Month: March 2021

Easter social 1st April 2021

This week is our Easter social and quiz 😊 BYOB πŸ₯‚πŸ˜‚ As always at our social evenings, partners are welcome to join in too πŸ‘« The more the merrier πŸ˜€ There will be prizes for the quiz winners, so get swotting πŸ€“ Zoom link has been sent via email.

Thursday 25th March 2021

This week we have a talk by our own Phil Bell who is going to share some of the useful apps you can get to help you achieve the best from your photography, things like; checking weather, sunrise, sunset, sun positions, star positions and much more! This will be a very useful and informative talk, particularly for anyone who likes their landscape photography πŸŒ„πŸŒ…πŸŒ†πŸŒƒ

Competition results 😊

Massive congratulations to all the award winners, tough competition and very close results, from some really excellent images. However, everyone can’t win and the top scorers for each are below:

1st – Wasp Reflections – Ellen Bell – 44.5
2nd – Hairspray – Janet Taylor – 44
3rd – Sparrow Hawk – Peter Bagnall – 38
HC – Red Admiral Butterfly – David Dempster – 38
Com – Dark Side of the Spoon – Steve Bird – 33
Com – Fungus – Joe Greenhough – 33
New Images
1st – Chambord – Steve Bird – 91
2nd – Gin Glass – Steve Bird – 90
3rd – The Man in the Trilby -Janet Taylor- 89
Ist – Peter Bagnall
2nd – Janet Taylor
3rd Ellen Bell
Many thanks to all who entered these competitions.

Next week we have a talk on apps for photography by our own Phil Bell 😁

L&CPU club competition results

The 2021 L&CPU PDI Club Championship results will be shown via a Zoom meeting on Saturday 20th March 2021, starting at 10.00am. We have entries from all active club members who regularly enter into the club competitions. All images and scores will be shown for both the Open and Nature Sections. The zoom link has been sent via email. 😊

Thursday 18th March 2021

This week we have the results of our 5 new images, folio and accumulator competitions πŸ˜€ Good luck to all who entered! Don’t forget entries for the annuals are due in by 4th April and look out for an email with information for the AGM 😊

Thursday 11th March 2021

This week is our 5 new images competition. This competition is a chance for members to submitΒ previously unseen images. It is judged β€˜in house’ on the night, then the scores are added together, and the overall winner is announced at a later date. This year members should submit their scores by completing an online Google form – if they have a 2nd device (eg tablet or phone) they will be able to submit their scores whilst the images are being viewed – otherwise they will be asked to make a note of their scores whilst viewing, then submit their scores later.Β Marks between 4 and 10 to be awarded, and the winner is the image with the highest score. Good luck everyone πŸ˜ƒ

Thursday 4th March 2021

This week our chair, Ellen will be talking about her journey towards photographic distinctions. Guests welcome as always, message for details 😊 zoom link has been sent via email.

Also, don’t forget entries for 5 new images are due by Sunday evening 7th March. These should be previously unseen images and no nature images are allowed. Send to the usual competition email address 😁

Panel of 4 Results

1st  Life is a Cabaret Janet Taylor
2nd Woodland Walk Beth Robertson
3rd Kites Joe Greenhough
Highly Commeneded
Light Painting Ellen Bell
Flour Dancing Janet Taylor
Fun with Bubbles Ellen Bell
London Eye Fernley Stribling

New Images Competition
Images (up to 5) should be sent to by the end of Sunday 7th March. A reminder – images should not have been used in any previous club competition.