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June 2024

The WPF website has changed location. Do Not use this website for information on WPF, FIAP or any other distinctions.  Links to The Executive Team are out of date. Our NEW website can be found at mywpf.org This website will no longer be updated but it will remain available as a reference resource for past […]












Results from the 2022 Welsh Salon of Photography

Here are the results from the 2022 Welsh Salon of Photography.

Colour Print Monochrome Print Open PDI All Acceptances Collated by Club All Awards

Congratulations to everyone who had an acceptance.

Big thanks to the organising team and to our judges, Susan Ashford ARPS CPAGB AWPF EFIAP, Peter Brisley ARPS EFIAP DPAGB BPE2 and Gary […]

News from Hay

We’ve received this from Christine Starnes over at Hay Camera Club…

I visited Bill Grundy today and we had  a nice chat. He has donated 6 photography books for the club which we will use as a library for members to borrow. We reminisced the years from when I first joined Hay about 17 years […]

AWPF Distinctions and Workshop

The prestigious AWPF award is open for a maximum of 25 applicants annually and is available to photographers worldwide. Obtaining the distinction involves creating a cohesive panel of 12 images, either print or DPI. 

We are now ready to accept applications for 2022 and the AWPF assessment day will be held on the 6th of […]

Easter Sunday Charity Tractor Run

There ought to be some good photo opportunities on Easter Sunday, April 17, as there will be a Tractor Run starting at Pencoed and going around the Vale of Glamorgan. You can see details of the route here.

There will be about 300 tractors taking part and they will be calling in at various villages […]

Awards for Photographic Merit – May 2022

Interested in trying for your CPAGB, DPAGB or MPAGB? Click on the picture for more details.

Barrian Cup 2022

Barry Camera Club are pleased to be able to announce they will be running their Barrian Cup event for 2022, and would like to invite your club to participate.

This will be a DPI only competition for this year only.  The main reasons for this decision: to try and cover all eventualities should we still […]

Results from the 2022 Memorial Trophies

Sunday was a great show of Welsh photography, the range and quality shown was quite remarkable – 21 Clubs took part and up to 80 members attended the Zoom Event; we never had that response pre-COVID. I see great hopes for the future once this pandemic is put to bed.

My special thanks must go […]

2022 Neath & District PS UK Salon

Neath & District PS are pleased to announce that their 2022 NDPS UK Salon is now open for entries. This is their 7th year as a BPE exhibition and they are also pleased to announce PAGB patronage again this year.

The Salon dates are as follows:– Entries open 1st Feb 2022. Entries close 16th April […]

FIAP Successes for WPF Members

I am pleased to say that all five candidates have gained their distinctions this year. The successful candidates are:

David Kitson AFIAP Kevin Robertson AFIAP David Hopes EFIAP Margaret Jones EFIAP Christine Tidman EFIAP bronze

Congratulations to all – well done!

I have your certificates and badges which will be presented at our AGM. This […]

Thanks to our Judges & Lecturers

I am reliably informed that Sunday 5th January was International Volunteer Day so there is no better time to thank each and every one of you for all you have done – voluntarily, for our WPF Clubs during 2021. 

It has been another difficult year and once again we are very grateful for Zoom which […]

PAGB Awards for two WPF Photographers

Congratulations tothe following WPF Photographers who achievd distinctions at the recent PAGB APM day.

David Hopes of Bridgend & District CC achieved his DPAGB

Gary Welsby of Gwynfa achieved his CPAGB

Brian Rees

Kidwelly Camera Club sadly report the passing of our Founder and Chairperson Mr Brian Rees.

Brian had an unquenchable thirst for any photographic knowledge, and with his great sense of humour and passion he shared this with all his members, he will be much missed.

Our thoughts and sympathies go out to his family.

Brian Bentley

Hay camera club has lost one of its longest serving members Brian Bentley who died on 24th of November. He was 92.

Brian  joined the club in the 1980s and was a hoarder of photographs and photographic equipment including over 30 cameras, including six Leicas. His passion was printing and developing and never really got […]

COVID-19 and Government Advice

The WPF urges all clubs and members to follow Welsh Government advice.

The PAGB has issued guidance here.

We hope you all keep safe and healthy.