Images from the Fifth Monthly Competition


Leyland Photographic Society has now finished its 2018-2019 season and will meet again at the start of the 2019-2020 season.
The next club evening is on Wednesday 4th September 2019, 7:30pm, at the RAFA club when
the club will be hosting an Informal Opening Night and Summer Theme competition.

2019 LPS Annual Exhibition Images

Images which were commended or higher from this year’s LPS Annual Exhibition Competition are now online and can bee seen in the Gallery section of the club website.
Click links to go to the pages:
Annual Exhibiton Print Gallery

2019 Summer Theme Competition
Now Open for entries

This year’s theme is Water
The club opening night will present the images from the “Summer Theme Competition 2019”
A judge has yet to be decided for this competition but the images will be judged before the opening evening.
Overview of the competition:
Each member may enter a maximum of 5 PDIs for the competition. There is no print section.
Images to be taken during the previous 12 months from the entry closing date (i.e. Aug 2018 onwards)
The competition is open to all members, there are no member or advanced sections.
All entries must be made using the Online Entry System
Closing date is Friday 16th August 2019, judging will be done before opening night.
Images will be projected on Opening Night and result announced

2019 Outings and Local Events

Summer Events and outings pages updated for Summer 2019
The information from our Outings Secretary has now been posted to the events and outings pages. There are plenty of events listed to help you organise your summer photo shoots. To get the latest click here

2019-2020 Season Themes Announced

The Themes for next season’s competitions were announced at the AGM.
The subjects are as follows:

1st Monthly Competition: Keys
2nd Monthly Competition: Song & Film Titles
3rd Monthly Competition: Farming
4th Monthly Competition: Decay
5th Monthly Competition: Architectural

2019-2020 Syllabus

Outline of next season’s syllabus

4th    Opening night - Informal with Summer Competition (Theme: Water)
11th   Recorded Lecture – A tutorial for Photoshop Elements
18th*  Terry Hewitt – Camera RAW
25th   Tony Winfield – About infra-red photography
2nd    1st Monthly Competition – Simon Ray LRPS BPE2
9th    LCPU Folio - Monochrome
16th   John Cartlidge – American Odyssey
18th   Accrington Digital Print Battle part 1 (15 prints & 15 PDI) - Away
23rd*  John Smith – Audio Visual & "Pictures to Exe"
30th   Graham Currey – Portrait Evening
6th    2nd Monthly Competition – Colin Douglas ARPS AFIAP DPAGB BPE4
13th   Colin Balls – The Pantanal
20th*  Mike McNamee – Methods & techniques
27th   Accrington Digital Print Battle part 2 - Home
4th    3rd Monthly Competition – Paul King CPAGB
11th   Society Christmas meal at Leyland Golf Club
18th   Jeremy Malley-Smith – Essentially Lightroom
26th   No meeting
1st    No meeting
8th    LCPU Folio - Colour Prints
15th   Adrian Lines – Going Mono
22nd*  Recorded lecture – "Kingdom Of The Ice Bear"
29th   Robert Millin – Competition addict – prints
5th    4th Monthly Competition – James Hardy CPAGB LRPS
12th   Simon Palmer – AV "It rained in Namibia"
19th*  Three Way Battle - Leyland vs Preston vs Chorley
26th   Bebington Salon Annual with Bob Dennis
MARCH 2020
4th    5th Monthly Competition – Sheila Tunstall
11th   Roy Wainwright – A Special Evening
18th   Neil Hulme – More Landscape photography
25th   Southport Exhibition PDIs
APRIL 2020
1st*   Bernard O’Sullivan – Photoshop discussion
8th    President’s Night
15th   L&CPU Folio
22nd   Martin Wilson & Martin Spencer - Travel
29th   Chris Speak – Working with light
MAY 2020
6th    Annual Presentation night – Jane Lines MPAGB LRPS BPE5 
13th Annual General Meeting - End of season * Indicates hand in night for Monthly/Annual competition

2018-19 League Tables

Monthly Competitions
Final League table for the current year is available – click here

Web Gallery

We are looking for images for the members gallery.
Members may submit up to 12 images which should be JPEG in in sRGB colour space. If you have submitted images to the Competition Secretary which are 1600 wide these will be fine.

Let Rob Hume have any images you would like to be uploaded.

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