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Gwynfa Summer Exhibition

Gwynfa Camera Club are holding a Summer Exhibition from the 26th June to the 5th July. The venue is Garth Olwg Lifelong Learning Centre, St. Illtyd Rd, Church Village, CF38 1RQ. We are exhibiting 44 prints and 120 PDIs from entries made to club competitions between September 2017 and June 2018. All members who entered work […] […]

Welsh Salon Exhibition Now Open

The 2018 Welsh Salon Exhibition is now open at the Volcano theatre, High Street, Swansea. It runs until until Friday 29th June. The exhibition is open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4:30pm. Venue website here. Car Parking: High Street Car park, 47 Strand, Swansea SA1 1NS. It is a 2 minute walk from the theatre. Park on […] […]

A gentle reminder to all clubs

When you invite a judge or a presenter to your club please:- Keep club business short – i.e. not longer than 5 minutes. If you have a lot of club business then please attend to it during the tea brake. If there are a lot of pictures to be judged, or you are informed that the presentation […] […]

Ten Tips for Competition Shots

Andy Beel FRPS in his latest blog gives 10 Hot Hints to add impact to club competition photographs. “If you have ever driven away from your club after a competition thinking “the judge tonight was a complete buffoon” then here are a few hot hints to help you improve your chances of winning. Photography is about […] […]

Ian can help you with PSA accreditation

Ian Ledgard of Towy Valley CC writes I have recently been appointed to a volunteer role within the Photographic Society of America as Country Membership Director for Wales. I have been a member since 2005 but there are only a handful of PSA members in Wales. My task will be to support existing members and encourage […] […]

PAGB Inter-Fed Entry Final Listing

Please find below the full listing of the 120 Pictures that have been chosen across the 4 competitions to represent the WPF at this Annual Event to be held on 9th June in the KCPA Federation – Judges are Rod Wheelans, Clive Tanner and Roger Hance – We have entered the maximum allowable of 30 […] […]

The WPF in 1958 Amateur Photographer

Thanks to Johnnie Rogers who spotted this article from 5th March 1958 whilst browsing through some old ‘Amateur Photographer’ magazines. It seems feedback from clubs in Wales had waned and Amateur Photographer hoped to revive interest in its weekly column. The WPF came into being in 1951 and was initially a Federation covering the whole of […] […]

New WPF Competition Rules Proposed

This message from Roy Thomas…. This is intended for the Secretaries & Competition Secretaries of WPF Camera Clubs – because personnel change regularly I would be grateful if you could pass this to the correct person and by return inform me of any changes – thanks! Last year’s Pair of Aces was quite poorly attended we also […] […]

Roy’s Exhibition Extended to 21st July

Roy Carr is holding an exhibition ‘A Year In Their Lives’ at the Cynon Valley Museum, Aberdare from 15th June until 21st July (The Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4p.m.). Roy will be giving ‘walk through talks’ at 2p.m on each of the Saturdays that the exhibition is open, telling the tales […] […]

Gary’s MPSA….

Gary Shinner, EPSA, BPSA has gained the new distinction of MPSA, on achieving 1,500 acceptances in PSA-recognised exhibitions this was clarified and approved in the last two weeks. MPSA = Master of the Photographic Society of America, this is ROPA Recognition of Photographic Achievement award. Gary has now gained nine qualifications in his photography after getting his […] […]

New talks and New Email from Chris Warren

Chris Warren has a new email address of and also has a new selection of Presentations: The World of Long Exposure and the Twilight Zone A Photo Quiz, for all. Look before you enter – Competitions Novices, and a reminder for others Shooting for a theme – Trees A presentation fee, plus travel is charged. See our presenters page for […] […]

AWPF Workshop – Sunday 29th April

An excellent day was had by everyone with about 30 possible candidates attending each keen to gain as much information as possible on achieving the prestigious award of AWPF. Aside from the candidates most of the WPF executive committee were in attendance to advise and help with the many questions that were asked. The day started […] […]

Congratulations to Sue Ashford ARPS

We are also pleased to annouce that Sue Ashford of Swansea CC recently became an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society (ARPS). Our congratulations go to her. […]

Call for Entries Aesthetica Art Prize 2018

Celebrating excellence in art from across the world, the Aesthetica Art Prize, hosted by the international art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine, aims to support innovative practice across a range of media. Providing a platform for artists to showcase their work to an international audience, the renowned Prize presents a fantastic opportunity to further artists’ involvement in the industry. The […] […]

Grand Master Ian

The Photographic Society of America has a series of honours for photographic achievement and Ian Ledgard of Towy Valley has just been awarded the honour GMPSA (Grand Master). The qualification is for achieving 3000 acceptances in PSA recognised exhibitions. We believe Ian is the first person in Wales to receive this honour. Well done Ian, that’s […] […]

Message to All Judges and Presenters

It has been brought to my attention that many of your contact details are out-of-date. Please will you check on the WPF website and email me on with any corrections. Judges Contact List Presenters Contact List Thank you Ed Cloutman WPF Judges and Presenters Secretary […]