Club News

Thirty Days on Safari

We were pleased to welcome David Smith from Woking Camera Club to tell all about his experiences of and expertise in "Safari Photography". We also welcomed a fair number of visitors from Steyning Camera Club - proving just how popular nature photography is now.

David started by mentioning his camera kit - just one camera, a mirrorless Sony full frame job, and one lens, 150-400mm telephoto zoom. He had swopped from a Canon DSLR and lenses when the weight of his camera bag exceeded the luggage allowance on internal flights around the safari camps!

Submitted by Chris West on Fri, 22/11/2019 15:57
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Trains and boats and planes and ...

"Inspire" - just as a model railway and going to primary school alongside the Great Western mainline led me to a career as a Civil Engineer so a model railway and Kodak Instamatic camera led Neil Cave to a career in photography with a strong railway content. Neil now owns Timeline Events (TLE) the company which arranges over a 100 photshoots a year mostly with an engineering and heritage slant.

Submitted by Chris West on Sun, 27/10/2019 21:09
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Learning what we have done wrong


Keith Gibson returned to pass comment on our images, without marks, which was a breath of fresh air as I am sick to death of judges saying what a lovely image he has just appraised and then gives it 16 marks! Soul destroying! Keith has been to see us before to judge one of our competitions.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Tue, 15/10/2019 10:56
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Two peoples ideas of the same subject.


This evening we had a visit from Ian Brash and Pat Couder who call themselves PIMS which stands for Pat Ian and Mike Show. Except that Mike is no longer part of the act and it should now be called PIS! ( They said that_not me)

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Sat, 28/09/2019 15:37
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First Night New Season

Here we are again with a good turn out for a first night back.

Janet welcomed everyone including one new member Kristina Byng and one visitor. She then went on to relay her usual messages about future stuff.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Wed, 25/09/2019 09:54
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Our Summer Garden Party

The weather forecast was a bit uncertain, but in the event it turned out to be perfect for our summer tea party This year it was held at Chairman Janet and her lovely husband Dave’s beautiful garden. On one occasion when visiting, maybe a few years back, I looked out of the back of their house and their garden, which is average in width, but very long, looked a touch wild (very good for wildlife!).

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Mon, 08/07/2019 15:22
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Best of the Year 2019


Club chair Janet Brown welcomed back Andrew Mills ARPS who had talked to us in February about “What makes a good picture”, so the night would be really interesting, would he live up to his own criteria? Janet explained that we were particularly grateful as Andrew had stepped in due to the unavailability of Walter Benzie through ill health and we wished Walter well.

Submitted by Audrey Gray on Sat, 18/05/2019 09:03
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