Upcoming Events

Ace of Clubs Competition

Date: February 16, 2020

Bridgend “5 to 8” Photoharmony Entry Deadline

Date: February 16, 2020

WPF AGM

Date: March 8, 2020

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Location: Talbot Green Community Centre

WPF Delegates Meeting with WPF Executive

Date: March 8, 2020

Time: 10:30 - 13:00

Location: Talbot Green Community Centre

The 2020 Photography Show

Start date: March 15, 2020

End date: March 17, 2020

Bridgend PhotoHarmony Competition

Date: March 16, 2020

Only Mono Battle

Date: May 16, 2020

Ace of Prints Entry Deadline

Date: June 22, 2020

Ace of Prints Competition

Date: July 5, 2020

2020 Carmarthen Conference

Start date: August 21, 2020

End date: August 23, 2020

Pixels 2020

Date: November 7, 2020

Stanley Chell Competiton TBC

Date: November 28, 2020

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2020 Welsh Salon Open for Entries

The Welsh Salon is now open for entries from members of Welsh Clubs (WPF & NWPA).

The cost is the same as last year with the closing date being March 8th 2020. This is the WPF AGM date and you can deliver your prints on the day to Talbot Green Community Centre.

We have a new Trophy this year “The Jan Cawley Trophy” which will be presented to the best image in the salon.

The judging will take place at the same venue on the 21st and 22nd March 2020.

Our judges this year are John Chamberlin FRPS APAGB MFIAP FBPE, Ed Cloutman AFIAP FWPF AWPF and Jennifer Cox ARPS ASWPP.

Here is a link to the Salon entry page.

The RCT Photomarathon

We’ve received the following information about the RCT Photomarathon, a 24 hour photography competition that will take place across the RCT on the 18th of April this year. Tickets go on sale on February 1st at 10am.

The Rhondda Cynon Taf Photo Marathon 2020 (RCT) is an event that allows its participants to express creativity through the medium of Photography. In a 24 hour time frame you will receive 12 topics that will require a single image submission for each. 24 hours – 12 images. NB. It is not a requirement that that participants live in the RCT area. 

It is being organised by Gaby Bromage, who is currently studying BA Press & Editorial Photography at Falmouth University and previously studied at Coleg y Cymoedd in Ystrad Mynach.

Their website contains more information.

The Ace of Clubs – February 16th

The Ace of Clubs to be held in Talbot Green Hall February 16th 2020 start time will be 10.00 am, the usual tea and coffee will be available but you will need to bring your own food with you.

Bristol Salon

Bristol Photographic Society invite you to enter the 2020 Bristol Salon. New for 2020 – They have introduced 2 print sections. There are also big discounts for group or club entries. Full details here. Entry deadline is January 25th.

Bridgend “5 to 8” Photoharmony Competition

The annual Bridgend “5 to 8” Photoharmony Competition is accepting entries until 16 February 2020.

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Liz Barry’s Photo Tour to India

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PSA News

Welsh photographers have achieved good results in the New Year Circuit in Serbia. PSA Member Neville Thomas had 16 acceptances and won a Bronze Medal and an HM. Ian Ledgard had 7 acceptances and was also awarded an HM.

Three other Welsh based photographers also had successes and might perhaps consider seeking PSA recognition of their achievements John Bell and Matthew Jones both collected 16 acceptances and Anthony Baggett 8. How about it folks?

Ian Ledgard
PSA Membersip Director, Wales

The RPS is coming to South Wales

The Royal Photographic Society is bringing its Photography Roadshow to South Wales this summer. See world class photography at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, on Saturday 20 June. They will be showing printed images in various genres: Contemporary, Fine Art, Travel, Landscape, Natural History, Documentary and Applied.

You’ll be able to ask questions about the RPS Distinctions qualification scheme and hear from photographers whose work is on display. You will also be able to question members of the Distinctions team.

Above all, you will be able to view the images close-up. If you are a photographer, this is for you! Do come along. More information here.

Further details available from: Peter Hayes FRPS distinctionschair@rps.org or Rhys Jones ARPS southwales@rpsorg

2020 Memorial Trophy Results

Hi Folks,

About 60 people turned up to see this event at Bridgend Camera Club and I’m sure that they all enjoyed the day – I guess the winners enjoyed it the most though! I want to express my thanks to Bridgend for hosting the event and looking after us all so well, shame it was such a sunny day – unusual in that part of Wales! ;>))

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Neath Salon 2020

The Neath & District PS UK Salon 2020 will be open for entries from 1st February.

More information here.

The Photography Show

Registration is now open for the UK’s biggest photography show, 14 – 17 March 2020.

Full details here.

Only Mono 2020 – Invitation to Enter

We’ve received this from Gareth Martin at Cymru Mono:-

Attention all clubs – Only Mono which is run by Cymru Mono is the only National Print Monochrome Battle in the UK it will be in its 4th year in 2020 its on May 16th. This is a club event not individual entry. It’s 4 prints per club, one per member and £12 to enter. 

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Diary Date – 2020 WPF Carmarthen Conference

The 2020 WPF Carmarthen Conference will be held at the University Halliwell Centre on Friday 21st , Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd August.

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The 2020 Ace of Prints

To give you plenty of time to prepare please find below links to the rules for our Ace of Prints Competition.

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PAGB – Awards for Photographic Merit

After the recent success of our Tenby duo, Gillian & Charlie, YOU could be the next WPF photographer to gain a PAGB distinction and have CPAGB, DPAGB or MPAGB after your name!

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DPAGB for Gillian & Charlie

Gillian Mackay and Charlie Kidd, both of Tenby & District Camera Club, attained their DPAGB distinctions on the PAGB APM day at Watford last Sunday.

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