Photography News Issue 49

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RPS 160 winners The winners of the 160th RPS International Photography Exhibition have been announced. This year was the first time that all four medals – Gold, Under 30s Gold, Silver and Bronze – have been awarded to photographers who entered work from a series. Margaret Mitchell won the Gold Award for her set of portrait images entitled In This Place. IPE 160 selector, curator Zelda Cheatle, commented: “Margaret Mitchell’s images are made from the heart. They speak of this modern world we live in, there is a sincerity and depth of emotion to thiswork that resonates long beyond the initial view.” All the selected exhibition images will be touring the UK next year and details will be published on the website below.

St Neots on show

Ware &District PS’s annual exhibition The exhibition takes place at the Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware, Herts SG12 7ED over the weekend of 18 and 19 November. Over 100 prints and 200 projected digital images will be in display St Neots Camera Club’s annual exhibition is being held on 21 October in the Priory Centre, St. Neots, Cambs PE19 2BH. It includes images taken recently by members participating in a ten-day photoshoot with each member taking two images over a set period of ten days, on any subject whether humorous or serious in colour or mono. The response was large and interesting.

35 Postal Club hits 70

35 Postal Club has changed quite a bit during the last fewyears, incorporating digital as well as print circles. The basic concept remains, which provides for members to submit one piece of work each month for other members in their

circle to comment on. If you wish to get a better idea of how the club operates go to the club’s website where some members’ work is on display.

Knaresborough CC

Knaresborough CC kicks off its 51st year with a programme of speakers and judges as well as workshops for members of all levels. Club chair Richard Bryant said the committee was sticking with its tried-and-tested formula of a mix that would appeal to novices and those with higher skills levels. He added: “Although our standards are high, we’re very informal in our approach and our members like it that way because they can develop their skills without any pressure.” Meetings take place at the Chain Lane Community Hub, HG5 0AS.

Joe Cornish at the RPS The RPS North Wales region has organized an afternoon event with renowned landscape photographer Joe Cornish. Taking place on 25 November, the event lasts two hours starting at 2pm and the venue is The Catrin Finch Centre, WrexhamLL1 2AW. The talk is open to all. Tickets cost £15 each for non RPS members, £12 for RPS members and £10 for region members. To order tickets go to thewebsite. november/25/an-afternoon-in- the-company-of-joe-cornish

Get the bird at WWTMartinMere


Kingston CC’s annual show

There’s the chance to meet wildlife and photography experts at the North West Bird Watching Festival which takes place on 18 and 19 November at WWT Martin Mere, Lancashire. TV presenter Nick Baker, wildlife cameraman Doug Allen and Sacha Dench of Flight of the Swans are big names there for the weekend.

You’ll get the opportunity to enjoy some great wildlife photography too, with hundreds of Whooper swans feeding alongside teal, wigeon and pink-footed geese. For travel information, workshop bookings and an exhibitor’s list please see the website.

Kingston CC’s annual exhibition takes place 10 to 25 November at the Kingston Art Gallery, Wheatfield Way, Kingston KT1 2PS. Subject matter ranges from nature, wildlife, portraiture, street photography,monochrome, as well as imaginative, creative images. Special themes for

this year include photographs depicting weather and textures. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite picture, and are welcome to chat to club members who steward the exhibition. Admission is free.

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