The Updated Competition Rules

This season 2017-18 has seen a change to some of the rules regarding competition entries. The L&CPU standard sizing has been increased to 1200px by 1600px for digital images, which we have also adopted. In addition to this, and after the success we had last season with the Seasonal PDI competitions, there have been some changes to the number of entries per competition.

This article will cover the notable changes to the rules. For the full rules please read Competition Rules 2017/18 listed on the Downloads page. Continue reading “The Updated Competition Rules”

Colour – A Pigment of the Imagination

The third of this season’s guest presentations was given by Gordon Jenkins APAGB MIoP.

Gordon is a man with many roles and distinctions in the world of photography: President and Treasurer of Chorley Photographic Society, Treasurer and former President of the L&CPU, Chairman of the BPE and, above all, the new President of the PAGB itself. So we were lucky and privileged to have such a busy man in our midst.

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We Begin in the South Atlantic

Stephanie Winnard - Me and Some Penguins
Stephanie sits amongst a colony of penguins

In our first meeting of the new season we were joined by our first guest speaker Stephanie Winnard, who presented  “In the South Atlantic”. Stephanie’s talk took us on an adventure on the islands of South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands, a British overseas territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean, as she talked about her time spent working there with the British Antarctic Survey. Continue reading “We Begin in the South Atlantic”