Club News

First meeting in 2019

A very Happy New Year everyone. Back again for the start of the New Year.

Janet welcomed us back and then gave out her parish notices.

Tables were set up behind the projector screen for demonstrations on Mount cutting during the tea break by Martin, Janet and Liz.

Then on to the main event which consisted of members showing 10 photographs taken during their best day of photography.

Robert kicked off by showing us 10 colourful prints of Dickens characters taken during A Dickens event in Rochester. They were all very authentic looking and very colourful.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Thu, 10/01/2019 14:45
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Last meeting in 2018

Another year gone! How quickly life moves if you keep busy, and it disappears faster as you grow older. Daisy arrived with a large box of the food, drink and cooking utensils. Our Chairman and Liz also arrived shortly after to help with preparations. Kevin laid out the tables and chairs and before long the rest of the members attending arrived and started to eat the lovely food on offer.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Sun, 16/12/2018 10:29
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Competition Number 2

Our Chairman Janet Brown welcomed Lisa Beaney back after a gap of 4 years, introducing her as a talented all round Steyning based photographer with a special interest in wedding and portrait photography backed up by being a member of ASWPP, (Associate in wedding and portrait photography) and then Lisa told us of an interest in teaching Lightroom skills, as a way of enhancing our photos.

Submitted by Audrey Gray on Mon, 03/12/2018 18:08
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A successful evening in spite of me!

A faithful band of six SCC members were present for the 2018 Regnum Print competition.

Liz Kindly took me there early as she and Martin were very involved with helping to hold the event and setting it up.

Martin did all the sound stuff and set up the projection of the PI versions of all the prints.

Liz did all the announcing and did a whole lot more behind the scenes in organising the event.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Thu, 29/11/2018 14:52
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“The more I practise the luckier I get”

We were very pleased to welcome the self-styled “Lucky” Leo Rich for the first time at our club. Were you convinced by the “lucky”? – no, neither was I. Gary Player was held to be a “lucky” golfer but  in reality he was a very good golfer just as Leo Rich is a very good photographer. Player got to the nub of it though with his famous quote above. 10,000 hours and then some in both cases I think.

Submitted by Chris West on Sun, 18/11/2018 19:57
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We were amazed

The first person to arrive tonight was our speaker Collene Slater who had driven all the way from Wales. Luckily she only had to go home to Brighton afterwards. The usual folk from SCC were there and a short time later there was a great gaggle of visitors, who were of course very welcome, A large number of them were from Steyning CC, who are our great friends, plus some Henfield and Worthing members.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Wed, 07/11/2018 12:02
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Amazing Audio Visuals

This report is late because the really nice sunny weather has kept me away from my computer. However, beware “We’re doomed, doomed I say”, (as Private Frazer in Dad’s Army would say), because we will no doubt pay for it later with a hard winter. This evening we were visited by Graham Sergeant FRPS and Carole Speight ARPS (a regular visitor recently as a judge) who showed us some brilliant AVs, which they had singly or together produced. They have won awards so are amongst the very best around to show us this photographic art form.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Tue, 23/10/2018 14:11
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First Competition 2018

Great anticipation as we welcomed Keith Gibson from Lewes to judge this season’s opening competition. Our chair Janet Brown introduced Keith with an outline of his interests in landscape, street and architectural photography, backed up by a keen interest in hiking, travel and local atmospheric scenes.

Submitted by Audrey Gray on Sat, 06/10/2018 10:45
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Ideas for improving our images

This evening we were very happy to welcome back Paul O’Toole who has judged several of our competitions in recent times. He is Irish (there’s a surprise!?) and looks just like a shorter version of Chris Evans, but without the very recent birth of Twins. Folk who do not listen to Radio Two will not know what I am talking about.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Sun, 23/09/2018 14:56
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