Photography News Issue 70

Camera Club



Field End PS (FEPS) is based in North West London, meeting at the Methodist Church Hall, Ruislip, from 8 to 10pm on Wednesday evenings. FEPS organises an annual programme that covers competitions, visiting speakers, presentations by members, workshops and social events. There is also a teaching and development theme for each season, to encourage members to hone their skills and broaden their experiences. FEPS takes part in competitions organised by the North West Federation of London Camera Clubs and the Chiltern Association of Camera Clubs. Successes in CACC competitions have resulted in FEPS being one of two clubs to represent the Association in the PAGB National Print Championships in 2018 and in 2019. Knock Out by Dominic Beaven, shown here, was selected for the Judges Awards in the CACC Championships. New members are always welcome. Membership secretary, Jeff Haynes, can be contacted on membership@ or 07836 622459.

Ealing and Hampshire House PS (EHHPS) will, for the first time, be exhibiting as part of The Borough of Ealing Art Trail (BEAT). The exhibition takes place in the bar of the Questors Theatre, 12 Mattock Lane, LondonW5 5BQ, between 13 and 15 September, open Friday 4 to 8pm, and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 6pm. EHHPSmeets on Thursdays fromSeptember to June at 8pm, at The BrenthamClub, 38a Meadvale Road, LondonW5 1NP.



Gloucester CC

Gloucester CC’s annual exhibition takes place from 26 October until 2 November at St. John's Church, Northgate Street, Gloucester (the centre of the city). It is open daily from 10am till 4pm (except 27 October). Prints and projected images will be on display. Entrance is free and members will be in attendance to talk about the images and the club. Visitors can also vote for their favourite images. The club meets at Pineholt Village Hall, Hucclecote, Gloucester GL3 3SN every Tuesday evening at 7.30pm. It is a bright, modern venue, and the club has recently purchased a brand new projector. Its programme will allow members to learn and take part in competitive photography, as well as gain hands-on skills.

Knaresborough CC has clicked off its season with a mix of practical events and competitions, and a list of speakers with themes ranging fromArt in Architecture to Never Underestimate an Old Woman with a Camera. The club meets at 7.45pm on Wednesdays at Chain Lane Community Hub. Its evening programme includes five guest speakers, five competitions, an inter-club battle, and a set of tabletop and practical sessions.

Club chair Phil Robbins said, “The club’s success is built on listening to our members – some have just embarked on their photographic journey and others are established in their hobby. It’s a friendly, nurturing club with everyone taking some valuable insight each week, not just from the event but also from the discussions over tea and biscuits that round off the evening.”

Droitwich CC has a varied programme of events lined up for autumn 2019, and 2020. Club evenings will include guest speakers, workshops, competitions and several new club image gallery evenings, where members can exhibit their own images and talk about where and how they got the shots. The club also has an active days- out programme, through which members can learn from each other. Described as 'a small, friendly club', newmembers are very welcome. The group meets on Monday evenings at 8pm from September to May at Chawson Barns Community Centre, Old Chawson

Lane, DroitwichWR9 0AQ.

There is plenty to look forward to in Thanet Camera Club's new season. Members will learn how to improve their skills during a ‘critique’ evening on 16 September, and there is a friendly competition, ‘just for fun’ on 23 September. The chair, Laura Drury, will be Thanet CC

viewing images taken as part of her summer break challenge to photograph ten subjects, ranging from ‘bench’ to ‘seascape’. Members will also be preparing for the annual print exhibition at York Street Gallery, Ramsgate CT11 9DN, from 16 to 23 October 2019.


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