Month: April 2017

Newsletter #120 – CRITIQUE NIGHT

We started the evening by thanking the Fire Service for offering to show us around the previous week, and confirmed that we are going to see if we can rearrange the event. As we all know, Critique nights are an essential part of any creative development and so members have the chance for other photographers […]

Newsletter #119 – STOPPED BY THE BELL

At 6.45pm., I was chatting with the fireman and all was under control for our visit.  Within half an hour things changed rapidly. Due to the number of emergency calls, our visit had to be cancelled. This to me only demonstrates what a good job the fire service do in fast changing and hostile environments. […]

Newsletter #118 – HAVE WE DEVELOPED?

This was a joint effort evening, and Tom started with a presentation on the advantages of using scene modes. He explained how these modes can change many characteristics of the image in one simple step. With the images that Tom had taken for this presentation, we could clearly see the (sometimes) subtle changes. The ease […]

Newsletter #117 – ‘PATTERNS’ COMPETITION

JUDGED BY VICTORIA HILLMAN   This Competition was Judged by Victoria Hillman; an experienced photographer who likes exploring different aspects of photography. Victoria draws on her wealth of experience and understanding to judge internal camera club competitions, such as this one. The theme for this competition was “Patterns”, and we had many diverse interpretations of […]


For last week’s session, I promised a plethora of options so everyone could have loads of fun and I hope we achieved this. Many of you tried out the many and varied photographic challenges presented during the evening. This was the largest practical we have put on and probably the most varied. You were encouraged […]