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  • Report of Club events February-March 2012

    Post date: Sun, 18/03/2012 - 22:52

    So much is happening at the Club.  We are now coming to the end of our competitions when it will soon become evident who will top the table for the season in both print and projected image.  As well as our competitions, we have recently had Mike Lane as a speaker, held a Studio evening and had yet again 2 more successful Digital Group meetings.  We enjoyed a superb presentation by wildlife...

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  • Southport 65th National Open 2012 Results

    Post date: Mon, 05/03/2012 - 22:34

    Hi All,  I have just received the catalogue from Southport confirming the results for the 65th National Open Exhibition for our members.  Please see full results below:   Sonja Haigh CPAGB BPE2Colour Print The Walkway      Cert. of Merit Doggie Bag           AcceptedMonochrome DPI Driving Rain        AcceptedColour DPI Morning Bathtime      Barbie Lindsay medal Tony Kinder CPAGBColour DPI Lone...

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  • Midphot Results 2012

    Post date: Fri, 02/03/2012 - 20:47

    Hi All, I'm pleased to provide a summary of the results of the club members' entries to Midphot 2012. Don Barker had 1 panel, 4 Colour prints, 2 Mono prints, and 5 General projected images accepted. His panel 'The Gallery' was Highly Commended and gained a Certificate of Merit; Alan Battersby had 1 Nature Projected image accepted; Linda Battersby had 1 Nature Projected image and 1 General...

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  • 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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