Print Exhibition


Entries are invited each year for the DI Group's Print Competition. Every entrant is guaranteed at least one acceptance into the Group's touring Members' Exhibition. Prints are selected at the Group's Annual General Meeting by a panel of three eminent photographers, who also choose the RPS Medal and Trophy winner and the six RPS Ribbon winners. Selected images are published in DIGIT. Further images can be found on the DIG section of the forum.


Our Exhibition Secretary is Marilyn Taylor ARPS

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Print Exhibition 2018

The Digital Imaging Groups' selection for the Annual Print Exhibition will take place after the business of the AGM on Sunday 4th March 2018. This will take place at the SmethwickPhotographic Society club rooms, Churchbridge, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 2AS. See for location.

This is a free to enter event for DIG members. You are guaranteed one entry into the exhibition. Open class with one overall winner and six selectors ribbons. Selected images to appear in an exhibition catalogue published with DIGIT.


This event is now closed for entries. Please come along on the day to see which images are chosen.




The selectors




Irene cannot remember a time when photography was not an all consuming passion. She has enjoyed photography since she was a schoolgirl.   Irene holds EFIAP and MPAGB as well as the prestigious J S Lancaster Medal (HonPAGB) for exceptional service to photography.    She was also a Fellow of the RPS until her resignation in 2010.   Irene’s greatest honour was her election to membership of the London Salon in 1997.   She has exhibited widely as well as lecturing and demonstrating throughout Great Britain and Ireland.    Irene & Gerry ran Landscape Holidays in the French Pyrenees throughout the 1990s.

Since 2000 Irene has been supported by PermaJet in the supply of her papers and inks allowing her to be even more prolific than she was in the darkroom.    She has become known for her pastel images.    She loves mist and frost for her landscapes both of which make ideal pastels but of course are not always available so whatever the conditions or subject matter, Irene will always be aiming towards a pastel result.  She uses white layers, airbrushing, blur techniques and monochrome layers to get the desired effect.    Having retired from committee work on her move to Shropshire Irene now concentrates on helping others to improve through her digital workshops which are based at Wrekin Arts HQ in Wellington.      She is still fired with enthusiasm and cannot imagine a life without photography. 


Maureen Connelly LRPS



Retired from the UN refugee agency after a career as a workaholic, frequently living in a tent on remote borders in troubled regions.   Have now achieved my work-life balance by getting a life after work.   I’ve always had an interest in photography but could only take it up as a hobby after I retired.   Since then my interest has been in documentary photography, images which tell a story as well as photography exhibitions.   What do I like?   Photography, photographers, being at home, travelling and people who respect human rights.   What do I dislike? The fact that I am becoming a grumpy old woman and enjoying it.  



Roger has been very deeply involved in club photography for over 40 years. Has served  as Presidents of his own club, Smethwick PS, and also the Midland Counties Photographic Federation. Roger is also the MCPF’s representative on the PAGB Executive, where he chairs the Judges Committee and is a member of the FIAP Sub Committee.

When Roger was the Technical & Marketing Manager of Paterson Photographic he used to visit Camera Clubs giving talks and demonstrations on darkroom work and studio lighting techniques. He was also a lecturer for the Jessops School of Photography.

A keen exhibitor Roger is Chairman of the Smethwick International Exhibition and judges National & International Exhibitions both in the UK and overseas.

Although originally a darkroom worker, he now only uses digital cameras for his photography.  Subjects include mainly Travel, Portraits, Classical Figure Photography & Still Life although he is willing to have a go at most types of photography.






Print Exhibition 2017

The Digital Imaging Groups' Annual Print Exhibition took place after the business of the AGM on Sunday 5th March 2017 at the Old School House Smethwick.

A full ist of selected images from the Print Exhibition is available HERE. The selectors ribbons are identified in red (VK = Viveca Koh, BS = Barry Senior, RA = Robert Albright. CT and GM = Chairmans Trophy and Gold medal winner) Those images marked with an "X" will be those shown in locations with limited space.