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Carmarthen Cameras Show & Competition

Carmarthen Cameras are holding their annual camera and optics show at the Halliwell Centre, Carmarthen, on 2nd September 2017 and will be sponsoring a grand ‘print competition’. Subject: A day in the Countryside. Prize: £250 voucher to spend in-store or on show day. Winner to be announced on show day. Closing date for entry 18th August […] […]

Fotospeed Foto Fest 2017

Fotospeed are delighted to bring together 4 world-renowned photographers for a day of talks Sunday 10th September 2017 at the EDGE, University of Bath Following on from the success of 2016 Fotospeed are thrilled to host FotoFest 2017 at a new state of the art location. Not only will you have the opportunity to hear […] […]

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 […] […]

Diffusion Photography Festival

The Diffusion Photography Festival is taking place in Cardiff throughout May. Full details on their website. […]

David Bailey – Wildlife Wanderer in Aberystwyth

Wildlife photographer David Bailey will be giving his talk ‘Wildlife Wanderer’ in the National library of Wales, Aberystwyth, SY23 3BU on Saturday 6th May – 2.00 p.m. For full details, click on the photo below and when it goes to a different page, click on the photo again for the large version.. […]

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 […] […]

Update on Jan Cawley

At 11.00pm on Friday night I called the ambulance because Jan became very ill quite quickly. The paramedics were wonderful and found she was running a very high temperature and fever. They took her to the Heath hospital where intravenously they reduced her temperature. She was eventually moved to the nephrology transplant unit where she had […] […]

Funeral Arrangements – Linda Baldwin.

Linda’s funeral will take place at Coychurch Crematorium on Wednesday, May 3rd at 1:15pm. If you wish to send flowers that will be appreciated but Linda felt that was a waste as cut flowers died so quickly so if you would prefer, donations can be made to either Marie Curie or Y Bethyn Newydd Endowment Fund. […]

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 […] […]

Eamonn McCabe – Britain in Focus

I thought our members might be interested in a programme on BBC4 starting Monday 6th March at 9.00pm: – Eamonn McCabe – Britain in Focus: a Photographic History – new series Episode 1 Series 1. I think it’s starting with Victorian times and includes the Victorian Polaroid!! Roy Thomas […]

Can you help find the Ruth Reynolds Memorial Trophy?

We’ve received this from Edgar Gibbs… Many years ago the WPF used to run an annual AV Competition held in Pyle, and the winner received the Ruth Reynolds Memorial Trophy. This was a large wooden shield and the winners had small engraved plaques attached to the shield. The competition has not been run for many years […] […]

Arena Annual Seminar

  The annual seminar organised by Arena Photographers takes place in Bournemouth from 10th to 12th March 2017. Click here for further information.   […]

Film Festival in Cardiff

The prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to St David’s Hall, Cardiff with a brand new selection of extraordinary short films from the world’s leading adventure film makers. More details here. Through the big screen follow the expeditions of some of today’s most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports, be transported […] […]