Ivor Porter will start the evening off with a short presentation “January to June”
Following Ivor’s presentation members will have an opportunity to show some of their
work, inviting comments , constructive criticism or sharing techniques used. Depending on
numbers each photographer will be allocated between 5 and 10 minutes
Our own Pete Warrington has a two part presentation. The first, and appropriate for this anniversary year, he will share some thoughts and letters from the trenches . In the second part which Pete calls “How to “cheat” in international exhibitions” he will show how he constructed his award winning image “Red Setter at West Wittering”
Following Les’s presentation members will have an opportunity to show some of their work, inviting comments , constructive criticism or sharing techniques used. Depending on numbers each photographer will be allocated between 5 and 10 minutes
Colin Trow-Poole FRPS. FIPF. APAGB. says his talk will cover a range of photographic genres, comprising of portraiture, abstracts, silhouettes, etc. It will be mostly monochrome but some colour work- a cross section of photography catering for a diverse membership. Colin’s web site at www.colintrowpoole.com is well worth a visit.
The Judge for tonight is Colin Mill BPE 2* from Milton Keynes
A first for the club. Ivor has organised this contest with the Nelson Camera Club of New
Zealand. It is different in that there will in effect be two competitions here and in New
Zealand. Our judge tonight is Damon Guy. Results will be exchanged once both
competitions are judged. To see Nelson’s work look at their web site
Slavek Staszcuk ,a professional photographer specialising in landscape and travel photography will present a selection of landscape and architecture photographs, taken both in the UK and abroad, with an extensive commentary about the techniques used, particularly the use of ND graduated and polarising filters, creative choices, many practical tips, anecdotes. Visit Slavek’s website www.photoss.net for more about him and his work
Hosted by St Albans CC. Other clubs competing are Marlow CC and Kidlington CC
The set subject of this competition is open to a wide interpretation.. Let your imagination run wild . Entries as usual will be discussed by a panel of three members who will arrive at a consensus as to which image best meets the brief. So give them plenty to think about.
Each member can submit one image in the normal club format .
Location of Hall by What3words works with sat nav programs and google maps.
Location by What3words when,smiled,jabs
There is local parking at the Church and in the West Way Parade of shops free after 18:00 Hrs.
Buses from Oxford to Elms Parade NS1,S1,4,4B,4C,S9 Every 8 to 10 minutes.
Annual Take Five competition. All members are invited to enter 5 images. They will be judged by all members in attendance. Images must be in the usual club format and entered via the club’s competition software. Full details on formatting are on the club website.