Afan Nedd News
Website Updates and Additions
15th January 2022

PAGB e-News Updates - here

PAGB e-News Extra - here

WPF Newsflash - here

Photo Club Novi Sad
5th January 2022
There's Something In My Eye.jpg

Congratulations to club member Mick Halligan, who recently received a Salon Gold Award for his image "There's Something In My Eye", in the Serbian Novi Sad 1st Circular Exhibition of Photography.

The Swansea Open Art Exhibition
15th November 2021

Congratulations to Wayne John who has had two photographs accepted in the Swansea Open Art Exhibition at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. The exhibition is on from the 20th November 20th to the 30th January 2022. The two images are "Us" and "Autumn's Kiss".

The Cwm Rhondda Battle
15th November 2021

A very enjoyable Cwm Rhondda Battle took place on Saturday 13th November. There were 26 clubs taking part from all over the world. Leo Rich of Salisbury was the judge. Afan Nedd CC finished 15th out of 26 clubs. Well done to Tom Dee and Gerald Henry for both scoring 18 - our highest scores.

1 - Tenby - 77

2 - Catchlight - 74

3 - Boston-  72

3 - Isle Of Man - 72

3 - Bridgend - 72

6 - The Camera Club Of Johannesburg - 71

6 - Rhondda - 71

8 - Visions Of Aberdeen - 70

8 - Dublin - 70

15 - Afan Nedd - 66

 

1 - A Child Of Our Time - Tom Dee - 18

2 - At Rest - Gareth Martin - 14

3 - Hunters - Alan Stokes - 16

4 - Cooling Off - Gerald Henry - 18

The four images can be viewed - here.

The PAGB Inter Club Print Competition 2021
27th October 2021

Afan Nedd CC were represented at this event by Club Chairman Gareth Martin, and External Competition Secretary Gerald Henry. The club came 17th out of a total of 35 clubs and were the top Welsh club of the three that entered. Congratulations to all those members who had images selected for the event and, a big thank you to Gerald on a first-class selection. Congratulations also to Neville Thomas who received the highest mark for the club for his image He Needs To Get Out More.

The points awarded for each of our entries are shown below:

1 - Distracted - Alan Stokes - 11
2 - Hunters - Alan Stokes - 12
3 - Bookworm - Alan Stokes - 11
4 - Going For The Knockout - Tom Dee - 12
5 - This Bikes Too Big For Me - Tom Dee - 11
6 - Old Lady Of Ankgor Wat - Tom Dee - 13
7 - Carnage At The Last - Gerald Henry - 12
8 - Drengr - Gerald Henry - 11
9 - The Final Jump - Gerald Henry -13
10 - Vietnamese Mossy Frog - Neville Thomas - 11
11 -  He Needs To Get Out More - Neville Thomas - 14
12 - Ogmore Castle And Stepping Stones - Neil Holman - 12
13 - Love And War - Jack Hughes - 11
14 - Passing Strangers - Suzanne Slee - 13
15 - Beached Under Ben Nevis - Paul Branchflower - 11

View the club's entries - here.

The Cardiff Anniversary Competition
14th August 2021

The results of the Cardiff Anniversary Competition were announced on Thursday 12th August . The theme was My Wales.Two Afan Nedd members finished in the top three:

 

1st - Red Kite National Bird of Wales Emma Woodhouse - RPC £100

2nd - Dinorwic Quarry - Jenny Hibbert £50

3rd - Steel Town - Gareth Martin £25

The top three will receive a framed print plus their images will be hanging in Cardiff Camera Club's Exhibition opening on September 7th at Llandough Hospital.

Ace Of Clubs Prints
8th August 2021

Today we took part in the Ace Of Clubs Prints. Big congratulations to Gerald Henry 
for selecting for the first time for the club as we came first.
Big congratulations to Jayne Libby who won Best Mono. We are now taking part in the PAGB UK club championships believed to be in Birmingham in November.

1 - Afan Nedd 178
2 - Bridgend 172
3 - Tenby 171
4 - Baglan 165
5 - Gwent 164
6 - Port Talbot 160
7 - Swansea 159

The winning images can be viewed - here.

Afan Nedd CC Print Battle
1st October 2022

Afan Nedd will be hosting a new Print Battle on the 1st October 2022 subject to the lifting of Covid restrictions. Organisation of the event is in it's early stages however 60 clubs nationwide have already expressed an interest in taking part. Entries will be limited to four prints per club. Further details will be made available in due course.

This event is being sponsored by Permajet and Carmarthen Cameras.