Folkestone Camera Club meeting

Contributed by editor on Nov 25, 2004 - 04:14 PM


On Monday 22nd  November, we held our 2nd Print competition of the season, judged by Dr Peter Lewis LRPS a member of St. Mary’s Bay Camera Club and as the letters after his name show, a very competent and experienced photographer, and he gave us very good comments on how we can improve our photography.  He was an excellent judge and gave a wide range of marks out of 20.  Winners of each section were as follows:-

Novice:-        Remembered        Gill Jefferson        20    
(11 entries)        Golden Oldie        Jim Wraight            19
Intermediate:-    No 19                Michael Chalk        20
(18 entries)        Stelling Minnis Mill              Mary Collins        19
            Wishful Thinking        Thelma Bridges        19

Advanced:-         Walking Through        Frank Barraclough        20
 (28 entries)        Steam Release        David Hughes        20
    Coalman            H. Fereday            19

Novice:-        Butter Wouldn’t Melt    Pam Wraight        20
(3 entries)        Kerry                Glen Yorke            19

Intermediate:-     Sasha                Muriel Hilliard              20
(3 entrries)        Ben                Muriel Hilliard        19
Advanced:-          The Watcher        Frank Barraclough         20
(14 entries)         A White Smile         Marie-Laure Stone CPAGB  19

The above prints with 20 marks,  can be seen on our website at

Next Monday will be our Len Charles Cup Competition, when members show a selection of related slides along  with their own commentary, and the following Monday we will be seeing a selection of audio visual presentations from our Australian exchange, which will prove to be a very enjoyable evening.

On Wednesday 1st December we shall be holding our monthly practical evening, where members can practice portraiture or table-top photography with the clubs studio lighting .
Meetings are held at the United Reformed Church Community Hall, Castle Hill Avenue. Folkestone, every Monday, commencing at 7.45pm.  New members are always welcome and anyone interested in joining, please, ring Mrs Jenny Barraclough (Press Officer) 01303 245399 or e mail: for further information.