Photography News issue 72

Camera club News


This is an all-ticket event. Tickets are £15 each and must be purchased in advance. Please contact the club at The event starts at 7.30pm and takes place at St Edmund’s Church Hall, Lidgett Park Road, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 1JN. Leeds PS meets every Tuesday evening in the winter and every other Tuesday in the summer at the above venue. eds PS

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Leeds PS, the oldest organised photographic society in the world, is proud to welcome its keynote speaker, Charlie Waite, on 10 December. Charlie is recognised as one of the world’s leading landscape photographers. He has lectured and held one-man exhibitions nationally and internationally, and his presentation at Leeds PS promises to be both enthralling and memorable.

Richmond & Twickenham PS

External competition’s organiser of RTPS, Ann Healey ARPS, was understandably thrilled at the club’s success. She said: “Considering the high standard of the prints submitted for this competition, I was delighted that RTPS came out on top. We did not know we had won until the very last print was scored, but we knew it was going to be very close between us and Cheam CC. It was all very exciting.”

For the first time in years, Richmond & Twickenham PS has won the Concorde Trophy, a print competition between nine leading Surrey Photographic Association clubs. Judged by Kent County Federation’s Cherry Larcombe, in a tense judging session, RTPS triumphed over Cheam CC by just half a point. Each club presented six prints from a variety of subject matters.

Nantwich CC

projected images of a wide range of truly inspiring subjects. Nantwich CC meets every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm at Regent Park, 129 London Road, Nantwich CW5 6LW. New members are always welcome and its wide range of club activities include lectures, demonstrations, practical events and competitions.

Nantwich CC’s annual exhibition is on now and runs until 4 January 2020. Taking place at the Millennium Gallery, Nantwich Museum, Pillory Street, Nantwich CW5 5BQ, entry to the museum and exhibition is free. Opening times are Tuesday to Saturday, from 10.30am to 4.30pm. The exhibition features recent work frommembers of the popular and successful club, including stunning prints and

Bishop’s Waltham PS

of the local community and is looking forward to supporting a community initiative to record everyday life in Bishop’s Waltham and its locality throughout 2020.” The club meets on the first Thursday of each month in St Peter’s Church Hall, Free Street, Bishop’s Waltham SO32 1EE.

produced panels of images put together around a theme. Members’ cards of their prints were on sale with proceeds donated to the society’s chosen charity, which is the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. This year’s exhibition saw more than 400 visitors. John Coote, chairman of the society, commented: “The society is very proud to be part

Now in its 11th year, Bishop’s Waltham PS continues to go from strength to strength and currently has more than 60 members, as well as a new junior section, which meets at 6.30pm prior to the club’s main monthly meeting. Its recent annual exhibition featured members’ individual prints and a digital slide show display. For the first time, some members

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