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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.

Updated List of Online Judges & Lecturers

List last updated 25th September, 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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2021 Welsh International Salon of Photography – Catalogue and exhibition

The catalogue of acceptances can be found here.

This takes you to the Creative photographs.

This takes you to the Nature photographs.

This takes you to the Open Colour photographs.

This takes you to the Open Monochrome photographs.

This takes you to the Photo Travel photographs.

This takes you to the Scapes photographs.

And here […]

WPF 2021 AWPF Awards

The Welsh Photographic Federation  held the 2021  AWPF assessment on Sunday 7th November. Thirteen panels were submitted and eight panels were successful. Congratulations to all the successful candidates. They were:

Andrea Hargreaves of Pontefract CC with a panel entitled “A prophecy of Dragons”. Kevin Robertson of Bridgend CC with a panel entitled “The Royal Airforce […]

2022 Arena Seminar – Booking Now Open

The details of next year’s Arena Seminar have been announced. It has become established as a major weekend event in the photographic calendar.

The seminar dates are: Friday 4th to Sunday 6th March 2022 at the usual venue: The Riviera Hotel, Burnaby Road, Alum Chine, Bournemouth, BH4 8JF.

The Seminar brings together a first-class group […]

Baglan Bay Virtual Exhibition 2021

Baglan Bay are currently holding their 2021 Virtual Exhibition. It is a collection of work submitted by their members for their second Anniversary Trophy Competition.

You can view it here.

The selector was Peter Young LRPS CPAGB AFIAP HonPAGB.

Swansea Digital Exhibition

Swansea Camera Club are currently holding an online exhibtion. You can view it here.

They’ve been hosting an annual exhibition of displaying prints in Swansea since 1900 but this is their first annual online exhibition. It was judged by Kylie-Ann Martin EFIAP BPE2 CPAGB LDPS.

 

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Jenny Hibbert in the BBC Countryfile Calendar

Welsh Photographic Federation President, Jenny Hibbert, has had an image selected for inclusion in the 2022 BBC Countryfile calendar. You can buy a copy at just £9.99, UK postage included.

All proceeds go to “Children in Need”.

The closing date for calendar orders is 31st of January 2022 so act quickly if you wish to […]

PSA News

Congratulations to PSA member Neville Thomas who has just gained the EPSA award. This requires a minimum of 700 acceptance in PSA recognised salons. Well done Nev

I have had success in the Vidin spring Circuit in Bulgaria with 13 acceptances, a Salon Gold, Salon Bronze and two HM’s.

The rewards are there but you […]

WPF Zoom Licence

Dear Club Secretary,

You are probably aware that the WPF purchased a Zoom licence and made it available for use by all WPF Clubs, and several Clubs have made use of the service, sometimes before purchasing their own licence.

This Zoom facility requires a host to open the meeting, admit attendees, and deal with any […]

Lancaster Medals for Peter Young & Roy Thomas

The PAGB have awarded the J S Lancaster Medal to 2 WPF members, namely Peter Young, and Roy Thomas. This award is for Exceptional Service to the PAGB and is a very rare honour.

Since the inception of the award in 1998 there have only been 33 recipients. The last time the honour was bestowed […]

Welcome our new WPF President

On 7th March 2021, we were fortunate enough to hold the WPF AGM via zoom. So, as with traditional standards, on behalf of the WPF executive committee, I would like to thank our immediate past president Peter Young for his ability, due diligence and foresight in leading the WPF executive committee through probably one of […]

Brian Coleman AFIAP AWPF APAGB Hon.FWPF

It was an enormous pleasure for me, at the WPF’s AGM on Sunday 7-Mar-21, to be able virtually to present to Brian Coleman the Award for Meritorious Service of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (APAGB) and to congratulate him on his achievement.  This is an award which is given to individual club members who […]

A plea for Judge Assessment Forms

Could I please ask all clubs to nominate someone to complete a Judges Assessment Form after each club competition.

It only takes a few minutes to complete online, but is essential information for new judges, letting them know that they’re doing well and meeting the clubs’ criteria, and for those more experienced / seasoned judges […]

2021 Welsh Salon Results

Here are the results from the 2021 Welsh Salon of Photography. Please report any inaccuracies to Cliff Emery. welshsalon@thewpf.co.uk

All Awards

Open Colour Acceptances

Open Monochrome Acceptances

Nature Acceptances

All Acceptances Collated by Club

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 […]