I have been interested in photography for many years, and like most club photographers my main interest was producing black and white prints in the darkroom. I achieved my LRPS in 1988 and ARPS in 1994, both with panels of black and white prints.

I am now totally digital and really enjoy the creative possibilities that are available to us as photographers. At the beginning of 2010 I decided to submit a panel of digital colour prints for assessment for ARPS, which I am pleased to say was successful.

I decided at this time to enter national exhibitions which are controlled by BPE (British Photographic Exhibitions) to date I have received over 250 acceptances and over 40 awards. It seemed a natural follow on to enter International exhibitions controlled by FIAP (The International Federation of Photographic Art) which, since the beginning of 2010, I have received over 350 acceptances and over 40 awards, obtaining my AFIAP in March 2011 and EFIAP in June 2014.

Being a club photographer I submitted a panel of prints to the PAGB (The Photographic Alliance of Great Britain) and received my DPAGB in April 2011.

Thank you for taking the time to view my information and I hope you enjoyed my pictures.
There are a number of galleries on my website, should you want to see more of my work.

Gerry Coles EFIAP, DPAGB, BPE5


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