Saturday 10 August is the ‘Dee mile Swim’ a race that has been running for over 100 years. It’s a great sporting event put on by Chester triathlon club and if the weather is nice it is a great opportunity for photos, both sports and candid. Geoff Whyte will be […]

Dee mile Swim -photo opportunity

St George’s Hall, Liverpool is the venue for a fascinating exhibition of 100 portraits of women pioneers of our times. The exhibition features photographs of 100 First Women – extraordinary people who have been the first woman to achieve a landmark in their field. They range from the first female […]

100 First Women Exhibition

FDPS member Wynford Evans’s photograph of walkers in Longacre Wood won this year’s Festival of Walks Photography competition. The prize of a photography panel was kindly donated by Boots Frodsham and presented by Cllr Caroline Ashton who chairs the Festival of Walks Working Group. Wynford’s winning photograph of walkers in […]

Wynford’s a winner

After our trip to the Tour Series (1 day race) at Birkenhead, see our Facebook page for some pics, there will be another chance to take cycle racing pics. on Wed 11th September as the eighth stage will start and finish in Birkenhead taking in a loop round Cheshire including […]

Tour of Britain 2019

June 7th  to September 8th in the Old Library. Northgate St., Chester Chance and Control: Art in the Age of Computers Celebrating 50 years and more of computer-generated art Since the 1960s, artists and programmers have used computers to create prints, drawings, paintings, photographs and digital artworks. This display celebrated […]

V&A exhibition in Chester

The National Historic Ships UK, in partnership with Classic Boat magazine are running their ninth Photography Competition.  Entries are encouraged from all those with an interest in maritime heritage, including historic vessel owners, maritime enthusiasts, school children and those with knowledge of traditional skills or nautical techniques. By the nature […]

National Historic Ships Photographic Competition – anyone can enter

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

Membership for the current season is now closed. Our new season begins in September 2019. Applications from new members will be available in late summer. The programme for the up and coming season will be available and posted online in due course.

Membership Closed for the 2018-19 Season

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