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Print Group 13th October

An enjoyable Print Group last night – with some brave new members who shared their images with us for helpful comments,.  Pete Bamforth brought along his latest print book, a record of his recent visits to Birmingham.  Pete’s images are always stunning, and this latest superb A3 publication from Aperture took advantage of the 50% reduction Aperture offers Club members and friends in the Annual Exhibition catalogue.  You’ll have to be quick to use the voucher code – it expires at the end of the month.

Print Group meets again on 10th November – do join us!

Thursday 8th October

I’m covering for Jan while he’s away for a while and had the pleasure of introducing Tim Pile yesterday evening.  Tim is a self-confessed amateur photographer, but one of the highest standards, and a highly awarded photographer with a world-wide reputation at that.  He self deprecatingly also claimed to be the creator of the most corny talk tiles, and it has to said that his ‘Have I got nudes for you’, while clear in its intent, does some disservice to the beauty and quality of his images, many shot with just superb natural light in the natural and built environments.  He’ll be back in area at Bognor Camera Club next April if you missed his polished and excellent presentation – or indeed would like to see it again.

Next week there’s a change to the programme as Barry Senior, who was to judge the first Advanced PDI of the Year Competition, was caught up in the accident on the A27 earlier this week.  I’m pleased to say he was unhurt, but he and his wife were pretty shaken.  We wish them both a speedy recovery, and will be pleased to welcome Giles Barkley as out judge who has kindly stepped in.

Lorna Brown

Vice Chair

Chairmans Blog and Newsletter 4th October

There is a PAGB meeting on Monday the 5th at 7pm.

Come along to the Portrait Shoot 50s & 60s “the age of dinosaur portraiture” with Reg Wilson Tuesday at 7:30 and Melissa as our model.

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Don’t miss the Nudes that Tim Pile has for us, Thursday the 8th October. Also the En Print Competition first round.

Gavin Hoey is doing the rounds and you can catch him the 19th Oct at Southampton Camera Club, 27th Oct at Worthing Camera Club and the 12 th Nov at Southwick Camera Club. Check their websites for location and timing.

Thursdays meeting was a resounding success with Pete Whieldon’s incredible engagement and dedication that rewarded us with a series of outstanding wild life images coupled with his explanations how they were achieved. He brought along his array of equipment and his owls that were as silent and enraptured as all our members.

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Ist Advanced PDI Deadline for Submission Extended

It has been decided to extend the deadline for submission of entries for the first PDI competition until Thursday 8th October. This is because of delays in getting the upload site published and to make sure everyone has time to get their entries in.

Please go to The Upload Site and select the appropriate competition. If you have any issues please contact me (Jeff Owen) at:

mrjeffowen@gmail.com.

Lost spectacles and outstanding certificates

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The specs were found after the Ken Scott meeting September 10th contact me.

All the certificates have been printed from last year  if you are missing any get them off me next Thursday.

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Tomorrows kick off meeting in the Portrait Group is open to everyone and don’t miss Thursday’s meeting with Pete Whieldon with Natural History images

Jan