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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. 

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!

Graham Walls is Enrolled on the SCPF Roll of Honour

Congratulations to Graham Walls who has been enrolled on the Southern Counties Photographic Federation Roll of Honour.

Graham Walls accepting his award from Peter Rocchiccioli, President of the Southern Counties Photographic Federation

Graham is hugely deserving of this award, which is given in recognition of his long service to the Chichester Camera Club. He has been a stalwart of our club for over forty years. In addition to his several years of service as Print Competition Secretary he was also Chairman of our Selection Committee for many years. In this capacity he has been very supportive of our external competitions. He also served on the club committee for an extended period of time. Now in his late eighties, he continues to work for the club, each Thursday he still sets out all the chairs for the meeting before any of the other members have even arrived.

Congratulations Graham, the club is very proud of your achievment.

 

SCPF – Notice from Horndean – PLEASE BE AWARE

From: Sue Teagle
Date: 20 October 2018 at 12:44:54 BST
To:secretary@southerncountiespf.org.uk” <secretary@southerncountiespf.org.uk>
Subject: Attempted Fraud

Hi folks,
Please see the message from Paul Stone, Horndean Camera Club, below.
Thanks,
Sue Teagle
Secretary, SCPF

Hello Sue,
Could you please circulate this email to all camera clubs in the SCPF area.
 
PLEASE BE AWARE
 
A fraudster has obtained names & email addresses of our club chairman & club secretary & has sent an email in the name of the chairman using a slightly altered club chairman email address to the club secretary email  address using both of our names as stated on the club website. 
The email from the chairman is asking me, the secretary, to pay an outstanding invoice for unspecified goods. I am 99% sure that the fraudster has got the details of myself & the chairman from our website as they are the only contact details stated on our website. 
 
Should any other club have a similiar attempt made to demand that an invoice be paid by your club for unspecified goods, please notify me at pjs28jack@googlemail.com & I will co-ordinate the details to be past on to the police fraud section. 
 
Thank you.  
 

Regards
Paul Stone
Horndean Camera Club

Paul Stone   LRPS, ASINWP & ASITTP
 

Awards for Ann and Sheila

We were delighted to see Ann McDonald and Sheila Tester both receive awards at the Club meeting on Thursday 21st February – and to have Peter Rocchiccioli present them in his role as President of the Southern Counties Photographic Federation. A very ‘well done’ to both!

Sheila Tester, receiving the SCPF Roll of Honour, by the Federation president Peter Rocchiccioli. A distinction which she very well deserved for the work she has put into Chichester Camera Club over ten years, and before that was a member of Marwell Photographic Group. She has served on Chichester’s  Management Committee many times, currently as Southern Counties Federation Representative,  and is also an active member of the Selection Committee. Sheila is also of course absolutely vital is the success of our Annual and North Mundham Exhibitions where she is our catering supremo. A very well deserved award to Sheila for all her contributions to club photography.

Ann McDonald won the best portrait individual award at the PAGB GB cup for the open projected images for her Portrait of a Lady, and is shown here receiving the award from by the SCPF President Peter Rocchiccioli. This is a great achievement by Ann as there were only eleven awards given nationally and this was also the only one within the SCPF. Many congratulations to Ann for this splendid recognition.