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NCPS PDI Competition via Zoom!

Tuesday 26th May saw the first club night to happen during the Coronavirus pandemic.  We held a PDI competition for our members, which also helped us to check out how to best use Zoom for these kinds of events.  Twenty-three people attended the Zoom VC, and 52 images were entered, which in itself is a

By |2020-05-27T11:22:42+01:00May 27th, 2020|Notices and news|0 Comments

AGM documents

The AGM agenda and reports from Officers can be found by following the links: 12th May AGM Agenda Minutes 2018 - 2019 season Competition Secretary’s Report 2019 Equipment Secretary Report 2020 External Comp Report 2019-20 (1) Membership Report Publicity Secretary’s Report 2019 Report from the Syllabus Secretary for North Cheshire Photographic Society Secretary’s report 2019-2020

By |2020-05-06T18:55:54+01:00May 5th, 2020|Notices and news|0 Comments

A challenge for you

The last meeting of NCPS was an interesting evening with Tony Worobiec on "Photographing Landscapes in any weather" but while non essential travel restrictions apply most of us will be limited in going out and about. The following day four members of NCPS attended a joint workshop with Chapel CC lead by Tony on "The

By |2020-03-24T14:41:29+00:00March 24th, 2020|Notices and news|0 Comments

Next steps for NCPS

Tonight would have been our first club night after our exhibition and the NCCs.  We live in strange times! I hope you’re all keeping well. We were going to run a Summer Programme this year, and regrettably we have had to cancel it.  We will, however, be setting you some challenges and sending out links

By |2020-03-24T14:36:42+00:00March 24th, 2020|Notices and news|0 Comments

L&CPU competition results

The L&CPU Annual Club PDI and Print competitions took place on the 7th and 8th March.  One the 7th, we came 7th overall, and on the 8th for the Print competition we came 8th. There were two sections for the PDI competition; Open and Nature.  We came 5th in the open section and 8th in

By |2020-03-08T18:05:12+00:00March 8th, 2020|Notices and news|0 Comments

L&CPU Audio Visual Competition

The L&CPU Audio Visual Competition is to take place at the Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne Street, Wilmslow, SK9 5HD on Saturday 8th February commencing at 10am. The closing date for your entries is Sunday 26th January to allow the judge time to view all the entries and to then write his constructive comments on each sequence.

By |2020-01-13T20:17:47+00:00January 13th, 2020|Notices and news|0 Comments

North Cheshire Challenges

So 2020 is upon us and we are already looking forward to hosting the North Cheshire Challenges at our Civic Hall, Poynton venue. These two major inter-club competitions take place during the week of our Annual Exhibition in March, as usual. We are delighted to have secured the services of Phil & Gwen Charnock, both

By |2020-01-09T22:20:01+00:00January 9th, 2020|Notices and news|0 Comments

FIAP Nature Biennial

FIAP regularly hold biennial competitions for it's members. The next competition is the 2020 FIAP Nature Biennial. This year, the PAGB are collecting images for England and Northern Ireland's entry by holding a selection competition. Entry for this is open to any PAGB affiliated club member (in England and Northern Ireland) and is made via

By |2020-01-04T10:21:45+00:00January 4th, 2020|Notices and news|0 Comments

Novice Cup Results

On Sunday 20th October NCPS took part in the Novice Cup. There were over 20 clubs involved, and we did passably well.  We were hoping to do better than last year's second over all, but it was not to be. In the Colour prints we scored 136 out of a possible 180, and we were

By |2019-10-24T12:05:47+01:00October 24th, 2019|Notices and news|0 Comments