Wrekin Arts Photographic Club Newsletter 11 2018/19 23 January 2019

This Friday, Ian Bailey LRPS, CPAGB judges the 2nd Merit Print Competition.

Calvin leads the Learner Hour starting at 6.45pm both this week and on Friday 25 January.

On 25 January we welcome Rev. Dr. Richard Hainsworth LRPS, EFIAP, CPAGB, GPU-CR2, BPE3* http://www.andtherewaslight.co.uk from Mold to the club for his first visit with his lecture “Shooting the Inside of My Head”

Congratulations go to Ed who won a place in the Ludlow 7 2019 Competition with “Gourd, Still Life.” http://www.thephotospace.co.uk/fr/accueil.html  The exhibition to show the 7 winners work opens at The Photo Space in Ludlow http://www.thephotospace.co.uk/en/page_16656.html on Saturday 9 February and continues until Saturday 9 March. It’s open from 10.30am to 4.30pm each day. Please go along and vote for your favourite photographer. The photographer with the highest number of votes -The People’s Choice- wins a solo exhibition at The Photo Space.

The closing date for Midphot https://www.mcpf.co.uk/midphot/ is Friday 8 February. However if you are entering prints please make sure that you bring them to our club room no later than Friday 1 February together with the print out of titles that you entered on the Midphot website. All information about the competition can be found on the link at the start of this paragraph.

Looking a little further ahead, Stourbridge Photographic Society are hosting a lecture http://www.stourbridgeps.co.uk/spswp/?page_id=1757 by Rachael Talibart https://www.rachaeltalibart.com at The Bonded Warehouse, Stourbridge DY8 4LU http://www.thebondedwarehousestourbridge.co.uk on Saturday 13 April at 7.30pm. Tickets are £9 each available through the Stourbridge PS link earlier. Rachael is a fine art landscape photographer and was the Black and White Photographer of the Year 2018

The PAGB Master of Print Exhibition http://www.thepagb.org.uk/catalogues/mastersofprint_catalogue_2018.pdf opens at Smethwick PS clubroom on Saturday 9 February at 1pm.

The Model T Ford register http://www.modeltregister.co.uk/index.html are holding a rally on12 May starting at Long Lane Service Station TF6 6HA and travelling around the County. There will be further details later. 

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