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The Print Annual 28 February 2019

Our judge this year was Rob Millin who holds almost every exhibition based distinction that exists, and to the highest level. He was very decisive, dealing quickly with each print; praise first, then a criticism, then a judgement. It fitted the situation perfectly. These were prints on their second outing, and our members choices from their year’s entries. Of course…

March’s Theme is Kitchens

Have you ever thought just how photogenic your kitchen can be? You can take a wide variety of photographic styles there. Still lifes, macro photography, property photography, patterns, food photography and lifestyle. They’re just a few ideas for you to challenge yourself. So if you have the appetite for some creative photography conjure up a colourful recipe and share it…

December Theme – Still Life

I hope our recent open meeting where we had a look at table top photography has given you an appetite for experimenting further with the topic. Getting started in Still Life Photography is easy as all you need is your camera,  a subject and a table by a window. The key to successful still life photography is to plan the…

November’s Monthly is Autumn Colours

Autumn is a beautiful time of year when the trees turn golden and vibrant especially when ignited by a sinking sun. It’s a great season to get creative and experiments with different techniques. Slow shutter speeds can make flicker leaves look like fire and a wide angle lens can stretch a huge oak. Or why not concentrate on the fine…

The L&CPU’s Big Day and Novice Cup

On Sunday Carl Sumner and I attended the L&CPU’s Big Day and Novice Cup event in Eccles we enjoyed listening to four talented photographers who had achieved a CPAGB or higher. We also submitted our clubs entry of 6 monochrome and 6 colour A4 prints. There was a strong entry of mixed subjects and quality, some of which was very…

October’s Monthly Theme is Street Photography

The Monthly Theme for October is Street Photography. It’s a subject that is accessible to everyone and can be accomplished with a wide variety of equipment. Many successful street photographers find a suitable location without many distractions and wait for their subject to appear in their composition.  As Street Photography isn’t set up more natural photographs are created in a…

August’s Monthly Theme – Magic Moments

Cameras are better than any other device at capturing magic moments. We have all reviewed our photographs and noticed elements that we didn’t see at the time. Magic moments come and go in all walks of life. Sport, nature, street scenes, even a dripping water can produce a special moment. Please have a look at the Forum’s Monthly Theme for…

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