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By 0122-johnmoore, Oct 30 2017 10:43PM

Smethwick where placed 4th with 199 points. Cambridge were the winners with 202 points. There was a joint second place shared between Non Pareil and Dundee both with 200 points.

Dinah Jayes won theChairmans Trophy and PAGB Gold Medal for the ‘Best Mono Print’ with her print Delicate Form.

See the results HERE


By 0122-johnmoore, Aug 3 2017 12:30PM

Details of the new Best of British competition are now on our website. This competition is for members only and will be judged in May next year, it is for images depicting the natural beauty of Britain and which are taken between 1st March 2017 and 30th April 2018 The categories for prints and PDI's are 'Nature', 'British Scapes' and 'Garden and Plants'.

For full details follow the link from our Internal Competition page or go direct to the competition page HERE


By 0122-johnmoore, Jul 28 2017 10:32AM

Dave Lowe has suggested you might want to look at some useful Apps to help you with your photography, Not for photos on your phone but helpful guides.

They can be seen HERE


By 0122-johnmoore, Jul 16 2017 04:26PM


Great News Smethwick won the PAGB Inter Club Championships at Warwick University with a massive score of 282 marks for our final set. This represented an average mark of 14.1 out of 15. Probably the highest mark ever in the history of this prestigious competition. Mike Sharples won one of the individual Judges Medals. Thank you to all of you who support the club competitions so allowing us to choose such a super set of images for entry to these competitions.

See the results and images HERE



 A happy group
A happy group
 Dave Lowe receives PDI trophy
Dave Lowe receives PDI trophy
Dave Lowe also receives the Epson Trophy for GB cup Prints
Dave Lowe also receives the Epson Trophy for GB cup Prints


By SPS News Editor, Jun 26 2017 09:50PM

Congratulations must go to both David Keele for the award of FIAP/p and also to Alison Fryer for the award of EFIAP/s .

Congratulations to Alison and David.


By SPS News Editor, Jun 16 2017 05:11PM

Please note I have very recently changed the web pages relating to the internal competitions.

The first page is essentially the same but tidied up a bit with the same three links to the individual competition pages. These have been cleaned up and there a few if any rules pertaining to the competition but there is a clear link to the latest rules for ALL internal comps, and these exist in one place only. There is also a clear link which takes you to the entry server.

You can let me know if you spot any errors or unclear info.

By SPS News Editor, Jun 3 2017 11:26AM

The SRGB Print Celebration is still open for entries until 16th July and 22nd July is judging day.

The prints will be on exhibition at our club house on 17th September for 2 weeks.

You can see full details HERE

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