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It’s all Black and White for the judge

The subject of July’s online competition was “Monochrome” and it attracted a sizeable entry. There’s something about a monochrome image that can have a real impact – perhaps it still leaves something to the imagination or perhaps nostalgia or then

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The Camera Club Ridings Exhibition 2017

Last week saw the annual exhibition by Wakefield Camera Club in The Ridings shopping centre. This year there was a change of location to the middle floor with more space and more people passing by. It was an excellent display of the

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Taking a Trip on Route 66

The evening of Monday 26th June saw a presentation by Dave Mead entitled “The End of the American Dream”. Dave had just travelled down from his North Yorkshire home where he had spent the day sheep shearing so it was

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The Sun Sets Online

No, we’re not talking about the newspaper but he subject for June’s online competition was “Sunsets” and there were plenty of entries showing that wondrous rosy glow. Most were “straight” shots without too much processing and came from various parts

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The evening of Monday 12th June saw a competition with a difference. David Kershaw is better known as our General Secretary and one of the key cornerstones of the club but on this occasion he was in charge of this

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Going, going …. GONE!

The evening of Monday 22nd May saw the club have another very successful auction night and there was a good attendance to see what bargains were on offer this year. Peter Wells was our auctioneer this evening and he had

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An Exercise in Photographic Abstraction

The subject for the May online was “Abstracts” and that had plenty of people scratching their heads. How abstract can it be? A pure white image is definitely abstract but what skill would it show (controlled overexposure!)? Plenty of my

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A Photographic Journey

On the evening of Monday 15th May the club ho sted a presentation by Nigel Tooby FRPS. The title was “Of our times: The price of money” but Nigel’s alternative title was ”The Elusive Fellowship: My Personal Journey”. This latter

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A Sports Showcase

Monday evening of the 24th April saw an entertaining evening presented by freelance sports photographer Steve Bond. He is very successful with his work regularly appearing in national tabloids and broadsheets as well as magazines, club literature and stock libraries.

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April online turns to “Wheels”

The subject for the April Online Competition was “Wheels” and it certainly got many people in a spin. There were plenty of entries, some coming from the BMW visit last month and others from subjects as diverse as Wharhol and

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