External Exhibitions

The Club regularly supports our members who wish to enter their photos into external competitions, and we encourage them to do so.

The competitions we enter most regularly are:

The Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography

In both 2016 and 2017 we had three photos accepted into the Exhibition, and in 2018 this increased to five, with one awarded an SPS ribbon. In 2019 we had 2 acceptances. In 2020 we had one acceptance. In 2021 we had six acceptances, with one awarded an SPS ribbon.

Midphot Exhibition of Midland Photography – run by the Midland Counties Photographic Federation

In 2017 we had three photos accepted into Midphot an d in 2019 we had seven images accepted. In 2020 we had five images accepted which included 2 highly commended.

Photofolio – also run by the Midland Counties Photographic Federation

In 2016 we had 8 photos accepted into Photofolio.

Solihull Open

In 2020 we had four accepted which included one medal.

Other Exhibitions

Occasionally, photos are also entered into other competitions including, in recent years, the Solihull Photographic Society’s Open Exhibition and South Birmingham Photographic Society’s Exhibition.

You can view the gallery which shows the photos accepted into exhibitions in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 by clicking here.

John Shaw – Dubai Marina (2021)

John Shaw – Dead Vlei (2021)

John Shaw – Interchange Dubai (2021)

John Shaw – Namibian Desolation (2021)

John Shaw – Thinking of Him (2021)

John Shaw – Elephant in a Hurry (2021)

Ann Shaw – Simplicity (2020)

John Shaw – Arabian Oryx (2020)

John Shaw – Follow The Leader (2020)

Mike Adams – Breaking Away (2020)

Mike Adams – The Lake District (2020)

Mike Adams – Walking into the Unknown (2020)

John Shaw – Mr Mackenzie (2020)

John Shaw – In Mid Air (2020)

Ann Shaw – Lone Fisherman (2020)

Mike Adams – The Lone Leader (2019)

Mike Adams – Focused (2019)

Mike Adams – Three Peaks Racer (2019)

Barbara Parry – Parallel Lives (2019)

John Shaw – Leopard on the Move (2019)

John Shaw – Tornado Manoeuvre (2019)

Mike Adams – Dawn at Dunstanburgh (2019)

Tim Pindar – A Life Well Lived (2019)

Derek Robbins – Man on Bridge (2019)

Barbara Parry – Reach for the Heavens (2019)

John Shaw – Athletic Leap (2018)

Ann Shaw – Coils (2018)

John Shaw – Charlie the Saboteur (2018)

John Shaw – Em (2018)

Scavenging Vultures – John Shaw (2018)

Leader of the pack – Mike Adams (2017 & 2018)

Fish out of water – Barbara Cheshire (2018)

Flower – Inessa Gulik (2018)

Fighting for supremacy – John Shaw (2018 – SPS ribbon)

The Leap – John Shaw (2018)

Balancing Act –  John Shaw (2017)

Fashion Steps –  Brian Simpson (2017)

The Exhibitionist –  Ann Shaw (2017)

Innocence –  Inessa Gulik (2017)

On reflection where do I park –  Brian Simpson (2017)

Processing the leather –  Barbara Parry (2017)

Venice at sunrise –  John Shaw (2016)

Flirt –  Inessa Gulik (2016)

Sinead –  John Shaw (2016)

Surveying the top of the world –  Ann Shaw (2016)

Anna –  John Shaw (2016)

Alyx –  Barbara Cheshire (2016)

Cheetahs at the waterhole –  John Shaw (2016)