February 2014 competition images now uploaded.
Successful digital images from the February 2014 (landscape) competition have now been uploaded. If you'd like me to upload your print successes, send me a digital file (800 x 600 max, 72 dpi).
2014 Exhibition results are in! For full details, go to the dedicated web page.
Best colour image - The Noodle Chef” by Jane M Lines DPAGB LRPS BPE4*
Best monochrome image – “9-10 You Are Out” by Roger Hance FRPS AFIAP BPE5*
Best natural history image – “Kestrel Hunting” by Steve Shaw AFIAP DPAGB BPE3*
Best creative image – “Redemption” by Terry Donnelly ARPS DPAGB BPE4*
Results for Clay Cross Photographic Society members:
Best Clay Cross colour image: “Duo in the Dust” by Roy Millett AFIAP BPE5* APAGB
Best Clay Cross monochrome image – “Curoisity” by Shiela Rayson BPE2* CPAGB
Best Clay Cross natural history image – “Pair of White-talied Eagles” by Peter Jones ARPS DPAGB BPE3*
Best Clay Cross creative image – “Wartime Ghosts” by David Cudworth
Roy gets five in at Port Talbot
Roy Millett recently achieved five acceptances in the 3rd Port Talbot International Salon: "Duo in the Dust", "Lumsdale Falls", "Concentration", "Ten Thirty Departure", and "Evening Tide Crovie"
First: the closing date for the Exhibition is now Sunday 2 February 2014
Second: I've now uploaded the successful images from the November 2013 Novices competition.
Clay Cross Photographic Society National Projected Image Exhibition 2014
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2014 Clay Cross Photographic Society National Projected Image Exhibition. Go to the dedicated web page for more details and to make your submission.
Latest competition successes
The successes from the November 2013 open competition have been added to the "club competitions - galleries" page.
Recent club competition successes
In the club competitions - galleries we've recently added the successes from the October 2013 novices' competition.
We need a Programme Secretary!
Our current programme secretary has given up the post, due to other commitments. We need a replacement! If you'd like to take this on (you'll get lots of support) talk to a committee member.
September and October competition successes; and links to new member Colin Avison's Flickr and Flickeflu pages
- Vicki Barton-Ward, winner of the September novices' competition
- Collin Greenhough and Robert Falconer, digital winners in the September open competition
A welcome also to new member Colin Avison: see "Members' websites and Flickr pages" for more of his work.
New competition rules for 2013
The competition rules for the 2013 season are now on the competitions page, in both pdf and Word formats.
The 2013- 14 programme has now been uploaded to the website. It's full of exciting events, lectures, competitions and members' evenings. Many thanks to David Cudworth for putting it together in an imaginative way, with a few familiar faces but a number of new ones.
Charman David Thompson has circulated the first of what he expects to be a regular series of newsletters.
And finally, the Annual Print Exhibition will be held at the Hardwick Ponds visitor centre from Tuesday 3rd to Sunday 8th September, 10am - 4pm. Do come along and support us, and see some cracking club photography.
The website's nearly done. Just an irritating problem with odd bits not displaying in IE and Firefox the way they do in Safari. We'll get there in the end. Would anyone like to send me some of their images? Does anyone have their own website that they'd like me to include a link to? Do get in touch.
2013 Summer Programme
The Summer programme is now out, together with details of the Summer image competitions - thanks to Chris Hoult for compiling the programme, and to Anne Millett for preparing the competitions. See the dedicated page via the link to the left.
Annual Dinner and Trophy Presentation, 10 May 2013
We all got together at Bateman's Mill for the annual do. Here are the trophy winners with Chairman Collin Greenhough:
L-R David Cudworth (AV competition); Sheila Rayson (top colour print); Peter Jones (top natural history projected image)
L-R Sue Wilson (top natural history print, colour print photographer of the year); Robert Smith (top mono projected image);
Roy Millett (top mono print, top colour projected image, photographer of the year (mono print, projected image, colour projected image, mono projected image, overall photographer of the year)
L-R Collin Greenhough (ten image competition) with Anne Millett; trophy winners with Chairman Collin Greenhough.
Also with awards were Ron Trevis (Summer project competition winner); Vicki Barton-Ward (novice photographer of the year).
Clay Cross Photographic Society National Projected Image Exhibition 2013.
Entries closed on Wednesday 30 January, and the presentation evening was held on on Saturday 6 April 2013.
For full results, dates and further details see the dedicated web page on this site.
2013 exhibition award winners, (L - R) Phil Newman (commended), Bill Hall (commended), Geoff Walsh (overall winner), Ashley Franklin, Roy Millett (Best Clay Cross entry), Malcolm Rapier (commended)