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Newsletter #93 Friday 24th December 2021

Editor - Derek Godridge PCC News of the Week:

Yes Christmas is almost upon us and here’s hoping you all have a wonderful family Christmas and New Year Just a reminder;

Charles Hosken Competition –

  1. After preparing your images as per the rules already sent out you need to pay your 50p/image to our treasurer Chris

  2. You then need to send them to ME at derekgodridge@hotmail.com by 15th January 2022

I will then do all the collation of the images, compile a spreadsheet of titles etc and send them to Bill Hall via WeTransfer before the official hand-in date of 22nd January.

Any problem give me a call on 07788590141

Meetings


  1. 6th January is the next meeting in our new venue and as it is a “practical” members need to bring their CAMERAS and INSTRUCTION MANUAL so we can all get to grips with the various buttons and switches !!

  2. The week after on 13th January, is Mandy’s “Lucky Dip 2” hand-in for all of those “marbelous” selections you made (see what I did there- haha).

  3. We will also be conducting a Critique of the WCPF Travelling Print Portfolio which I collected from the Falmouth CC earlier this week.

Competitions.

  1. The next Club Competition is the “Lucky Dip Part 2” with the 13th January hand-in

  2. The KF2 competition for 10th February 2022 includes a set subject “Simplicity”.

Reminder - KF2 Changes: KF2 - HAND-IN Thursday 20th January 2022.

  • SET SUBJECT - SIMPLICITY - PRINT - 1 No. Print - can either be Colour or Mono

  • SET SUBJECT - SIMPLICITY - DIGITAL - 1 No. Digital Image - can be Colour or Mono

  • OPEN DIGITAL - 1 No Digital Image - can be Colour or Mono

  • OPEN OFF CAMERA (No Photo Editing) - 1 No. Digital Image TOTAL OF 4 IMAGES for KF2

Diary Dates

PCC

  • Christmas meal at Sunday 9th January 1.30pm The Falmouth Hotel (Any issues Karen will advise and also get a refund if the worst happens)

Cornwall Photographic Alliance (CPA)

  • The next CPA competition is the Charles Hosken digital Open Competition on Friday 18th March with a hand-in date to Derek of TUESDAY 15th January 2022. See above for details

Western Counties Photographic Federation (WCPF)

  • Members Competition and Exhibition 2022 (From Pedro Landers WCPF Exhibition Secretary) https://www.thewcpf.com/copy-of-exhibition The 2022 WCPF Members Exhibition (MX) is currently being finalised and the entry system will be available in January 2022. Previous entrants will receive an ‘invitation to enter’ email, and a link to the entry system will be available from the WCPF websites MX page once it is open.

  • Timings Entry will be open from Monday 3rd January 2022 and will close on Saturday 5th March 2022

  • Terms and Conditions The entry classes remain as last year with 3 print classes (Open, Mono, Nature) and 4 PDI classes (Open, Nature, Creative, Photo Travel). The class definitions will be available on the entry website.

  • Awards The exhibition has PAGB Patronage and PAGB Gold, Silver and Bronze medals plus Selector Ribbons will be awarded in each class. Highly commended certificates will also be awarded in each class. The ‘Margaret Aven’ trophy for the entrant who gains the most acceptances across all 7 classes, and ‘Best Wildlife’ trophy in both Nature classes will also be awarded again this year.

  • Favourite Image and Sale Of Prints We are repeating these initiatives and the conditions will be as last year ie entrants will have 3 choices

  1. To opt in to the favourite print image lottery where one of the visitors that voted will receive a free copy of the print that they voted for.

  2. To opt in to the visitors favourite print image lottery and the sale of prints. Prints will be offered for sale at a standard price of £35. Any postage fees required would be an extra cost.

  3. To opt out of both initiatives: • Exhibition Venue Bovey Tracy Golf Club with the excellent facilities that have proved so successful over the last few years.

  • Selectors • Christine Widdall MPAGB EFIAPFBPE • Sue Moore FRPS MPAGB • Bob Moore HonFRPS MPAGB HonPAGB

We hope that members of WCPF clubs will continue to support the exhibition and submit their entries in good time. Clubs may wish to collect print entries from their members and make a single delivery to the appointed AES. This will make the process more efficient and effective for club members and the AES. The name & contact details for an entrants AES will be notified on completion of the online entry.

If anything is unclear or there are any questions then please get in touch with the Exhibition Secretary by email at mpix.wcpf@gmail.com Pedro Landers WCPF Exhibition Secretary

Cheers for now Derek

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