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Judith Parry DPAGB, AFIAP, Hon PAGB

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More About Roger

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).