Category Archives: Newsletters


Newsletter #9 – Light Painting

 Another amazing night, even though the weather did try to disrupt it. 40+ intrepid photographers frightened the life out of Wembdon and at least one motorist with caravan. A big thanks to Sharron Pearse, Mike Newman for their contribution towards the night, providing wire wool and glow sticks etc. A special thanks to Sharon Stevens whose help […]


PICTURE CRITIQUE & MACRO Big Buzz Down In Second Room Another action packed evening, Dave B led an enthusiastic group through the exciting world of Macro and then Micro photography. Who would have thought that a jumping spider would have such an endearing face? Looking at the photographs taken by James we can see the […]

Newsletter #7 – Photo Manipulation & Shutter Speed

PHOTO MANIPULATION & SHUTTER SPEED Another busy, bustling, happy evening. In the main hall another session with Darren and Lightroom. Ian quoted “It is amazing, I never realised how good it was, and all it could do”. Lance and Bri kept it going at other end of the hall attentive with Elements. Let’s hope you all […]

Newsletter #6 – Shooting the Moon

SHOOTING THE MOON Members arrived at the club this week relieved to see exactly what they had dreamed of, the sight of a beautiful full moon shining down as “Shooting the Moon” was the theme for this week. I understand that many of you had been eating extra carrots leading up to it knowing that […]

Newsletter #5 – Photo Manipulation / Camera Kit

PHOTO MANIPULATION / CAMERA EQUIPMENT The club recorded another very successful evening with an attendance of 52 enthusiasts which included 3 new guests who were taking advantage of our two free week’s trial to see what we have to offer. Everyone seemed to enjoy the evening set out by our Program Officer, Dave Bawden, which comprised […]

Newsletter #4 – PICTURE EVENING

PICTURE EVENING It seems everyone enjoyed last night meeting, even if it was plan B ! It was great to see so many A4 prints and digital images that were brought in. I thought the discussion about each of your images was very encouraging, showing a growing understanding of some photographic basics. Congratulations to Mike […]

Newsletter #3 – ALL ABOUT EXPOSURE!

ALL ABOUT EXPOSURE   OMG, I think I have joined the wrong club!!!!! Seemed more like the Quantock Bee Keepers Association to me than a camera club, the amount of times I heard the word “BUZZING”.  Everyone was using it. What was all that about? Lol Don’t blame me, it was that guy Graham who started it all […]

Newsletter #2 – ALL ABOUT CAMERAS

ALL ABOUT CAMERAS Our second night was am evening dedicated to CAMERA’s and all the different types. The evening began with Graham and Tom explaining the differences between todays photographic devices and explored the advantages and disadvantages of each. From compacts to phones, DSLR’s to CSC’s – no camera bag was left unturned. It was another […]

Newsletter #1 – LAUNCH NIGHT!!

LAUNCH NIGHT!!!  Phew. That’s it, First night, come and gone, where do I begin? (which is unusual for me 🙂 After hours of committee meetings, lots of talk and heated discussions, as you do, hundreds of emails, (that’s just me) hours of work, photographing, buying, begging, filming and driving, it’s happened. Yes, just a handful of friends […]