All posts by Ann McDonald

PAGB DISTINCTION SUCCESS FOR Jim Munday DPAGB

Congratulations to Jim Munday who achieved his DPAGB distinction on Sunday 24th November. 

This is a very highly respected and difficult to achieve distinction. Jim submitted fifteen high quality images for adjudication and passed comfortably. 

Very well done Jim!

The featured image above is Port in a Storm © Jim Munday, which was part of Jim’s PAGB Distinction submission. 

Below is Brave or Foolish © Jim Munday, which was also part of Jim’s submission. 

PAGB GROUP SUCCESSES AT SMETHWICK INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Congratulations to six members of the PAGB Group who between them gained four awards (1 FIAP Gold Medal, 1 FIAP Ribbon, 2 SPS Ribbons) and a total of 21 acceptances at the Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography. Below is a selection of some of the images which were accepted and/or awarded. 

The featured image above is ‘Dalmatian Pelican Defending Territory‘  © Sheila Tester which won a SPS Medal

 

Above: Worthing Pier © Jim Munday which was accepted at the  Smethwick Exhibiton

Above: Peace Lily © Michael Palmer which was accepted at the Smethwick Exhibition. 

Tree Fungi © Sheila Tester which was accepted at the  Smethwick Exhibition

Nest © Lorna Brown which was accepted at Smethwick Exhibition. 
Fishnet and Lace © Glyn Edmunds which was accepted at the Smethwick Exhibition
Moon Dancer @ Ann McDonald which was awarded a FIAP Ribbon at the  Smethwick Exhibiton
Tail Pecking Gannets © Ann McDonald which won an SPS Ribbon at the Smethwick Exhibition

NEXT MEETING OF THE PAGB GROUP IS MONDAY 4TH NOVEMBER

The meeting will take place at the small hall in the Tangmere Village Centre. We will meet at 6.45 pm for a prompt 7.00 pm start. Please come at 6.45 to help set the room up. The cost is £3 for club members and £4 for non-members.

Members are encouraged to bring along prints and/or digital images for in-depth constructive critique. We look forward to seeing you and your images.

Don’t forget that The Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography closes on 13th November. If you are considering entering this exhibition then you may wish to bring along prospective images to the meeting, for review and critique by the group. 

The image featured above is Nest © Lorna Brown

 

 

 

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE PAGB GROUP IS MONDAY 2nd September

Our first meeting of the season will take place next Monday 2nd September. The meeting will take place at the small hall in the Tangmere Village Centre. We will meet at 6.45 pm for a prompt 7.00 pm start. Please come at 6.45 to help set the room up. The cost is £3 for club members and £4 for non-members.

At the start of the meeting I will make a short presentation on the criteria needed for the FIAP Distinctions for Photographic Merit. We will also look at some CPAGB and DPAGB panels so you will get an idea of the standard required for the PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit.

Members are encouraged to bring along prints and/or digital images for in-depth constructive critique. We look forward to seeing you and your images.

LONDON SALON MEDAL FOR Lorna Brown!

I’m delighted to announce that Lorna Brown EFIAP, has won a Salon Medal at this year’s London Salon of Photography. Over the years only five Chichester Camera Club members have achieved this rare distinction, Lorna now takes this number up to six!

In addition to her medal Lorna has had two images accepted at the salon. This is a significant achievement in a salon where only a very small number of submitted prints are accepted for exhibition. All of the accepted images may be viewed on the Salon website here http://www.londonsalon.org/2019-salon/4594634346

Congratulations Lorna!

NEST © Lorna Brown which won a London Salon Medal at this year’s Salon Exhibition.


FIAP DISTINCTION SUCCESSES FOR CHICHESTER CAMERA CLUB!

I am delighted to announce that I’ve just heard from Dave Coates that ALL the applications for FIAP Distinctions from Chichester Camera Club have been successful. Congratulations to the following four Chichester Camera Club members who have gained new FIAP distinctions.

Lorna Brown EFIAP

Chris Gledhill EFIAP

Jim Munday EFIAP

Ann McDonald EFIAP/Silver

Very well done to everyone for a terrific result!

The image featured above is Nubra Valley Landscape © Chris Gledhill.

Wreck of the Helvetia © Jim Munday
Hearth and Home © Lorna Brown.
A Woman’s Work © Ann McDonald

CHICHESTER WINS SCPF CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to Chichester Camera Club which won  The Southern Photographic Federation Print and PDI Championships which were held on Sunday 24thMarch.

Dalmatian Pelican Defending Territory © Sheila Tester, featured above, won the best image in the PDI Championship and a Gold Medal. Congratulations Sheila!

Twenty four clubs from the Federation took part in the PDI Championships and twenty one clubs took part in the Print Championshiip. Chichester Camera Club were the winners in both competitions.

Chichester members won a Gold Medal, a Silver Medal, and a total of  five Highly Commended Certificates. Congratulations to everyone who had images in the competition, each image contributed to our final result.

Gannet Defending Space © Ann McDonald won a Silver Judges Medal (Judge Roger Parry’s choice)
Curious © John Howes won a Highly Commended Certificate
Racket Tailed Puffet Ariel © won a Highly  Commended Certificate. 

NEXT MEETING OF THE PAGB GROUP MONDAY 1st APRIL

The meeting will take place at the small hall in the Tangmere Village Centre. We will meet at 6.45 pm for a prompt 7.00 pm start. Please come at 6.45 to help set the room up. The cost is £3 for club members and £4 for non-members.

Members are encouraged to bring along prints and/or digital images for in-depth constructive critique. We look forward to seeing you and your images.

The image featured above is Canary Wharf © Michael Palmer a new member of the PAGB Group 

108th LONDON SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY

YOU ARE INVITED TO ENTER PRINTS FOR THE 108th LONDON SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY.

Closing date 20th May 2019. I am going to try to arrange delivery of Chichester Camera Club print entries in order to save on postage. Watch this space!

Accepted prints will be exhibited in galleries during the Summer in London, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Ireland.  

For full details of On-Line entry, rules and exhibition dates please visit the London Salon website www.londonsalon.org or contact Ann McDonald who will be happy to advise you on suitable images and the online entry system etc. Please bring along any prospective entries to the PAGB Group on 1st April

This is a very prestigious salon which was set up in 1910 with the aim being “to exhibit only that class of photographic work in which there is distinct evidence of artistic feeling and execution”. Members of Chichester Camera Club have been entering this salon for many years, with considerable success. The image featured above ‘1920s Flapper‘ © Glyn Edmunds won a rare London Salon Medal in last year’s exhibition.

Entry System Now Open