October 2018
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Forthcoming RPS Events

To find out about forthcoming RPS (South Wales Region) events please click here. […]

Amman Valley Camera CLub

We’ve received this message from Jackie Domingo…. I still cannot get enough people to restart and regularly attend the Amman Valley Camera Club but have a suggestion that if there is a break-away group from one or an assortment of other clubs looking for premises to run a photographic venture on a different night to their […] […]

Congratulations to Margaret Jones

Congratulations are in order for Margaret Jones of New Quay Camera Club who has just gained the QPSA honour from the Photographic Society of America. Margaret is the second New quay member to achieve this award this year. If any other photographers are interested in trying for PSA honours then I will be very pleased to […] […]

Pioneers of Welsh Pop Exhibition

Tony Charles’ (a member of Cardiff Camera Club) ‘Pioneers of Welsh Pop’ exhibition is moving to North Wales taking it into the heart of the Welsh speaking community as a Welsh project. Tony’s Cardiff exhibition closed on 20th August but the north Wales exhibition is open from 7th October to 24th December at the Oriel Plas […] […]

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 midday on the 31st […] […]

2018 Welsh International Salon Results

The adjudication for the Welsh International Salon took place a short while ago and the lists of acceptances can be seen below together with slideshows of the Award Winning images in each section. DPI – Open Monochrome Award Winners Gallery DPI – Open Colour Award Winners Gallery DPI – Nature Award Winners Gallery DPI – Photo Travel Award Winners […] […]

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 […] […]

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 […] […]

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 […] […]