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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
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.
ARCHIVE JANUARY to MARCH 2017
To view earlier reports visit the archive
THE LAST OF
THE SUMMER SHOOTS
It was a bit of a race against
the weather but a worthwile evening was spent in the Coronation Park.
AS LONG AS ITS
BLACK AND WHITE
Guest Speakers Mick Howe and Edward Foster gave an excellent presentation of their images in glorious monochrome.
Click on an image!
10th October 2017
When colour is removed from the equation monochrome images can be much more powerful.
Bob Craig and John Tully demonstrated how the use of filters, in camera, in photoshop or hustorically in processing in the darkroom can dramatically alter the effect achieved.
WHEN LESS IS MORE
SOME USEFUL LINKS
25th September 2017
17th October 2017 First Print Competition 2017 - 2018
The first print competition was judged by Mike Allport from the Wooler Camera Club.
The results were
1st Robin Simpson, 2nd Colin Smurthwaite, 3rd Ken Patterson
1st Michael Barron, 2nd Alan Brown 3rd Ken Patterson
1st Michael Barron, 2nd Alex Aitcheson 3rd Annie Watt
1st Alan Brown 2nd Michael Barron, 3rd John Tully
1st Colin Smurthwaite, 2nd Annie Watt 3rd Annie Watt
1st Allan Rogers 2nd Annie Watt 3rd John Tully
24th October 2017
THE TOURIST TRAIL
The club was treated to colourful images of happy children when Pamela Wright gave an excellent illustrated talk on the work of the Goodwill Childrens Homes in the South of India.
It was humbling to see their zest for life and to appreciate just how hard they study as they strive to acquire income producing skills in an area where lack of education is at the root of poverty
and the winniing entries were
1st 27 Alex Aitchison
2nd 12 Maurice McNeely
3rd 38 John Tully
7th November 2017
The Sunday Shoot Competition
The Judge was Ian Cartwright
31st October 2017
PANEL COMPETITION 'TIME'
The competition was judged by John Tully who selecrted these winning pictures from the twenty nine entered.
First and second place going to Alex Aitcheson and third to Allan Rogers.
Andrew Manley received an honorable mention
21st November 2017
Ian Cartwright gave an excellent presentation on
'The Parks of the American
Using images taken during three different visits, Ian took us through some stunning scenery and challenging terrain.
1st Colin Smurthwaite,
2nd Chris Jary,
3rd Ian Cartwright
1st Ian Cartwright,
2nd Colin Smurthwaite,
3rd Alec Aitcheson
1st Michael Barron
2nd Alec Aitcheson,
3rd Pamela Wright
1st Alan Brown,
2nd John Tully,
3rd Pamela Wright
1st Anne Christie,
2nd Paul Marshal,
3rd Anne Christie.
1st Anne Watt,
2nd Alec Aitcheson,
3rd Chris Jary
The winners in the catagories were;
28th November 2017
The first projected
for the 2017-18
season was judged
by Jane Coltman