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Harold John (Harry) Vagg

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Harry Vagg this week. Harry was a well-known photographer in South Wales and an Ex-general Secretary of Western Valley Camera Club. His funeral will take place on Thursday, 29 October 2015, with a service in St Paul’s Church, Newbridge, at 01:15 pm, followed by […] […]

Arthur Brownscombe

We’ve received this very sad news regarding Arthur Brownscombe from David Norton at Rhondda Camera Club. Arthur was a forward thinking, fascinating and well respected member of both Rhondda and Gwynfa and will be missed by members of both clubs and by everyone else who knew him. Sad news to report I’m afraid, one of our […] […]

Ken Staines

Sad news from Richard Flannigan at Whiteheads CC. It is with deep regret that our President Ken Staines passed away Sunday night. He has been a member since 1958. His funeral is at Toveys, 9 Cardiff Road, Newport at 1:00pm. Wednesday 22nd October. Gwent Crematorium, Cwmbran at 2:00pm then wake at Cefn Mabley Arms. […]

Tom Hill

We have received this sad news: “Aberdare Camera Club are very sad to announce that one of our long-standing members Tom Hill passed away on Sunday 14th Sept. Tom was a member of the club for many years, had served as Treasurer and was a real stalwart with his commitment and enthusiasm. He was a talented, keen photographer […] […]

Jim Holland

This sad news from Ebbw Vale. We are sad to report that Jim Holland, vice Chairman at Ebbw Vale Camera Club has passed away. Jim will be known by many in the WPF as he was Chairman of our club for all but one of the years we have been in existence, he stepped down last […] […]

Derek Jones

Sad news from Tony Falla of Monmouth PC. Derek Jones one of the founder members of Monmouth Photographic Club has passed away aged 87. It is our understanding that he was involved in the setting up of the Lampeter Convention which he attended for many years. His funeral will take place on Wednesday 5th Feb. […]

Trevor Emanuel

It is with regret that Merthyr Tydfil Camera Club reports the passing of Trevor Emanuel, a former Treasurer of the Club (then known as Merthyr Tydfil Photographic Society) on 17th December 2013 at the age of 92. Trevor was a loyal member of the club for many years and was made a life member for his […] […]

Doug Fidler FRPS

Pam Lewis of the Vale PS had informed us that Doug Fidler FRPS of Rhoose passed away on Monday 16th December. Doug was very well known the Welsh Photographic Federation and will be very much missed. His photographic knowledge was highly appreciated by all who knew him and saw his work. His funeral will be on Tuesday […] […]

Obituary – P.O. Davies

The funeral of P O Davies will be held at 10:40 am on Tuesday 26 November 2013 at Llwydcoed Crematorium, Aberdare, CF44 0DJ. At Phil’s request there will be no flowers or hymns, so it will be a short committal service. Phil Davies, from Mountain Ash, passed away at the age of 87 on 14th November […] […]

Dai Evans

We have received a sad message from Lynn Phillips at Amman Valley Camera Club. With great sadness I wish to inform you that Dai Evans passed away yesterday after a short illness. He was a founder member of the Amman Valley Camera Club when it was formed in 1967 and was our Chairman for the last 30 years. Dai […] […]

Brian George

We’ve just received some sad news from Mel O’Brien, Secretary of Caerphilly Camera Club. One of their long standing members, Brian George, passed away on Monday 22nd July. Brian was chairman of the club for over 20 years and one of its founder members over 60 years ago. Unfortunately he wasn’t able to attend the club […] […]

Ainslie Stuart-Jones HonPAGB ARPS 1930-2013

Ainslie was born into the family home in Swansea in 1930 joining a brother. He attended Leeds private school before going on to Aberystwyth University where he obtained an honours degree in Botany. After university he joined the family business of coopers, hauliers and property owners in the Swansea Area. He lived in the same […] […]

Len Beard 1933–2013

We regret that we have more sad news to report. Len Beard, a founder member of Velindre and Trostre Camera Club passed away on the 9th April. The following obituary is from Des Daughton. Len joined Velindre Camera Club at the works in the mid ’60’s, when members met in the old huts formerly used by […] […]

Desrae Tucker

We have been informed by Newport Photographic Club that their long serving Secretary, Desrae Tucker, passed away suddenly today after a short illness. Desrae has been involved in the club, formerly Newport Camera Club, for many years. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this sad time. […]

In Memory of David Hunt Hon. FWPF, AWPF

From the website of Barry Camera Club – A tribute written jointly by their members, prepared for David’s funeral and posted here in his memory. David was a member of Barry Camera Club for well over fifty years – half the club’s history. He also served on the Welsh Photographic Federation committee for twelve years, […] […]

David Hunt

It is with a great deal of sadness that we have to tell you that David Hunt died on February 10th. David has been a loyal friend and member of the WPF Executive for many years and we will all miss him very much.He had been very ill since just before Christmas. Details of the […] […]