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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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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