Photography News Issue 61


Photography News | Issue 61 |

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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 (right) and get your stories in

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Deadline for the next issue: 27December 2018

We need words and pictures by 27 December 2018 for the next issue of Photography News , which will be available from 7 January 2019. If you want to submit, follow these guidelines: y y Write your story in 250 words or fewer. Include the club’s website, meeting times, what the event is, opening times, entrance costs – anything relevant. y y We need an image for every story. JPEGs, 2000 pixels max on the longest dimension, any colour space, credits should be included in your text. y y We DO NOT use posters or images with words on the image front. y y Before the above deadline, attach the text document and JPEGs to an email and send to

Flood’s inWales

Gateshead CC was established in 1910and is still going strong. Gatehead’s show takes place at St Mary’s Heritage Centre, Oakwellgate, Gateshead, Tyne &Wear, NE8 2AU, (next to the Tyne Bridge on the Gateshead side of the River Tyne). The exhibition runs from 13 to 15 December 2018, 10am to 4pm. Weekly meetings are every Thursday at 7.30pm from September to April in St Helen’s Church Hall, Belle Vue Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne &Wear, NE9 6BR. GatesheadCC Welwyn Garden City PC has been going since 1937 and now has about 70 members. Its Winter Exhibition starts on 30 November and finishes on 12 January 2019 and is held at the New Maynard Gallery, Campus West, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL8 6BX. Opening hours are generally 10am to 10pm. The club meets every Tuesday evening at Mill Green Golf Club, WGC, from 7.45pm. Welwyn Garden City PC

Dunholme CC

TheNorthWalesRegionof theRoyal Photographic Society presents a talk by Sue Flood, freelance wildlife and travel photographer, BBC filmmaker and author. It takes place at 2pm, 20 January 2019 at Craig- y-Don Community Centre, Queens Road, Craig Y Don, Llandudno, United Kingdom, LL30 1TE. Sue Flood is an award-winning photographer, filmmaker, adventure travel leader and public speaker. Her work takes her all

over the world but she has a special passion for the wildlife and icy beauty of Antarctica and is one of the very few women who chooses to return again and again to this harsh and most demanding environment. Tickets are £8 for RPS members and £10 for non-members. Book online at the below address. january/20/wildlife-and-the-icy- beauty-of-antarctica

Dunholme CC is holding an exhibition from 26 November and runs until 6 December at Uncle Henry’s, Grayingham Grange Farm, Grayingham DN21 4JD. The exhibition is free and is open from 9.30am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm on Sunday. Approximately 80 prints will be on display in the Conference Room (situated just off the café area) covering a variety of subjects including landscapes, wildlife, and still life in black & white and colour. The club meets every fortnight on Thursday evenings from 7.30pm at The Old School, Market Rasen Road, Dunholme, Lincoln. Leigh-on-SeaCC Leigh-on-Sea CC meets every Thursday at the Leigh Community Centre, 71 to 73 Elm Rd, Southend-on- Sea, Leigh-on-Sea SS9 1SP. Meetings start at 7.45pm; the venue has disabled access. Leigh’s annual exhibition takes place at the Southend on Sea Central Library at the Forum from 31 January to 26 February 2019.

Above Sue Flood is a regular visitor to Antarctica.

SPA’s annual

choice, in every category. This year, several awards were won by relative newcomers to this contest, including members of Old Coulsdon CC, Windlesham & Camberley CC, and Yateley CC, although most awards were won by the SPA’s most successful club, Godalming PS. The category winners were Godalming’s David Hughes ARPS who won the Best Nature Print medal for ‘Ermine’ and Mike Rowe FRPS who won the Best Nature PDI medal for ‘Arctic Tern Aerial Courtship’. The Open PDI section was won by Richard Escott LRPS of Molesey PC with ‘Storm over Brighton’ and the Open Print section was won by JimMunday AFIAP of Yateley CC with his image ‘Port in a Storm’.

On 13 October, the Surrey Photographic Association (SPA) helditsannualAGMandIndividual Print & PDI Competition. This AGM saw Kathy McLenaghan LRPS of Epsom CC, current President, pass on the baton, after her two year tenure, to Woking PS’s David Smith LRPS. The Individual Print & PDI Competition is the only annual SPA contest in which individuals from all 48 member clubs can enter their own selected images; two each in Open Print, Open PDI,NaturePrint andNaturePDI. Judging involves local judges from SPA member clubs and medals are awarded for the winning image, and each judge’s

Above Drama above the Brighton Pavilion won Richard Escott LRPS the Open PDI section in the SPA’s Individual Print & PDI Competition.

Great YarmouthPS

Isle of Thanet PS

Great Yarmouth PS held a successful international exhibition in October in Yarmouth’s French twin town of Rambouillet. EntitledYarmouthat 70, the exhibition celebrated the society’s 70th anniversary year and over 40 prints were on display at La Lanterne cultural centre in Rambouillet. The exhibition was hung by Iris Hafner and Michel Rohard of Photo Club Rambouillet.

Thanet PS, a club covering the areas of Ramsgate, Broadstairs and Margate, held its annual exhibition at the York Street Gallery in Ramsgate last October with over 50 photographs showcasing the talents of club members. The club meets on Monday evenings at Ramsgate Football Club, Price’s Avenue, Ramsgate CT11 0AN, 7.30pm for 7.45pm start.

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