Photography News 69


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Hebden Bridge CC Hebden Bridge CC will hold its annual exhibition from 24 until 31 August at the Town Hall in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Open 10am to 4pm every day except Bank Holiday 26 August when the town hall is closed. Entry is free. Prints from the club’s 50+ members will be on display and visitorswill be invited to vote for their favourite image. Also HBCC 2020 calendars will be on sale. Hebden’s new season begins 4 September at 7.45pm at the Masonic Hall, Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge.

Inspire PC and West Haddon PC are to present a talk by the BBC wildlife photographer and filmmaker Dr Michael Leach titled It’s a Funny Way to Make a Living , at Pitsford School, Pitsford Village, Northampton NN6 9AX on 3 October, 7pm for a 7.30 start. Tickets cost £6 for non- members and are available via email, nphotocollaborative@ Inspire PC meets meetings every Thursday at 7.30pm. Inspire PC

Viewfinders of RomseyCCcelebrates its 50th anniversary this year. To mark this milestone it has invited one of the UK's leading landscape photographers, Mark Bauer, to give his presentation ‘From Dawn to Dusk: Using Light in Landscape Photography’ at the Lantern Theatre, Mountbatten School, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 5SY on 14 September. The evening starts at 8pm and entrance is £5. Viewfinders meets most Tuesdays and new members, regardless of photographic experience, are always welcome. Viewfinders of RomseyCC


Chesterfield PS is moving to St Thomas’CommunityCentreon Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 3AW. To celebrate the move, photographers and their families are invited to a drop- in open evening at St Thomas’ on 5 September, from 7.30pm where they can view the new venue, learn new techniques and meet current members. As a bonus Dents Photography will be setting up an exciting photo opportunity to take pictures of snakes and have free prints supplied via its online app. . Martin Jackson, Chesterfield’s president, says “It’s an exciting time and moving to a newmeeting place will allow us to provide much more opportunity for practical work such as lighting, flash, presentations on the use of software and how to print and mount images as well as social interaction in amore accessible venue. This is a momentous step in the life of our society to the extent that we will, effectively, relaunch and we would like to encourage all Chesterfield photographers to come along and join in. “We have introduced a new member rate of just £30 for the year plus £1 on the night, which gives access to the full range of practical and guest speaker presentations.” Chesterfield PS

Poulton- le-Fylde PS

Loughton CC

On 31 August Loughton CC will be opening its annual exhibition at Loughton Library, Traps Hill during normal opening times. Entrance will be free. Closing date

is 28 September. On display will be colour and monochrome images and there’s a PDI show too.

The Residents Competition is part of Poulton PS’s Summer Exhibition held in Poulton Library, on until 23 August. This is Poulton’s second annual event involving the local community and the first prize was a year’s free membership of PPS – several members have joined the Society as a result of entering the competition in the past. Shown here is Childhood Dream, an entry in the Residents contest by Kelsey Baker. This year’s exhibition includes the Society’s first prize-winning entry to the Glennie Memorial Nature Salon 2019 where Poulton came first out of 65 clubs worldwide. The Society meets on Thursdays at 7.30pm in Poulton-le-Fylde Methodist Church Hall, Queensway FY6 7ST. The new season starts on 5 September and runs to June 2020.

Leigh on Sea CC

Leigh on Sea CC was formed in 1929 andwill be holding its 90th anniversary exhibition at the Forum, Elmer Square. Southend on Sea from 22 August to 17 September. Visitorswillbeabletoseeover 40 images of work created by the club’s members who

have a range of photographic experience. There will be a variety of subjects on display which should be attractive to the whole community. ‘’We would hope that visitors go away with the experience of seeing some fine photography which

may stimulate their own interest in photography or perhaps encourage them to take up this creative and satisfying art,” says Keith Fenton, in charge of publicity for Leigh CC.

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