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Paper-Chain Challenge

Last club night of 2017 and it was Party Night. Plenty of food and plenty of fun was on the menu with some quizzes and a few games to bring out the competitive nature of some of the members. Teams were challenged to build paper chains. I think Annie and Jennie were...

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Wildlife and Waffle

George the cuckoo (or possibly a cross between a sparrow-hawk and a pigeon!) This week Scott Latham shared his passion for wildlife photography and conservation with some spectacular natural and creative images of British, African and Asian wildlife. By his own...

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Bigging It Up

The challenge is to capture the character of the town, from the small details we take for granted to the iconic aspects that scream THIS IS STROUD! The pictures could be your take on Stroud, or they could be record shots, let us see if between us we can capture the...

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Keep It Stiff

The November Open Competition was held on Thursday evening with Peter Crane doing the judging stuff. Peter is a sticker for a well mounted print, firm and flat is his raison d'etre so if yours is a little floppy then watch out. A few members were caught out by reusing...

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Super Spraggon

Stephen Spraggon visited the club on Thursday night and it was one of the most informative and enjoyable evening I have attended in many a year. It is always a pleasure to listen to someone who enthuses their subject and even better when they have such a good product...

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Skills and Confusion

The programme said: Practical night when several of our experienced members take a table and share their skills. You choose what you would like to learn.   The tables were: Jenny - AV Techniques Angela - Environmental Portraiture Keith - 360 Photography Cris -...

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AV + The Baps

Chairman Keith opened the evening and was obviously a little surprised. He was expecting to see images of a capital city on the east coast of Sweden, rather than of a tiny island off the south west coast of Wales. Once this slight confusion was over  things settled...

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Not Normal

The second open competition of this season was held on Thursday night and Brian Swinyard was judge for the evening. Brian makes no secret of the fact that he really enjoys images that are soft in focus or a little blurry. For me this is a god send as this is a style I...

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Paper-Chain Challenge

Last club night of 2017 and it was Party Night. Plenty of food and plenty of fun was on the menu with some quizzes and a few games to bring out the competitive nature of some of the members. Teams were challenged to build paper chains. I think Annie and Jennie were...

read more

Wildlife and Waffle

George the cuckoo (or possibly a cross between a sparrow-hawk and a pigeon!) This week Scott Latham shared his passion for wildlife photography and conservation with some spectacular natural and creative images of British, African and Asian wildlife. By his own...

read more

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