Wrekin Arts Photographic Club Newsletter 16/2014-15 7 April 2015

This Friday Graham Walton CPAGB http://grahamwalton.foliopic.com/ will judge the 4th merit pdi competition. Results will be shown on the competition page of the new website http://wrekinartspc.com/ soon after the event. Information is regularly added to the site, and Calvin is asking members to let him know  what information they would like to see there - http://wrekinartspc.com/specific-news-items-index/

On Friday 17 April, John Hartshorne LRPS, DPAGB, BPE3* (supported by Fotospeed) http://www.johnhartshorne.co.uk/ from Lichfield Camera Club visits us with his print lecture “New Horizons” Friday 17 April is also the hand in night for the Landscape Competition. There is just a single class and entries can be made in both the print and pdi sections. The competition rules and link to the online pdi entry can be found on the LINKS AND GUIDES tab of the website. When you’ are on this page look at the guidelines for creating a Member’s Gallery and perhaps give it a go!

The closing date for the 2015 Midland Salon 66th International Salon of Photography is fast approaching. Last date for entries is 22 April. Full details and rules together with a selection of last year’s entries can be found on the Salon Website http://www.midland-salon.com/ The exhibition will be shown at Smethwick Photographic Society's clubroom from 13 to 21 June. Details about discounted entry fees for the Salon are on our website at http://wrekinartspc.com/specific-news-items-index/. if you want to enter then please bring your prints and paperwork this Friday for collection.

The MCPF Inter-Club Print and Pdi Championships will be held on 25 April at The Civic Centre, Braunstone, LE3 2PP starting at 1030am. http://www.mcpf.co.uk/printpdichampionships.html. The club has entered and if you want to go and show your support please let Tony have £7 for the ticket as soon as possible.

And finally, details of the Apley Farm Shop Photographic Competition were announced in the last Newsletter. Steve Barber won the Animals Category with “Harvest Mice.” He also won the Landscape Category with “Looking up the River” This image was also the overall competition winner. John Sweetland won the Buildings Category with “Moreton Corbet Castle”. There is a display of competition entries in the Farm Shop Cafe until the end of June.