All the Fun of the Fair

Netley Marsh Steam and Craft Show has been an annual event for 47 years, a nostalgia-inducing gathering of all sorts of vintage vehicle. The decision to arrive when the gates first opened at 8.30am (to avoid the crowds) meant that our group of five members plus guest were able to[…]

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Beautiful West Dean Gardens

Following days of rain six members and a guest ventured to West Dean Gardens in Sussex. Despite lowering clouds and the occasional light shower, with no wind, we were given ideal conditions for photographing the beautiful and extensive gardens and grounds. With the threat of thunderstorms though and much moisture[…]

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Beautiful Bluebells

On Sunday 28 April 6 members, together with companions and severalwhippets, visited Hinton Ampner to photograph the bluebells in the woods.They enjoyed an excellent display, in variable light conditions.  Followingthe circular route, they also walked about four and a half miles (images below). To finish a healthy morning in the[…]

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Visit to Arundel Wetlands Centre

Nine members visited the Wetlands Centre on Monday 1st April. A beautiful sunny day found the wildfowl in good spirits with lots of activity going on. There were a couple of sets of ducklings – always a welcome sight, and Anne and Mary were fortunate to see a Watervole posing[…]

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Out & About to Whitchurch Silk Mill

On a dull grey day, 13 members visited Whitchurch Silk Mill. The Mill offered plenty of photographic opportunities – the water wheel, the weaving machinery, cogs and bobbins, and lots of coloured threads. As always, it was a sociable occasion with discussion of cameras and lenses, and there was always[…]

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