Photography News issue 24

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Photography News Issue 24 absolutephoto.com

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Club news

Camera club news If your club has any news that you want to share with the rest of the world, this is the page for it. Your story might be about your club’s success in a contest, or a member’s personal achievement; it could be about a group outing you had recently or when the annual exhibition is on show. Any news is eligible for inclusion, so club publicity officers please take note of the submission guidelines and get your stories in

How to submit

Deadline for the next issue: 8October 2015

We need words and pictures by 8 October for the next issue of Photography News , which will be available from 15 October. Write your story in a Word document (400 words maximum). Please include contact details of the club, exhibition or event – website, meeting times, opening times, whatever is relevant. Images should be JPEGs, 2000 pixels on the longest dimension, any colour space, and image credits should be included. If the story is an exhibition or event, please send a picture from the exhibition (not the publicity poster) or

one from the event. If it includes people please identify them. Attach the Word document and JPEGs to an email and send to clubnews@photography-news.co.uk.

Farnborough Camera Club got the 2015/16 season off to a flying start with a display of members’ work, a successful first meeting and plans for a talk. They pre-empted the season with a display of members’ work in Farnborough’s Princes Mead Shopping Centre on 15 August. The display attracted much attention from the public, and it’s hoped it will bring new blood into the club. Subsequently the first meeting of the season on 3 September welcomed new as well as existing members. The meeting included a competition for those who had scored ten in the last season. This was won by club president, Terry Redman. Throughout the season, Farnborough CC meets weekly on Thursdays and its busy programme is on its website. On 22 October, the club welcomes Tim Mannakee, a finalist in the Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 competition, to talk about his life as a travel photographer. Tickets are available from the website for £5.25 or can be bought on the door for £6.50. Season kicks off at Farnborough

Above inkJeTT is a group of retirees, all keen amateur photographers who have been studying digital imaging for the past 12 years – since giving up their darkrooms. They’ve been exhibiting their work since 2001, and are now putting on a new exhibition at Leominster library. The display is on 5 to 16 October (closed Wednesday) and is free to visit.

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To year, Cheltenham Camera Club is holding a Three Counties Photo Day on Saturday 24 October, at the town’s Bacon Theatre. The three counties involved are Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, from where clubs are invited to enter the Three Counties Digital Projected Image Knockout and the Three Counties Show. One club will be announced as the best in the show in the Knockout, and attendees can vote for the prints in the Show, all on the day, when PN ’s editor, Will Cheung will be there to present the prizes. There will also be trade stands at the theatre during the afternoon, and club attendees can enjoy a three-course meal afterwards. In the evening, Will Cheungwill giveapresentation, My Passion for Photography, showcasing some of his images and covering everything from natural history to landscape, from street to portraits. Day tickets for Three Counties photo club members are £10 in advance; £12 on the day. A day ticket including the meal is £19, and these must be booked by 17 October. It’s a knockout mark its 10th

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Enjoy an evening with Simone Sbaraglia, acclaimed nature and wildlife photographer courtesy of City of London & Cripplegate Photographic Society on Tuesday 6 October. Concentrating on endangered species and ecosystems, Simone aims to highlight the beauty, harmony and uniqueness of our planet. The award- winning photographer also teaches and leads workshop, so this is a great opportunity to learn from him. Tickets for the evening are £5 and will be available on the door. The evening takes place at St Joseph’s Church Hall, EC1Y, starting at 6.45pm.

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Knaresborough Camera Club is inviting professional photographers to judge its competitions and speak at its meetings this season. It’s a formula the club has used before, so this season’s programme features professionals involved in commercial, industrial, landscape and portrait photography. The full line-up is on the club’s website. Chairman Richard Bryant comments: “It’s amazing what you can get if you just ask. The professionals we have lined up have given their time so willingly. They readily accept our invitation because they say it’s their opportunity to give something back to the art they love.” Among the first lined up is Richard Bunce, who will be discussing what makes a good image with the club on 22 October. Knaresborough is also pleased to be hosting this season’s speakers in its new venue. The club now meets in Knaresborough’s Chain Lane Community Centre. Meetings are every Wednesday from September until April. Turning to the pros

Kingston annual exhibition showcases the best of its members’ work from the past year. The exhibition takes place at Kingston Museum’s Art Gallery, from Friday 23 October to Saturday 7 November. It includes images from pictorial and landscape to natural history and abstract colour fantasy. The exhibition isopen10am-5pm, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 10am-7pm on Thursdays. Entrance is free. Kingston’s annual exhibition Camera Club’s

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