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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 […]

Roy Carr – Exhibition

Royy Carr has an online Exhibition of 20 photographs via the Cynon Valley Museum.

It officially it opens on Friday 26th March at 5pm and will be available to view online for the next year and Roy is keen to attract an audience for the Museum.

The Exhibition includes both words and images, some of […]

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

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 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 […]