Oct 282014

The annual Wessex Colour Group competition was held in the Corn Market at Dorchester on Monday evening. Nine clubs took part, and – apart from our Dorchester hosts – these included Bridport and Beaminster in the west via Weymouth, Portland and Swanage in the south to Wareham and Wimborne  and then us in the north. Adrian Herring, a popular [...]

Oct 262014

Don’t forget to bring your prints and DPI’s to next Tuesday’s club meeting for the second Points cup of the season where the Judge will be Andrew Wilson ARPS. You can also email your DPI’s to BFCC.PointsCup@mail.com up until Thursday midnight. Details can be found on the Constitution and Rules page.

Oct 252014

Over 20 members armed with laptops and images descended on the club for our bi-annual work appreciation evening. The format is aimed to give both new, old, experienced and novice members help in improving images that they may be considering using in club competitions, or elsewhere. We work in small groups so that there is [...]

Oct 152014

‘If you don’t make a mistake, you won’t make anything’, this was just one pearl of wisdom offered to club members by Fiona Senior when she visited the club to talk about her approach to child photography on Tuesday last. This guidance was associated with her exhortation not to attempt to please judges but to [...]

Oct 092014

With the first Points Cup competition the season can be classed as well under way. Our Judge for the evening was Zaid Meherali. We had a couple of false starts firstly with one of our regular fire drills and then a few technical hitches with the projector, but the show went on with the judging [...]

Oct 032014

Our guest speaker was Mike Read with an informed presentation of his trip around New Zealand. From the concern for the native wildlife and knowledge he had picked up it was clear that Mike was drawn into the benefits of the breeding programmes and extraordinary efforts being made to preserve some critically endangered species. We [...]