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The Best Prints of 2017 – The Annual Print Competition Is Judged

(Thanks to Nigel Hazell for this report) On Monday evening of 4th December the club had the judging for the Annual Print Competition. Although there are many competitions, each with their own rules, throughout the year, there are two competitions

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President’s Night 2017: A Night to Remember!

(Report from Nigel Hazell LRPS) Andrea Hargreaves EFIAP DPAGB BPE3 PSA4 Rearrange these 4 words into a well known saying ‘to rafters the packed’; yes Wakefield Camera Club was full on Monday night with anticipation riding high. This was of

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John Gardner’s 2017 – A Retrospective

On the evening of Monday 20th November a packed room was treated to John Gardner’s Annual Retrospective evening. John is a highly regarded professional photographer who works both locally and nationally. He is a keen and very knowledgeable naturalist and has

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Round 5 of the 2017 Clubman is on the right lines

Monday evening of 13th November saw the judging of the 5th and last round of the Clubman Competition for this year. There are five Clubman Competitions each year for members (two Open and three Themed) comprising both Print and Digital categories. Tonight’s

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A Critical (yet informal) Success!

On the evening of the 6th November it was one of our regular “Informal Critique” nights. Everyone is invited to bring their digital images or prints along on the evening in order to receive a supportive critique in a non-competitive

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An Evening of Flowers and Sundry Delights

The evening of Monday 30th October saw the judging of this year’s entrants for the Maurice Biglin Trophy. This is an annual print only competition held in memory of Maurice Biglin who was a long standing member of the club. One

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John Gardner up to his tricks again!

On Monday evening 16th October an eager audience of members at Brookhouse was treated to an insight into the processing techniques used by John Gardner to achieve the tremendous images we keep seeing (oh, it helps to start off with

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The Club “On The Town” in Leeds

The evening of 25th September saw a goodly (or motley?) crew of about 15 members gather in Leeds for an evening of twilight and night photography. The weather gods weren’t overly generous this time with a cloudy, misty sort of

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A lights night with a bit of muscle!

On the evening of Monday 18th September John Gardner presented the latest of his regular series of “Lights Nights” from our own professional photographer John Gardner. It is a practical evening where John comes along with lighting and model(s) to

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Informal discussion/critique evening and Adobe Lightroom

This evening was a good Clubman affair, starting off with the principles of Lightroom and how to use some of its features Robert Bilton showed us his interpretation of first stop editing. This was a well presented dialogue with good

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