Author: Phil

Christmas social

What a fantastic night we had tonight. Thanks to everyone for coming and contributing to the raffle prizes and buying tickets. Thanks to all who helped organise the quiz and the night and to the George at torrisholme for letting us come back 😂 we made a fantastic £100 🤗🤗 for the club. Don’t forget to submit images for comp 4 set subject UK landmarks by 23rd Dec and think about folio images for 4th Jan. If anyone needs help with this just ask. Merry Christmas everyone 🎄🎄🎄🎁🎁🎁

Christmas social 13th Dec

Just a reminder this Thursday is our Christmas social in the upstairs function room at the George from 7.30pm. There will be food provided a water or wine raffle and a quiz 😊 partners and friends also welcome.£5 per person, anyone who hasn’t paid is welcome to pay on the night. Looking forward to seeing everyone there 😃🍻🍽️

Christmas tree festival 🌲 6th-8th Dec at poulton church

Just to let everyone know, we will have a tree on display again this year at the poulton church Christmas tree festival 🌲 with images from our members. If you get chance to go along and have a look it is a beautiful sight to see all the amazing trees lit up🎄 it starts this Thursday evening and runs until Saturday evening. See link below:

Thur 6th Dec

This week is the results of monthly competition 3 😀 we welcome back jim Cunningham to judge this 😊There will be a raffle, so please bring your pennies 💰 thank you to those who have donated prizes.

Also on the 13th is the Christmas social, partners and friends also welcome. £5 per person which includes a buffet 🥪 and quiz- bargain! I need numbers and ideally payment by this week please.
I am looking for donations of bottles of water and wine for this pretty please 🤗

Macro Shoot of Exotic Animals

Thursday was the first evening of our new summer programme, which is free and open to all. This week was a Macro shoot of exotic animals which were kindly provided by AJ Exotics of Lancaster. A fantastic evening was had by all, and below

are a few general shots of the evening. The next is a session on photography and editing skills on Thur 26th April. See the website calendar for more details.

Thursday 1st March

Thank you to William Oliphant for a fantastic talk on photoshop last Thursday. Everyone found it a very useful and informative evening. Don’t forget tomorrow (Sunday) is the last chance to submit images for the annuals. Please ask if you are unsure of anything.

Annual competition reminder

Don’t forget this week entries for the annuals are due to the competition e-mail address by Sunday at the latest. Here is a reminder of what is eligible for entry and the categories, good luck everyone;

Annual Digital Image Competitions

This is the final competition of the season, and it is assumed that members will enter their most successful images from throughout the year. Categories include;

·        Nature  (may be colour or mono) max. of 2 images

·        Colour Digital Image of the Year max. of 2 images

·        Best Monochrome Image (may be any subject but will be judged on pictorial merit and not eligible for other sections) max. of 2 images

·        Portraiture (Mono. or Colour Images – Animal portraits are not eligible for this award) max. of 2 images

·        Table Top Image (Mono or Colour) max. of 2 images

·        Best in show – The winning image from each section in the Annuals to go forward to be judged and the overall winner is awarded “Best in Show”

Panel of four winners

Well done to everyone who entered last weeks panel of 4 competition. The standard was exceptional and there were some worthy winners!

Congratulations to John for his winning panel ‘Birds in Flight’, superb images.

Looking forward to seeing everyone this Thursday for our guest speaker William Oliphant who is going to talk to us about basic Photoshop editing.

Winning panel of 4 – John Hughes- Birds in Flight

Check out all the wining images by visiting our website:

Tomorrow’s night competition

Tomorrow night is the results of the panel of 4 competition, judged by the experienced Simon Ray.

Bring money and/or prizes for the monthly raffle.
Remember to submit images to be considered for the club’s promotional material.

Also, the website has been completely re-vamped so please have a look, and share as much as possible.

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