Presentation of Awards

After the conclusion of our AGM, Honorary President Alan Inder presented the awards to the winners of our League Competitions for 2017. Winner of the Primary League and recipient of the President’s Shield was Helen Davis; The Intermediate League winner was Roy Gray, who took home the Pat Clancy Trophy[…]

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Visit to Old Portsmouth

“At the Out and about on Spice Island in Old Portsmouth, Gareth, John, Steve Townsend, Mike and Maggie, Betty and Jerry, and Helen Davis and Dave Fletcher visited three locations. The Point overlooking the harbour, Gunwharf Quays and the Spinnaker Tower; the fishing port; and the battlements and Round Tower[…]

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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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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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Gagan Singh Street Photography

Our first meeting in September saw guest speaker Gagan Sandana share his passion for Black and White Street Photography. Gagan explained that he looks for how light affects a scene in front of him, looking for shapes – triangles and shadows – sometimes waiting for several minutes for a person[…]

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Food Photography

Last week we had a presentation from one of our members, Andy Paddick, on his approach to food photography. It was a great evening with Andy showing some of his images of food. In the second half Andy showed us a typical set-up that he uses for his shots. Including[…]

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