Month: April 2021

AGM 22nd April 2021

Don’t forget this week is our AGM. Please come along and support your club. If you are unable to attend and wish to vote on any of the proposals, please submit this in writing ASAP ‚úć Thanks ūüėä

L&CPU Individual Competition Entries

The Portal for entries into the L&CPU Individual Competition is now open. All members are welcome to and encouraged to enter;

-Individual authors may up-load their entries through the L&CPU Information Portal ( using your email address and Password (I would encourage this). An Individual Password can be sought by requesting password on the Information Portal login. If you are unsure, email:
РEntries can be made by Club Competition Secretaries via the L&CPU Information Portal. If you wish me to upload your entry send to the usual address.
РThe last day for all online entries is 2nd May 2021 (if you are uploading your own Рif you want me to upload them, then I must receive them by the 27th April).
– An image used in previous L&CPU Individual Competition may not be entered.
– A photographer may enter up to 12 images in the Open section and 6 images in Nature.
Image size – maximum 1600 pixels (horizontal & 1200 pixels (vertical).
– Colour space sRGB (even mono images).

The above are the main points of the rules – there is a 7 page pdf available from the L&CPU website.

Results of the Annual Competition

Massive congratulations to all the winners of this years Annual Competition. There were some excellent images as always, so I am sure it was a tough decision for our judge for the evening Pat Couder, who did an amazing job, with some excellent and constructive feedback.

1st¬†File Eared Tree Frog Romance –¬†Janet Taylor – Best Nature Image Trophy
2nd¬†European Roller with Beetle –¬†Peter Bagnall
3rd¬†Royal Python –¬†Janet Taylor
HC¬†Wasp Refelctions –¬†Ellen Bell
Com¬†European Bee Eaters squabble –¬†Peter Bagnall
Com Wasp Returning to Nest With Prey- Ellen Bell

1st Olive Oil Jar РSteve Bird РTable Top/Still Life Trophy
2nd¬†Lovely Leap –¬†Ellen Bell – Best Mono Image Trophy
3rd Snow on the Beach РGraham Dean РBest Colour Image Trophy
HC  Burnt Out РBeth Robertson
HC Lonely Tree, Wales РEllen Bell
HC Eyes on the Prize РJanet Taylor
HC The Great Eggscape РEllen Bell
Com Behind the Painted Smile РJanet Taylor
Com Full Moon -. Steve Bird
Com¬†Baby It’s Cold outside¬†– Ellen Bell
Best Image of the competition –¬†File Eared Tree Frog Romance –¬†Janet Taylor

Annual competition Results

This Thursday is the biggest and last competition evening of the season. We have a new to us judge -Pat Couder so we are in for an exciting evening ūüėÄ Good luck to everyone who entered.