Sunday 8 February, 10:30am to 4:30pm  
Corn Exchange, Market Street, Exeter, EX1 1BW 


Click the Dpic 2015 tab on the left for more info.



The Western Counties Photographic Federation (WCPF) was formed in 1932 and is one of fifteen  Federations that are affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) and ultimately to the FIAP - "Fédération International de l'Art Photographique".


Currently over 100 clubs are in the Federation  from across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and South Gloucester.as far East as Weymouth,  as far North as Stroud and across into Swindon in Wiltshire. 


The prime purpose of the WCPF is to encourage the art and practice of photography directly to members and clubs throughout its catchment area, supporting/liaising with other Federations and the PAGB, ensuring local views and interests feature in national debate.


The WCPF is run by an Executive Committee of volunteers (nominated and elected by club delegates), together with co-opted members. 







WCPF DPIC 2014 took place on Sunday 23 February. This annual digital projected image competition is one of the most popular competitions in the WCPF. Clubs from across the region compete against each other for the Fred Matthews trophy and the opportunity to represent the WCPF at the annual PAGB Inter-Federation projected image competition. For the full results click DPIC 2014 on the Sidebar Menu.
DPIC 2015 will take place on Sunday 8 February 2015 at the Corn Exchange in Exeter. Entry details have been sent to all WCPF Clubs, and are also available by clicking DPIC 2015 on the Sidebar Menu.




March 8th 2014 is the date for the next Council Meeting which is open to all members.

This is followed by the Judgeing of the  Knighthayes Trophy entitled "Airborne" and judged by President Eddy Lane.

In the afternoon there is to be a presintation by Dorchester CC.

You can also take this opportunity to hand in prints for the members exhibtion. 






Saturday 29th March 2014 is the date for the WCPF AV Competition 2014 to be held at Clyst St Mary (Village Hall) near Exeter EX5 1BG
Start time: 10:00am Finish time: 16:00pm (approx)
Closing date for all entries Sunday 23rd February 2014 (DPIC Day) 
Judge: Ian Bateman FRPs.

Trophies up for grab are The Coote Challenge Cup for the winner of the 3.21 competition, The President's Salver for the winner of the 3.22+ competition, The MAD Trophy awarded by Audience Popular vote and The Innovation Award.



May 3rd to 18th inclusive - The 2014 WCPF Members Exhibition is being displayed in the Medieval Hall at Buckfast Abbey, Devon.  The Opening Ceremony will be held in the hall at 2.00pm on the 3rd followed by the presentation of trophies, medals, ribbons and highly commended certificates for the winning entries.

It is intended that digital images accepted for the exhibition will be shown at 10.30am on the 3rd in the room adjacent to the Abbey entrance.  We also hope to have a second showing in the afternoon of the 3rd, at a time yet to be confirmed.






11th October 2014 is set as the date for the WCPF AGM with an  Afternoon Lecture at the Village Hall. Clyst st Mary, Exeter.



15th November 2014 is the date for the Kingswood Salver, with Judge Colin Harrison FRPS,MPAGB,MFIAP, EFIAP/s 

In the afternoon is a talk by  Colin entitled"Digital Adventure"




The WCPF Constitution
Adopted 4 March 2000
Amended 13 October 2001
Amended 1st March 2003
Amended 10th March 2012

The WCPF Constitution is available as a PDF Download. Right Click the Download Icon and select


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