1st Place images 2015-16

15 Jun 2015

Jan and Phil Wilding organised our presence at the Chester Triathlon on Sunday 14th June. The event has grown both in terms of the entry - about 1300 athletes this year - and also in its stature as a qualifier for some major competitions. Our brief this year was not so much about capturing the athletes, but to portray the roles of the marshalls and other volunteers who  run such a slick event. From a photographic point of view, it was an opportunity to wander through the occassion, taking images without the slightest reaction from those around.

8 May 2015
Commerce House
Night Market

Members Patrick Faleur and Vicky Naudi have both been successful in gaining an acceptance in the Grosvenor Museum’s 11th Open Art Exhibition which presents the best in contemporary art from the region. 

The show, which runs from 12 March until 17 June, provides a diverse and stimulating exhibition for the public, vividly demonstrating the great wealth of artistic talent in the area.

1 May 2015

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust announced the winners of the third annual Julian Gardner Award photography competition and opens up a new competition for 2015. Entries are being accepted until the end of May

The GWCT is now looking for entries for this year's awards. The competition is open to all amateur photographers, not just their members, and is related to research and advisory work – taking in all aspects of the UK countryside, including the people who live and work there, game, wildlife, all the various habitats and of course landscape.

25 Apr 2015

HERITAGE WEEK – Saturday 5th to Sunday 13th September

Photographic Competition
As part of their celebrations would like a PRINTS competition from our members
•    Competition title - “Chester’s Heritage”
•    Old or modern buildings
•    Interior, exterior, whole buildings or details
•    The judges will be looking for  creative input
•    They will be displayed / exhibited in the Rows Shops – to be organised by the Civic Trust – This is to try to get more people to visit the Rows and give publicity to ourselves

23 Apr 2015

Outside of our internal club competitions there is plenty of opportunity for those brave enough to test their images on the bigger stages and there are two directions in which you can travel - national and international.

The national salons fall under the auspices of BPE or British Photographic Exhibitions and you can with acceptance success work your way up the BPE Crown structure. See their website for full details of the current salons and crown requirements.

22 Apr 2015

Presented by Whitchurch Photographic Society

Charlie is one of todays finest Landscape Photographers. Come and join him as he takes you on a journey through a selection of his inspiring images. Presented with great humour and anecdotal stories that will amuse and entertain.

Tuesday 15th September 2015 7:30 pm

Festival Drayton Centre, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3AX Ticket Office 01630 654444

Ticket Price £12.50

22 Apr 2015
METAMORPHOSIS OF JAPAN AFTER THE WAR

22 JANUARY - 26 APRIL 2015

In 1945, post-war Japan made a new start from the ashes of devastation. In the twenty years leading up to the Tokyo Olympics of 1964, it succeeded in undergoing a dramatic transformation, embarking on a path towards becoming an economic power.

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