Photography News Issue 57

Photography News | Issue 57 |


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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 achievements; 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 Maidstone CC

How to submit

Deadline for the next issue: 2August 2018

We need words and pictures by 2 August 2018 for the next issue of Photography News , which will be available from 13 August 2018. Write your story in a Word document (400 words max). 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

Monmouth PC

Monmouth PC is a small, friendly club that meets on alternate weeks. Being so close to areas such as the Forest of Dean, Wye Valley, Brecon Beacons National Park and the South Wales Heritage coast gives members plenty of variety for photo trips out. Previous guest speakers last season included the renownedMagnum photographer David Hurn (shown here) and landscape photographer Nigel Forster. The club meets on the first and third Fridays of each

month between September and May at Mitchel Troy Village Hall, Monmouth NP25 4BD, starting at 7.30pm. The club’s first meeting of the new season is on 7 September 2018 with a presentation by Sleepy Robot (sleepyrobotphotogr.wixsite. com/sleepy/composites) for which there’s a small entry fee for non members. Other guest speaker highlights for the season include Alyn Wallace and Roy Carr.

Maidstone CC is holding its annual exhibition in The Mall, Maidstone from 27 August to 2 September. More than 100 prints will be on display from a wide cross-section of members and entry is free. Maidstone CC meets every Tuesday evening from 7.30pm to 10pm at Madginford Hall,

Bearsted, Kent ME15 8LH from September to May and has a very varied program. In addition to regular club meetings, special interest groups meet once a month covering natural history, portraiture and audio visual sequencing. The club’s Digital group covers everything technical

from camera craft to using post processing software. New members are always welcome and further information is available from Tony White 07792 037908 or Peter Brook 07828 133508 or on the website.


Heswall PS’s annual exhibition takes place at Ness Gardens, open from 17 September and running for seven days. Entry into the exhibition is free. A selection of members’ printed and digital images will be on show. Last year, the exhibition attracted over 600 visitors and each was invited to Heswall PS

vote for their favourite image. Last year’s visitors’ choice winner is shown here. It is anexcellent opportunity for visitors to chat to club members and find out more about HPS and what the club offers. Meetings are held from September to May at St Peter’s Centre, Lower Heswall Village. Enquiries and potential newmembers are very welcome.

Amersham PS has a long history of extremely able women members whose impressive work has helped bring distinction to the club. However, in recent years the numbers of new women members has grown significantly and from these intakes has come work that has dominated this year’s club awards in both printed images and PDI. Moreover, these achievements haveoccurred inavarietyof genres.

These and many more strong images from all club members may be seen at the club’s 66th annual Exhibitiontobeheld23-25August at

St Michael and All Angels church, 70 Sycamore Road, Amersham.

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