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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.

SPECIAL LECTURE by Eamonn McCabe Wednesday 11th April

On Wednesday the 11th April 2018 Chichester and Bognor Regis Camera Clubs will be hosting a special event lecture. This will be held at 19:15 (for a 19:30 start) in the Mitre Lecture Theatre at the Bishop Otter Campus of Chichester University.

Award-winning photographer Eamonn McCabe will give a presentation called “My Life in Pictures”. Reflecting on a professional career that spans five decades, Eamonn’s talk will cover a wide spectrum of photographic topics; from sport to portraits, from film to Instagram.

Eamonn McCabe is one of the leading press photographers of his generation. He started his career in sports photography, working for the Observer from 1976 onwards. In that role he covered three Olympic Games and won the coveted “Sports Photographer of the Year” award a record four times. In in 1985 he was also named “News Photographer of the Year” for his coverage of the Heysel stadium disaster.

In 1988 he became the Guardian’s picture editor and won the “Picture Editor of the Year” title a record six times.

From 2001 he became a freelance photographer working primarily on people and portraits. His portraits have been published in many national newspapers and many are included in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery.

Last year he presented a three part documentary for the BBC, “Britain in Focus – a Photographic History”.

Entry is by ticket only. Tickets for members of Bognor Regis Camera Club or Chichester Camera Club will cost £5 (£10 for non-members) and are available from Bill Brooks  or Mike Hancock.  Contact info on  poster.

Free parking will be available in the Chichester University visitors car park, opposite the artOne building. The entrace to the campus is on College Lane, Chichester (PO19 6PE).

Fact Not Fiction Films short film ‘Ellston Bay’ to screen at BFI IMAX London

Fact Not Fiction Films has confirmed that their short film ‘Ellston Bay’, directed by Nicholas Eriksson, has now completed post production and will have a private screening for media and investors on Saturday 14th April 2018 at the BFI IMAX
Fact Not Fiction Films highly ambitious large-format short film ‘Ellston Bay’, is an ambitious short film thriller, set against the backdrop of the red Jurassic cliffs of Budleigh Salterton, in Devon, England. The film was supported by Kodak Motion Picture Film, and filmed in the summer of 2016.

Nicholas Eriksen is one of our featured speakers and is a Cinematographer!


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