Feb 192017
 

On Tuesday last we welcomed Dorset Light C.C. to play the home leg of the 2016-17 SAPA League competition and we had the additional pleasure of welcoming Tony Oliver as our judge. Tony is of course a very accomplished judge (that is why we invited him) and completely up front with his audience insofar as […]

Feb 112017
 

Sid Jones, a member of Dorchester Camera Club, was our judge on the night. He remarked how much he enjoyed visiting our club as we are so friendly! Before commencing the job of critiquing the images Sid warned us that he was looking for really good composition, as he felt that digital cameras do such […]

Feb 072017
 

January has been an excellent month for guest speakers, but with the extremes in weather from freezing fog, to wind and rain, not every evening has been well supported by members. Don Bishop attended early in the month, his talk entitled Light & Mood – UK Landscape Photography was a mixture of fantastic images of […]

Jan 152017
 

Yet again we had an abundance of styles and subjects for our Points Cup judge to critique this month. With 26 prints and 31 projected images to see, our Judge, Colin Gogerty, had plenty to talk about. Titles were mentioned again, which makes me wonder how many clubs / competitions there are when titles aren’t […]

Jan 132017
 

Round 2 of the SCPF PDI League Division 6 was hosted by Storrington and judged by Rob de Ruiter who awarded tens to seven of the 56 images.   When all was done and dusted, three clubs – including Blandford – finished at the top with 71½ points each. However, the marking scheme takes other factors […]

Dec 272016
 

Hayling Island CC hosted our first print competition in the higher division and Glyn Edmunds was our judge.  We finished second in this round with a score of 72 but Bognor Regis won by a clear margin, finishing with 76.  You will remember that our first PDI round was marked by a fine performance from Pat Catley who […]

Dec 112016
 

With over 60 images to judge, split between prints and projected, Brian had some work to do. He held back his top scoring images, 4 in the prints and 5 in dpi’s, and after a second look split them between the 10’s and the 9.5’s. There was as usual a diverse range of subject matter, […]