Folkestone Camera Club meeting 28 November 2005

Contributed by editor on Dec 05, 2005 - 11:38 PM


On Monday 28 November, we held our 2nd Print competition of the season, judged by Brian Weatherly, 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, with 20 points, of each section were as follows:-


Novice:- Two Boats Sue Cowell 20

(8 entries) Reaching for the Moon Eric Frankland 19

Intermediate:- Metropolis Gill Jefferson 20

(17 entries) Derwent Water Keswick Mary Collins 19

Advanced:-   Little Bee-Eater Ian Stone 20

 (28 entries) Open Wide Ian Stone 20

Hyena with Remains of Wart Hog Marie-Laure Stone CPAGB 19

The Winner Marie-Laure Stone CPAGB 19

Rolling Stock Michael Chalk 19


Novice:- Ron the porter Bluebell Railway Pam Wraight 20

(1 entry)

Intermediate:- Izzie Melanie Chalk 20

(3 entrries) Bryan and Barbara Glen Yorke 18

Advanced:-   Sarah Dave Turner 20 

(13 entries) Anne-3 Bob Brisley LRPS 20

Nenaunir Marie-Laure Stone CPAGB 19

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


Next Monday 5 December, two of our members, Ian and Marie-Laure Stone CPAGB will be presenting "Anything Michael Palin can do", so can these two members – they will treat us to an Audio-Visual of their adventures in Nepal & Tibet, which we know will be a very entertaining evening.

On the 12 December GAVIN HOEY - will present an "Introduction to Digital Imaging". The presentation bridges the technology of film and digital systems – there will be something for everyone. Gavin’s work has been featured in the popular photographic magazines and the "Tropical Image" exhibitions held in Florida.
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.

Our Christmas Social Evening will be held on 19 December (members only, due to lack of space). Although founded in 1908, Folkestone Camera Club celebrates 60 years continual activity following disruption caused by WWII. Arthur Bailey helps us celebrate on this special evening by taking a look at what some of the members were doing during those sixty years

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.