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The East Anglian Federation (EAF) of Photographic Societies was founded in 1910 and has thus been in existence for over 100 years. The EAF is a constituent founder Member of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB), which is the parent organisation for camera clubs and photographic societies throughout the UK. Having approximately 120 member clubs and societies with in excess of 4500 individual members, the EAF is now the largest federation in the PAGB covering the area of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk and that part of Hertfordshire which lies to the east of the M1 motorway.
EAF Data Protection Policy - May 2018
The EAF Data Protection Policy document is now available on the Downloadable Documents page.
EAF Exhibition Portfolio & PAGB Inter-Federation Portfolio
An order form for the purchase of the EAF 2018 Portfolio Disc & an order form for the hire of the PAGB Inter-Federation Portfolio Disc are now available on the Downloadable Documents page.
Judges Workshop: November 2018
Due to retirements, resignations and relocations, we are short of judges in the Federation and are actively looking for "new judges" to join the list. Please consider whether you might attend the Workshop with a view to joining the list. A poster and application form are available on the Downloadable Documents page.
2018 EAF Exhibition
The EAF 2018 Annual Exhibition of Prints and Projected Images will take place at Wingfield Barns, Church Road, Wingfield, Eye, Suffolk, IP21 5RA from Saturday 5th May 2018 to Sunday 20th May 2018, including weekends and Bank Holiday Monday (7th May), but excluding Monday 14th May and all Tuesdays.
Opening times: 10.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs, except for the final day (Sunday 20th May) when the exhibition will close at 12.00 noon, to allow dismantling during the afternoon.
The official opening and presentation of awards by our Federation President took place on Saturday 5th May and was followed by the projection of the accepted Digital Images.
Click HERE for a Poster.
Photographic Alliance of Great Britain
Awards for Photographic Merit
April Adjudication, Chorley, Lancashire, 21st/22nd April 2018
Last weekend was the April Adjudication for APMs hosted by the L&CPU in Chorley, a very well-organised and enjoyable weekend. Good pass rate in the Credit, but disappointing in the Distinctions. However, the Masters really made up for it with many stunning images and 5 new Masters. We had only 11 applications spread over the C and D, 10 of them successful, so the names of the successful applicants as are follows and they can now add the respective letters after their names:
Credit Prints: Patrick Ringham LRPS, CPAGB from March CC, Christine Frost CPAGB and Graham Frost CPAGB, both from Wayland & PC, David Portwain ARPS, CPAGB from Benfleet CC.
Credit PDIs: Richard Coles LRPS, CPAGB from St.Ives PC, Francesca Shearcroft CPAGB, BPE1* and Diana Graham CPAGB, both from Wayland & DPC.
Distinction Prints: Julie Mullings DPAGB from Muswell Hill PS and Cheryl Wilkes ARPS, DPAGB from Colchester PS.
Distinction PDIs: Keith Mountford DPAGB, BPE3* FROM Wayland & DPC.
(Images courtesy of Phil and Gwen Charnock FRPS MFIAP)
Wayland did very well with all five of their applications being successful.
We offer our sincere congratulations to them all.
The next main adjudication will take place in Pontefract hosted by the YPU.
I have had several requests about an Advisory Day, so we are running a low key event on Sunday 15th July at The Messing Village Hall, details will follow.
Vic Hainsworth, ARPS DPAGB.
Federation Awards Secretary.