Category Archives: Exhibitions

Spring Virtual Exhibition 21

New and Aspiring Photographers

May 2021

Call for Entries

This exhibition is open to all Print and Projected Digital Image (PDI) photographers of Chichester Camera Club who have Club or Intermediate status.

What you show is entirely up to you – you could present up to 4 individual canvases or a collage of images on a canvas up to 6ft by 4ft (180cm by 120cm) – the size of the club’s display boards. There will be no judging!

This year’s exhibition will be using a virtual gallery.  To see an example exhibition please click on the link below which will open another window and then click on the link in the window.

https://artspaces.kunstmatrix.com/en/exhibition/4655898/spring-exhibition-example

  • Your images need to be uploaded in the usual way using PhotoComp with a maximum file size of 5 Mb by Thursday, 1st April.  In your title please put your name, the title, image number  e.g.  Sarah Nichol- Vietnam- 1. Please enter your images in the order that you wish them to be displayed
  • I will need a hanging plan if you are entering up to 4 images.
  • Information about your images can be added.  Email this to me at nicholsarahccc@gmail.com   by Thursday, 1st April

Collage canvases

The following tutorial videos will give you advice on how to produce a collage in the various processing software.

Initial Setup in Lightroom

Further Lightroom setup and creating Panels

Using Photoshop to create a Triptych

Using Affinity to create a Triptych

Saving a collage canvas for the Spring Exhibition in Lightroom.

To get the best out of your collage when it is viewed in the virtual gallery

  • Set the file resolution to a ppi to 500
  • Reduce the jpeg quality until you save a file of less than 5 Mb.

If you need any further help or information contact me.

Sarah Nichol

2020 Photographic Exhibition at the Oxmarket Gallery

ABOUT ARENA PHOTOGRAPHERS

Arena Photographers was founded in 1986 by well-known photojournalist Joan Wakelin. Its aims are to promote the highest standards of photography, to encourage printmaking, and to share and discuss new work. Within its current membership of 20 photographers can be found a broad spectrum of photographic styles and interests.  It is a commitment and passion towards personal projects that unites this group of prominent photographers from all over the south of England. 

Exhibiting has always been at the forefront of the activities of the group and the work of nine of its members is on display in this exhibition.  Previous exhibitions have been held at the South Bank, The Barbican, Menier’s Gallery, Whiteley’s Gallery, The National Museum of Photography in Bradford, and galleries in Battle, Bristol, Colchester, Guildford, Poole, Reading and Salisbury.

Several members have published best selling photographic books while others organise and lead workshops and lecture on the art of photography.

In addition, the group organises perhaps the finest weekend seminar of photography in the country.  Photographer’s travel from far afield to attend this event, held in March each year in Bournemouth, and the list of visiting speakers reads like a Who’s Who of British photography.  For more information please visit our website:

www.arenaphotographers.com.

The Focus Group 2020 Exhibition

Since you could not come to us, we decided that we would come to you.

The Focus Group 2020 Exhibition

Click on the link below to see a few of the images that we were planning to show at our Exhibition in April 2020. Hopefully you will be able to see the full exhibition in 2021.

The Focus Group Ex 2020

A couple of hints about viewing the show

  • View your browser in full screen mode.
  • Use your mouse wheel to page down through the show.
  • If you want to see a full view of one of the smaller images, click on it.
  • To return to the show, click on the “X” in the upper right.

If you wish to leave us a comment on the exhibition or if you would like to be on our mailing list, just send a reply to this email.

If you can think of anyone else who would like to see our work, please forward this email to them.

Thanks,

The Focus Group

Spring Exhibition

At the Management Committee meeting yesterday we took the difficult decision to cancel the Spring Exhibition.  We hope that this is only a postponement until the autumn.  I know the amount of effort that all of you who have entered have already put into your work and, from the plans that I have seen this promised to be one of the best Spring Exhibitions ever which I hope will be on display then! Thank you for all your support!

Spring Exhibition

It’s now a 3 weeks away and I hope all is going well.

I will need your statements (by email) and hanging plans (as a printed hard copy) by 12th march . If any new members need any help please ask either your mentor or one of us.

We will be looking for other help for the weekend in the near future including raffle prizes (worth £5 or more) and homemade cakes (much nearer the time!)

We will be organising Dinner at the Walnut Tree in Runcton for the Saturday evening to which all are invited. There will be more information next week.

North Mundham 19

The 19th North Mundham Exhibition was an outstanding success and will be remembered as such by all who took part and visited it. Taking part is not exclusive to those with panels but to everyone. If you moved screens, served in the kitchen, sold tombola tickets or were on the meet and greet table, thank you. The credit has been earned and is applicable to all.

Now let us put the same effort into the the New and Aspiring Photographers Exhibition in Tangmere Village Centre on 28th and 29th March. To the Advanced workers at North Mundham I say “They supported you, now it is your turn to play the supporting role.”

North Mundham Exhibition

This is a set of reminders for the North Mundham Exhibtion being held on 18th and 19th January.

Exhibition evening meal – Margret Preece is taking bookings for this so please get your names down on her list. The meal is a bargain with at least three courses plus wine and coffee at only £13.

Transport of screens and equipment –These will be collected from Tangmere and Ann McDonald on Friday 17th January with all helpers meeting at Tangmere at 2.45 to 3.00 on that date for loading up in the usual manner.  We have use of the North Mundham village hall from 4pm.  Members who  are not involved in the loading and setup of the screens but who are exhibiting work are asked to come to North Mundham after 6pm on the Friday to hang their prints

PDIs – Peter Rocchiccoili will be dealing with these.

Print Raffle – Ann McDonald has contacted all those who are donating a print for the print raffle.  The box wil be out again next Thursday 16th January so please bring in any outstanding prints. 

Print hanging fees – Will all print exhibitors make sure their hanging fees have been sent to David Harris as my earlier email reminder.

Friday evening timings January 17th – Arrival of equipment at 4pm. Screens etc erected in the New Hall by say 5.30pm and in temporary position in main hall by 6 pm. Those of you exhibiting prints but not involved in the general transportation and installation of screens, please arrive after 6pm. Obviously the entire exhibition has to be in place on the Friday evening ready for opening to the public on Saturday so we will need several helpers on Friday evening after 9pm to move screens to their final location in the main hall after the usual table tennis bookings have finished. Needless to say refreshment will be available throughout the evening to give additional fortification!

Other matters – Don’t forget we will have a sales table for used photographic equipment, books, etc. Please also bring any prizes for the Tombola table.

Catering – Sheila Tester will appreciate any cakes etc being donated for teas, coffees, etc.

Finally for any further enquiries, please contact the following:

Generally, print exhibition/ Iain McGowan
PDI imaging/ Peter Rocchiccioli
Audio Visual presentation/ Graham Sergeant
Publicity generally/Pete Bamforth
Publicity press and media/Rob Campling
Catering daytime/ Sheila Tester and Sarah Nicol
Catering evening meal/Iain McGowan, Joy Whiting, Ann McDonald
Exhibitors signs and Bios/ Stephen Marsh
Tombola/Carmel Lynch, Kim Tattersall and Mike Davison
Sales Table/ Iain McGowan and John and Joan Barham
Print Raffle/Ann McDonald