POTW – Joanne Johnson
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  This week Joanne Johnson holds the top award of Picture of the Week, for her thoughful and emotive portrait. A simple and elegant thought presented with a direct honesty. A beautiful portrait.

POTW – John Riley
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  For this week, a shot from the recent ADAPS photo shoot at Dam House. The message here is just that photography can be fun and to prove it our models are playing with the old notices that date from … Read More

ADAPS Swelters at Dam House
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  Tonight ADAPS booked the Victorian top floor at Dam House, a superb backdrop for model shoots. Members John Riley, Sue Riley, Neil Higham and Joan Higham donned their period costumes and models Charlotte, Phoebe and Chloe worked hard to … Read More

POTW – Mike Aspinall
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  Looking at the pictures and selecting one for this week’s POTW the first three looked at were all by Mike Aspinall. Obviously this was a sign, so this week the POTW winner is…Mike Aspinall! Cracking street photograph, just might … Read More

POTW – Bobby Loomba
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  Thursday 21st June 2018 saw Bobby Loomba presenting “Around the World in 80 Minutes” – a fascinating voyage of fine photography in exotic places. Bobby has our Picture of the Week with a beautifully observed reportage shot, one that … Read More

POTW – Mel Barnes
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  Not any kingfisher, but a Goan kingfisher. A super shot from Mel brings him this week’s Picture of the Week!  

POTW – Gordon Armstrong
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  Gordon has the POTW slot for the next seven days. Landscape photography is not easy and this is an excellent example of the genre. It’s an object lesson in how to get the best viewpoint, usually by climbing the … Read More

ADAPS Annual Awards 31st May 2018
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  Mel Barnes receives his award for the best print in the Exhibition from Lesley Davidson (Internal Competitions Secretary) and John Riley (Chairman) at the annual presentations ceremony held in the ADAPS Clubrooms. There were plenty of awards handed out, … Read More

POTW – John Riley
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  Part of the Witley Court estate, Great Witely Church is pretty spectacular. John Riley’s ceiling detail is this week’s Picture of the Week, showing part of the intricately painted ceiling. The technique used was to place the camera on … Read More

POTW – Mike Aspinall
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  A particularly fine shot from a re-enactment by Mike Aspinall. This weekend there are lots of similar opportunities all over the country, so perhaps Mike’s picture will inspire us all to get out there and shoot some images! We … Read More

ADAPS Yearbook 2018-2019
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The annual Atherton & District Amateur Photographic Society yearbook has been published and a link can be found on the Yearbook page. Thank you to the editors, contributors and purchasers of the book; without you this publication wouldn’t be such … Read More

New header image
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The header image of the site has been changed. Thanks to John Riley for taking a great shot. This image was submitted for the Winter Competiton in 2013 and scored an impressive 19 points. Here is a link to the … Read More

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
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Summary At ADAPS we are committed to providing clear and understandable information about Privacy. We have been working to ensure that we make provision to comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and have systems in place that are … Read More

POTW – Chris Harrison
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  A really thoughtful expression and a really thoughtful, soft technique by Chris Harrison brings out some wonderfully subtle qualities in this image. A worthy Picture of the Week!

POTW – Lesley Davidson
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  A great place to visit and a great image from Lesley, who has the prime place with this new Picture of the Week.

POTW – Mel Barnes
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  A record shot needs care and skill. Here Mel Barnes gives us a splendid example of the genre and it gains the accolade of Picture of the Week.

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