February 2018
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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 (, 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 […] […]

2018 WPF AGM and Morning Seminar

Our Annual General Meeting is on the 4th March 2018 commencing at 2pm. This year it will held at Maes y Haf, Brithweunydd Road, Trealaw, Tonypandy, CF40 2UD. This is the last day for delivery of print entries for the salon. Also on the morning of the 4th the Committee will be holding a seminar (discussion Group) with all […] […]

Arena Seminar 2018

[ March 16, 2018 to March 18, 2018. ] 16th to 18th March 2018 at the Riviera Hotel, Burnaby Road, Alum Chine, Bournemouth, BH4 8JF Arena is pleased to announce details of the 2018 Arena Seminar. The Seminar has become established as a major weekend event in the photographic calendar. The Seminar brings together a first-class group of speakers and photography enthusiasts for a weekend […] […]

The Photography Show is back!

[ March 17, 2018 to March 20, 2018. ] The Photography Show will be back for its fifth year at the NEC, Birmingham on 17-20 March 2018. Develop your passion – get kit from over 250 brands, be inspired by tutorials led by those in the know and take advantage of an abundance of opportunities to enhance your skills in your chosen field. The firm […] […]

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! […]

Rhondda Camera Clubs 75th Birthday.

This month sees the 75th anniversary of the conception of the Rhondda Camera Club. It came about due to the interest in photography of two friends John H. Davies of Llwynypia and Mr. Tom Jones of Tonypandy. They were joined by Mr. Walter Morgan M.A. of Treherbert an artist who was interested in learning how […] […]

Gareth’s New Talk

Gareth Martin has started work on a new talk which will be called ‘Browse the Latest Collection’. It will be a digital talk with 30 prints which will be shown at half time and will include both colour and Mono images. It will be ready for 2019 bookings. Please contact Gareth Martin AWPF, CPAGB. […]

Why not book Andy Beel FRPS?

Andy Beel FRPS is available for 2019 lectures at your club… Full details here. […]

Oxfam Online Bargains

If you fancy grabbing a camera bargain and contributing to charity, the online Oxfam shop has lots for sale. You can view the listings here. Thanks to Geoff Taylor for bringing this to our attention. […]

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 […] […]

Nik Collection will have a future!

DxO has acquired the Nik Collection from Google and plans to continue to develop the Collection for the benefit of the photographer community. More details here. It seems the recent petition may have had an effect. […]

Clive Minnitt Hangs Up His Boots

Well known lecturer Clive Minnitt has decided to retire from giving club lectures. Clive says “I have been a speaker on the WPF circuit for many years (although infrequently speaking) and I have decided to hang up my boots, as it were, to concentrate my efforts on leading photographic tours for Light & land.” We all wish […] […]

New members on the WPF Executive

At the AGM in March, we were not able to elect sufficient members to the Executive to bring it to its full complement. Since then, I am delighted to announce that Howard Evans AWPF and Ron Lines AWPF have been co-opted onto the Executive. Their contact details are on the contacts page. I hope you will […] […]

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 […] […]

WISP 2017 – Colour Print Awards

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WISP 2017 – Mono Print Awards

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