2017 Print Competition League Results

After our competition evening,  the results are now in! It was very close especially in the intermediate league. There were a few ‘joint’ positions so a ‘count-back’ system was employed but here are results:   Primary First            Helen DAVIS and recipient of the President’s Shield Second   […]

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Mayor of Winchester’s Reception

At the 2017 exhibition, the Mayor of Winchester presented the awards in our Junior Competition. The quality of the images and the children’s enthusiasm left a lasting impression to the extent that he invited the winners to submit pictures to become the official Mayoral Christmas Card 2017. The brief was[…]

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Explaining Exposure

Getting the correct amount of light onto the sensor (or film!) is an essential aspect of photography. It is controlled by the aperture of the lens, the sensitivity setting of the sensor, the shutter speed.  Adjust each of these will adjust the exposure and it is a trade-off between all[…]

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Portfolios 2017

Doing something different and new can often be difficult; outside the ‘comfort zone’ is a daunting place. Yet it is often said it is a great way to learn and learning is the aim of the yearly portfolios. Each year every member gets a random topic – sometimes it’s hard,[…]

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Exhibition 2016

Our 2016 exhibition has now closed; we had the privilege of welcoming a large number of visitors to The Patterson Centre over the 3 days. Together with an impressive array of our own members’ images, we also had some excellent images taken by local children. We should say a great[…]

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