Wrekin Arts Photographic Club Newsletter 4 2019/20 24 September 2019

This Friday we welcome back Barbara Lawton FRPS, DPAGB with her lecture “Not a Million Miles Away.” Barbara is an excellent nature photographer and all her images have been taken locally.

The Learner Hour will provide members with an opportunity of a critique of their images for the first PDI competition.

On Friday 4 October David Gibbins ARPS, APAGB, EFIAP/b, BPE5* from Nottingham will join us for the first time with his lecture “My Photography.”

Friday 4 October is also the hand in night for the first merit PDI competition. You can enter up to 3 images of size 1400 x 1050 pixels. If you are unsure, please check the rules on this link where you can also find a guide and link to the online entry system http://wrekinartspc.com/competition-links-organisations-and-club-guides

Don’t forget that Friday 11 October is the hand in night for tboth he mobile image competition and the themed competition. This year’s theme is “colour blue”

The Ironbridge Festival of Imagination https://ironbridgefestival.co.uk continues this week and runs until Sunday 29 September. Book your tickets at http://ticketstelford.com/whats-on/festivals/

As part of the Festival there are 2 events you may be interested in. Both are free exhibitions based at Ironbridge Gorge Museum galleries. The first one is “The Electric Landscape” at the Coalbrookdale Gallery adjacent to Enginuity https://www.ironbridge.org.uk/events/family-events/the-electric-landscape-power-people-and-the-ironbridge-gorge/ It runs until 4 October and contains a lot of photographs of Ironbridge Power Station by ex Shropshire Star Photographer David Bagnall https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/telford/ironbridge/2019/07/06/countdown-to-demolition-ironbridges-landmark-towers-captured-on-camera-for-posterity/

The second one is the Secret Severn Art Trail https://secretsevern.co.uk which runs until 29 September. Locations are shown on the map but the main exhibition is at The Fusion Gallery, Jackfield Tile Works http://www.discovertelford.co.uk/Discover/Event/artisans-at-fusion

Finally, Bebbington Salon http://www.bebingtonps.org.uk/BebingtonSalon.html is open for entries until 27 November 2019. This Salon is slightly different to others. There is no online entry. You have to submit images on a cd. Please ensure that you understand the rules before entering, and look particularly at rule 3. Club members have been caught out in the past!