Macro Photography – Colleen Slater

By on October 16th, 2019

Tuesday 15th October   Members and guests were treated to an inspirational presentation by Colleen Slater. Colleen specialises in macro photography and is an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society whose work is regularly shown in International exhibitions. Her passion developed during her childhood in South Wales, where she spent much of her time exploring the countryside. Her… Read More »

My Journey in Photography by Trevor Gellard

By on October 12th, 2019

Tuesday 8th October Trevor Gellard is a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, a Chairman of the L distinctions panel and a panel member on the Visual Arts panel at the Royal Photographic Society. He has exhibited in International exhibitions and has had several one-man exhibitions. He is also a member of the London Salon.… Read More »

Workshop – Introduction to Club & Competitions

By on October 2nd, 2019

This evening was another successful workshop, which gave practical demonstrations as well as preparing for Projected Digital Image (PDI) competitions. Members, and visitors, were able to learn how to use a mat cutter to give that ‘final touch’ to their prints, as well as having ‘hands on’ experience in cutting their own mount. The evening… Read More »

An Interactive Evening with Lyn Phillips

By on September 25th, 2019

Tuesday 24th September Report by Dave Burton We welcomed back Lyn Phillips for another entertaining and interactive evening. Lyn spoke on composition and new ideas in the ever-expanding world of photography where technology is enabling more and more people to achieve shots that were once only in the realm of specialised photographers. She encouraged us… Read More »

Opening Night 2019/2020 season

By on September 21st, 2019

by Jackie Tourle Our welcome evening on the 17th September 2019 saw existing members (keen to get the new season underway) by welcoming new and prospective members, who were extremely interested in the format of the club. Much discussion ensued as to how all members can help in the development of their photography and what… Read More »

Annual PDI Competition

By on April 19th, 2019

Report by Mia Hello everyone This week was donated to the Annual PDI competition, which is broken down into 5 categories namely Nature, Portrait, General, Landscape and Monochrome. This gives a vast amount of diversity for the those competing. Well done to all those category winners; your images were splendid. A great night was had… Read More »

Quiz Night and 6×4 Images

By on April 16th, 2019

Tuesday was a fun filled evening with a Quiz about photography, book characters and film intermingled with a photo sharing opportunity. Thank you to Vince for organising the event and letting me be your right hand girl in the presenting. Well done to our winners both team ‘The have nots’ and ‘The A team’; next… Read More »

Set Subject PDI Competition: Abstract

By on April 9th, 2019

This set subject “Abstract” was widely interpreted by the members and, as it was an open competition, all images competed on an even basis. 51 excellent images gave our judge, Bob Webzell, a real challenge and he ended up with seven images scoring a well-deserved 20. From these he then anguished over choosing the “Best… Read More »

Annual Print Competition

By on April 1st, 2019

Once again we were treated to a show of the best of the year’s images – some new, some previously entered. This gave our judge, Tony Baverstock, a few tense moments in deciding between some excellent high scorers in each class to declare the best in class image. Nevertheless decisions were made and the worthy… Read More »

3rd Print Merit Competition

By on March 7th, 2019

Report by Mia Tuesday night was another one of our fantastic print competitions. The displays were filled with perfectly mounted mountain scenes, intricate insects and what seemed to be an image mounted on part of a park bench! Our judge Walter Benzie was knowledgeable and inspiring! Fantastic to learn some new tricks and techniques! Well… Read More »