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Be fuddled: 14 December

Friday 14 December sees the Christmas Fuddle. Members are invited to bring a modest food contribution to the party. There will also be opportunities to learn some new techniques as there will be five ‘spots’ where we give advice on … Continue reading

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Pupils mark photos: 7 December

Young eyes judged older eyes on 7 December when pupils from Ilkley Grammar School, with teacher Louise Mortimer, were the judges for the Club’s latest two competitions for members. Comments were succinct and forthright but did show a degree of … Continue reading

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Old and new: 7 December

On Friday 7 December, the Club’s digital mono and “scapes” competitions will be judged by teachers and students from the photography classes at Ilkley Grammar School. It should be an interesting event as younger photographers with fresh ideas meet older … Continue reading

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Sean’s sensations: 30 November

Professional architectural photographer Sean Conboy may carry with him £100,000 worth of kit, but it is the planning he does, the years of experience and his zeal for perfection that make him one of the most in-demand photographers in his … Continue reading

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Back to school: 1 December

A special relationship has been formed between Ilkley Camera Club and Ilkley Grammar School thanks to initial contacts by Club member Nick Hodgson. Further talks involving Club President, Larry James, mean that the Club will be giving input to students … Continue reading

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Sean looks inside: 30 November

The talk on Friday 30 November features in the Ilkley Arts Festival and so is open free to the public. Internationally renowned professional photographer, Sean Conboy FRPS, FBIPP, talks about taking architectural interior photographs. There’s more information on his website. … Continue reading

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Monty’s double: 23 November

Visiting judge Monty Trent provided an entertaining commentary on the images and clear reasons for his selections as he judged two print competitions on 23 November. In fact, he delivered Christmas early for Nick Hodgson, for Nick won both the … Continue reading

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Visit from Monty: 23 November

As we pass Armistice Day, the promise of a visit from Monty may evoke ideas of a military inspection by a great war leader. Or gardeners may be expecting a cheery soul with tips about brassicas. However, the Monty who … Continue reading

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Size matters: 16 November

Size matters for David Yates, the guest speaker at the meeting on 16 November. His talk ranged from huge landscape prints taken from his full frame square format Hasselblad camera to tiny Polaroid shots of street scenes. A keen darkroom … Continue reading

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David keeps it dark: 16 November

It will be getting darker at the Club meeting on 16 November. Not only do we have black and white images, but also we see the results of darkroom work. Visiting speaker David Yates will show his work including landscape, … Continue reading

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