Rolls-Royce (Derby) Photographic Society is affiliated to the North and East Midlands Photographic Federation and the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain Created by Barry Thompson © 2017 Rolls Royce (Derby) Photographic Society, all rights reserved
08 May 2018
Latest News May’18    Bill Hall Retires as Chairman Bill joined RRPS 36 years ago in film days, initially producing slides of far away places he visited for his work.  He has contributed greatly to the club, NEMPF, & photography Nationally with his extensive judging & lecturing experience, especially in wildlife photography. Under Bill's chairmanship RRPS has enjoyed it's greatest ever competitive success, together with enhancing it's reputation  as a welcoming & friendly club. Bill's enthusiastic & efficient presence will be greatly missed & we wish both himself & Linda a happy retirement & new life in Cornwall.                     Bill receives his retirement gift from club members                                                 Bill “Noddy Holder” Hall at his retirement “gig” in Derby April ‘18  RRPS President’s Exhibition The club held its annual Presidents Exhibition in April.  A fantastic AV of the main award winners has been produced by Shelley Lee & can be viewed here; March 11th - NEMPF PDI Club Championships Very pleased to announce another victory in the N&EMPF PDI Club Championships… here are the scores ROUND 1 TOP 8 1. RRPS                       203 2. NEWARK                 184 3. BEESTON               180 4. NOTTM & NOTTS   178 5. SYNERGY               177 6. BOLSOVER            175 7. CLEETHORPES     174 8. CHESTERFIELD     173 8. PETERBOROUGH  173 We had one 15 and 4 x 14's FINAL ROUND 1. RRPS                       256 2. NOTTM & NOTTS    232 3. NEWARK                 227 4. BEESTON                224 5. BOLSOVER             222 6. CLEETHORPES      218 7. CHESTERFIELD      217 7. PETERBOROUGH   217 7. SYNERGY                217 We had one 15, 6 x 14's, & 5 x 13's. Thanks to everyone involved, let's do the same in the Prints. Bill Hall, Chairman AFIAP DPAGB ABPE Jan ‘18 - Rolls Royce win GB Open Cup! Results just in & we have won the GB Open Cup, our first open national trophy!  We’ve previously won 2 national nature trophies, including the GB Cup Nature (we didn’t compete in the GB Cup Nature section this year because 2 of our members were judges) but this is our first “open” national title.  76 clubs competed in the Large Club section (there’s a separate Cup for small clubs) Nov ‘18 - Stunning results for Rolls Royce at N&EMPF It was another record year for us at N&EMPF - we took all the major awards except one & had 121 acceptances - over 40% more than the next nearest club.  Well done all! Full results are here -