What a good turn out last night. So glad that people made the effort.
Here are the results.
We held our Annual 3 Way battle with Beacon and Newent at Newent.
The evening was judged by our good friend Leigh Woolford who , as always, gave excellent critique, fair and consistent marking. A great job!
Excellent images were entered by all 3 Clubs and the stand was very high and this is shown int he results.
Many thanks to Newent for hosting the evening and many thanks for the refreshments. The home made cakes were lovely. Watch out Beacon, we are getting ever closer!
Smethwick International Salon.
Congratulations go to John Crowland for entering the 45h Smethwick International Salon. John had two acceptances with Coal Angle and Melancholy.
Rod Lamb suggested trying something different. The idea was to produce a image that wasn't Camera Club standard. The aim was to develop creativity and try some different techniques. There was or right or wrong no camera club rules, just a case of do what you want with a chosen theme.
Three themes were available to choose from.
End of Time
In the style of the old masters
The the realm of the senses.
Our members produced some excellent images and thought outside the box. Well done everyone.
It will be interesting to see what you come up with next!
Congratulations go to John Crowland for gaining his Award for Photographic Merit. He now has his CPAGB to go with AWPF and AFIAP.
It has taken a lot of hard work to gain this award and its very well deserved. John produces some fantastic images which we all enjoy looking at is very inspirational to our members.
The Annual Exhibition was held in August and the Presidents Shield went to Alan Ockenden for the "Malagassi Street Kids" print. The award was presented by Barbara Nash, our Club President.
Thank you to all who entered their prints in the Exhibition which ran over 4 weeks with approximately 30+ images on display each week at the Library.
Aug 2019: The Society is pleased to announce that it has been approached by Ross Town Council, Create Ross, AONB and its partners to photograph the Gilpin Celebrations which start in 2020. We are going to produce a short film to show the journey that William Gilpin took down the River Wye in 1770 which denotes Ross as the birth of Tourism. Hopefully we will be able to find some canoes and ‘pilots’ to take a few of our members down the Wye to record this in video form. We have Wathen prints to work with where we will go and photograph locations on the Wye as they are today. There will be an Exhibition of work at a venue to be decided later in the year. It is hoped that our prints will be professionally produced which should enhance the Exhibition tremendously. We hope to also produce an AV of the trip down the river from Wilton Bridge to Chepstow. This will be a year long project where we hope all members will take part. Many events are planned during the coming year and we will be there to capture as many as possible. The Town council and Create Ross are building a brand new website to show the work that we contribute to the celebrations. We have also been asked to provide photographs of all events taking place in Ross from August 2019 - July 2020. So far, we have covered the Carnival, Ross does Pride, Olliefest and the Rowing Regatta. There is the Cider Festival, Hedgehog Festival and the Christmas Fayre also planned for this year.
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