Photography News Issue 71

Camera club News



If your camera club has news you want to share with Photography News readers, please send it in. All sorts of stories are welcome, so it might be details of an annual exhibition, success in a contest, an upcoming event or news of a member’s personal achievement. Publicity officers – please read the submission guidelines and deadlines below, and get your stories in. ◗ Write your story in 250 words or fewer on a Word document. Include the club’s website, meeting times, what the event is, opening times, entrance costs – anything relevant. ◗ Every story should come with at least one image. JPEGs should be 1500 pixels minimum (bigger is fine) on the longest dimension, any colour space, photographer’s name in the file name, please. ◗ We DO NOT use posters or any pictures with words on the image front. Send your contribution to clubnews@photography-news. with text document and images attached. Deadlines for the next few issues of Photography News ISSUE 72, out from26 November, deadline for contributions: 17 November. ISSUE 73, out from 14 January 2020, deadline for contributions: 5 January 2020. ISSUE 74, out from 11 February, deadline for contributions: 2 February 2020. DEADLINE FOR THE NEXT ISSUE 18November

Sheffield PS is holding its 15th Annual Perspectives Exhibition at the Winter Garden, Sheffield from 12pm on 18 November to 1 December. It’s the first of the society’s season and will be opened by the Sheffield lord mayor, councillor Tony Downing. The exhibition is an opportunity for the society’s 43 members to show a panel of their own selection of prints, covering a wide range of photographic styles and

interests. Each member’s panel will include a short narrative about themselves, and their images. The Winter Garden is open from 8am to 8pm each day (Sunday 8am to 6pm) and the exhibition is free. Members of the society will be on hand at lunchtimes each day to assist visitor’s appreciation of the images, or simply to chat about photography.

Leighton Buzzard PC

about infrared photography and how he goes about it. He will be giving his talk on 6 November. Leighton Buzzard PC meetings take place on Wednesdays at Greenleas Lower School, Derwent Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 2AB.

For keen photographers looking for new creative opportunities, one intriguing option is infrared photography. It has been around for years, but modern digital cameras make the technique cheaper and more straightforward. Leighton Buzzard PC has invited Colin Southgate FRPS DPAGB to talk

Keswick PS

meetings, either as individuals or in camera club groups. Potential new members at any level of experience are especially welcome and can join in the society’s informal mentoring scheme if they would like some one-to-one guidance. Keswick PS meets on Wednesday evenings at 7.30pm at the Friends Meeting House on Elliott Park, Keswick CA12 5NZ, opposite Booths supermarket in the centre of town.

Keswick PS’s annual print exhibition is now on show until 13 November at Keswick’s Theatre By The Lake on the shores of Derwentwater in the Lake District. The exhibition features a wide variety of photographic genres and all of the framed prints are available for purchase from the theatre box office. The society’s 2019/20 season started in September and the full programme can be found on the website. They welcome visitors to any of the weekly


Chingford PS's annual exhibition takes place on 19 October and is being held at St Edmund’s Church Hall, Chingford E4 8JL. As well as over 200 prints, the club’s winning prints from this year’s Basildon Trophy monochrome competition will be on display. This is a four-way contest with local clubs competing for the trophy that was donated by the Ilford film company to celebrate its move from Ilford to Basildon in 1965. Chingford PS meets every Monday from 8pm at Chingford Horticultural Hall, Larkshall Road, Chingford E4 6PE. http:/ Chingford PS

Welwyn Garden City PC

was Colin Brister who had three of his pictures voted as 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The club meets every Tuesday evening from September to the end of May at 8pm at Mill Green Golf Club, Gypsy Lane, Welwyn Garden City.

Welwyn Garden City PC held its summer exhibition featuring 100 mounted prints at the Howard Centre. The public viewed the exhibition with great enthusiasm and were invited to vote for their favourite picture. Over 400 votes were received and the outright winner

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