Pictures by the Parry's
Roger Parry MPAGB, ARPS, EFIAP, Hon PAGB, ESFIAP
Judith Parry DPAGB, AFIAP, Hon PAGB
My enjoyment of photography started whilst still at school when a family friend suggested that I joined Smethwick Photographic Society, I did so, and the rest, as they say, is history. I have now been secretary of the Society for over 50 years and served as President on 3 separate occasions.
I serve on the Council of The Midland Counties Photographic Federation (MCPF) and have been President on two occasions. I am also a member of the executive of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) where I chair the judge’s selection committee and am a member of the FIAP sub-committee.
I am a PAGB listed judge and regularly invited to judge exhibitions at both National and International Level.
I have worked in the Photographic Trade for much of my working life being Technical Manager for Paterson Photographic and have lectured extensively throughout the UK.
I am a PermaJet sponsored lecturer and member of the following organisations:
Smethwick Photographic Society.
The Royal Photographic Society.
Past President of Smethwick Photographic Society.
I hold distinctions awarded by the following organisations:
MPAGB awarded by the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB),
ARPS awarded by The Royal Photographic Society.
EFIAP awarded by The International federation of Photographic Art.
Hon PAGB, an award by the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) for services rendered.
Life Membership Smethwick Photographic Society (SPS).
Roll of Honour Smethwick Photographic Society (SPS).
Roll of Honour Midland Counties Photographic Federation (MCPF).