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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.

Peter A Young – WPF President

2021 Arena Online Seminar

The 2021 Arena Seminar takes place on 6th March and features talks by Polina Plotnikova FRPS, Sue Brown FRPS, Tony Worobiec FRPS, and Tom Way.   Register your interest by clicking this link.     […]

Updated List of Online Judges & Lecturers

List last updated 29th January, 2021.

Huge thanks to Susan Surridge, WPF Judges & Presenters Secretary who has taken considerable time and trouble to compile a list of WPF judges and lecturers who are prepared to do online judging or presenting during the current pandemic.

You can find the updated list here.

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2020 Christmas Competition

This competition was the concept of Ed Cloutman about 6 weeks ago.  It was held on 9 January 2021 by Zoom with over 90 people having booked to watch the proceedings.  117 club members had entered 1 photograph each, being the best they had made or, in some cases, their favourite.

The judges, Colin Harrison […]

PSA Member Successes

The turn of the year brought good news to two PSA members in South Wales who gained recognition for their acceptances in PSA recognised Salons.

Mike Bray who became a member less than two years ago has achieved the  PPSA award. This requires a total of at least 228 acceptances. Well done Mike.

Gary Shinner  […]

AWPF Roll of Honour 2020

On 5th December 2020 we were able to hold the 2020 AWPF distinctions day event under closely controlled conditions. Those candidates that achieved the high standard the award demands, are listed below.

1.      Ian Blake Beyond Group Abstract Architecture of the internal roof of the Glasgow Riverside Museum of Transport 2.      Bethan Daniel Kidwelly C.C […]

Early 2021 WPF Competitions

With the current and ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and with no clear idea of how quickly the world may change next year we have to address our competitions over the next 3 or 4 months. Below you will find our thoughts regarding these. We would like to have your consideration regarding whether you will take part […]

Diary Date – Photography Show

Following on from September’s Virtual Festival, there will be another ‘Photography Show’ online event on 6 & 7 March 2021 with a refreshed format.

Visitors can expect an extensive programme of exclusive tutorials and masterclasses; plus product demos and interactive advice clinics hosted by kit specialists and big brands. The show will also feature exclusive […]

Annual Club Subscriptions to the WPF

Dear Club Secretaries,

At a recent meeting of the WPF Executive it was decided to reduce the Annual Club Subscription to the WPF to £5.00 per club for the forthcoming year.  There will be no capitation fee.

Despite some significant achievements like the Lockdown Competition, the Annual Convention, etc, the WPF Executive noted the fact […]

42nd Welsh International Salon of Photography 2020

The exhibition has been posted on this website.  Congratulations to all successful entrants, especially those from the WPF area.

The catalogue can be found here.

The photographs can be seen as follows:

Open Colour Acceptances and Awards here Open Monochrome Acceptances and Awards here Nature Acceptances and Awards here PhotoJournalism Acceptances and Awards here PhotoTravel […]

Zoom licence available to WPF clubs

I’m pleased to announce that the WPF has purchased a Zoom Pro licence which it is making available to clubs from 6-Jul-20.  It enables a meeting of up to 100 people for 24 hours which one of the WPF Executive will host (but almost certainly not for 24 hours).  This will enable clubs, who have […]

WPF 2020 Virtual Conference Videos

In response to a number of requests that we provide an “iPlayer/Catchup” facility for members who were unable to attend, here are videos of the Presentations made by our Speakers on the Conference Weekend.

Bernard Geraghty

“In the Dark”

“Light and Motion”

“The 500 Rule”

Ross McKelvey

“An Eclectic Mix”

“Tips & Tricks in […]

PAGB Guidance – Recording of Online Lectures.

This is an edited version of a document which can be downloaded from the PAGB Website library here. It is an advisory document and does not set out a policy for anyone to follow. It is intended only as guidelines for Clubs to construct their own policy.

Events in 2020 have led to the widespread […]

Baglan Bay Online Exhibition

Baglan Bay PS have launched an online exhibition. You can see it here.

AWPF News

I am pleased to confirm that the WPF executive committee voted today to go ahead with the award of AWPF, subject to government restrictions. The assessment day is still planned for 1st November, but we are unable to arrange a workshop prior to this date, because of the present virus conditions. We may have to […]

Why not subscribe to WPF Newsflash?

The latest edition of WPF Newsflash can be found by clicking here.   If you wish to be added to the list of those who receive this newsletter (which goes out about twice a month) please send Leigh Woolford your email address. […]