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 [...]

Sep 282014

Convergence – by Mark Rigler Some bemused members arrived for our club evening wondering what our guest was all about and after a few hitches we were treated to a very entertaining evening. The digital age, it seems, has advanced so rapidly over the last few years that the video built into most ‘stills’ cameras [...]

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 [...]