News and What’s On

News

**** updated Monday 22 July 2019

New Programme for 2019-20

New programme commences Monday 2 September and is now available online. Visiting non-members are welcome to attend meetings for a small charge.

SUMMER 2019 Programme

We meet every Monday and Wednesday evening during the Summer as usual.

From w/c 1 July we start the Summer Programme where events are chosen by members as we go along through July/August until the new programme starts in September.  Where a date below has no specific subject then come along for an impromptu studio workshop session.

Mon 22 July – studio motorbike shoot – bring camera
Wed 24 July – “Quizzical images” – bring images taken from unusual angles etc plus a normal shot
Mon 29 July – Strobe workshop with Ros – bring your camera/tripod
Wed 31 July – “Ink flows” – bring your camera/tripod
Sat 3 Aug – Hut “spring” clean
Mon 5 Aug – Exhibition print selection/2 – another opportunity to bring digital images
Wed 7 Aug – tba – members can check any recent updates on email, Facebook or Twitter
Mon 12 Aug – tba – members can check any recent updates on email, Facebook or Twitter
Wed 14 Aug – Dog photography in the studio with Ros – bring your camera
Mon 19 Aug – tba – members can check any recent updates on email, Facebook or Twitter
Wed 21 Aug – provisional date – Print mounting for exhibitions
Mon 26 Aug – Bank Holiday
Wed 28 Aug – Specifically for newer members with help from the experienced members – advice on preparing your images for Club competitions – how to get involved

Member’s Exhibition

This space in the Club lounge area is open and the first exhibition is 32 images kindly selected and loaned by Club member Paul Holroyd

Photography practical help outside of Club programme

See below for help/coaching sessions for beginners and more experienced enthusiasts

Studio Day – open to all photography enthusiasts

Watch out for details of the next studio open day

Recent Club competition winners

Full results in the Print and PDI competitions, Print of the Year and PDI of the Year competitions are shown below.

Congratulations to Paula Titheradge, Cathy Holroyd, Chris Heath, Steve Peel, Jeff Hutchinson and Graham Wilcock on their Club awards presented this week.

Congratulations to Paula Titheradge as overall winner of the set subject competition (colour-themed) knockout with “Drumming the Blues”.

See images on Facebook and Twitter and on our home page when available

See us also on Facebook (for members who are facebook users) and twitter.com/crawleycamera (public feed – no need to register)

What’s On

Click here to go to Programme page

Coming week – see Summer programme above

Monday – Summer Programme – see above

Wednesday – Summer Programme – see above

Upcoming Club competition dates (2019/20)

Monthly Set Subject Competition
This competition comprises monthly rounds (Sept 2019 – June 2020) which are open to all members. The theme for the coming year is the 10 unique letters in  C R A W L E Y   c a M e r a   c l U B in order. Image subjects should be inspired by, or start with, the chosen letter for each month. Images for any month can be taken at any time in 2019-2020 – so ample opportunity to look at recent archives or plan ahead.  Further details are included in the programme. Image submission guidelines are provided on documents page.  

Next round September – “C is for …” and is judged on Mon 30 Sept – topic is any image subject beginning with or inspired by the letter “C”

Projected Digital Image (PDI) Competition (go to latest results)

Congratulations to Graham Wilcock (1st), Ros Wood (2nd) and Peter Webb (3rd) in Projected Digital Image (PDI) of the Year 2019 competition as selected by visiting judge Wayne Grundy.

2018-19 results: Congratulations to Chris Heath (1st), Steve Peel (2nd) and Tony Bates (3rd) in PDI Competition 2018-19 (advanced category) and Cathy Holroyd (1st), Paula Titheradge (2nd) and Margaret McGinn (3rd) (in intermediate category) over the three rounds.

PDI Competition 2019-20 starts with Round 1 in the new programme commencing September 2019.  Watch out for further details.

Print Competition (go to latest results)

Congratulations to Jeff Hutchinson (1st and 3rd) and Graham Wilcock (2nd) in Print of the Year 2019 competition as selected by visiting judge David Eastley on Monday 3 June.

2018-19 results: Congratulations to Steve Peel (1st), Graham Wilcock (2nd) and Paul Holroyd (3rd) in Print Competition 2018-19 (advanced category) and Paula Titheradge (1st intermediate category) over the three rounds.

Print Competition 2019-20 starts with Round 1 in the new programme commencing September 2019.  Watch out for further details.

**** Important note: any Programme changes are distributed to members via the Club’s Facebook group (for Facebook users) and by email (please keep your contact details current).  They are also broadcast on the Club’s Twitter feed (twitter.com/crawleycamera) or follow @crawleycamera for latest news/updates.

Camera, digital, studio, darkroom practical help

We offer photography and digital imaging practical/coaching sessions to help you improve your images and get more from your camera.  We can be flexible over timing to suit your availability. Sessions can be varied to suit particular requirements of beginners and more experienced enthusiasts and can be 1-1 or small group based in our meeting space.

In particular, beginners can sign up for our “Getting to know your camera” session which includes a month’s membership of the Club to meet our members, experience our meetings and get more tips.

Additionally we have studio “open days” planned for you to see or use our studio/darkroom facilities.

Please contact us via the contact form to talk about your specific needs.