Month: June 2014

“Double Vision” night at the club!

On Monday 30th June a good attendance all were treated to a dose of “Double Vision”. This was the title of the talk by Paula and Guy Davies who are Permajet supported presenters. Between the two of them the prints

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Another succes for Les

Once again club member Les Forrester has received recognition for his superb photography. The print below, along with seven others, was entered into probably the hardest FIAP (International Federation of Photographic Art) salon for acceptances, the 152nd Edinburgh International Exhibition

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June Online “Rivers” results flood in!

This month Ian Waddington stepped away from entering the online competition and acted as judge and jury for the subject of “Rivers”. As usual, it is not an easy job but he has come up with the goods – a

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Results of the 4th Clubman Competition

Wakefield Camera Club extended a very warm welcome to Harry Kingman, the judge for the 4th Clubman competition of 2014.  The subject for the 4th Clubman was ‘Open’ meaning anything goes and the members really took this as a serious

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June online entries ready for judging

The subject for the June online competition was “Rivers” and we had a steady stream of entries rather than a flood but the “water quality” was pretty good. You can see the images below. It’s up to Ian Waddington this

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Lomography – Bringing the Fun back into Photography

On Monday evening 16th June Dr Gil Pasternak gave us a fascinating and entertaining evening centred around Lomography – the use of cheap (ish) and cheerful plastic cameras to produce “alternative” images using FILM. Gil is a Senior Research Fellow

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Socialising at Stanley Ferry

Wakefield CC abandoned their usual Monday night haunt for the annual summer social to Stanley Ferry.  Members went in all directions in search of the winning shot.  Some went a lot further than others and many did not move at

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Exploring Sandal Castle

Members enjoyed an evening braving the elements at Sandal Castle.  It did stop raining long enough for the more determined of the members to capture the dark clouds and distant rain storms.  They was the opportunity to see some of

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The things we do in the name of photography!

As part of the new Wakefield Hospice 2015 calendar we were asked to take a photograph of all the staff for the front cover. In order to get them all in one shot they hired a (rather wobbly) scissor platform

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The Hospice has chosen!

For the third year running the Wakefield Hospice has asked our Camera Club members to provide images for their 25th anniversary calendar for 2015. The theme was “Typically Wakefield”.   From over 50 images submitted for consideration they eventually selected

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