All posts by Ann McDonald

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

images selected for inter-club competitions

The following images have been selected for our inter-club competitions which will be held in MARCH and APRIL

THE SOUTHERN PHOTOGRAPHIC FEDERATION INTER-CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP  

This will take place on the 24THMarch 2019. The venue is The John O’Gaunt School, Priory Road, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 0AN

SCPF PRINT CHAMPIONSHIP IMAGES

Abandoned FarmhouseFrank Adams
At the Imperial CityChris Gledhill
Bonnet Mushrooms (Mycena Galericulata)David Harris
Carmine Bee-Eater over the ZambeziPhil Shaw
Chasing the LightRichard Corkrey
Coprinus DisseminatusSheila Tester
CuriousJohn Howes
Dalmatian PelicanAnn McDonald
Gannet  Defending Space Ann McDonald
Hearth and HomeLorna Brown
On his BikePeter Rocchiccioli
Porcelain Fungus in Dappled LightSheila Tester
Reaching for the Moon (Mycena)David Harris
Red StagGraham Ainge
Resting Ann McDonald

SCPF PDI CHAMPIONSHIP IMAGES

Black Hairstreak Satyrium PruniRoss Laney
Canary WharfMichael Palmer
Dalmatian Pelican Defending TerritorySheila Tester
Gannet Bonding BehaviourAnn McDonald
Gannets Sky PointingAnn McDonald
London InfinityMichael Palmer
Poplar Hawk MothRoss Laney
Racket Tailed Pufflet Aerial CombatPhil Shaw
Riona in a Lace SkirtGlyn Edmunds
SistersJohn Howes
Stradbally StrandLorna Brown
The Scoundrel and the ScholarJohn Howes
The Sheep JudgeJohn Howes
Tiger Action PortraitPhil Shaw
Vashti Cunningham USAAndy Dulson

THE CROUCH SHIELD PDI COMPETITION

This will take place on Friday 22ndMarch. The venue is Henfield Village Hall, Coopers Way, Henfield, BN5 9DB, United Kingdom.  

CROUCH SHEILD IMAGES 

Cheetah in the EveningPhil Shaw
Church at VikSheila Tester
Crash Landing PelicanAnn McDonald
Moth to the FlameRoss Laney
Mycena with Gossamer ThreadSheila Tester
Portrait of a LadyAnn McDonald
The NarrowboatmanJohn Howes
Tiger PortraitPhil Shaw

SUSSEX FEDERATION PRINT CHAMPIONSHIP

This will take place on 6thApril 2019, at the The King’s Centre, Burgess Hill

SUSSEX FED CHAMPIONSHIP IMAGES

A Beautiful SmileMike Harris
Little Red Riding Hood?Richard Ryder
The Hot TapRay Thurgood
En VogueJonathan Fiske
Gallery, StockholmGuy Partington
The Turbine Hall, Tate ModernHeather Buckle
Little Blue BoatCarmel Lynch
Devon BeachWendy Chalk
In the Shadow of the BudhaMike Hancock
Haircut Sir?Mike Hancock
Angry LeopardChris Gledhill
Fox on the ProwlChris Gledhill

FIAP BIENNIAL SELECTION FOR Jim Munday

I am delighted to announce that Jim Munday’s image Port in a Storm (above) has been chosen by the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) to represent England/Northern Ireland in the FIAP Colour Print Biennial 2019.

It is a great honour for the club that the work of one of our members has been chosen to represent the country in this very prestigious Biennial competition. Congratulations Jim!

Club successes at The Southampton International Exhibition of Photography.

This year several members of the PAGB Group entered the Southampton International Exhibition of Photography, with considerable success. The image featured above is The Scoundrel & The Scholar © John Howes which won a PSA Silver Medal.

Between them, 7 members of the group won 8 awards and had 38 images accepted in this exhibition. Congratulations to all for an excellent result.

Featured below are some more of the successful images. 

The Hermit © John Howes which won an SCC Certificate at the exhibition. John won three awards in total with six acceptances.
Beautiful Plumage © John Howes which won a SCC Medal
Dalmatian Pelican © Ann Mcdonald which was awarded a GPU Ribbon.
Old Control Room © Mike Davison, accepted for the exhibition
Mycena © Glyn Edmunds, accepted for the exhibition.
Tourmaline Sunangel ©, another image by a club member which was accepted for the Exhibition.
Health and Safety © Peter Rocchiccioli, accepted for the exhibition.

SALON SUCCESS FOR Ross Laney

Congratulations to PAGB Member ROSS LANEY who won a Gold Medal and a Bronze Medal in the Miroc Digital Circuit for his image Crown Mines, Cornwall (featured). In addition Ross also had twelve acceptances in this circuit. The Miroc Circuit is an international salon in which the images are judged separately in four different countries, Serbia, South Africa, Russia and Norway. Well done Ross!