All posts by Ann McDonald

SUCCESS FOR PAGB GROUP MEMBERS IN THE 2016 SOUTHAMPTON INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION.

Congratulations to members of the PAGB Group who had a great success in Southampton this year. Between them they won eleven awards and had sixty images accepted.

SHEILA TESTER was awarded 2 Judge’s Medals and 2 Certificates

FRANK ADAMS won a Silver Medal for Best Landscape

LORNA BROWN won a FIAP Ribbon and also won two Certificates

GEORGE ATKINS was awarded a Certificate

MIKE DAVISON was awarded a Certificate

DAVID HARRIS was awarded a Certificate

The following members of the group also had images accepted.

SUE NASH

ROSS LANEY

JOHN HOWES

RONNIE HALL 

 

You can see a slide show of all the award winning images here. http://www.southamptoninternationalexhibition.co.uk/ImageGallery2016/ImageGallery.html

December Salon successes for PAGB Group members

      3rd CORK  INTERNATIONAL SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY

  • George Atkins was awarded a SACC Gold Medal for ‘Botallack Tin Mine’,  along with several other acceptances
  • Ann McDonald was awarded a PSA Silver Medal for  ‘Through the Doorways’, along with several other acceptances
  • Lorna Brown was awarded a PSA Ribbon for ‘Memento Mori’, along with several other acceptances

There were also acceptances for other PAGB Group members. Those also gaining acceptances at the salon were

  • Sheila Tester
  • John Howes
  • Ronnie Hall
  • Sue Nash

Congratulations  to all. It is a terrific achievement to gain awards and/or acceptances at these International Salons of Photography where one is competing against the best in the world.

 

Gold medal for Sheila Tester from the Smethwick International Exhibition

Congratulations to PAGB Group member Sheila Tester who won a PAGB Gold  Medal in the Nature Print Section at the 41st Smethwick International Exhibiiton of Photography.

The winning image is ‘A Group of Mycena

Sheila was also awarded a Highly Commended Ribbon in the Nature Print section for “Mycena Attacked by Slime Mould

Well done Sheila!

This is an excellent result for the club from Smethwick, two gold medals (one for George Atkins also, see previous post) and a ribbon from this  prestigious exhibition.

The following members had awards from The Wrekin Salon 2015

George Atkins received a Ribbon in addition to several acceptances

John Howes received a Highly Commended in addition to several acceptances

Lorna Brown, Mike Davison and John Howes also had acceptances at The Smethwick Exhibition. In addition Lorna had an acceptance in the Wrekin Salon.

Congratulations to everyone for their successes.

Arena Seminar 2016 Bookings Open

Riviera Hotel, Burnaby Road, Alum Chine, Bournemouth, BH4 8JF

Arena is pleased to announce details of the 2016 Arena Seminar  which takes place from 11th to 13th March 2016. The Seminar has become established as a major weekend event in the photographic calendar.
The Seminar brings together a first-class group of speakers and photography enthusiasts for a weekend of lectures, discussion and the opportunity to share inspirational photography.

Download the booking  form here
http://arenaphotographers.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/ArenaSeminar2016-BookingForm.pdf

More information about the weekend here http://arenaphotographers.com/index.php/arena-seminar-2016/

PAGB GROUP MEETING

The next meeting of the PAGB Group is on Monday 2nd November at 7.00pm. Because we look at both Prints and PDIs there is a lot of setting up to do so please come along at 6.50 to help set up. As usual we will try to see and comment on the work of everyone attending.

 

More Salon Successes for PAGB Group Members at Tallaght International Salon of Photography

 Tallaght 25th International Salon of Photographic Art

  • Contratulatons to GEORGE ATKINS who had 8 Print acceptances in the Salon. He was also awarded a FIAP Silver Medal and a Ribbon
  • Congratulations to JOHN HOWES who had 7 PDI acceptances in the Salon.
  • Congratulations to LORNA BROWN who had 4 PDI acceptances in the Salon .
  • Well done to all of them. It is a great achievement to gain acceptances and awards in this prestigious FIAP & PSA international Salon.

 

FIAP Salon News

Congratulations to PAGB Group member GEORGE ATKINS who had great success in The 7th ICS International Digital Circuit in the USA this summer. George had 25 images accepted in the  circuit and had the following awards.

  • ISF Gold Medal Best Author
  • ICS Gold Medal Best in Show
  • Swan Gold Medal
  • Argus Bronze Medal