Midland Counties Photographic Federation

About the MCPF


Graham Walton DPAGB
email: president@mcpf.co.uk

Vice President


General Secretary

Christine Lovatt
26 Dane Grove
Stoke on Trent
ST10 1QS
Tel:01538 754 060
email: sec@mcpf.co.uk


Christine Mallett CPAGB EFIAP
email: treasurer@mcpf.co.uk

Chief Aim

The chief aim of the Federation is to assist Clubs/Societies to provide an adequate programme of interest and instruction for their members through the judges and lecturers. Members of Council are willing to help in any way possible when invited to do so.

If your club is interested in becoming a member of the MCPF.  Please, contact the General Secretary for more details.

Communication and Information

Before each General Meeting, Societies are circulated with all relevant information and occasionally there are extra mailings.

Public Liability Insurance ad All Risks Insurance

Insurance through the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain via the Federation is available for Public Liability. Trustee Liability Cover for all Officers and Committee Members of Club/ Societies. – To provide protection for Trustees/Officers or members of the committee for Loss arising from Claims in respect of Wrongful Acts.  Your attention is drawn to the Section of the PAGB Handbook which deals with this scheme.  A personal “All Risks” for Camera Equipment is also available.  Further information can be obtained from the MCPF Treasurer.


The MCPF Newsletter is published free and sent to all Member Societies via email service for distribution among the Society Members.


Judges are available for all types of exhibitions, competitions etc.  They agree to be listed in the Handbook and visit Societies on the terms outlined in the Handbook so that Societies know in advance the approximate cost of a Judge’s visit.


Lecturers are listed in the PAGB and MCPF Handbooks together with the subjects covered and are available to visit Member Societies. They are volunteers and agree to lecturer under the terms of the PAGB Handbook so establishing a known cost to member clubs.