Sep 172014

The new season continues with the ‘Best of the Best’, judging of the highest scoring images from last season, competing for the President’s Cup – one for the prints and one for the DPI’s (Digitally Projected Images). Our judge for the evening was Colin Cross, who expressed his pleasure at having the opportunity to judge [...]

Sep 112014

PAGB I mentioned on Tuesday 9th September that we were now full members of the PAGB through our affiliation with the Southern Counties federation. PAGB stands for the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain and by being members it provides various benefits such as entering our images to get a distinction in photography (CPAPG, DPAPG, MPAPG), they also have [...]

Sep 102014

Tym Whitney – Comfortable in front of the Camera When Tym decided he wanted to shoot female models a couple of years ago he confesses that he was clueless, he started in a studio with no knowledge of metering, lighting or how to use his camera properly and the images were not at all flattering. [...]

Sep 072014

Chairman’s Evening – 2/9/14 Last Tuesday was the start of the new season at Blandford Forum Camera Club, with the ‘Chairman’s Evening’. John Tilsley, was our guest speaker for ‘part-one’, Marilyn, our Chairman, had asked for an insight in what he looks for when judging. John from Dorchester, is an active member of their camera [...]

Aug 222014

Due to unforseen circumstances, Campbell Morrison’s talk on the 9th of September has been postponed. The 9th of September will now feature by popular demand a presentation by Tym Whitney called ‘Comfortable in front of the camera’ (Title subject to change) The evening will be about my work shooting models, from my first steps into [...]

Aug 022014

Sunday Some 17 members met at the Andover Hawk Conservancy Trust, for our summer ‘outing’. The flying displays and venue were well worth the visit, and knowing the entrance fee goes towards protecting these magnificent birds, means that even if you don’t have any prize winning images at the end, it really doesn’t matter. We [...]