PAGB Awards

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Photographic Alliance Awards

Awards are available to Clubs members who have supported their Club for the requisite time, and who then pass an assessment. The CACC Awards Officer is Gillian Morgan. Contact: gcmorgan (at) pobroadband.co.uk

Information is available in the following documents:

How to Apply
Application Form
Approval Guidance for Club Chairman/Secretary
And in a series of leaflets available from the PAGB.

The levels are:

Credit (CPAGB); Distinction (DPAGB); and Master (MPAGB)

Work for assessment may be submitted as:

Still Images: These can be Prints or Projected but not a mix. You will upload your entry to the PAGB on-line system, using digital file copies of your Prints or digital files for Projected. Prints are sent in advance or may be delivered to the assessment session.  
Audio Visual:

Applying / Attending:

The assessment sessions move around the country, and you may apply for any session. You are also welcome to attend and observe one of the assessment days. Tickets are on sale from the local host organiser shortly before each event.
Still Images: Assessment sessions are held twice each year. The target is that nobody should wait for more than a year. There may be additional catch-up sessions to clear any backlog of applications.
Audio Visual: Assessment sessions are held depending on demand. There was a session in 2018. Anyone interested should apply as soon as possible.


  • CACC Committee

    June 2019: The Committee announces that Kathy Chantler ARPS (Imagez CC) has been co-opted to join the Committee.

  • PAGB Awards Weekend

    CACC is hosting the Awards on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November in Watford. More information HERE

  • Membership Management

    Witney PG has reported that it successfully uses ‘membermojo’ to manage its club membership. The system can manage subscriptions and allows members to update their own profile. Note that there are many other membership management systems available and CACC does not endorse any particular product.

  • Events in 2020

    Championship Day will be on Sunday March 22nd at Amersham. Rosebowl Day will be on Sunday April 19th at Amersham.

  • Event Rules

    For CACC events in 2019/2020, the CACC Committee has removed the rule requiring all images to be no more than 2 years old. The Committee has added a rule that none of the images in the Projected Championship may have been shown on the same day in the Print Championship. This is in response to audience feedback to reduce the number of replicate images on the day.

  • PAGB Awards Workshop

    There was a PAGB Awards Workshop on Sunday May 13th 2018, at Lacey Green. The Advisors were: Rod Wheelans MPAGB (Chairman of the Awards), Anne Greiner MPAGB, Richard Speirs DPAGB (Event Co-ordinator of the Awards), Gordon Jenkins HonPAGB (PAGB President), Don Byatt MPAGB and Chris Palmer DPAGB. Twenty-three people attended for advice and there were several observers.

    Above: Rod Wheelans discusses a print with Anne Greiner

    Below: Chris Palmer advising with Gordon Jenkins

  • Rosebowl Presentation April 2019

    The Rosebowl is presented to Imagez CC by Colin Harrison with Mark Buckley-Sharp (Chairman)

  • Timetable, April 14th 2019

    • 1.30pm Doors open for setup.  Admission £5, and raffle.
    • 2pm There will be several trade stands during the day.
    • 2.30pm  (Lounge area) Chilterns Association Annual General Meeting for Club representatives
    • 3pm  Lecture.
    • 4.45pm Rosebowl Final
    • There will be breaks between events and the day is expected to close by 6.30pm

  • Timetable, March 17th 2019

    • 11.00am: Doors open for receipt of prints
    • 12.30pm: Closing time for delivery by Clubs of prints for the Print Championship
    • 1pm: Start and judging of the Chilterns Hundred Members Exhibition
    • 2.45pm (estimated): Judging of the Print Championship
    • 4.45pm (estimated): Judging of the Projected Championship
    • There will be breaks between events, and the day is expected to close by 6.30pm 

  • British Photographic Exhibitions

    The BPE is a collaboration of UK Clubs which each independently runs a national competition / exhibition for UK photographers. ‘Crown’ awards are available to authors gaining acceptances in BPE events.

    Visit the BPE website for details of the whole circuit.

  • BIPP

    The British Institute of Professional Photographers (BIPP) is based in Whitchurch, Bucks, HP22 4SJ.

    Besides being a members’ organisation, BIPP regularly holds seminars or courses, run either by their HQ, or by their South-East Region. These are open to members and non-members.

    Details on their Website.

  • A Book for Camera Clubs by Winston Edwards

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    The book is available via Amazon, or from the author. ( More information )

  • RPS Digital Group

    The Thames Valley Centre of the Digital Group meets regularly in Wokingham.

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