Photography News | Issue 33 | absolutephoto.com
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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 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
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News in brief
At Gateway It’s been a busy spring for Gateway Camera Club, with a photo day out to Dungeness, a lecture from Richard Walton FRPS and a display at the community day at River Village Hall. Gateway CC meet on Thursdays, 8pm at River’s Crabble Corn Mill until the end of June, then recommencing in September. gatewaycameraclub.co.uk Successful year Colchester Photographic Society has enjoyed both internal, national and international success this year. Many of its members have also gained their GPAGB this season and two members, Colin Westgate and Roy Essery, were awarded their MPAGB this year. colchesterphotosoc.co.uk Exhibition time Catch Viewfinders of Romsey Camera Club’s annual exhibition from 9 to 17 July at King John’s House in Romsey. With both prints and projected images, the display is open Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm and Sundays 11am to 4pm. Admission is free. viewfinderscameraclub.org.uk Learnwith Chingford Chingford Photographic Society is inviting non-members to join the club and its members for six weeks of workshops over the summer. Open to everyone, the workshops cover everything from learning to use your camera (whether it’s film or digital) to creating photos to be proud of. The workshops are on Mondays, 8-10pm, starting on Monday 18 July. For all six, the cost is £50 and this fee also includes six months’ club membership. All the details are on the website.
Stratford Photo Group’s annual exhibition is on at Stratford Arts House, from 18 to 30 July. As well as featuring images by the group, it will also show work by members of the Prince Edward Island Photo Club from Canada. The display will include 80 prints, as well as projected images, covering a range of genres in both colour and monotone.
Entry to the exhibition is free and it’s open Monday to Friday, 10am until 5pm, and Saturdays, 10am to 1pm. Stratford Photo Group members will be on hand to talk about the images and the group. Visitors voting for their favourite image will be entered into a draw to win the favourite image.
Left Martin Eves’ image, Chaffinch feeding young, won the People’s Choice vote at Heswall Photographic Society’s annual exhibition – the third time he has won the award! Heswall PS is currently on its summer break, but meetings will start again in September.
Kingston Camera Club’s first-ever exhibition is on until Sunday 19 June. Displaying members’ best work, the exhibition is at All Saints Church in Kingston-on-Thames and open 10am to 4pm daily. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite image and can also chat to club members, who’ll be on hand to talk about the club, its activities and photography. A first for Kingston CC
Claiming to be the oldest club in the UK specialising in black & white and silver photography, Border Monochrome Camera Club has recently gained some new members, particularly many younger photographers who are wanting to learn more about monochrome photography and printing techniques. The club is currently hosting its annual summer exhibition at Kington’s Burton Hotel. Golden oldies
You don’t need to be able to Time Travel to see Braunton Camera Club’s annual exhibition, just visit Barnstaple Museum between 16 June and 18 July. The club continues to meet during the summer months, at various outdoor locations. For new members, the summer meetings are free as are the first three winter meetings, which are held at The Fortescue House Club in Braunton. Time Traveller
The exhibition will run until 2 September 2016.
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