Photography News Issue 70

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 DEADLINE FOR THE NEXT ISSUE 7 October

SUCCESS + EXHIBITIONS + PERSONAL ACHIEVMENTS + OUTINGS

Bromsgrove Photographic Society

The year’s Bromsgrove PS Bill Chambers Memorial Lecture is Photojournalism: Stories from the road, given by Chris Fairweather. The lecture takes place at 7.30pm on 22 October at the Avoncroft Arts Centre, Redditch Road, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove B60 4JS. Tickets cost £6 on the door and include refreshments. To reserve your place,

email Jan Harris, on programme@ bromsgroveps.com, who will confirm the booking. Chris’s talk covers his days from working on the local paper while at school through to commercial and feature photography, and covering international sports events for the world’s leading publications. bromsgroveps.com

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 (bigger is fine) minimum 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. co.uk with text document and images attached. Deadlines for the next few issues of Photography News ISSUE 71, out from 15 October, deadline for contributions: 7 October. ISSUE 72, out from26 November, deadline for contributions: 18 November. ISSUE 73, out from 14 January 2020, deadline for contributions: 6 January 2020. people of all ages who like to come and browse the pictures, vote for their favourite images and buy gifts from the stalls selling cards and prints. The exhibition takes place 4 to 6 October at Skidby Village Hall HU16 5TG, and is open 10am to 5pm. The show then moves to Lockington Village Hall, East Yorks YO25 9SN, 11 to 13 October. Finally, the exhibition goes to the East Riding Community Hospital in Beverley and will be in show for three weeks from 14 October. VPS meets on Monday evenings at Skidby Village Hall, East Yorkshire. viewfinderphoto.org

LeightonBuzzard PC

Leighton Buzzard PC members are back for another exciting season. During the summer, LBPC members enjoyed some informal photo walks – open to both members and non-members – that offered excellent opportunities for some photographic practice, combined with some socialising. Meetings take place on Wednesdays at Greenleas Lower School, Derwent Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 2AB. lbpc.org.uk

Crosby Camera Club

Crosby CC’s 2019 Print Exhibition is on show until 1 October, with over 100 of the best photographic prints produced by its members last season in the Reading Room of Crosby Central Library (opposite the Plaza Cinema). The exhibition features colour and black & white images, including the winners of last season’s Print of the Year competitions. Stephen Lang, president of Crosby CC, said, “Our exhibition is looking great and gives a fantastic overview of the superb work produced by our dedicated members over the last year. We hope the exhibition will also inspire people to pick up a

camera themselves and come along to one of our meetings this season. Whether you’re new to photography or want to take your skills to the next level, we’re here to offer advice, help you master your camera and host a series of fascinating evenings, led by some of the region’s top photographers.” Meetings are held every Wednesday from 8 to 10pm, at Crosby Central Library's Small Lecture Room on Crosby Road North, Waterloo L22 0LQ. The 2019 Print Exhibition is open for viewing during the library’s normal opening hours. crosbycameraclub.net

Viewfinder Photography Society

Viewfinder PS’s (VPS) annual exhibition for the first time will be held in association with the Hull International Photography Festival that starts on 4 October. David Marshall, VPS chairman, said, “The appeal of the exhibition over the years clearly demonstrates just how much interest there is in the printed image. The photographs on display illustrat e the talent we have right on our doorstep and we’re delighted that HIP Festival has invited us to be part of its celebration of photography.” The exhibition in Skidby has established itself as a popular community event, attracting

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