Photography News Issue 52


Photography News | Issue 52 |

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Camera club news If your club has any news that you want to share with the rest of the world, this is the page for it. Your story might be about your club’s success in a contest, or a member’s personal achievements; it could be about a group outing you had recently or when the annual exhibition is on show. Any news is eligible for inclusion, so club publicity officers please take note of the submission guidelines and get your stories in

How to submit

Deadline for the next issue: 2March 2018

We need words and pictures by 2 March 2018 for the next issue of Photography News , which will be available from 12 March 2018. Write your story in a Word document (400 words max). Please include contact details of the club, exhibition or event: website, meeting times, opening times, whatever is relevant. Images should be JPEGs, 2000 pixels on the longest dimension, any colour space, and image credits should be included. If the story is an exhibition or event, please send a picture from the exhibition (not the publicity poster) or one from the event. If it includes people, please identify them. Attach the Word document and JPEGs to an email and send to

Beckenhamon show


Harpenden PS

Harpenden annual Exhibition 2018 takes place 21 April at the High Street MethodistChurch,Harpenden, 10am to 4.30pm Always one of the cultural highlights of Hertfordshire’s events calendar, HarpendenPS warmlywelcomes all to visit its exciting annual photographic exhibition, featuring the inspirational work of many local photographers. Whether you love landscape, portrait, macro, street, sport or natural world, you will find it all in this exhibition. Harpenden PS’s chairman Peter Stevens says: “The society’s annual exhibition is a wonderful showcase of the very best work of our local photographers, many of whom are award-winning, and they will be displaying the best images from their portfolios. Following last year’s record attendance figures, this year’s exhibition promises to be even bigger, and we’re very excited to once again welcome everyone to come along and take a look.” Harpenden PS is always looking for new recruits, so if you are interested in joining the society, friendly HPS members will be on hand throughout the day to answer any questions you might have about membership. PS’s

Beckenham PS’s annual exhibition takes place 15 to 17 February, is free and open from 10am to 8pm (to 5pm on the 17th). It takes place at Beckenham Public Hall, Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 5JE. Club meetings take place on Wednesdays from7.45pmat St. John’s Church Hall, Eden Park Avenue, Beckenham BR3 3JN. A warm friendly atmosphere awaits if you want to meet others who are keen to enjoy and improve their photography. For enquiries, please contact

Beeston CC Beeston CC will be presenting its annual exhibition at Beeston Library (upstairs) from 10 February until 7 March. There will be 63 prints displayed covering all genres of photography, all taken by members of the club. The club meets each Thursday evening, 8pm to 10pm, from September to the end of April at the British Legion, 16 Hall Croft, Beeston, NG9 1EL. The club provides a varied programme throughout the year and visitors are welcome for a small fee which will be refunded if you subsequently join the club. We did a story on art nude photographer Tim Pile’s presentation at the RPS DIG Group last issue, but somehow forgot to mention the date. Apologies for that omission. The event takes place 25March at Woosehill Community Hall, Emmview Close, Woosehill, Wokingham, Berkshire RG41 3DA. Doors will open at 10am for a 10.30am start with a 3.30pm finish. Full details and tickets – RPS DIG members £8 RPS members £12, non members £15 – are available from the below web address. Enjoy a daywith the fine art nudework of TimPile.

Image: Arewe nearly there yet? byDavidRees.

East Midlands AV group

Sheffield PS Sheffield PS’s annual exhibition is a showcase for the best recent work of its members and is a prints-only exhibition. It will be held at the Sheffield Cathedral from 9 to 18 March, and will be officially opened by professor Vanessa Toulmin, director of City and Cultural Engagement, Sheffield University. Entries will be judged by Bob Dennis of Bebbington Photographic Society. Entry is free, and visitors are asked to be respectful of any services or other activity taking place in the Cathedral. The East Midlands AV group held its annual competition on 13 January. 21 entries were shown on a variety of subject matters and production styles with the task of judging them all given over to guest judge, Jeff Mansell who took valuable time out from preparing this year’s MidPhot annual AV championships. A production by Maggie Imhoff and Malcolm Imhoff FRPS won the Caroline Trophy for best AV with a production

entitled Love Will Remain , which also won The Maggie Imhoff Trophy for the best voiceover and the Foursome Trophy awarded from the audience vote for their favourite AV of the competition. An AV entitled Strike Hard Strike Sure by Keith Watson LRPS was awarded the Ken Abbott Trophy for best runner- up entry and the Elston Trophy for the best intermediate worker.

Last year’s goldmedal winner, Preserving the Cod, DavidByrne. Neath&District PS’s salon Neath and District PS is proud to announce its 2018 UK Salon of Photography. This is the Salon’s fifth year of BPE Patronage and its first with the PAGB. There will be PAGB gold, silver and bronzemedals, NDPS gold,silverandbronzemedalsineach of the four categories. Acceptances are eligible for points towards the BPE Crown Awards scheme. This is a purely digital exhibition with Open Colour, Open Monochrome, Creative and Nature entry categories. As well as medals they will also have PAGB and NDPS ribbons for selectors’ choices, highly commended and commended certificates and each category has its own award for Neathmembers. All are welcome to enter and this year’s selectors are Sue Moore FRPS, BobMoore FRPS and RobMitchell. Entries can be made either online or through postal entry and the site is open for entries now until 21 April. The selection weekend is 28 to 29 April.


Pensive portrait by ColinNew is one of the prints on showat SheffieldPS’s annual show.

Image: DancingQueen by Dries Vanlerberghe.

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