Bury Bolton Battle

October was the month of our regular battle with Bolton Camera Club. There were two rounds that included Photographic Prints and Digitally projected images. These four images from Bury Photographic Society  were awarded the full 20 points by the judge Christine Widdall, that helped contribute to a win on the evening to Bury by 14 points.

Annual Exhibition

The Bury Photographic 2018 Exhibition was officially opened by the Mayor of Bury, Jane Black the President of the Lancashire and Cheshire Photographic Union Ian Aldcroft.

Our members were given awards for receiving top marks in photographic categories, that included Monochrome, wildlife and sports photography. Our free exhibition is on display at Bury Art Gallery until Saturday 17th November 2018

L&CPU Certificates

July Awards

Battle of the Sexes winner James Hargreaves picks up his Certificate for the most successful image of the evening

Members Garry Hayes and Lesley Robb presented with their certificates from the L & CPU by President Paul Wood. These images are currently on show at the Urmston Library exhibition.


2017 Annual Winners

Winners of our 2017 Annual DPI Competition

Ajmal v Pyle – Eb Swarbrick Mono
Huskies in transit – Steve Smith Colour
Sea of Ice – Paul Wood Landscape
Branching out – Maurice Wilson Creative
Alert Mountain Hare – Lesley Robb – Nature
Happy Mudder – Garry Hayes – People

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.