Wrekin Arts Photographic Club Newsletter 14 2018/19 12 March 2019

This Friday we welcome Wayne Brittle from Burton-on-Trent  https://www.waynebrittlephotography.com/index.html with his lecture “Another Time, Another Place.” Wayne is an accomplished Landscape Photographer and I’m sure that we will see some excellent work on Friday night. Wayne is also an ambassador for NiSi filters.

There is no Learner Hour this week but it recommences next week, Friday 22 March at 6.45pm

On Friday 22 March, Bob Dennis CPAGB, APAGB, AFIAP, BPE4* returns with the Bebington Salon 2018.

Friday 22 March is also the hand in night for the Landscape Competition. There are 2 sections - print and PDI - and you can submit up to 3 images in each category. Please note that all work must be new and not have been entered in any previous club competition. Full rules and a link to the online entry system is at http://wrekinartspc.com/competition-links-organisations-and-club-guides John Hartshorne is unable to judge the competition on 29 March and will be replaced by Claire Carter http://www.carterart.co.uk/home If you recall, Claire showed us her landscape images at the end of last year.

Congratulations go to Ed who won “The People’s Choice” in the Ludlow Seven 2019 at The PhotoSpace Ludlow http://www.thephotospace.co.uk/fr/accueil.html Ed’s prize is a solo exhibition at The Photo Space. I’ll post the dates of that exhibition when they are available.

The Photography Show 2019 https://www.photographyshow.com is at the NEC from 16 to 19 March. You can get 25% discount on all tickets using code PAGBTPS19 before midnight on13 March.

Midphot 2019 Exhibition is at Smethwick Photographic Society, The Old School House Oldbury B69 2AS from 20 to 24 March. The full timetable is available at https://www.mcpf.co.uk/midphot-2-3/  Several club members won awards and it’s an exhibition well worth attending to gain some inspiration.

Finally, The MCPF Print and PDI Championships will be held at Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Leicester, LE3 2PP on Saturday 13 April. Tony is looking for work for entry into the competition. Last year the club came 4th in the print championships and 3rd in the PDI championship and represented MCPF in the National PAGB championships later in the year. We’re hoping to do the same again this year! If you want to attend the event then tickets are £7 each. Please let Tony know as soon as possible if you’re able to attend. 

Wrekin Arts Photographic Club Newsletter 5 2018/19

This Friday we welcome Andy Polakowski DPAGB, EFIAP/b, GPU-Cr2, BPE4* for a return visit from Mold when he will show some interesting pictures!

Calvin will lead the Learner Hour from 6.45pm

On Friday 2 November we welcome Scott Latham to Wrekin Arts for his first visit. Scott is a wildlife photographer and his lecture is titled “From Plains to Jungle”

The Learner Hour session this week will be about Brushes and Masks in Photoshop.

Friday 2 November is also the hand in night for the 1st Merit Print Competition when you can enter up to 3 images in each of the Mono and Colour sections of your appropriate level. Please read the rules on the competitions link http://wrekinartspc.com/competition-links-organisations-and-club-guides/ If you’re going to enter the Landscape and Natural History competitions later in the season then don’t forget that images for these 2 competitions must not have been entered into any of the earlier merit competitions. Please also submit online digital images of your entry through the link in the previous sentence.

On Sunday 28 October the club will participate in the PAGB Inter-Club Print Championship at Blackburn. We wish them luck.

Finally, the award winning images from this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year can be seen http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/wpy/gallery/2018/adult.html If you feel inspired then you can enter next year’s competition at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/wpy/competition.html