Folkestone Camera Club meeting 16 January 2006

Contributed by editor on Jan 16, 2006 - 04:35 PM


16th  January 2006

At a recent meeting  we held our 3rd Slide competition of the season which  was judged by Mr Roy Carey FRPS, DPAGB, BPE1*, APAGB a very experienced photographer, who gave us a very informative evening with his hints o­n how we could improve our photography and his results (out of 20)  were:-

Monochrome:-(6 entries) 

‘American P51 Mustang’  Dave Turner  18
‘High and Dry’   Dave Turner  17
Novice:- (0 entries)   

Intermediate:- (6 entries) 

‘Church interior Woodchurch’ Tony Reeves 17
‘Door 2 Door’   Glen Yorke  16
‘Inside a fur traders Hut’  Muriel Hilliard 16

Advanced:- (14 entries) 

‘La Roue De Paris’  David Hughes 20
‘Sundown’   Robert Brisley LRPS 19 
Medium Format:- (4 entries)

‘The Lady of the Lamp’ Bryan Mewse  18
‘Kerry‘   Victor Fowler  16

Digital Images:- (46 entries)
‘Charlotte’   Rob Greene   20
 Ã¢â‚¬ËœBeached Log’    Frank Barraclough  20
 Ã¢â‚¬ËœWaterlogged’  Jenny Barraclough  20
 Ã¢â‚¬ËœConnecting’  Melanie Chalk  19
 Ã¢â‚¬ËœWhite Label’  Vic Fowler   19
The number of entries for the Slide competition,  are o­n the decline, with the Digital Imaging entries soaring ahead now as the numbers show.   The judge also commented o­n how much better quality the digital images are.

Visit our website [1]  where you can view these winning photographs, plus many more, and  where you can also visit links to various photographic related sites and shops.

The London Salon Slide Exhibition will be shown o­n 16th January followed by our monthly Practical Evening o­n 17th.  Our 3rd Print Competition of the season will be o­n 23rd January followed by a Battle with Deal and Gateway Camera Clubs o­n 25th.   These are always very special evenings when it is good to meet with fellow photographers and see their work.  Monday 30th January will be a showing of the Clay Cross Exhibition which is always another popular evening for our members.

Meetings are held at the United Reform Community Hall, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone o­n Mondays at 7.45pm.  New members are always welcome,  if interested please phone Mrs Jenny Barraclough (Press Officer) 01303 245399  or e mail: [2]