Club News

Another tough competition

On Monday, a group of us went to the Southdown Trophy at Steyning CC’s usual venue.

The well-run competition was soon under way, and it was a complete mixture of the images from the five competing clubs, so no round-by-round tallies were available.

Submitted by Janet Brown on Wed, 27/03/2019 16:07
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Our turn to host a competition.

This evening we had the last round of the Southern Fed.’s  PI competition ( we are in league 7). The Southern Fed. is largely based to the west of us. We joined it years ago to get our club insurance.

Prior to this evening we were lying 2nd , one mark behind Sandhurst.

The Judge for tonight’s competition was David Eastley LRPS who we have had as a judge before at Storrington.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Sat, 23/03/2019 11:02
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Fourth Competition

Judge Mike Davison ARPS was warmly welcomed back by our chair Janet Brown.

Mike a member of Chichester Camera Club, formerly a member of this club, now returning as a judge, so poacher turned game keeper!

There were 22 prints attracting a total of twelve, 18s and above, so well done.

Submitted by Audrey Gray on Mon, 04/03/2019 20:47
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A wide range of very interesting pictures.

Our speaker tonight was Andrew Mills who trained as an artist but then became a professional photographer. He is now retired and he judges Camera Club competitions amongst other things, like travelling. He started by telling us that he was not about to tell us how to take photographs as we all know how to do that, but he emphasised that good pictures would not necessarily please camera club judge. Interesting, because I once attended an RPS workshop to advise on entering a panel for one of their distinctions.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Mon, 18/02/2019 15:13
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A look back at some early photographic history

Snow was forecast this evening and had I not have had the job of writing this report, I might have stayed at home in the warm, however, I am very glad that I did not as Bill Brooks LRPS from Bognor CC came to give us a very interesting talk about photo books and early Lady photographers. A light covering of the white stuff was on the ground as we arrived actually.

Submitted by Derek Grieve on Thu, 07/02/2019 09:54
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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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