“War on the Line”

Our Out and About to the Watercress Line was a fun and successful day out with a perfect excuse for plenty of steam train travel. With so many re-enactors and people in costume at each station who seemed to enjoy being photographed there were easy opportunities to practice our portrait[…]

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Movement in Photography

We often hear about sharpness and focus in images; blur is bad.  Last night we saw how to use movement to be creative and expressive.  Derek Gale enthusiasm and experience shone through. Movement in both camera and subjects; as well using a variety of LED lights to provide different techniques to show[…]

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Poppy Wave at Fort Nelson

On Sunday 15th April nine members met at Fort Nelson – part of the Royal Armouries, to see and photograph the touring ‘poppy wave’ sculpture. The wave was part of the ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ installation first seen at the Tower of London in 2014. Compared to[…]

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Southampton Photo Walk

With the weather better than forecast, giving soft hazy sunshine, 7 members met at the Bargate for a photowalk around Southampton. We started at the new plaza by West Quay where there are some interesting textures and curves with the added bonus of a water feature, before making our way[…]

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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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