News 2020-2021

The New Year opens with a Quiz
Posted on Thu 7 Jan 2021

Many thanks to Emma for devising the Quiz that marked our first meeting in 2021. It was certainly an entertaining start to the year even if I was ashamed to find that I couldn't remember what ISO stood for! Next week we are back to actual photographs when we will be sharing some photographs that...

Theme night - Shadows and Light
Posted on Thu 10 Dec 2020

Our last meeting of 2020 featured our 'Two on a Theme' challenge where members were asked to submit two images with a common theme. This year the theme was Shadows and Light. We had a strong selection to view and there was a lively debate on how some of them might have been treated or cropped...

A talk by Berwick Visual Arts Artist in Residence
Posted on Tue 24 Nov 2020

After a few technical hitches, we were treated to a fascinating talk by Joan Coates, the current artist in residence for Berwick Visual Arts. Joanne's project explores gender in agriculture but she also shared images from her previous projects. See more of her work at


2nd Projected Image competition results
Posted on Tue 17 Nov 2020

There were some strong entries for our second Projected Image competition and our judge for the evening, Patrick Sheard, provided plenty of helpful feedback. You can view the winning entries in the Results Gallery

Landscapes with a difference
Posted on Thu 29 Oct 2020

We were treated to an evening of very different landscapes by our visiting speaker, Mark Reeves. Many of them were created using ICM (intentional camera movement) and Mark was kind enough to share some hints and tips about his techniques. We finished with a thought-provoking AV presentation on...

First projected image competition results
Posted on Tue 20 Oct 2020

The club welcomed Harry Hall as our first external judge to decide the outcome of the first Projected Image competition. All the winning entries can be seen in our Results Gallery but the winners were:

Landscape - 1st Neil Forster; 2nd Neil Forster; 3rd Paul Anderson

Illustrative -...

An Inspiring Evening
Posted on Tue 6 Oct 2020

This meeting was given over to everybody sharing a photograph that had inspired them and we had a very varied collection. In fact it inspired so much discussion that we ran out of time and will have to repeat the excercise so that we are able to give everybody a chance to share the kind of...

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An evening of Distinctions
Posted on Tue 29 Sep 2020

Four members shared their experiences of applying for (and gaining) an RPS Distinction. Jeanette told us about how she put together her LRPS panel while Maggie and Basia spoke about their ARPS journey. Finally Michael brought us up to date on his quest for the elusive FRPS. Plenty of helpful...

Marvelous Macro
Posted on Tue 22 Sep 2020

Andrew Green treated us to an amazing selection of Macro photographs, giving us a glimpse into the hidden worlds all around us as well as showing some helpful tips on equipment and technique

Show and Tell - member's images
Posted on Wed 16 Sep 2020

This weeks meeting included photos from 7 members on topics that included a tour of some of the lesser known parts of Berwick; the life cycle of a frog; 'a year in the kitchen'; a trip to newcastle to see the Knife Angel sculpture; views of Niagra Falls and getting up close with bears; salmon...