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The merit table has been updated with the scores from our April ‘Red’ themed competition.
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The opening of the Welsh Salon Exhibition is on Saturday 30th of April at 2.30pm prompt.
It will be opened by Mrs Jeanette Gilasbey the Town Mayor of Kidwelly and the Venue is the Kidwelly Industrial Museum, Broadford, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, SA17 4LW. The exhibition will be open from 10am to 4pm each day until the Friday 23rd of May.
Kidwelly Museum presents many photo-opportunities, as does the town of Kidwelly itself with its narrow streets and nearby Castle. There is also a Pier overlooking the estuary and interesting mud flats. Coupled with an an excellent exhibition of Welsh photography for you to enjoy this has all the ingredients of a great day out. We look forward to seeing you at the opening.
Anyone willing to give a hand in putting up the exhibition will be most welcome.
Vince Penticost, AWPF, President Welsh Photographic Federation.
Gwynfa members achieved fantastic success in the 2016 Welsh Salon of Photography.
From a total of 95 Gwynfa entries there were 65 acceptances or 62%. That is an incredible total in a salon where acceptance rate is usually below 10%.
We also got four main awards, two selector’s choice awards and eleven highly commended photographs.
The award winners were:
Lynda Beynon – Emerging Four Spot Chaser – Best Colour Print
Gwynfryn Jones – The Fishermans Wife – Best Creative Print
Gwynfryn Jones – - Jack-Tar - Best Mono Print
Leigh Woolford – On the Dunes - Best Mono PDI
Gwynfa results here. (New version uploaded on 18th April).
Full salon results here.
Well done everyone!
April 7th – Mike Cullis ARPS – A Namibian Adventure
Don’t forget that this Thursday, the 7th April, sees the visit of Mike Cullis ARPS of Tenby who is taking us on a Namibian Adventure.
Mike is an Associate Member of the Royal Photographic Society and a Welsh Photographic Federation judge. He made the final cut in the 2015 BBC/Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and has had many acceptances in International Competitions including a Gold medal award from the PAGB.
His work has been featured in National and International newspapers, Royal Photographic Society magazine, BBC Wildlife magazine and he has written several articles for the Advanced Photographer magazine.
Mike will be giving a digital presentation but will also be bringing a number of his excellent prints.
Note, this is not the event advertised in your club handbook as Mike had to swap dates with the Winter Exhibition presentation evening.
The merit table has been updated with the scores from our March Open competition.
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