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Donald Stewart FRPS – Speaker 7th December

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For the second speaker in a row the members were treated to a visual feast of printed images, opposed to digital images. This time from Donald Stewart FRPS who presented a new body of work. Donald is unusual in today’s photographic environment ion that he still predominately captures all his images on film, using his […]

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Ist Internal Competition Winners

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Congratulations to our winners of the 1st Internal Competition 2018/19 very ably judged by Ian Tulley ARPS. Here are the results. Projected: 1st Lights On Manhattan by Alison Donald 2nd Heartwood by Chris Wimlett 3rd Abernethy Forest Light by Chris Reekie 3rd= Girl on Blue. Salerno by Philip Graham Colour Print: 1st  The Coming of […]

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Andrea Hargreaves – Speaker 17th October

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It is always a great pleasure when a visiting speaker with a huge reputation travels a long distance to speak at STAPS. And that was very much the case with Yorkshire lass, Andrea Hargreaves. For someone who only became interested in photography in 2006 with the purchase of her first Canon DSL camera, the resulting […]

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Sean Dooley, Speaker Wed 10th Oct

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Sean Dooley’s talk to the members was entitled ‘Any Title Will Do’. As someone who has a degree in mathematics and photography, who is heavily involved in boat construction with Fife Fisheries Museum, likes drawing and painting, it was likely to cover a wide and alternate subject matter. Right from the off, Sean presented a […]

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Annual Exhibition 2018

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St Andrews Photographic Society celebrated its 60th  Anniversary and opening of its Annual Members Exhibition with a social evening at Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews last Wednesday. The exhibition is open for the month of October from 10am-4pm, Monday to Saturday. Tim Fitzpatrick, artist and photographer, was asked to judge the Wilson Quaich Competition for […]

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Dianne Owen FRPS, Speaker Wed 19th Sept

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The first speaker of a new season sets the benchmark for the coming months syllabus. And Dianne Owen FRPS certainly did not let the members down, attracting a few from visiting clubs as well, to hear about Dianne’s work, and see and touch many of her simple, yet intricate works of photographic art, using textures […]

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Scottish Salon 2018 Success

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Congratulations to club members Bill Donald, Chris Reekie, Stan Farrow, Keith Proven and Nicola Shepherd for having photographs accepted for exhibition in the 95th Scottish International Salon of Photography. The Scottish Salon receives thousands of entries each year from the UK and overseas which are whittled down by a panel of judges to the very […]

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Young Epilepsy Charity Cheque Presentation

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  To The St Andrews Photographic Society, Thank you so much for the incredible amount of money that you’ve all raised for Young Epilepsy. I was totally speechless (which doesn’t happen often!) when John announced it to me. Young Epilepsy is a wonderful charity who work tirelessly to crush the many stigmas surrounding epilepsy and […]

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Playlist For Life Charity Cheque Presentation

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On 22nd March club past president Sandy Mackenzie presented a cheque to Playlist For Life for £418.50 which was raised from charity raffle and cake nights during the season. Playlist For Life issued the following letter of thanks: I am writing to thank St Andrews Photographic Society for choosing Playlist for Life as one of […]

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