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Camera Club Reports: Club Meetings

Svalbard - Kingdom Of The Ice Bear

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

What a great way to start November! What was? Our trip up to the far north – inside the Arctic Circle to have a close encounter with polar bears!

All by means of digital images of course – courtesy of Eddy and Pam Lane who came all...

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Print Competition No1 Open

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Enter the article hereSo on the 25th October (only two months’ sleeps till Santa!) we all trooped along to the village hall for the first print competition in this season’s ladder! Like the digital one two weeks before – no set subject – so lots of variety!  Another...

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Digital Competition No 1

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

11th October and our first ladder competition of the season. The excitement begins!

It was Digital Image Competition No.1. The subject – Open – so a nice wide range of subject matter to add to the excitement! And a new person in the hot seat too –...

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A Bug's Life and Fabulous Fungi

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Now how about that for an amazing evening then! It’s last Wednesday I’m talking about when we were visited by Andy Sands with two of his presentations ‘A Bug’s Life’ and ‘Fabulous Fungi’.

Now this is a man who is not only passionate about his wildlife photography...

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Selection Evening

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So we all flocked into the village hall last Wednesday for our annual Selection Evening – when our members get to choose the images which will represent the club in external competitions.

And didn’t we have a great selection to choose from!

We started as always...

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Opening Night

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Ah! The start of a brand new season!

Last Wednesday Whitchurch on Thames was once again invaded by the marauding hordes of the Camera Club! Hurrah!

Lovely to see familiar faces again – and some new ones too – that is if they hadn’t been meeting...

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The Maasai Mara

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Now didn’t we just enjoy our visit to the Maasai Mara along with our intrepid guide Nigel Glover-Wright! Of course there are few better qualified to take us on a virtual safari ‘cos he makes frequent visits there and comes back with literally thousands of stunning images! (just...

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Themes And Dreams

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So last Wednesday Philip George came all the way from Chandlers Ford to spend an evening with us! He gave us a two-part presentation – the whole being called ‘Themes and Dreams’.

The first half of the evening was spent in looking at the way in which...

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Natural History Competition

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

There we were on 22nd – all agog for this year’s Natural History Competition – who would be the winner of the Nigel Glover-Wright Trophy? The judge Barbara Lydiatt would give us the answer to that (with a little help from our competition secs and technicians!)

What...

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Image Critique And Discussion Evening

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Last Wednesday was a fascinating evening wasn’t it!

This was the interactive session when we all had the chance to be photographic judges. Several brave souls submitted images – several being carefully chosen by their authors as not being completely perfect – so that we could discuss...

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Sri Lanka

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Well – we all had a great evening last Wednesday didn’t we! It was one of our travelogues – this time Sri Lanka, courtesy of our very own Rachel Paton.

She gave us some of the history and geography of the island before we got going –...

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Print Competition No 2 Transport

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Well that was a really good competition wasn’t it! You know – the one we had last week – prints with the set subject ‘Transport’. I for one found it extremely moving!!!!! So did our judge for the evening – Terry Coffey who’d made the journey all the...

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Digital Competition No 3 Transport

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So there we were last Wednesday – all gathered in the village hall for the next ladder competition – projected images with the subject – ‘Transport’. And the man in the hot seat this time was Colin Harrison – who’d given a presentation in November – and had...

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Image Analysis

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So we finished January with an evening with one of our very own members – David Dare who we all know is a real whizz with macro work. Come to think of it he’s caused several nightmares with his up close and personal pics of creepy crawlies!!  We...

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Movement in Photography

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Now you must say that that was certainly different! Last Wednesday’s meeting I mean – when we had a return visit from Derek Gale LRPS with his presentation: ‘Movement in Photography’. Now when I say return visit – he pointed out that the last time he spoke to...

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An Evening With Tony Bates and John Sexton

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

Now that was a really superb evening wasn’t it …… last Wednesday that is ……. when we all made our way to the village hall for an evening with two of our most successful competition photographers - Tony Bates and John Sexton!

And what a variety of...

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Svarlbard - Kingdom of the Ice Bear

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

So there we were – our first meeting of 2017 no less – and the chairman back off his hols – what more could you ask?

No visiting speaker live in the hall this evening – instead a recorded presentation by seasoned photographers Pam and Eddy Lane...

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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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