Another successful exhibition for PAGB Group member George Atkins who gained two awards in the Grand MSM Circular Exhibition 2017. Well done George!
Wave Rock © George Atkins which received an award in the Grand MSM Exhibition
Once again the PAGB group has fared very well in this salon. Sheila Tester has received an RPS Gold Medal and two more members, Lorna Brown and Ann McDonald had images accepted. Congratulations to all!
Wisteria © Lorna Brown which was accepted at the Edinburgh Salon of Photography
Gannets Sky Pointing © Ann McDonald, accepted at the Edinburgh Salon of Photography
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
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.
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 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
I’m very encouraged by the number of volunteers who have put their names down for stewarding at the Annual Exhibition. I very much appreciate your support. The take up of kitchen slots is slower, so I am encouraging members who haven’t yet put their names down, to sign up for one or more of the kitchen slots. Money from the sale of teas, coffees and cakes will make a big contribution towards the cost the exhibition.
If you are able to spare some time to help, then please have a look at the latest rota for available stewarding and kitchen slots. My contact details are at the foot of the rota.
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.
Cornered © Lynne Owen CPAGB
Machine Man © Keith Sawyer CPAGB
Lindisfarne Castle © Frank Adams CPAGB
Well done Ross, Lynne, Keith and Frank!
The Federation needs your prints for the PAGB Interfederation Championship and exhibition.
We need to select:
30 Colour Prints
30 Mono Prints – FIAP Definition
30 Open PDIs (not nature)
30 Nature PDIs – FIAP Definition
These are the numbers the Federation have to send in as our entry, so we need many more to select from!
The print mount size must be 50x40cm (see the note below on print size tolerances required for exhibition framing)
The PDIs are to be 1400×1050
All must be to Peter by this Thursday 27th April so that they can be considered for selection.
Please support the Federation with your prints and PDIs