Next Meeting – Thursday 28 February – Battle at Wallingford Photographic Club

On Thursday we are at Wallingford Photographic Club for a Battle. There will be two competitions, PDIs and prints, each consisting of 10 images. While the atmosphere will be reasonably informal, it is always interesting to see the work from another club, so we hope many will be able to come along.
 
If you want to share a lift, please be at the car park for 7pm, they start at 7.45. If you prefer to find your own way there, the post code of the venue is OX10 8FN and detailed directions are:
 

Directions to Crowmarsh Pavilion Coming from Wallingford: 

1. Head out of Wallingford to the East, in the direction of Henley, Benson & Crowmarsh.

2. Go over the bridge and turn left in to Stephens Field, in front of the new houses. If you reach the mini- roundabout you’ve gone too far. 

3. Follow the road through the new estate, as it curves right (Bellamy Way), then left, down a slight incline and through the 5-bar gate.

4. Park on the right in front of the single storey brick building, which is the Pavilion.

Coming from Crowmarsh / Ring road / Henley / Benson: 

1. At the Crowmarsh Roundabout (junction A4074/A130), head West towards Wallingford.

2. Come down ‘The Street’

3. Go straight at the mini-roundabout next to the Queens Head

4. Pass Church & Bus Stop (right hand side)5. When can see the bridge, look for the right hand turning (Stephens Field), that sits between the new houses and a small green (if you reach the bridge, you’ve gone too far, and it is not the turning towards the camping and swimming pool)

6. Follow the road through the new estate as it curves right (Bellamy Way), then left, down a slight incline and through the 5-bar gate.

7. Park on the right in front of the single storey brick building, which is the Pavilion.

 
The following week’s meeting is our next print competition. Prints need to be with Jo by this Friday. Please bring them along on Thursday or, if not possible, then please take them to Jo’s house, details in the e-mail from Steve.
It would be helpful if you could email her with your titles, making it clear whether each image is mono or colour and for the Club League or Improvers’
You can enter two colour and two mono prints. Jo’s email address is turner_jo AT btinternet.com 

Next Meeting – Thursday 21 February – Studio Lighting – from 7 p.m.

Thursday’s meeting is a studio lighting session, We will have a couple of models in from about 8 p.m., but will be setting up the lights etc from 7 p.m. so that will be a good time to arrive and reacquaint yourself with the equipment.
 
Remember to bring your camera(!) and anything else that will be useful.
 
A reminder that our next print competition is on 7th March.

Next Meeting – Thursday 14th February – PDI Competition

PDI Competition – Club and Improvers’ Leagues.

Judge: Roger McCallum

Next Meeting – Thursday 7th February – Macro Photography Presentation by Peter Phillips

Peter will be giving a presentation on macro photography; you will have seen some of his images using this technique so I’m sure we will all learn something to improve our own photography.
 
REMINDER
 
Next Thursday 14th February is our next PDI competition. Members can enter two images, colour or mono, on any subject. Please email your resized images to Chris at  cjgib62 AT gmail.com  by the end of this week.
If you are entering the Improvers’ League, please let Chris know.

Next Meeting – Thursday 24th January – Presentation “How to judge or not to judge”

We will be showing a DVD by the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain with the title “How to judge or not to judge”. This will go into some detail of how judges look at and evaluate photographs. It is sure to be very relevant in assisting members to improve their skills as well as seeing some very good photography.
 
The following week’s meeting (31st January) is our next print competition, so please remember to bring your entries along on the 24th.
There are two sections, colour and mono, and members may enter two prints for each.
If you are entering the Improvers’ League, please make this clear.
 
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday.

Thursday 10th January – NO MEETING

Our next meeting,  on Thursday 17th January, will be a PDI competition.

Members can enter two images for this.

Please make sure to send entries to Chris Gibbins in good time.

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