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L&CPU Knockout 2020
The L&CPU knockout competition took place on Saturday 21st November with an online competiton judged live.
The competition used a judging system based on how many rounds an image survived, and all clubs were limited to 4 entries.
Attached are the images which were used by Leyland PS for the competition.
The Barge Captain [Peter King] and Chasing Shadows [Chris Ellison] were knocked out in round one and gained one point each. Twisleton Scar [Rob Hume] went out in round four and gained four points. White Cosmos [Sandra Eastham] went through to round six and gained six points.
The top image from Chorley gained seven points. Our total points awarded were twelve and this gained us 7th place out of 41 clubs.
Many thanks to all the participants and a good result too for the club.
For more details please view the full details on the L&CPU or Focal Points website (Opens in a new Tab):
L&CPU Web Page
2020-21 Season and Monthly Competitions (1 – 5 are via Zoom)
The latest details of our 2020 September to December programme are now on our Programme Page.
The monthly competitions for the 2020-21 season will open on our first meeting date of Wednesday 9th September 2020. Entries are to be submitted using the Online entry system as normal. Click the “Online Entry” link at the top of this page to access the competition entry system.
For the Zoom competitions there are no Print entries just PDI entries.
Entries are limited to 4 per member in the Open PDI competition and 2 per member in the Theme Competition. The usual image size rules apply.
Themes for the 2020-2021 Season are as follows:
Monthly Competiton 1: Trees/Forests
Monthly Competiton 2: Food
Monthly Competiton 3: Sunset
Monthly Competiton 4: Monochrome
Monthly Competiton 5: Flowers
March 2021 – 3 way PDI battle
Preston vs Chorley vs Leyland
Preston PS held a 3 way “battle” with 2 local photographic societies on the night of the 4th March 2021.
This year there were no prints as the images were restricted to PDIs only and the competition was held using Zoom conferencing.
1st Preston : 381
2nd Leyland : 376
3rd Chorley : 364
Congratulations to Preston on their win and thanks to all 3 clubs for their entries as the resulting evening showed a very high standard of work.
The next “battle” will be held, hopefully in person, at Chorley on Monday March 14th 2022.
Leyland Photographic Society
RAFA Club, Golden Hill Lane, Leyland PR25 3NN
Affiliated to the Photographic Association of Great Britain through the Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union
16th March 2020
To all Members
Over the weekend a few members have expressed concern about the continuing state of the country with regards to Coronavirus. I have today been in contact with the committee with regards to this issue and proposed that we suspend the rest of this season.
All these discussions took place before the Prime Minister announced ”everyone in the UK should avoid “non-essential” travel and contact with others to curb coronavirus – as the country’s death toll hit 55.”
As a result of this I must regrettably advise you all that with immediate effect the committee has agreed that the remaining meetings this season, including the AGM, will be suspended.
We will reschedule the AGM for the start of next season and will hopefully be able to carry on as normal by then.
We are in contact with the judge for our Annual Competition and hope to ask her to judge the competition and to offer comments on each entry, the results of this will be announced at our first meeting after the AGM.
During the coming weeks I hope, with the help of the committee, to arrange some on-line activities to allow members to remain in contact until September although we will probably have to rethink the Summer Comp. We will keep posting on our Facebook page and Paul will send out occasional updates by e-mail.
On behalf of the committee may I thank you for your understanding and wish you well over the coming months
February 2020 – 3 way battle
Chorley vs Preston vs Leyland
The club held a 3 way battle with 2 local photographic societies on the night of the 19th Feb.
Congratulations to all 3 clubs as the result showed a very high standard as remarked on by the judge. It is amazing how close the end result was.
1=Leyland : 205 1=Preston : 205 3=Chorley : 204
1=Chorley : 210 1=Leyland : 210 3=Preston : 207
1st Leyland : 415
2nd Chorley : 414
3rd Preston : 412
24th Leyland Invitation Photographic Exhibition
Sponsored by Wilkinson Cameras
Judged by Richard Speirs APAGB DPAGB
For Catalogue & Results click here
The Exhibition takes place at The South Ribble Museum and Exhibition Centre
The Old Grammar School, Church Road, Leyland PR25 3FJ
Presentations and official opening on Saturday 30th November at 11am.
The exhibition runs from Tuesday 26th November to Friday 20th December 2019
For opening hours please see the Musuem website here
18/10 & 27/11 Print & PDI Battle
Leyland Photographic Society took on Accrington Camera Club in a 2 part battle
on Friday 18th October and Wednesday 27th November.
The scores were as follows:
PDI: Accrington 239 Leyland 261
Prints: Accrington 244 Leyland 259
PDI: Leyland 253 Accrington 238
Prints: Leyland 253 Accrington 231
Overall scores were:
Leyland Prints 512 PDI 514
Accrington Prints 475 PDI 477
Thanks to all the club members, it was a very entertaining 2 nights
2019 L&CPU Individual Results
The results of the 2019 L&CPU individual competition are now available on the club website in the members section. Please navigate to the documents section of the members area or click the Documents link to view the PDF
Tony Pioli Visit
Tony provided us with a very entertaining and educational evening on insect photography.
For more information and to view Tony’s work please visit his website at www.tonypioli.me.uk
A recent club Evening was enjoyed with Robert Millin
MFIAP,FBPE,EFIAP/p,MPSA, SPSA, DPAGB
“Confessions of a competition addict”
During the interval many of his prints were on show for members to have a closer look.
Robin Hood Open
Congratulations to Chris Ellison on gaining a Gold Medal in the Robin Hood Open Exhibition for her image “White Stupa”