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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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Peter presents: 9 November

The joys and tribulations of audio visual presentations formed the background to the show given by Peter Farmer on 9 November. He took the Club from early slide shows with musical accompaniment through to documentaries with voice over commentaries using … Continue reading

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Peter’s AVs: 9 November

There is a mix of skills this Friday when Peter Farmer talks about bringing together photos with sound. Audio visual (AV) presentations are rarely seen at the Club these days, so this is a good opportunity to examine this art … Continue reading

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Expert expositions: 2 November

Thirteen Club members bravely opened up their images to scrutiny by an expert panel drawn from within the Club on 2 November. Richard Spurdens, Geoff Smith and John Fontana were the experts and they provided advice on technique, engaging with … Continue reading

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Panel pronounce: 2 November

There is a further opportunity for members to gain feedback on their work on Friday 2 November when a panel of three Club experts discuss images submitted in advance by members. Work will be shown in print form. If there … Continue reading

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Bumper entries: 26 October

The digital competitions held on 26 October brought an unusually high number of entries with 56 for the Water themed category and 64 for General Colour. Visiting judge Robert Helliwell had his work cut out but provided well-structured comments on … Continue reading

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Digital decisions: 26 October

On 26 October the Club has its first digital competitions of the season when the categories are General colour and Water. The entries are in, so members are eagerly awaiting the views of independent judge Robert Helliwell ARPS. Meetings are … Continue reading

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Big Howard: 19 October

Big can be beautiful, but make sure your images are technically sound. That was the message from visiting speaker Howard Tate on 19 October. He emphatically made his point showing 12 megapixel images that had been blown up with great … Continue reading

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