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July 2024

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 […]

FIAP Colour Biennial Results 2021

The results of the 29th FIAP Biennial are in. Thank you so much to those of you who sent me images so I could enter on behalf of the WPF.

The 29th Colour Print Biennial was won by PAGB. The WPF finished 13th from 36 countries.

The 29th Colour Projected Biennial was won by Russia […]

FIAP Changes Postponed

STOP PRESS !!! The changes have been rolled back and will no longer be applied !!

CHANGE NOTICE (March 2021) – On 3rd March 2021 FIAP have announced that the introduction of the changes to the FIAP Distinction Rules (published 4 weeks previously) are being postponed due to constitutional reasons and will not be introduced […]

FIAP Distinctions for WPF Photographers

The following photographers have been awarded FIAP distinctions:

FIAP success for WPF photographers

Good news from the FIAP Liaison Officer

I am glad to inform you that all those seeking FIAP distinctions this year have succeeded! These are:

Charlie Kidd AFIAP Chris Tidman AFIAP Gary Jenkins AFIAP Glenn Porter AFIAP Jenny Hibbert EFIAP/b Lynford Hallett AFIAP Matthew Jones EFIAP/b Neville Thomas EFIAP/s Nick Craddock AFIAP

Well done all […]

Award for Port Talbot Salon

News from Ed Cloutman the FIAP Liaison Officer for the WPF

It is with great pleasure that I can announce that Darren Boxer and his team have been awarded the FIAP Bronze Plaquette for carrying out efficiently five Port Talbot International Salons of Photography.  Congratulations to you and your team Darren, and how good this […]

Congratulations to Eric & Arthur

Congratulations to Eric Pearce and Arthur Mallett having received their AFIAP Distinctions Awards from The WPF President. (From left to right, Eric Pearce AFIAP, Vince Penticost and Arthur Mallett AFIAP).


2015 FIAP Biennial Results

Here are the full results for the FIAP Biennial held in Smethwick.

Whilst Wales only managed 13th place congratulations go to both Dave Edwards with his Adelie Penguins  & Alan Jenkinson with his Early Tarn, both of whom were awarded FIAP Honourable Mentions for their prints.


Ian Gets Bronze

At Pixels 2103 Jan Cawley, President of the WPF, took the opportunity to present Ian Ledgard with his recent FIAP Bronze Medal for his photograph entitled “Conducting the Choir”.

MFIAP for Mervyn

At Pixels 2103 Jan Cawley, President of the WPF, also presented Mervyn Pugh with his MFIAP Certificate. It is the first MFIAP ever to be awarded in the Welsh Photographic Federation. A slideshow of Mervyn’s MFIAP panel can be seen here.


Mervyn Pugh’s MFIAP Panel

Mervyn Pugh has kindly sent us a copy of his MFIAP panel based on the men of Tower Colliery. It can be seen below. It is a remarkable achievement. Well done Mervyn!

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Well done Rhodri & Linda

Congratulations to Rhodri Llewellyn AFIAP of Cardiff CC who achieved his CPAGB and to Linda Cowen CPAGB AFIAP of Neath & District PS who achieved her DPAGB at the recent distinction adjudications at Bromsgrove. If you want to know how to go about getting these awards, click here.

2013 FIAP Distinctions for WPF members

Great news from Jan Cawley

I am delighted to announce that all twenty one applicants have been successful in achieving their FIAP Distinctions this year. My congratulations go to:


2012 FIAP Awards for 23

We are delighted to announce that all the WPF applicants, 23 of them, have received their FIAP awards.Many congratulations to the following people:


FIAP Gold Medal for Alan Shepherd

Hearty congratulations to Alan Shepherd AWPF ARPS AFIAP of Gwynfa Camera Club who had a FIAP Gold Medal for his photo “Empty Table” in the 2011 Ecological Truth International Salon in Serbia.

Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Byram!

Many congratulations to Tony and Jenny Byram who have both achieved their EFIAP. Well done both!