Photography News Issue 28 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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Deadline for the next issue: 4 February 2016
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Six clubs vie for Cup
News in brief
Closing 2015 in style, Farnborough CC hosted a local interclub competition. The annual Interclub Cup involved Aldershot, Farnham and Fleet CC, Bracknell CC, North Hampshire PS, Windlesham and Camberley CC and Yately CC. Each of the six clubs submitted ten PDIs, which were judged by Roy Lambeth DPAGB, AFIAP, BPE2. The scoring was tight, with only 0.5 points
separating first and second place. Bracknell CC won the Cup with a score of 89.5, beating Windlesham and Camberley into second place. And to kick-start 2016, Farnborough CC is holding its annual exhibition in the town’s Princes Mead Shopping Centre, 30-31 January.
David inDroitwich On 9 April, David Noton is visiting Droitwich Camera Club with his Chasing the Light roadshow. The event is at Droitwich High School, at 7pm. Tickets are £12 and are available from the club’s website or 07580 602474. droitwichcamera.co.uk CheltenhamISP The 4th Cheltenham International Salon of Photography opens for entry on 1 February. This year’s categories are Open colour, Open monochrome, Experimental/Creative, Natural history and Travel. cheltenhamcameraclub.co.uk Photo2016 open for entry exhibition organised by the Vale of Evesham Camera Club. The competition is open for entry until 29 February, and entry details are on the website. There are four digital categories: Colour, Monochrome, Experimental/ Creative and Natural history. Part of the BPE and with PAGB patronage, the national exhibition is enjoying its 18th outing. Last year, Photo2015 attracted 4592 entries, with 927 images accepted; you can still see them all on the website. Every entrant receives a copy of the A4 printed catalogue. This year the selectors are Graham Hodgkiss, Malcolm Kuss, Peter Siviter and Ian Whiston. Selection takes place 12-13 March, and accepted images will be available on the exhibition website from 10 April. It’s time to enter Photo2016, the annual national
A great action shot, worthy of being shown at the IDPS exhibition.
Ipswich and District Photographic Society is holding its annual exhibition in March. The exhibition of prints and projected images will be at the Council Chamber, in Ipswich’s Town Hall Galleries from Tuesday 1 until Saturday 12 March. It is open 10am-5pm, but closes at 4pm on the 12th and is closed Sunday and Monday. Admission is free. Ipswich’s annual exhibition
Above Singing Wren, one of the images scoring a 10. Below Roy Lambeth presenting Jon Sawyer from Bracknell Camera Club the cup.
Above Ain hoa by Fred Barrington ARPS, AFIAP is just one of the photographs in Beckenham Photographic Society’s Annual Exhibition. It’s at Beckenham Public Hall from Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 February, 10am to 8pmweekdays and to 5pm Saturdays. Entrance is free.
Saturday Night and SundayMorning Iconic film commemorated by new book from local club member
Skegness Camera Club member, Ron Disney has produced a book documenting the areas of Nottinghamwhere the film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning was shot in the 1960s. The book, with the
tagline Then and Now , charts the changes in the city since. As well as his photos, the book also includes stills from the film and memories of those who lived or worked in the area. Ron used a
period Ordnance Survey map to pinpoint where the camera was placed to filmthe scenes so he could recapture the shots. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Then and Now by Ron
Disney costs £9, and all proceeds go to British Film Institute and the National Animal Trust. To order a copy, call 01754 766587.
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