May 182015

A number of EPS members enjoyed success at the Scottish Salon and the Society came second to Dumfries in the Club Awards which is an improvement on our third place last year. Thanks to all those who entered via the Club entry system. Overall, we achieved 38 acceptances including a PSA Ribbon and 2 HM […]

 Posted by on May 18, 2015 at 1:36 pm
Apr 192015

Apologies for the delay in getting these published. Those of you who were unable to hear Simon Allen’s discussion of the reasons for his choices missed a masterclass in judging!  He is an excellent speaker and gives a very full assessment of an image’s qualities. To see the winners – please click on the link […]

 Posted by on April 19, 2015 at 11:30 am
Mar 142015

As many members will be aware, our annual Members’ Exhibition will be on public view at Great King Street on 4th and 5th April. To get as much publicity as possible, I have made up a flier which I would ask you all to download and print off.  Then hand them out to local shops, […]

 Posted by on March 14, 2015 at 5:33 pm
Mar 072015

FIAP (Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique) has announced the following distinctions awarded to members of EPS for success in entering exhibitions or salons in this country and abroad. Eion Johnston and Terry Railley have both achieved their EFIAP (Excellence of FIAP).  This requires a minimum of 250 acceptances with at least 50 different images in […]

 Posted by on March 7, 2015 at 11:40 am
Mar 072015

Members may be interested to hear the result of last week’s friendly battle (an oxymoron if ever there was one!) against Queen’s Park Camera Club in Glasgow.  This is an annual event on a home/way basis, and this year it was our turn to be hosts.  It is always a good social occasion and the […]

 Posted by on March 7, 2015 at 11:33 am
Dec 072014

Those members who chose not to support EPS at our inter-club match against Carluke CC on Friday 5 December perhaps made a wise decision.  In the event, only Richard Bingham and I made the trip. As usual we were beaten – and again by an embarrassing margin.  We lost the print section by 258 to […]

 Posted by on December 7, 2014 at 9:09 pm
Nov 192014

SPF CLUB DIGITAL KNOCKOUT CHAMPIONSHIPS On Sunday 16 November, the above competition was held at the former Stirling Management Centre, now re-named the Stirling Court Hotel.  28 Scottish clubs competed over three rounds of projected digital images.  The format is that each club submits (in advance) a “bank” of 40 images, nominating eight of them […]

 Posted by on November 19, 2014 at 3:44 pm
Nov 012014

EPS had a disappointing time at the PAGB Interclub Print Championships last weekend (25 October).  The event was held for the first time at Edgehill University in Ormskirk, and the viewing facilities were certainly an improvement on Connah’s Quay. In the first round we managed to score only 122 points from our 12 prints – […]

 Posted by on November 1, 2014 at 8:34 pm
Oct 232014

Terry and Eion provided an excellent introduction to the world of International Salons, including evidence of their many successful images, at CD Group’s meeting on 20/10/14. Terry and Eion have provided the following links for anyone interested in getting started: Blogs with reference to FIAP experience: ‘The wonder of light’ You will be able to […]

Oct 052014

FINE ART LIBRARY EPS EXHIBITION NOVEMBER, 2014   PRINTS WANTED! The Society holds an annual exhibition of members’ work in the Fine Art Library, George IV Bridge during the whole of November and we are now asking members to submit prints for this. We are looking for about 80 prints to fill the available space. […]

 Posted by on October 5, 2014 at 10:13 pm