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ARCHIVE JANUARY to MARCH 2017
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13th December 2016 JAMES WALKER FRPS Judged Images & prints in the Monochrome Competition,
Mono Print Competition:
1st - Maggie Jary (Heavy Going image)
2nd - Colin Smurthwaite
3rd - Colin Smurthwaite
Mono Projected Image Competition:
1st - Chris Jary (Waiting for sunrise image)
2nd - Maggie Jary
3rd - Alex Aitchison
10th January 2017 SHOW & TELL
Members were treated to a wide ranging selection of images in the second "Show and Tell" evening.
Presentations were given by
Alan Brown, Pamela Wright,
Maggie Jary, John Tully,
Maurice MacNeely and Martin Mears
was the title of the talk given by guest speaker
Laurie, who is native to Berwick is one of Scotland's leading natural history and landscape photographers.
At a very well attended meeting we were treated to some of the 120,000 images from this extensive collection.
He works almost exclusively in Scotland and the images screened included Cairngorm Reindeer, Badgers, Golden Eagles and closer to hand a suburb series of pictures of Otters.
The latter appeared in his recently published book, “Return to the River”
24th January 2017
1 Maurice McNally 2 Alan Brown 3 John Tully
1 Alan Brown 2 Maggie Jary 3 Michael Barron
1 Michael Barron 2 Colin Smuthtwaite 3 John Tully
1 Bob Craig 2 Maggie Jary 3 John Tully
1 Maggie Jary 2 Colin Smurthwaite 3 Robin Simpson
1 Michael Barron 2 Robin Simpson 3 Bob Craig
THE SECOND PRINT COMPETITION
Judged by Andy Bennetts The results were
31st January 2017
Economics PhD Sebastião Salgado only took up photography in his 30s, but the discipline became an obsession.
His years-long projects beautifully capture the human side of a global story
The 7th of February was scheduled as an evening shoot, 'weather permitting.'
The weather did not permit so away from the rain in the comfort of the clubhouse members were treated to some suberb and thought provoking images as the work of Sebastião Salgadowas screened.
Tuesday 14th February.
'A Northumberland event'
The Judge was Bill Hume
The winner was Maggie Jary with a set of images capturing the spirit of the Heavy Horse Festival at Etal.
Second was Colin Smurthwaite
and Third Michael Barron
68 image were entered and the results were:
1) Sandra Thornton, 2) Bob Craig 3) Anne Watt
1) Ian Cartwright 2) Alex Aitcheson 3) Maggie Jary
1) Alex Aitcheson 2) Allan Rogers 3) Colin Smurthwaite
1) Anne Christie 2) Bob Craig 3) Maggie Jary
1)Anne Christie 2) John Tully 3) Anne Christie
1)Anne Christie 2) Maggie Jary 3) Colin Smurthwaite
28th February 2017 The second projected image competition
The Competetion was judged by Jane Coltman
Superb colour images were transformed and hidden aspects revealed as Derek explained how he manipulated his images to produce monochrome pictures that offered so much more than the already impressive orignals.
He spoke about his approach to street photography, about preparing for ' the moment, and talked us through just how the pictures were captured.
To see more of his pictures visit his website at www.dereksnee.co.uk
14th March 2017 BEST IMAGES SELECTED
In an entertaining evening Malcolm Kuz delivered a 'feel good' commentary when he judged the images put forward for the Best of 2016-2017 Competition.
He directed attention to what was best about the pictures presented before choosing the winning images.
The reslults were
Best Projected Image Anne Christie
Best Print Maggie Jarry
Honorable mentions to Alex Aitcheson
and Michael Barron
7th March An Evening with Derek Snee
At the Annual General Meeting Ian Cartwright was elected as the new Chairman and Annie Watt as Club Secretary.
The post of Treasurer is still vacant. (Volunteer needed)
The outgoing Chairman Daryn Ritchie outlined a few of the iterms planned for the next season.
'A Fun Knockout event' in which each member can submit up to 3 prints, (no age limit.)
Points will not be awarded but there will be a small prize for the winner.
A theme based projected Image competition. The theme to be chosen each year at the AGM.
This year the theme will be "Time" and two images my be submitted by members. (Images will have a 3 year age limit.)
A film night will replace the Evening Shoot if the weather is unsuitable.
A change to projected image sizes to bring us into line with other clubs was agreed.
The new sizes are Landscape format 1400 X 1050 pixels
Portrait format Maximum height 1050 pixels
Square format 1050X1050 pixels
Measures to secure the club's funding were considered with an increase in membership fees to £30
and club raffles being agreed.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
After a superb dinner at the Castle Hotel a happy gathering of members and their guests applauded this years winners.
The Competition Secretary
Colin Smurthwaite was on hand to ensure the cups went into the right hands. Vice Chairman Micheal Barron made the presentations to
Overall Club Championship, Colour Print, Mono & Best Print Compertition
Best Projected Image
28th March 2017
21st March 2017
ARCHIVE JANUARY - MARCH 2017