PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit:
Welcome to the awards section of the KCPA website, where you will find information on how to go about applying for a PAGB distinction.
On-Line Advisory Service
The now permanent Advisory Service is administered by David Smith. So, if you would like advice on CPAGB, DPAGB, or MPAGB in still photography or Audio Visuals [AVs] then write to email@example.com for assistance.
The first step is to complete the KCPA-APM-APPLICATION-FORM and ask your club Chair or Secretary to complete their section for the form, complete your section and return to our Acting KCPA awards officer, Alan Cork CPAGB with a SAE. He will then send out the main form to you so you can apply for the PAGB distinction.
Full quailifying periods are as follows :
CPAGB 2 years
DPAGB 3 years
MPAGB 5 years plus held DPAGB for 11 months.
Further information on PAGB Distinctions can be found here
PAGB AWARDS UPDATE
In April 2017 Daphne Hanson took over the role of PAGB Awards officer from Leo Rich who has retired from this position.
Achieving your PAGB award – If you go along to the event you will be presented with your badge, if you couldn’t attend then it will get sent with the certificate to the KCPA and we will arrange for it to be presented to you.
Recent KCPA successes – Congratulations to the following people
Credit Print – Colchester – Nov 2017
Alan Lomakin Malling P.S
Credit Print – Chorley – April 2018
Graham Miles ARPS Whitstable & Paul Parkinson LRPS Aperture Woolwich
Distinction Print – Chorley – April 2018
Janine Ball LRPS CPAGB Deal & District & Jennifer Crook LRPS CPAGB Invicta & Susan B Green ARPS Aperture Woolwich
May 2018 Wilmslow
DPAGB Audio Visual – Peter Allen CPAGB Bexleyheath
Credit Print – September 2018 “CLOSED” ADJUDICATION
Joan Austin PSA2* BPE1* Herne Bay
Credit Print – Nov 2018 Yorkshire
Linda Corcoran LRPS Eastbourne PS
Distinction PDI – Nov 2018 Yorkshire
Peter Bettley – DPAGB Certificate – Eastbourne P.S
Credit Print – April 2019 Llandudno
Chris Dawson – Seaford P.S
Distinction Print – April 2019 Llandudno
Czech Conroy – Bromley CC & Anthony Wright – Ashford PS
Distinction Audio Visual – May 2019 Wilmslow
Chris White – Maidstone CC
Credit PDI – September 2019 Dumfries
Michael Loveder – South London P.S & Mark Vella – Deal and District CC
Credit PDI – April 2021 Online Adjudication
Julie Elmes – Deal & District CC.
There were 34 applicants at CPAGB and 14 were successful, while at DPAGB there were 16 applicants of which 7 were successful but at Masters there were 8 applicants and only one was successful.
PRINTS – Smethick 26/27 JUNE 2021
The results of the recent closed Print APM held at Smethwick have just been announced. Of the 85 applications for CPAGB 35 were successful, at DPAGB there were 50 applications and 24 were successful while at MPAGB there were 11 applications of which 2 were successful.
Of the KCPA applicants there were no successful applicants at CPAGB level however there were three successful applicants at DPAGB.
These were Kyle David Tallett DPAGB FRPS BPE1* – Ashford PS and David Godfrey DPAGB and Alan Cork DPAGB LRPS AFIAP BPE1* – Both of Tonbridge CC.
Any questions please contact KCPA Awards Officer, Alan Cork CPAGB via firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming dates and Federation hosts are advertised in Awards Leaflet-4 . KCPA Date will be 22nd & 23rd April 2023
Credit: for resubmissions within 3 years and from the same Associate, the applicant should write directly by letter to the Distinctions Officer requesting a new Application Form.
Distinction and Master: for resubmissions within 2 years and from the same Associate, the applicant should write directly by letter to the Distinctions Officer requesting a new Application Form.
For resubmissions from a different Associate, a supporting letter to the Distinctions Officer is required from an official of the new Associate regardless of the time interval following the last adjudication.
For resubmissions outside the time limits specified above, a supporting letter to the Distinctions Officer is required from an official of either the new Associate or the existing Associate, whichever is applicable.
Please enclose a self addressed envelope
Resubmission all sections
Entrants who fail to gain the award may make further applications at the same level for a fee of
- £50.00 at Credit level,
- £80.00 at Distinction level,
- £110.00 at Master level.