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PAGB Inter-Fed Exhibition in Maesteg

The 15 Federations that form the PAGB (Photographic Alliance of Great Britain) – including us, the WPF (Welsh Photographic Federation) take part in an Annual Competition where each Federation can enter up to 30 pieces of work in 4 sections, Colour and Mono Print together with Nature and Open PDIs making a possible total of […] […]

Swansea’s Annual Exhibition

Swansea Camera Club are holding their Annual Exhibition at the Volcano Theatre (27-29 High St, Swansea) from Saturday, October 19th to Wednesday, October 30th. Opening Times are 10am-4pm, Monday to Saturday. […]

PSA News – Congratulations to Gary Shinner

Hearty congratulations to Gary Shinner on his success in the recent PCA Circuit – 21 acceptances, 3 Gold Medals and 2 diplomas. Gary is certainly setting the pace with an excellent result. Ian Ledgard, GMPSA PSA Membership Director Wales PSA Liasion Officer Wales […]

PSA News

Congratulations are in order for Colin Price of New Quay Camera Club who has recently been awarded PPSA in recognition of his proficiency in International Exhibitions with Prints and Digital Images.  This award requires at least 288 acceptances. Well done Colin. There are many more photographers in Wales who enjoy success in PSA recognised exhibitions who […] […]

Howard Evans AWPF

It was with great sadness that the WPF Executive lost one of its stalwart members today.  Howard Evans, our Equipment Officer and Health & Safety Officer, has resigned from the Exec as a result of ill health. We thank him for his contributions in the past and wish him and his wife, Carole, a speedy recovery. As […] […]

Congratulations to Cardiff’s Tony Charles

Cardiff Camera Club member Tony Charles has one of his fine art black & white images of influential Welsh musician, poet and television producer Geraint Jarman selected for inclusion in a major new exhibition RECORD: Folk, Protest & Pop at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. The iconic image was shot by Tony last year […] […]

Results from Warwick 2019

All the results from the Inter-Club PDI Championships at Warwick can be seen in this edition of PAGB e-News. The WPF Clubs taking part were Inn Focus, Tenby and Gwynfa. […]

Digital Printing Workshop

Peter Corbett of Master-Print (also a member of Hay Camera Club) is offering a digital printing workshop on September 21/22. Master-Print also offers a fine art photo printing service. Full details can be found on his website. […]

2019 Ace of Prints Results

The ISO Group won the 2019 Ace of Prints competition. Gwynfa were second and Tenby third. More information when we have it. […]

Results from 2019 Inter-Federation Competition

The WPF finished fairly low down in the order but WPF club members we did achieve some individual successes. The overall results can be seen here. Further details can be found in this edition of PAGB e-news. Full WPF scores can be seen below:- Mono Prints Colour […] […]

AWPF Assessment 2019

[ November 3, 2019; ] AWPF assessment for the 2019 season is now open for applications. To apply please use the new application form which has an extra paragraph that indicates you agree to the WPF using the data you have written on the application form so we comply with the new data protection law. It will also allow us to […] […]

WPF Programme Secretaries – New Facebook Group

If you are both a Facebook user and a Programme Secretary of a WPF Camera Club you may wish to join our newly set-up ‘WPF Programme Secretary’s Group’ where we share information and ideas about how to find great guest speakers. If you are interested in being added as a member, please go here and click […] […]

Dewi in ‘Mastering Film Photography’ book

Last autumn Dewi Jones of Neath & District Photographic Society was approached by a gentleman named Chris Gatcum, a writer of books on photography. Chris had admired the quality of pictures Dewi was producing from an Agfa Clack camera on his Flickr website and asked whether he could have four pictures for inclusion on a book […] […]

Photo Tour to India

Liz Barry, a photographer based in Swansea is working with a local Travel company NEI UK Ltd to organise a photo tour to India from October 7th to 22nd. Full details on her website.   […]

Tony’s Archive bought by National Library

Tony Charles’ “Pioneers of Welsh Pop” fine art portraiture collection has been purchased by the National Library of Wales for its photographic archive and for its external public exhibitions loan programme to selected art galleries in Wales. The second year photography degree project captured striking black & white images of some of the leading Welsh pop, […] […]

Michael Jones QPSA

A third member of New Quay CC has started off 2019 in style by gaining his QPSA from the Photographic Society of America. Congratulations Michael Jones whose wife also received this award in 2018. […]