George Steele

George Steele LRPS CPAGB BPE2* has been added to the list of Accredited judges in the LCPU. At the moment only just over 50% of the LCPU judges have been awarded Accredited status.
George has been judging for over 14 years and typically judges up to 15 competitions each year. He has also taken part in the past in the training of new judges.
He operates as a judge in not only the LCPU area but also the Yorkshire Photographic Union area.

To reach Accredited status a judge has to attend a course and then receive at least 6 consecutive good reports from clubs where he has judged

Congratulations to George on your accreditation

Print Competition Round 5 2017

Club Class


Hoverfly by Mike Beard was the top scoring image from our club class.

Advanced Monochrome

Dark Hedges by Ellie Cooper

Advanced Colour

African Lined Mantis with Lunch by Garry Hayes

Round 5 is the last Print round of 2017,  huge Congratulations to Martin Henfield who has won the Monochrome  section, Bev Hayes winning the Colour Section and Mike Beard coming top in the Club Class.

DPI Competition round 2 2017

Club Class

Storm Gathering by Mukesh Gupta

Advanced Monochome

Coal Tit by Lesley Robb, The Forth bridge by Jacob Martin and Two Rhea(s) all scored the top mark of 20 points each.

Advanced Colour


Leucistic Robin by Barrie Kelly, Vintage Chic by Maggie Henfield, One Angel Square by Martin Jacob and Metropolis and Winter Tree both by Sarah Davies scored the top score of 20 points.

Print Competition Round 2 of 2017

Club Class Winner

An Evening at Derwentwater by Mukesh Gupta

Advanced Monochrome

Bored by John Thirkell and Brown Hare at first light by Lesley Robb both scored 20 points.

Advanced Colour

Sparrowhawk and Crossbill by Stephen Hoyle and Otter in the undergrowth by Maggie Henfield both scored 20 points.