34th Open Exhibition of British Photography 2011

The 34th Open Exhibition of British Photography is presented by Solihull Photographic Society.

This exhibition has been accorded patronage by Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) and is a member of the British Photographic Exhibition circuit (BPE).

Urban Existence – Highly Commended Monochrome Print

Acceptances gained in this exhibition count towards BPE Crown Awards whereby the exhibitors are invited to aggregate their acceptances in affiliate exhibitions and apply, without charge, for a crown award.

Monty – Commended Monochrome Print

This years selectors were, Pictorial Sections:
Chris Forster EFIAP FBPE
Hilary Roberts FRPS MFIAP
Bill Hall AFIAP DPAGB.
Nature Sections were judged by:
John Chamberlin FRPS MFIAP FBPE
Anthony Pioli ARPS ABPE
Tony Wharton FRPS AFIAP

I managed to enter 4 out of the 7 sections; Colour and Monochrome print and Colour and Monochrome digital, a total of 16 images, from which I gained 11 acceptances,including 3 awards – bringing my aggregated total to 260.

There’s No Going Back – Commended Colour Print

The exhibition takes place at the Old School House, Churchbridge, Oldbury, West Midlands on Saturday June 18th, 2011. Doors open at 2.00pm, presentation of awards at 3.00pm followed by a Lecture from renowned photographer Barbie Lindsey EFIAP MPAGB FBPE.

Admission costs just £4 (Medal and Certificate winners free).


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John’s involvement with photography has lasted for more than a quarter of a century, although schooled in the use of film John embraced the digital age very early on. He describes himself as a discerning photographer who sees digital imaging as a tool rather than a box of tricks, a photographer whose images are linked by a natural instinct for subject arrangement and attention to detail. His approach to photography is spontaneous – seeking to recapture for the viewer the same mood and atmosphere that drew him to the subject in the first place.
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