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At our first meeting Ian announced a new idea for the coming season. Called ‘Special Projects’ (very James Bond!) each member has been allocated a subject at random (see the table below). The idea, should you wish to take part, is to undertake a small project based on your subject. […]

Special Projects


I’ve posted about this before but, since we have a talk on sports photography on Monday (9/9/19) here is some updated information. The Tour of Britain starts this Saturday and stage 5 on Wednesday 11th starts and finishes in Birkenhead. The route travels down the Wirral, through Chester, out to […]

Tour of Britain visits Kelsall


Barrie Howarth won the Royal Photographic Society North West Digital Imaging Group Print Competition at the Digital Group Meeting in Frodsham Community Centre on Sunday. Barrie was awarded a plaque for the “Best Print” of two Chrysaora (commonly known as Sea Nettle Jellyfish). Also Lynda Haney gained 9 Acceptances from […]

More Success for F&DPS Members



Many congratulations to club member Lynda Haney who was awarded her DPAGB at the recent assessment at Rhos-on-Sea. Lynda achieved the highest score at the D (distinction) level on the day. This image ‘In a Summer Meadow’ was the highest scoring one of the 15 that she presented.

Lynda Haney gains her DPAGB


Member Brian Lunt has suggested a couple of events you might wish to go to over the summer. 1/ Cheshire Polo Club – Regular events, free entry, possible “performance” subject? Details (including the rules!) on their website  2/ Oswestry Balloon Carnival, Aug 24th/25th – details on their Facebook site.

Some ideas for the summer from Brian




The venues for the 2019 The Tour Series of bike races are being announced and the first venue is Birkenhead on Tue 21st May. These races offer excellent opportunities for practising your sports photography. The races last an hour and take place on a short circuit so you get to […]

Cycle Racing in Birkenhead (Updated)


Pleased to say your Committee put together a well-structured bid for funds to replace the projector which has been giving us so much trouble and received a grant for over £2,200. With the addition of £1,000 from our reserves, we will be welcoming you next season with sparkly new equipment. […]

Marshes Community Benefit Fund – Success!


The subjects for next season’s competitions were announced at the AGM. You can see the list on the results page for 2019/20 (obviously no results as yet!). There will also be a fun competition with the subject Intentional Camera Movement (ICM). Further details and the complete programme for next season […]

Competition Subjects for the 2019/20 Season



Our annual Print of the Year competition was held before the recent AGM. Anyone with a Highly Commended or better score in the club print competitions can enter and the winner is decided by the members present. This year’s winning print was “Return to the Sea” by Ian Stanley, an […]

Print of the Year 2019 win for Ian