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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 […] […]

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. […]

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 chris@chriswarrenimages.co.uk 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 […] […]

Kidwelly Exhibition

Kidwelly Camera club has a forthcoming Photographic Exhibition at the Princess Gwenllian Centre, Hillfield Villas, Station Road Kidwelly SA17 4UL on May 19th between 10am -5pm and May 20th between 10am – 5pm. All photographs exhibited are for sale and there are studio facilities available over the weekend for family photographs from £10. Entry fee £1.50 which […] […]

Welsh Salon Exhibition & Opening

The 2018 Welsh Salon Exhibition official opening day will be the 16th June at 2.00 pm in the Volcano Theatre, High Street, Swansea. The Salon Exhibition will be open from the Tuesday 5th June until Friday 29th June. […]

Roy’s Exhibition

Roy Carr is holding an exhibition ‘A Year In Their Lives’ at the Cynon Valley Museum, Aberdare from 15th June until 14th 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 […] […]

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 judgepresent@thewpf.co.uk with any corrections. Judges Contact List Presenters Contact List Thank you Ed Cloutman WPF Judges and Presenters Secretary […]

Rhondda Venue Change

The Rhondda Camera Club have moved to a new Clubhouse with immediate effect. Our address is The Dai Davies Community Centre, Palmers Row, Porth CF39 9ER. It is situated about halfway up the hill from Porth to Trebanog and is immediately behind the disused Thai Elephant (formerly Rickards Arms pub). It is a warm and comfortable meeting […] […]

Request from the WPF Judges Secretary

For anyone thinking about becoming a WPF judge and would like to know more about judging, could you please contact me (judgepresent@thewpf.co.uk), so that I can arrange an informal meeting. This usually takes the form of a ‘mock’ judging session where you are given a set of prints to critique, and Jan and I go […] […]

Amman Valley Rises

We’ve received notification from Jackie Domingo that she is hoping to restart the Amman Valley Camera Club at the Community Centre in Cwmgors on Wednesday 7th February 2018. She has placed notices on various sites and is hoping for new people to come along. Spread the word, folks! […]

2017 AWPF Assessment Results

The assessment of this year’s AWPF candidates took place at Talbot Green Community Centre on Sunday 5th November 2017. There were 19 entries, 16 print and 3 digital, resulting in 11 successful candidates gaining their AWPF. Congratulations to the following successful candidates: Gillian Mackay AWPF – Tenby C.C. – MAN UP MUDDY WEEKEND Roy Peters AWPF – Tenby […] […]

Congratulations to Jenny Hibbert

Congratulations to Jenny Hibbert who had a photograph selected in the inaugural PAGB Masters of Print Competition. This was a highly competitive event. No photographer was allowed to win more than once. Jenny’s winning entry was “Hawk Owl Hunting Over Snow” and was awarded a Silver Medal by judge Gwen Charnock. There are superb photographs and […] […]