Club Night

Welcome Back! The New Season Begins!

Welcome Back! The New Season Begins!

And we're off! A warm welcome back to everyone and thanks to all who joined on Wednesday for our opening night. I hope all members managed to get out a bit more over summer and take a few images. We begin with our meetings still online but with the prospect of being...

End of Term – Party Time!

End of Term – Party Time!

What a year. A time of global threat and upheaval that has seen businesses go to the wall, live entertainment savagely curtailed, and socialising kept at a distance. So what has happened to the camera club scene? Well, I think it’s fair to say that we have adapted to...

AGM & Nature competition

AGM & Nature competition

Our AGM summed up another very successful, albeit pandemically-challenged, year for Photocraft. In his Chair’s report (circulated to members beforehand), Brian C said: ‘I am so delighted to say that our membership levels have grown over this season. That is quite an...

Photowalk in Carshalton

Photowalk in Carshalton

A group of members gathered on the evening of 2 June, to take advantage of the anticipated sunset visible across the ponds in Carshalton, and to celebrate the easing of lockdown restrictions that have limited our ability to meet this year. Whilst our group arrived for...

Water, Water, Everywhere..

Water, Water, Everywhere..

I remember having to sit through a whole evening of nothing but pictures of autumn leaves and wishing, by the end of it, the damn things would just get on with it, drop off and disintegrate for the winter. So some thought is needed for a set subject competition and we...

Image Swap Evening – Different but Similar

Image Swap Evening – Different but Similar

When we had our first Image Swap evening, it went very well and from memory, we had many rather different takes on what the members involved had provided. Our second evening was held on 3rd March and from where I was sitting, our eight members who stepped forward to...

An evening with Sound and Vision, by Alan M and David S

An evening with Sound and Vision, by Alan M and David S

An in-house introduction to audio-visual (AV) presentations and their production methods and styles, prepared by club members, showing interesting and dynamic examples of their work. together with descriptions of the processes involved. The evening was initiated by...

Monochrome Workshop

Monochrome Workshop

Very few of us have any formal training in image editing. We choose our editing software according to what was fashionable at the time and our budget, and learnt how to use it in a fairly haphazard manner, probably picking up poor habits in the process. We finish up...

Farewell to 2020 with some Christmas Cheer

Farewell to 2020 with some Christmas Cheer

What a year 2020 was!! The option to have our usual Social gathering was long gone and so we chose to give everyone the month of December 2020 to take and create some images for us all to enjoy as 2021 gets underway. It was great to see the variety and wit of our...

Club “Domestic Still Life” Image Evening

Club “Domestic Still Life” Image Evening

We enjoyed some excellent fun and saw some wonderful creativity in our first photography theme evening of the season. 29 great images were entered and members were kind enough to offer an insight into their creation. David H provided two evocative images that drew on...

Over the rainbow – a talk by David P

Over the rainbow – a talk by David P

The world of infra-red, ultra-violet reflectance, and ultra-violet fluorescence photography Club Member David P provided us with an introduction to the worlds of infra-red [IR] and ultra-violet [UV] photography during this week’s Zoom meeting, taking us into places in...

Up before the Judge!

There has been one very enjoyable and consistent element throughout these online club evenings which is that when we are left to our devices and hold an in house "Club Night", the level of engagement and interaction between members has been excellent! Our "Ask the...

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