Wrekin Arts Photographic Club Newsletter 13 2018/19 19 February 2019

This Friday we welcome Rod Wheelans MFIAP, MPAGB, Hon PAGB (supported by Permajet) from Dumfries https://www.dumfriescameraclub.co.uk/gallery/rod-wheelans/images . Rod will be presenting “Holiday Snaps and Other Stuff”. I’m sure that the “Holiday Snaps” will be exhibition quality so we’ll be in for an exciting evening. Please make every effort to attend as Rod is travelling a long way to present this lecture.

On Friday 1 March we welcome another of our talented club members to give the lecture. Irene Froy MPAGB, Hon PAGB, EFIPA, BPE4* (supported by Permajet) will present “Pastel Moments” More of Irene’s magic!

On Sunday 16 June Irene will be presenting her last “Photoshop My Way” workshop when you can learn how to create pastel images. Tickets are £25 each from Irene at irene.froy@btinternet.co.uk  

Friday 1 March is also the hand in night for the Challenge Cup competition. This competition is for a panel of 3, 4 or 5 related prints which can be displayed on one or more mounts. You can enter up to 3 panels. Full rules can be found at http://wrekinartspc.com/competition-links-organisations-and-club-guides 

The Photography Show https://photographyshow.com is at the NEC Birmingham from 16 to 19 March. This year ticket holders can attend any day of the show and tickets are priced at £14.95 and £11.95 for concessions. If you use the PAGB discount code - PAGBTPS19 - then you can get 25% discount on these prices.

The Ludlow 7 Competition is still open at The Photo Space http://www.thephotospace.co.uk/fr/accueil.html in Ludlow from Wednesday to Saturday 10.30am to 4.30pm until 9 March. There are 7 photographers exhibiting images on 7 walls of the studio. The “peoples choice”, the photographer with the most votes from members of the public will have a solo exhibition next year. Our own Ed Philips is part of the exhibition. You know what to do!

Finally, Joan Blease FBPE, MPAGB, EFIAP/b is running a photo competition on behalf of St. Rocco’s Hospice. There are a number of rules which are slightly different so please ensure that you read them thoroughly before entering