October 2019
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Ken Stoneman

We have received this sad news from Alan Shepherd at Gwynfa. Ken Stoneman passed away on Tuesday 28th May. Ken has been a member of Gwynfa since the very early days of the club and during that time occupied several committee roles including Chairman and Treasurer. He will be missed by everyone. […]

Malcolm Owen

We’ve received this sad news from Mike Jones. Malcolm Owen, former member of the Rhondda Camera Club, passed away on Wednesday 22nd May. […]


Llanelli Photographic Society are extremely sad to announce the passing of Joyce Mollet on Friday 3rd May after a long illness. Although her family live thousands of miles away both her son Matthew and daughter Sarah were there. Joyce was well known for her portraits of Indian people and their environment and made numerous trips to […] […]

Graham Meaker FRPS

We’ve received this sad news from David Jones. Newport Photographic Club is deeply saddened to report the recent passing of lifelong member Graham Meaker. Graham fully deserved his FRPS. A panel of butterflies and cactii secured this recognition. Images taken on “slide film” before the age of digital technology, when exposure, focus and composition all had to […] […]

Gary Jenkins

We’ve received sad news from Dave Lewis at Tenby & District Camera Club: I have the sad duty to announce the passing of our good friend and esteemed photographer Gary Jenkins. Gary was one of Tenby’s best, he specialised in photographing the most difficult of subjects. He loved taking dragonflies but also took general wildlife and astro-photography. […] […]

Graham Jones

Sad news from Des Daughton at Trostre CC.. It is with sadness and deep regret that I have to inform you of the death of our dear friend Graham Jones, Upper Tumble. In his time a staunch member of the Trostre Camera Club who will be greatly missed not only for his photography but for his slant […] […]

Mike Stokes

We have been informed of the very sad news that Mike Stokes, immediate past Deputy Chairman of the Bridgend Camera Club, passed away last Monday. His funeral will be held at Coychurch Crematorium at 1.15pm on Friday 3rd November. Donations to Y Bwthyn Newydd at Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend. […]

Alun Lewis

Sad news from Llanelli Photographic Society. Alun Lewis passed away last Saturday, he was 68. His funeral will be held on 19 October at the Llanelli Crematorium at 11 am. He was Llanelli’s current external competition secretary and as such would be familiar to many of the clubs in the WPF. […]

Royston Kneath

As many of you will already know, Royston Kneath has sadly passed away. Roy was a very active person on the Swansea camera scene and a WPF speaker and judge of long standing. His family wishes to thank everyone for their thoughts, wishes and sympathy which has meant so much to his wife Laura, and daughters Suzy […] […]

John B. Davies

More sad news. John B. Davies of Swansea has passed away after the swift onset of Leukeamia. John was a WPF lecturer and many will know him from the talks he gave. More information when we have it. […]

Mostyn Gardner

Sad news from Bridget Craddock at the Vale: Vale PC sad news that longstanding member and previous long term competition secretary Mostyn Gardner passed away on the 5th August after a long illness. He is well known to many outside of our club and I thought they would want to know. Mostyn Gardner’s funeral will take place […] […]

Arthur Lewis

Sad news from Peter Harman at Merthyr Tydfil. Mr Arthur Lewis, a life member of Merthyr Tydfil Camera Club passed away this morning. Some older members of the WPF may remember him, he attended many competitions and battles not as an entrant but as an observer of good photography. Arthur Lewis’s funeral is on Friday 18th August […] […]

Derek Terry

It is with great sadness that Western Valley Camera Club announces the passing of one of their well-respected and much loved members Derek Terry. Derek was an accomplished photographer achieving his AWPF and CPAGB accreditations along with many international successes. He was a member of the WVCC executive committee for a number of years as our […] […]

Mike Lewis

We have received some awful news from Jamie Archdale-Smith at Barry Camera Club. It is with great regret that we have to announce the sad and sudden death of our Chairman Mike Lewis on Saturday 17th June 2017. Mike passed away unexpectedly whilst out doing what he loved best, on a walk in the countryside taking […] […]

Rosemary Crahart

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Rosemary Crahart of Swansea and Llanelli Camera Club passed away on Sunday, April 30th. Rosemary was the Convention Officer on the WPF Executive and, as a Welsh speaker, was a great liaison officer with Lampeter. Our thoughts are with her family at this sad time. Funeral […] […]

Linda Baldwin Hon FWPF

Linda Baldwin passed away quietly at home on Tuesday with her husband Andrew by her side. Funeral details will be known after Easter. Our thoughts are with Andrew and the rest of her family. Roy Thomas and Jan Cawley have written the following obituary. Linda Baldwin Hon FWPF Our very good friend and admired colleague, Linda Baldwin, who […] […]