his CPAGB (last night we also learnt he had gained his BPE2* the previous year), congratulations are also due to Clare Beech who has achieved BPE1*.  Well done!

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  • More Success!

    Post date: Sat, 08/12/2018 - 11:49

    News of another successful member - for those of you who were unable to attend the macro competition on Thursday night, Arthur was pleased to announce that Bernard Beech had been awarded his CPAGB. Well done Bernard! 

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  • Macro Competition

    Post date: Fri, 07/12/2018 - 16:35

    Thursday night saw 67 Macro images submitted from 20 members. In the first half of the evening, Judge Ian Whiston DPAGB, EFIAP, BPE5* efficiently reviewed the images, holding back 25 images for further consideration. The excellent summer weather must have been good for dragonflies and demoiselles, as these made up a high proportion of the images entered.   After the coffee break, Ian narrowed it...

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