Chorley PS

Last year was my first at Chorley PS, a club that regularly pushes for success both nationally and internationally. I joined to give myself a challenge and to make me raise my game having had 5 or so years at Ribblesdale where I had learned the ground rules and enjoyed club life. I expected little…

Making a Print

There is a common belief among photographers that the process isn’t complete until you have made a print, so take the photo, process it then print it! I have over the last year or so pushed myself to learn the printing process and it probably appears as though it should be relatively straight forward task, but…

L&CPU Results

I am very happy this year with my ‘Lancashire & Cheshire Annual Photography’ results, I managed to come 5th in the overall award. This requires a set of 12 prints and 12 digital images in 3 sections; Colour, Mono and Nature. Last year I set myself a target of a ‘top 15’ position and came…

BPE3 Accreditation

Recently I gained my BPE3 crown in the British Photographic Exhibitions which is awarded for 100 accepted / awarded images.  I the received a nice certificate and ribbon for my efforts, I need to find a way to present these ribbons as I’ve got a small number of them now and shouldn’t really just stick them…

Club Print Success

We held the annual print competitions this week at Ribblesdale Camera Club and over one hundred prints were entered in the six sections, including the new to us ‘Creative’ section. Printing is not one of my strengths and I seem to have spent an age fighting the technicalities and vagaries of my Epson R3000 printer.…

BPE 1 Crown

I have been entering the BPE accredited Photographic Exhibitions this year and so far have competed in eight salons. During this time I have had 26 images accepted including 1 commended award for ‘On Key’. This means that I am now at BPE1* status, below is a panel of the images that have gained points…