Category: Recent Activities

Judging the Judge

On the evening of 1st July Peter Thomson DPAGB APAGB came to give a talk to members entitled “Judge the Judge” which was an intriguing title. Peter has been a judge for some time but, as with most judges, is

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It’s Flower Power at the Judging of the 2019 Maurice Biglin Trophy.

The 17th June meeting of the Club was for the judging of the annual Maurice Biglin trophy competition which is a set subject of Wild Flowers. Members gave a warm welcome to the judge, Steve Womack who is a past

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A Visual Feast of Creative Photography

On the evening of Monday 10th June a full house of members and visitors thoroughly enjoyed a presentation by Dianne Owen FRPS on Creative Photography. Dianne became interested in photography at an early age when her uncle showed her the

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A Pressing Engagement with The Yorkshire Evening Post

Our guest on Monday evening was Ian Day who had come to the Wakefield Camera Club to talk about the world of Press Photography. Ian started the evening with his very impressive CV which showed that he has spent many

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Colour Management in the RAW!

Monday 29th April saw a fascinating evening with two presentations from Professor Terry Hewitt. His work specialism is scientific computing  and supercomputers but he is also passionate about photography and it was in this field he visited the club to

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Spring Outing

About 25 members enjoyed the spring outing, which this year was too Newmillerdam. Whilst many members captured the gorgeous landscape scenery offered by the lake and surrounding woodland there is no doubt that the focus of the evening was the

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It’s Open, It’s Judged – Here’s Round 2 of the 2019 Clubman Competition

The evening of Monday 8th April 2019 saw the judging of the fourth round of this year’s Clubman Competition. As usual there was a large attendance to view lots of prints and digital images. This round of the competition was classed

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After the coal dust came

On the evening of Monday 1st April the club hosted a fascinating presentation by Castleford-based John & Bridget Gill and their daughter Freya. The title of the presentation was “After The Coal Dust” and comprised a series of photographs taken

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Portraits to the fore with John Gardner

On Monday 25th March our “resident” professional John Gardner gave one of his excellent presentations. However before he had chance to get going, Steve Wood, our president made a presentation to John to express the thanks of the club for

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The evening was black …. and white.

The evening of Monday 18th March saw two representatives from the Yorkshire Monochrome group visit the club to show their work. It is always interesting to see what other clubs do and even more so when it is a “specialist”

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