September 2018
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Inter-Federation Exhibition in Maesteg

The Best of British Club Photography Every year the 15 Federations that form the PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain) including us the WPF (Welsh Photographic Federation) take part in an inter-federation competition where each can enter up to 30 pieces of work in 4 sections (colour print, mono print, nature and open PDI) resulting in […] […]

Cardiff Camera Club Exhibition

[ October 8, 2018 9:00 am to November 1, 2018 5:00 pm. ] Cardiff Camera Club’s 2018 exhibition will be held at the HeARTh Gallery Llandough. You can read their mission statement here. The gallery is a unique, contemporary art space situated at the heart of the clinical setting, believed to be the first of its kind in Wales. The Exhibition will run from 8th October to 1st November 2018 and […] […]

PSA Success For Angela

Angela Bonner a member of Hay on Wye Camera club has just achieved her first Recognition of Photographic Achievement from the Photographic Society of America, gaining first stars in both colour and monochrome divisions. Well done Angela. I am aware that a number of other WPF members are embarking on this route to recognition as well […] […]

WPF Celtic Challenge Entries

Hi Folks, Our list of entries can be seen here. I believe we have a strong entry this year, thanks to the many photographers that sent in pictures for us to consider – it made the selector’s choices very difficult with much toing and froing before the final 30 were finalised. We had so many choices that […] […]

2018 Celtic Challenge

[ October 13, 2018; ] The Celtic Challenge 2018 is to be held on Saturday 13th October 2018, at The Strangford Arms Hotel, 90-92, Church Street, Newtownards, Co Down, BT23 4AL. This Annual competition is hosted this year by the Northern Ireland Photographic Association – being a battle between the Celtic Regions: – NIPA, IPF, SPF, NWPA, Isle of Man […] […]

RPS International AV Festival

[ September 22, 2018; September 23, 2018; ] THE RPS INTERNATIONAL AV FESTIVAL 22/23 SEPTEMBER 2018, CHELTENHAM Entries have now closed, but if you are thinking of coming you have until Sunday 9 September 2018 to book tickets for the Saturday and Sunday Projection Sessions plus meals. Bookings for the Festival Dinner on the Saturday evening have been very popular. There is a limit to […] […]

Congratulations to Colin Price

Congratulations to Colin Price of New Quay CC on achieving the QPSA award for photographic achievment from the Photographic Society of America. This was gained with a mixture of colour and mono acceptances in PSA recognised salons. QPSA is followed by PPSA which is now his next target. Well done Colin. I hope that other international exhibitors […] […]

A Message From Margaret Salisbury

We’ve received some information from our favourite ‘dragon’, Margaret Salisbury. She’s asked us to pass it on to all Club Secretaries and Programme Secretaries. Margaret says:- It’s time for a change so I’m putting out a new talk in the new year to be called “The Dragon’s Journey“ which I will hope to give to clubs […] […]

Want to know about the PSA?

Ian Ledgard writes in his new position as Photographic Society of America Membership Director for Wales. I see from the catalogues from many Salons that there are a good number of Welsh entrants who are achieving success with both acceptances and awards and yet only a tiny handful have sought to seek recognition of their achievements […] […]

Welsh Salon Exhibition

The 2018 Welsh Salon Exhibition has now closed. It ran throughout June 2018. Thanks to Steve Littlewood of Gwynfa for these photographs to remind us of the opening day. [Show picture list] […] […]

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 […] […]

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 break. If there are a lot of pictures to be judged, or you are informed that the presentation […] […]

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 […] […]

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 […] […]