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Self Portrait Competition sponsored by the Portrait Group

The Portrait Group invite members to submit One Self Portrait  in PDI club standard format to enter the Self Portrait Competition.

There will be a super prize for the  best portrait judged by the Portrait Group’s judge.

The winner and the certificates of merit will be announced at the Christmas Bash on the 13th December.  Deadline for submissions  on upload site Friday 7th December. 


Photosprint Thursday 31st May “Through the eyes of a dog”

The Theme for the one and a half hours photo sprint was:

“Through the eyes of a dog, How a dog sees it”

We were 15 photographers and chased around Chichester and the subject stimulated a great range of images.  The evening finished in The Four Chesnuts”  The judging was done by Dave Abbott and Ghislaine Davis.

The winning image was taken by Zelinda de Cruz who won the bottle of wine prize.


The next best image was taken by Nicki Holden

The third best was by Richard Webb

New exhibition Pallant Gallery open until 2nd Sept

Sussex Days: Photographs by Dorothy Bohm

This exhibition is open in the de’Longhi room (free entry)

An exhibition of black and white photographs of Sussex life during the 1960s and 70s by celebrated photographer Dorothy Bohm (b.1924), providing a candid and often humorous window on a bygone era. Renowned for her portraiture and street photography of London, Paris and Moscow, this group of photographs – never before shown as a complete body of work – reveal her personal connections to the county in which she arrived from Nazi Europe in 1939.



Photo Sprint Thursday 31st May

We are having a Photo Sprint where we have one hour to take pictures of a fixed theme.  The theme is not revealed until the meeting time.  

Meet up at Eastgate Square at 6:30

We finish up in the Four Chesnuts Pub (at the crossroads of The Hornet and Oving road)  and download a maximum of three images per photographer which will then be judged.

Prize for the winner.

Clearance items on offer

Make an offer before The 1st May to Mike Hancock to secure one or both of these items which are surplus to the club’s requirements. 

One set of floodlights, ideal for lighting in a garage in winter while you are rebuilding your vintage car.

Also available is one of the most solid tripods ever  made, ideal for holding your compact camera still for a long exposure in the strongest of gales.