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Camera clubs Smethwick PSwins by a point Smethwick Photographic Society (SPS) emerged triumphant in a very close contest at the recent Inter-Club Print Championship 2013 at Connah’s Quay, the 14th and last one at this venue. “I really thought we had come second and we were over the moon when we realised we’d won,” says SPS’s president Roger Parry. Joint second, and just one point behind the winners, were Dumfries CC, Inn Focus Group and Wigan 10 FC.

π To find out more, or to sign up for the free PAGB e-newsletter, go to www.thepagb.org.uk.

To mark its 50 years celebration the Southern Counties Photographic Federation (SCPF) has produced a photographic commemorative book. Chichestermember Peter Rocchiccioli came up with the idea and brought the book to fruition. The SCPF’s 62 member clubs were invited to submit photographs that depict their area/club over the 50 years. The resulting book contains many pictures of the southern region including the Isle of Wight, Guernsey and Jersey. There’s even one of the then Princess Elizabeth who was the patron of Windlesham & Camberley Camera Club. There will be an official book launch on 15 December (10.30am-3.30pm) at Jubilee Hall, Timsbury SO51 0NH. Southern Counties Photographic Federation celebrates 50 years with new publication SCPF’s book

Enternow! Entry to the PAGB 2014 GB Cup is open now and closes 18 January 2014. It’s one of the world’s biggest inter-club competitions and every club will have their submission scored by a judging panel and will later receive a DVD of the best work submitted. Awards are on offer for individuals as well as clubs. There are three Cup competitions: GB Cup (Open), GB Cup (Small clubs) and GB Cup (Nature). It costs £6 per club per competition. NEWS INBRIEF π To find out more and to print out an entry form, go to www.pagbcup.org. uk.

Angela and Roger Ford have been making images since the mid 1970s. This exhibitionrevealstheirphotographicjourneytothepresentdayandencompasses a selection of monochrome, colour and infrared prints. Angela’s work illustrates her sensitivitywith people and places, whilst Roger’s demonstrates his fascination with movement and moment. Entry is free and the location is the RPS London, in Peyton Place, Greenwich SE10 8RS. Open Mondays to Fridays 9am-5pm, Saturdays 12-4pm. An exhibition by Roger Ford FRPS and Angela Ford ARPS at RPS London Onshowuntil 20November

π To find out more and to purchase the book, go to www.southerncountiespf.org.uk.

π To find out more, go to www.rps.org.

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