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A FAR FROM MONOTONOUS MONOCHROME EVENING – 1ST MAY 2024

A FAR FROM MONOTONOUS MONOCHROME EVENING – 1ST MAY 2024

And so to the last of our Monochrome themed evenings for this season. Having enjoyed a guest speaker, put up with a rather disjointed editing session and shown off our PDI work, tonight it was all about the prints. David A was our entertaining host, channelling his...

Open Print Competition No 4                                    Judged by Graham Mansfield

Open Print Competition No 4 Judged by Graham Mansfield

This is the fourth open print competition of the year, and the final round of our season.  With the results to date finely balanced the marks awarded tonight will decide the overall winners and runners up in this class for the club year.  Images can be...

SEVEN SNAP BRIGHTON – CLUB DAY OUT SATURDAY 2nd MARCH 2024

SEVEN SNAP BRIGHTON – CLUB DAY OUT SATURDAY 2nd MARCH 2024

A fine day of photography was enjoyed by club members who ventured to Brighton by train and car for a wander around the many varied areas of this fine city. In no particular order, we had Chris R, Mark B, Roshan, Paul, David A, David M and your blogger all present and...

Open PDI Competition No.  4,  judged by David Lloyd LRPS

Open PDI Competition No.  4, judged by David Lloyd LRPS

Open PDI Competition No.  4 was judged by David Lloyd LRPS.  David travelled to us from the Dorking area and is a member of the United Postfolios of Great Britain organisation. He explained that this is a postal / online photographic organisation that...

On the move!

On the move!

Last week we enjoyed our third critique evening of the season, this time with the optional theme of “movement”.  As with similar evenings, members were encouraged to introduce their images (for example, describing where the image was taken, what attracted them to...

Better late than never?!

Better late than never?!

Well it seemed like an OK idea at the time when I agreed to take a turn on the blog rota two days before going away on holiday, but with hindsight that probably wasn’t so wise as I completely forgot I needed to write something until this morning! Oops! Sorry for...

Open Print Competition No 2,  judged by Simon Bedwell  LRPS

Open Print Competition No 2,  judged by Simon Bedwell  LRPS

This week the club welcomed judge Simon Bedwell LRPS to the St Patrick’s Centre to judge our Open Print Competition No.2.  Simon is a member of the Tandridge Photographic Society, and visits us for the first time this week. The entry of 26 images were all to be...

Open PDI Competition No 3

Open PDI Competition No 3

The meeting this evening, held online, was our third open projected digital image competition of the 2023/24 season, critiqued and judged by  Royston Williamson.  Royston last judged at the club in April of this year, and is on the SPA judges panel. We had...

Studio Portrait Night 4 with Joe Franklin

Studio Portrait Night 4 with Joe Franklin

This week we welcomed back Joe Franklin for a further studio based portrait photography session.  Joe has been with us three times before to provide similar evenings, on those occasions using everything from large studio strobe lighting with soft boxes to achieve his...

Photocraft hits the SPA!! plus our own Smartphone competition

Photocraft hits the SPA!! plus our own Smartphone competition

Brian, our host for the evening, began by formally congratulating our medal winners at last Saturday’s SPA Individual Print and PDI Competition. While Storm Babet hammered the roof of East Horsley Village Hall, our intrepid trio were taking the other SPA camera clubs...

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