75th Midland Salon of Photography

The 75th Midland Malon, organised by the Midland Counties Photographic Federation is open for entry. It has PSA, FIAP, GPU & PAGB patronage and you may enter prints & projected images.

There are over 200 awards and low entry fees – only pay for sections you enter and all entrants receive an A4, 68-page colour catalogue.

There are six sections:
Open monochrome prints.
Open colour prints.
Open colour projected images.
Open monochrome projected images.
Nature projected images.
Scapes projected images.

The online entry system is now open at www.midland-salon.com

Closing date 24th June 2024.

CPAGB Congratulations

Congratulations to the following WPF photographers on attaining their CPAGB at the recent PAGB APM adjudications.

Elisa Best CPAGB of Monmouth PC
Paul James CPAGB of Bridgend & District CC

Details of the full list of awards can be seen in this issue of PAGB e-News.

If you’d like to emulate their achievements you can find all the information you need here.

49th Smethwick International Opens

On-line entry System NOW OPEN

3 Print Sections: Open Colour, Open Monochrome, Nature.
Prints can be forwarded to Southampton International

3 Projected Image Sections: Open Colour, Open Monochrome, Nature,

Over 210 Medals and Ribbons to be won.

Patronage: PSA 2023-543, FIAP 2023-579, GPU L230140, PAGB 2023-031

Low entry Fees. Only pay for each section entered. 68 Page A4 Colour Catalogue to each entrant.

Rules Here  Enter at: www.SmethwickInternational.com

2023 Natonal PDI Inter-Club Championships (Warwick)

Congratulations to Gwynfa and Bridgend who represented the WPF in the Natonal PDI Inter-Club Championships at Warwick. They qualified by finishing in the top two places at the WPF Ace of Clubs back in February.

Chorley PS and Wigan 10 shared the spoils in the Grand Final. The WPF clubs didn’t make it to the grand final so they contested the Plate final. Gwynfa finished joint 5th and Bridgend Joint 16th.

Overall results and individual awards can be seen here.

The event was judged by Steven LePrevost FRPS MPAGB AFIAP FIPF (SCPF), Sue Sibley ARPS DPAGB EFIAP/s BPE4 (SCPF) and Libby Smith MPAGB EFIAP HonPAGB HonSPF (SPF).

WPF Entries for PAGB Inter-Fed 2023

This year’s PAGB Inter-Federation Competition is, again, for prints only and our entries have been chosen from submissions to the Memorial Competitions and the Welsh Salon, together with photographs sent directly to Jenny Hibbert, who chose the majority of our entries. The lists of entries can be found below.

Colour          Mono         Nature

Congratulations to all the photographers whose work has been selected to represent the Federation. Now we await the adjudication which takes place over the weekend of 3 & 4 June. Watch this space!

Peter A Young LRPS CPAGB AFIAP HonPAGB

Tenby & Gwynfa represent the WPF at Warwick

Well done to Tenby and Gwynfa who made the journey to Warwick to represent the WPF in the National Inter-Club PDI Championships.

In the WPF grudge match, Tenby finished the Plate competition in joint 5th (15th overall) place on 103 points and Gwynfa just two points behind in joint 10th place (20th overall). Of the North Wales clubs, Mold finished joint 15th (25th overall) and Rhyl joint 22nd (32nd oveall)

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