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Camera Club Reports: Club Meetings

Digital Audio Visual Competition

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

What?? Two weeks ago? ………….. something called Christmas seemed to get in the way of blogs! So while we’re still in 2016 – here’s the last blog of this year!

And a lovely evening it was too, with superb images to delight and entertain us all as...

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Print Competition No 2 Landscapes

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Apparently this didn’t upload! So here it is – a blog in retrospect!!

 

So ‘the curfew tolled the knell of parting day’ but not so much of ‘the ploughman homeward plods his weary way’  - more of a dash to the village hall for last...

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I Did It My Way

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Now that was really something different wasn’t it!  I’m talking about last week’s meeting when we were visited by Colin Harrison FRPS FBPE FIPF MPAGB MFIAP EFIA/g MPSA – and you don’t gain a whole plethora of letters like that by not knowing a thing or two! He...

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Digital Competition No 2 Landscape

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So there we all were on 23rd Nov – a crowded house for the first digital competition with a set subject this season. Oh yes – the subject was ‘Landscapes’ – so plenty of scope there then! In the hot seat was Stan McCartin LRPS CPAGB – well...

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China - A Taste Of The Orient

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

What a superb evening we had last Wednesday! We packed into the village hall to hear all about China (the country – not the crockery!) in the company of Micki Aston.

This was a very detailed insight into its daily life through Micki’s great street photography (and...

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Wildlife In Action

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Well, we knew we were in for a great evening on 9th Nov ‘cos we were in the company of Mike Wilkes FRPS – a great wildlife photographer who also tells a good story. So we all flocked (good analogy with Mike there!) to the village hall in...

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Dutch Waterways

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

What a great evening we had on 2nd Nov in the company of our very own Bill Scott!

Bill took us on a tour of Holland through images he captured whilst cruising the Dutch waterways earlier this year. We were taken of course to Amsterdam – a...

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A Window On The World

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So last Wednesday we all rolled up at the village hall for an evening in the company of Ruari Cumming ARPS.

In the past Ruari has introduced us to the Hebrides but this time his presentation was called ‘A Window on the World’. As one might expect...

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PrintCompetition No 1

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Our second competition last week – prints this time and no set subject. Always a sense of expectancy on these occasions! Our man in the hot seat this time was Roger McCallum – a challenging job being the judge!

 Well, Roger was faced with an excellent array...

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Digital Is Photography's Third Age

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Well, we all packed into the village hall on 12th October and it was well worth it ‘cos we had a really interesting evening – Ian Nash (no- not that one – this one was a visiting speaker!) came to give a presentation with the title ‘Digital Is...

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Digital Competition No 1

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

What a great evening’s viewing! Last Wednesday saw the first of our competitions for the season. It was projected images – and as per usual we kicked off with no set subject. These are always interesting ‘cos you get such a wide variety of photographs don’t you –...

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72 Hours In Finland and the Calgary Stampede

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So last week we ventured up into the far north – (no – not Aylesbury!) – Finland – land of the midnight sun!! This was courtesy of Ivor Porter who shared his images of bears with us. Well – he survived and was here to tell the tale...

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Opening Night

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

And what did we do last Wednesday then? It was back for a new season at our superb camera club #WHCC – that’s what!

Great to meet up and catch up with all our like-minded friends again and look forward to another year of photographic excellence!

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Curiosities In The Cotswolds

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Now that was a curious evening wasn’t it ……… I’m referring of course to last Wednesday’s presentation by our esteemed Chairman  ……. Alan Copeland LRPS APAGB. He took us on a tour of both the picturesque and the oddities to be found just west of here in the...

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Street Photography - My Experience by John Douglass

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So last Wednesday we learnt all about shooting from the hip! No – we hadn’t had a wild west themed evening – it was all about the art of street photography with John Douglass.

We saw examples which John largely produces in gritty black and white in...

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Monochrome Digital Image Competition

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

And so we all flocked to the village hall last Wednesday – well worth going too ‘cos it was our annual monochrome projected image competition and there were some really great photographs to be enjoyed. The man in the hot seat this year was Gordon Roberts CPAGB who...

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Ethiopia

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

What a lovely evening we had last Wednesday! A packed house listened to Carole Scott tell us about her adventures in Ethiopia illustrated by her images. Not sure how much I for one knew about this country before last Wed – but I sure know a lot more...

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Afghanistan - A Tour Of Duty

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Now this was something completely different! Last Wednesday one of our club members, Malcolm Robb, gave us a privileged view inside the armed forces on active duty through his superb images and commentary.

He started by charting his military history from his days in Sandhurst, training to...

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Picture Of The Year Competition

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

A selection of the best images from our ladder competition this evening ‘cos it was the annual Picture of the Year competition – and who better to be in the hot seat for this than Stan McCartin – he of the Gallic lilt and considerable photographic expertise!

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Street Photography - My Experience by John Douglass

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So last Wednesday we learnt all about shooting from the hip! No – we hadn’t had a wild west themed evening – it was all about the art of street photography with John Douglass.

We saw examples which John largely produces in gritty black and white in...

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