Northern Counties Photographic Federation
WELCOME to the web site for the Northern Counties Photographic Federation (NCPF). The Federation is the ‘umbrella’ organisation, serving photographic clubs and societies throughout the North of England and this web site is designed to further that service.
**Beamish Trophy - Last Call for Entries**
This years’ NCPF Beamish Trophy Competition, will be taking place on Tuesday 28th October 2014 at Winlation CC, New West End Social Club, West Lane, Winlaton NE21 6PQ. The event will commence at 7.30pm. The judges representing the NCPF this year will be Peter Yearnshire LRPS and Pax Garabedian DPAGB, EFIAP, PPSA. Julian Harrop of the Beamish Management Team will be the third judge.
You still have time to submit an entry for this event as the final closing date is 23rd October 2014. This year entries can consist of either 2 Prints or 2 PDI’s or both. PDI’s can be emailed directly to Joseph Duffy at firstname.lastname@example.org. To submit a print entry contact Joseph on 0191 4783214 to arrange delivery.
For further details and an entry form please go the NCPF Programme Page (see menu on left hand panel)
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**Introducing our new Webmaster**
It is with great pleasure the we are able to announce that at it meeting on the 26th of this month the NCPF Executive co-opted Gerry Adcock ARPS CPAGB of Hexham & District PS on to the Executive Committee as "Webmaster Designate".
We welcome Gerry on board for what is an important role for the federation. Gerry has volunteered to take on the role as webmaster and will work alongside your current incumbent for the coming season, with a view to being appointed "Webmaster" at the next AGM and taking over fully.
**FURTHER INFORMATION re the NCPF Portfolios**
As you already know, due to Bob Shanks our Portfolio Secretary being taken ill, production of the CD`S covering the above awards will unfortunately be delayed, and they will not be available until the end October 2014.
Your Competition Secretary`s have now been sent updated information and booking forms for the two Portfolio's. We have however taken the opportunity of including a link to that correspondence and booking form here:-Portfolio Bookin Form
Please Note:- As a result of Bob's illness he has been obliged to resign as Portfolio Secretary. We are therefore appealing for a willing volunteer to come forward to take over the post. It is one where the incumbant works as part of the Competitions Sub-Committee and therefore does have support in his role.
Contact us:- This is our site and much of the its success will depend on you, the members using it, and supplying relevant content to be included on it. Specific “Contact” email addresses are displayed where applicable, and these will direct your enquiry or comment directly to the person best placed to deal with it. For example the contact link on the “Northern Focus” pages will take you directly to the Editor of the Bulletin. More general enquiries should be sent to the Webmaster.
Keeping yourself up to date:- Periodically (weekly or fortnightly depending on circumstances) we will circulate an email to all club secretaries, with a request that they re-circulate it to their members. This will itemise updates to the web site so that you can more easily keep yourself up to date. Posters will still be sent to Club Secretaries for placing on club notice boards. If you want to keep up to date in this way please ask your club secretary to forward these circulations on to you.
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