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MORE FIAP DISTINCTIONS FOR CLUB MEMBERS

Dead Vlei © Glyn Edmunds

I’m delighted to announce that three club members have been awarded FIAP Distinctions  this week.

John Howes EFIAP

Margret Preece EFIAP

Glyn Edmund EFIAP/gold

These are highly prized and difficult to achieve distinctions and are a reflection of the very high quality images produced on a regular basis by John, Margret and Glyn. Congratulations to all for a wonderful achievement.

Waiting for the Train © John Howes

Meeting Point © Margret Preece

Janey Devine joins ARENA!

PAGB GROUP NEWS!

I’m delighted to announce that our resident advisor at the PAGB Group, Janey Devine, has been elected a member of The Arena Group of Photographers, one of the UK’s most prestigious, invitation only Photography Groups. This is an indication of the high esteem in which Janey’s photography is held, not only in our area but also throughout the UK.

Janey has a very unique vision and style and we are very privileged to have her as a regular advisor at our PAGB Group meetings.

Congratulations Janey!

London Salon of Photography successes for the club

London Salon Successes for PAGB group members. 

Congratulations to Peter Rocchiccioli who had an image accepted at the The London Salon of Photography. This is Peter’s second time having an acceptance at this salon, where only a very tiny proportion of the submitted images are accepted for exhibition.

Taqua © Peter Rocchiccioli, accepted at The London Salon of  Photography.

This year members of the PAGB group excelled themselves  with a total of three acceptances at the London Salon with one member of the group awarded a London Salon Medal.

The Scottish Salon of Photography Successes for the club.

The Scottish International Salon of Photography successes for PAGB Group members.

Once again the group has fared very well in this salon. Sheila Tester has received two awards and had nine acceptances. In addition several other members of the group have been successful in having images accepted, including Mike Davison whose image is pictured below along with one of Sheila’s images. Congratulations to all!

Lotus Temple, Delhi © Mike Davison, accepted at The Scottish Salon

 

Isolated Shed, Poland © Sheila Tester, accepted at The Scottish Salon

 

more pagb distinction successes for the club.

FOUR MORE DISTINCTIONS FOR PAGB GROUP MEMBERS

I’m delighted to announce that there were four more distinctions for the club at the PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit Adjudication in Croyden this weekend. Four members of the PAGB group were successful in gaining their PAGB Awards.

Congratulations to (from left to right)

 Frank Adams CPAGB,   Lynne Owen CPAGB,  Keith Sawyer CPAGB, Ross Laney DPAGB

These are very highly desired distinctions and very difficult to achieve indeed,  requiring a very high standard of photography. Congratulations to all of these talented photographers. Below are some sample images from their successful panels.

The Midas Touch © Ross Laney DPAGB

Cornered © Lynne Owen CPAGB

Machine Man © Keith Sawyer CPAGB

Lindisfarne Castle © Frank Adams CPAGB

Well done Ross, Lynne, Keith and Frank!

2017 BRISTOL SALON PDI SHOW

Last night we were treated to a visual feast. Pete Howell and Carol Sykes traveled from Bristol to present a superb selection of the images accepted and awarded in this year’s Bristol Salon of Photography, one of the most prestigious of the international photographic exhibitions. We were delighted to see that several of the images shown came from our own club. This year Lorna Brown, Keith Sawyer, Mike Davison, Jean Brooks, Sheila Tester and Ann McDonald were amongst those who had images accepted in this exhibition. Congratulations to all!

Family of Mycena SP © Sheila Tester which was featured amongst the images shown at last night’s Briston Salon PDI Show.

More Successes at the GREAT BRITISH SMALL PRINT SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY.

FIVE members of the PAGB group submitted prints to the SMALL PRINT SALON last month and were very successful. Between them they  had 60 acceptances  and a total of five awards, three of which were awarded to Frank Adams!

Congratulations to all for a terrific success. Below are a selection of the images that were accepted or received awards.

Miners Road © Frank Adams which won a NCPF  Ribbon

Neolithic Chambered Tomb © Sheila Tester which received an Honorable Mention

Daydreamer © Ann McDonald which was awarded a FIAP Gold Medal

The Colonnade at Night © George Atkins

And What do you Eat? © Mike Davison

Success for PAGB Group members at the Southampton International Salon of Photography

Members of the  PAGB Group were successful at the Southampton International Salon of Photography. Six members entered the salon and between them they had three awards and 23 acceptances. Congratulations to all!

Lindisfarne Castle © Frank Adams which won an award at the Southampton Salon.

Waiting for the Bus © Ann McDonald which won an award at the Southampton Salon

Gold Hill © George Atkins, which was accepted at the Southampton Salon.

Thought © Keith Sawyer, accepted at the Southampton Salon.

IMAGES SELECTED FOR THE INTER-CLUB COMPETITIONS. SPRING 2016-2017 SEASON

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND ALL OF THESE COMPETITIONS TO SUPPORT YOUR CLUB.

THE 2017 SOUTHERN COUNTIES PHOTOGRAPHIC FEDERATION CHAMPIONSHIPS hosted by Basingstoke Camera Club, will be held on 26th March 2017 at Cliddesden Millennium Village Hall, RG25 2JQ.

IMAGES SELECTED for the SCPF PRINT CHAMPIONSHIP
Damselflies Mating David Harris
Lindisfarne Castle Frank Adams
Three Sighted Mice Jean Brooks
Three Fishermen at Dusk Ann McDonald
Catch Anything? Ann McDonald
The Conversation Ann McDonald
Holy Man John Howes
Praying alongside a Chat Peter Rocchiccioli
Taqua Peter Rocchiccioli
Mycena Family on Log Sheila Tester
Momento Mori Lorna Brown
First Light, Brae Fell David Harris
Palouse Contours Glyn Edmunds
Gannet Feeding Young Sheila Tester
Sunrise Hillhead Ray Acland
IMAGES SELECTED for the SCPF PDI CHAMPIONSHIP
Threre Men on a Mountain George Atkins
Church at Vik Sheila Tester
Sea Stack Iceland Ann McDonald
Aurora over Landmannalauger Ann McDonald
Otter Eating John Larry
Springbok on the Run Jean Brooks
Sossusplei Jean Brooks
Razorbill Landing Ann McDonald
Trap 5 Philliip Acland
This is my Home Peter Rocchiccioli
Oculus Jean Brooks
Angel 9 Keith Sawyer
Spitalfields Pub Stephen Marsh
Berlin Girls Glyn Edmunds
Evacuees John Howes
THE CROUCH SHIELD  PDI COMPETITION hosted by Steyning Camera Club will be held on  24th March at The Henfield Comunity Hall
IMAGES SELECTED for the CROUCH SHIELD

Mr Saini Peter Rocchioccioli
Holy Man John Howes
Aurora Reflections Ann McDonald
Mycena Family on Log Sheila Tester
Rainbow Cat Stephen Marsh
Early Influence Jan Davis
Forest Reflection Andy Dulson
Contemplation Keith Sawyer
SUSSEX FEDERATION PRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS will be held on 8th April 2017 at The King’s Centre, Burgess Hill.

IMAGES SELECTED for the SxFed PRINT CHAMPIONSHIIP

DEVELOPER CLASS
Tides Out Sue Watts
Anticipation Sue Watts
Sleeping Beacon Ken Worrall
Market Trader in the Spotlight Mark Stevens
The Gate to the Beach Sarah Nichol
Tropicbirds George Sayer
OPEN CLASS
Mosey Fisherman Jan Davis
Forest Reflection Andy Dulson
Preparing for Battle Mike Hancock
After the Rain Tony Baverstock
Olive Grove Crete Tony Baverstock
Departure Lynne Owen