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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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Pictures From Pantanal

  Wind, Rain and a bit of Sun   are the words that summarise the last week for me. I had the pleasure of working in north Wales for a number of days. For any toupée wearers it would have been an interesting experience, as the said article would have either been blown...

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Your Take

n interesting evening this Thursday showing the creativity and editing skills of our members. We were given the original RAW versions of the following 5 images are asked to edit them how ever we wished. It produced some fascinating results.      ...

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Ménage à Trois

Blog Image - Icelandic Nights by Andy Harbin     Thursday night was a three way battle between Stroud Camera Club, Newent & District Camera Club and Coleford Photographic Club. We had the pleasure of hosting things this year and Peter Weaver was the esteemed judge for...

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Hoe Hoe Hoe

The sharp eyed amounts you may have noticed that I have been absent from club nights this year. I have been based in Plymouth the last few weeks and may be so for a quite a few more. I am currently staying about 200m from the Hoe, which I am reliably informed is a...

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