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2018 Cedars Challenge

  Tonight saw the annual Cedar Challenge 4 way 12 print battle interclub Competition at ESCC between ESCC, Hinckley & District PS, Broughton Astley PS & Lutterworth Co-op PS it was judged by Peter Gennard MFIAP EFIAP/p of Smethwick PS. There was a good turn out from all four clubs which made for a very pleasant evening with ESCC eventually emerging victorious retaining the shield for another year with 195. Special mention should go to M.Fisher from HDPS for his image “Wagon Train“,  John Haddon from LCPS for his image “Brown Argus on Marjoram” and Phil Mallin from ESCC with his image “Vestrahorn” all of which scored 20. Club Clubs Image Author Image Title BAPS ESCC HDPS LCPS       0           BAPS 1 Polly Hall 1 Avarice 13       ESCC 1 Steve Bexon 2 Sunset Over Gull Rock   16     HDPS 1 D.Gallimore 3 Rutting Stag     12   LCPS 1 Dave Hunter 4 Pasque Seed Heads       17 BAPS 2 Karen Colson 5 Did They Leave Anything For Me 12       ESCC 2 Chantal Cooper 6 Long Tailed Tit   18     HDPS 2 J.Shilladay 7 Cannock Chase     17   LCPS 2 Mike Vernon 8 Clockwork Orange       15 BAPS 3 Polly Hall 9 The Night Feed 16       ESCC 3 John Smith 10 Light & Shadow   14     HDPS 3 M.Fisher 11 Wagon Train     20   LCPS 3 Robert Miller 12 Maltese Window       12 BAPS 4 Stephen Carter 13 Thor...

2018 / 19 – POTY 1 – Open Print results

Two weeks ago we had the 1st round of Photographer of the Year with the Open Themed Print rounf POTY 1 This attracted 54 entries from 28 members and we had 33 members voting on the evening. Julie Holbeche-Maund LRPS finished in top spot scoring 23.75  with “Steampunk Lilly” From Graham Townsend how scored 23.41 with “On The Hunt” and James Botterill scoring 23.03 with “Talacre Lighthouse” Click For Full Table of Results Click For Gallery Click for League...

2018 50 50 Mix & Match v Hinckley & District PS

Last night was the Interclub Competition Mix n Match 50 v Hinckley & District PS Judged by Andrzej Jablonski It was a very fun evening taken in good humour by both sides with plenty of audience participation and lots of  interesting or unusual images shown. HDSP got off to a very good start and soon pulled into a commanding lead but over the rounds we did eventual turn this around and after 36 round emerged victorious....

2018 New Fosse Challenge Trophy

Tonight saw the New Fosse Challenge Trophy which is hosted by Fosse Co-op Camera Club. Its a 6 print open theme competition which saw entries this year from 10 camera clubs across the East Midlands. It was judged by Jim Hartje ARPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP BPE5* We were trying to retain the shiled for the 3rd year but fell short by 5 points finishing in 2nd place with 108 points from a possible 120 to Sileby PS who scored 115, Images used were Steve Bexon “Sunset over Gull Rock” 19 Chantal Cooper “Long Tail Tit” 14 John Smith “Light & Shadow” 18 Ian Waite “The Scamp” 20 Jules Holbeche-Maund LRPS “Pingvellir” 18 Phil Mallin “Vestrehorn” 19 Table of results Club Score Place Sileby PS 115 1st Earl Shilton CC 108 2nd Leicester & Leicestershire PS 106 3rd Leicester Forest PS 106 3rd Nuneaton PS 105 5th Melton Mowbray 104 6th Fosse CCC 103 7th Hinckley & DPS 100 8th Coalville & DPS 98 9th Lutterworth PS 97...

Workshop Evening

On October 3rd we held one of our regular workshop evenings designed to improve the photographic ability of our members in a variety of ways. On this occasion we held individual workstations for Lightroom (Windows and Mac), Elements, Mount cutting, Camera Handling and Settings, AV creation  and Studio Light set-up and usage. It was a very well attended evening and there was much positive interaction. Many thanks to all the members who provided their...

2018/19 Secretaries Challenge

Last night was the first competition of the season it was Open Print externally judged by the indomitable Bob Moore FRPS, Hon. PAGB, MPAGB, FIPF. It had a high entry of 60 images from 25 members and Bob as usual gave some very insightful and forthright comments on all the images. At the end Ian Waite emerged victorious with “The Scamp” Although only just from Julie Holbeche-Maund LRPS with “Black Princess” Alan Wardropper achieved 3rd with “Thoughts” and 4th with “Scary Clown” Phil Mallin came 5th with “The Jetty Iceland” # Image Author Score Pos 21 The Scamp Ian Waite 20 1st 26 Black Princess Julie Holbeche-Maund 20 2nd 58 Thoughts Alan Wardropper 20 3rd 42 Scary Clown Alan Wardropper 20 4th 19 The Jetty Iceland Phil Mallin 20 5th 11 Woolacombe Bay James Botterill 19 47 Hosier Lane (Out on the Street) John Langham 19 49 Miss Red Julie Holbeche-Maund 19 54 The Cove Iceland Phil Mallin 19 36 Mt Cook Chantal Cooper 18 30 Food Fight Ian Waite 18 55 King fisher Ian Waite 18 25 Windermere Mist James Botterill 18 48 Tree In The Rocks Martin Hall 18 17 Six Bridges Robin Astle 18 14 Photography Today John Langham 17 10 Laetiporus Sulphureus (Chicken Of The Woods) Martin Allen 17 6 Dead Juniper Tree & Buttes In Monument Valley Steve Bexon 17 7 Eigg Concretions with Run Steve Pears 17 4 Caged Alan Wardropper 16 56 Looking Out Gary Wood 16 13 Peyto Lake Canada Geoff Whitelocks 16 50 All On My Own Geoff Whitelocks 16 44 Shocking Call John Langham 16 32 Hotrod John Smith 16...

2018/19 Speaker “Moments In Time”

Last night was the first speaker evening of the 2018/19 season and for this we had Richard Cobby ARPS CPAGB from Northampton who presented a mix of projected images and AVI’s under the caption “Moments In Time”. It include some worked examples, methods for removing the bain of the photographers life “Tourists” and even changing day into night. To see more of Richards images visit his PBase page ...

2018 / 19 Informal Interactive Image Critique

Last night we had the informal interactive Review of members PDI image. There was an open discussion with emphasis in regard to judging and critical image appraisal hosted by Andrzej Jablonski across a number of images which met one of the the  3 Themes Modern Buildings Movement Open Spaces NOTE: This was NOT a competition but learning evening for how to judge the images in the POTY...

Upcoming Events

  1. 2018/19 POTY2 Review

    November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. 2018/19 Photography Workshop

    November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  3. 2018/19 POTY 3: “Open Monochrome” Handin

    November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm