December 2018
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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 […] […]

Maureen Albright (1948-2017)

We have received the sad news that Maureen Albright has passed away. Our thoughts are with Robert and the family. Maureen’s Funeral arrangements are as follows: 28 March 2017.10.30am Committal Service at Kingsdown Crematorium, Kingsdown Lane, Swindon SN25 6SG. All are welcome 3pm Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration at St Michael’s Church, Crooked Corner, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, SN8 2EL Followed by […] […]

Obituary – Pat Reynolds

  Ft/Lt Noel Stewart Bantock (Pat) Reynolds APAGB LRPS BEM. It was with great sadness that we received the very sad news that Pat Reynolds passed away on 21st December. He had recently been moved to Gloucestershire and was only unwell for a week – he will be sadly missed by many in South Wales. He was active throughout […] […]

John Gray FRPS

Fellow photographers will be saddened to hear that John Gray FRPS has died in Cardiff at the age of 83. During 2015 he learnt that he had terminal cancer but faced the inevitable outcome with great bravery and he was keen to talk about photographic issues right to the very end. Most of his working life […] […]

Trevor Owen

Pyle & Porthcawl PS have informed us of the death of Trevor Owen. He was Vice Chairman of the club, the current holder of their Photographer of the Year trophy and known to many in the camera club scene. Trevor was 71, a keen (and very good) wildlife photographer. He became ill on the 28th December at […] […]

Tony Leadbitter

We have received this sad news from the Vale. It is with great sadness that I must inform you of the death yesterday of our most senior member, Tony Leadbitter. Tony has been a keen and active supporter of the club for longer than I have recollection. His devotion to photography has been clear for all […] […]