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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 […]

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

WPF AGM 2022

Due to unforeseen circumstances the 2022 Annual General Meeting of the Welsh Photographic Federation will be held on Sunday 13th March 2022 at 2.30pm. This is 1 week later than previously announced.

The meeting will be held in the Talbot Green Community Centre Talbot Green. I will send out formal notice of this together with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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WPF Lockdown Slideshow & Archive

We have just had an enjoyable morning selecting this exhibition. Our thanks go to Ed Cloutman EFIAP Hon.FWPF and Roy Thomas APAGB Hon.FWPF for being the selectors.

I was pleased to press the buttons during the selection process which was undertaken using our new Zoom licence. Our thanks also go to Martin Nagle whose idea […]