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ARPS successes

I’m delighted to be able to tell you that both Lynne Owen and Tony Baverstock have  achieved their Associateships with the Royal Photographic Society, a real accomplishment.

They will both admit that one of the hardest parts of gaining and ARPS is that the panel – of 15 images –  has to have a theme.  That the highest standards of photography are required is a given, but finding and delivering a themed panel is a real challenge.

Tony had considered all sorts of projects, and then one day was just crushing a drinks bottle for the recycling when he saw how beautifully the light played  on the plastic.  From that, he created a superb panel of black and white abstract images, as you can see from the examples below.

Lynne too had tried out a few ideas – and you might have seen something of her eventual successful panel at North Mundham earlier this year.  A truly creative idea around windows that really open to reveal the interior – and again you can see a couple of these below.

It’s congratulations to both Lynne and Tony, both awarded ARPS in the Fine Art category. One with a deceptively simple idea, that required first rate mono photography and printing skills; the other with a more complicated concept that also took some construction skills! 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Club Members Published on RPS “In Focus Friday” Blog

2 of our club members have recently had interviews/articles posted on the RPS Documentary Group In Focus Friday.  Stephen Marsh has

Taken in Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom, Friday, 16/03/2018. Photo by: Richard Ryder

had his photo featuring the “Ann Summers” shop published here and Richard Ryder has also had his photo of “The Bognor Busker”  featured here – part of a photographic essay seen at the Spring Exhibition and panels competition evening earlier in the season.

MORE DISTINCTION SUCCESSES FOR PAGB GROUP MEMBERS

TWO MORE DISTINCTIONS FOR PAGB GROUP MEMBERS

I’m delighted to announce that there were two more distinctions for the club at the PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit Adjudication in Chorley recently. Two members of the PAGB group were successful in gaining their PAGB Awards.

JEFF OWEN was awarded a CPAGB

PETER ROCCHICCIOLI was awarded a DPAGB

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

Above is Jeff’s panel for his CPAGB. He achieved high marks in the adjudication and gained his distinction with plenty to spare!

Waiting and Wondering © Jeff Owen. One of the images in his successful CPAGB panel

Taqua © Peter Rocchiccioli. One of the images in Peter’s successful DPAGB panel

London Salon Medal for Glyn Edmunds!

I’m delighted to announce that Glyn Edmunds has won a Salon Medal at this year’s London Salon of Photography. Over the years only four Chichester Camera Club members have achieved this rare distinction, Glyn now makes this number up to five! Congratulations!

1920’s Flapper © Glyn Edmunds

In addition to his medal Glyn has had two images accepted at the salon, the maximum number from any contributor. This is a terrific achievement in a salon where only a very small number of the submitted images are accepted for exhibition.

Glyn is one  of our regular advisors at the PAGB Group and we are all very proud of his achievement. 

 

LONDON SALON SUCCESS FOR PETER ROCCHICCIOLI

In addition to Glyn’s success congratulations are also due to PAGB Group member Peter Rocchiccioli who had an image accepted at The London Salon. This is Peter’s third time having an acceptance at The London Salon, so well done Peter!

On His Bike © Peter Rocchiccioli

Please follow the link below for more information about The London Salon. The nine medal winning images and all of the accepted images are on the website, including those images from Chichester Camera Club  members.

http://www.londonsalon.org/2018-salon/4594294326

London Camera Exchange Workshops and Photowalks

Hi there, my name is Tom Goss, I have being running workshops and photowalks for London Camera Exchange and I want to show my support for camera clubs by offering you a 20% discount across all of my workshops and photowalks. The discount code is :

LCECAMERACLUB20

All you have to do is enter it upon checkout to be rewarded it. We have some great workshops being added all the time, if you would like to keep updated just visit here and subscribe at the bottom of the web page. Just share this with your members.

There are some of the workshops available at the moment:

Lulworth and Durdle Door Sunday 13th of May 2018, I am keeping the numbers low (maximum of 5) to have an intimate workshop to really hone your skills on landscape and long exposures.

Carl Hare a representative of Fujifilm UK wishes to tag along so this is also your chance to get hands on with the latest Fujifilm X series cameras and lenses including the new flagship camera, the Fujifilm X-H1!

Carl Hare is a product specialist and is going to be on hand all day who will be available to demo any and all of the Fujifilm X series cameras and lenses to you and will be able to answer any questions you may have about the Fujifilm system.

It will be a long day from midday until dusk which should be about 8pm, I’ll go through the whole process, from scouting a location, lens and filters to use, settings and waiting for the right light and choosing that decisive moment. Tickets are only £99, book now to avoid disappointment!

BOOK LULWORTH

Interested? Pop along to our photowalk on Thursday 19th April 2018 to get a head start, we are concentrating on long exposure seascapes starting off at Gunwharf at 3:30pm and walking around to Old Portsmouth.

BOOK PHOTOWALK

Ryde, Isle of Wight Sunday 3rd of June 2018, I am keeping numbers low (maximum of 10) to have an intimate workshop to really hone your skills on landscape and long exposures.

BOOK RYDE

I hope this has been of interest to you, please share this amongst your community and hope to see you on my next outing!

Kind regards

Tom Goss

London Camera Exchange Portsmouth

40 Kingswell Path, Cascades, Portsmouth, PO1 4RR

Tel: 023 9283 9933 Twitter/Instagram: @LCEPortsmouth

Photographer required

We have an enquiry from David Powell who asks if any of our experienced members might be interested in a small project to take pictures at a birthday celebration in Birdham on the harbour, for about 3-4 hours in the late afternoon of the 7th July, for which he would pay a fee.

If anyone is interested please let me know and I will pass on David’s contact details so you can call him directly.

Lorna Brown

Focus Group Helpers Wanted

The Focus Group Exhibition is on at the Assembly Room starting Saturday.  It would be great if some of the muscular members of the Club could give us a hand getting the screens, etc. transported to town.  
 
The schedule is:
 
     – Thursday, 3:00PM at Tangmere to load up the screens, etc.
 
     – Friday, 8:30 AM at the Assembly Room to unload the trailer and set up.
 
Support has always been great whenever the Club has an exhibition and it would be appreciated if it continued for this occasion.
 
Thanks,
 
Pete Bamforth