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The latest images to score the top mark of 20 points in both WHCC ladder and external club competions are shown above. All top scoring images this season may be seen on the Competition Results page. Is yours not shown? Send it to me!
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A Letter from the Chair
The major event this season must be the re-opening of Whitchurch Bridge. The closure affected us very badly last year but I hope that, now we are again accessible to members south of the Thames, we shall see membership numbers increasing back to the dizzy heights we reached a couple of years ago.
This season’s Programme includes our usual regular competitions for colour prints, monochrome prints and digital projected images and we also take part in a number of competitions against other Camera Clubs in the Chilterns Association.
In addition to this, I have booked some top level speakers who are experts in their field of photography and we will also enjoy presentations from a number of our own members covering many aspects of modern photography.
I am pleased to confirm that the monthly Practical Photography Group meetings are back again. The dates are shown in the Programme and the subjects covered will be notified to members a week or two prior to the meeting.
Have a look at the Programme on the website. Here you will find links to the websites of our visiting speakers which will enable you to have a preview of their work and find out a little background detail before their presentation.
You don’t have to be an expert to join our club. Just look through the Programme and come along and meet us at our next meeting – I guarantee you will not be disappointed.
Alan Copeland, Chairman
What's on next
Upcoming events and meetings at Whitchurch Hill Camera Club
Wednesday 24th September 2014
A practical evening where all members have the chance to vote for their favourite prints and digital images to be used in future matches with other Camera Clubs.
Thursday 25th September 2014
PRACTICAL PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP MEETING
Wednesday 1st October 2014
WALKING ACROSS ENGLAND
Graham Horn, a Blue Badge guide, recalls the spring of 2007 when he set out on a journey to walk the Macmillan Way from Lincolnshire to Dorset, 300 miles in 18 days. This is a narrative combined with lots of pictures showing some of England's most attractive villages, hidden and historic gems, and the pleasure of strolling through the pretty countryside.
Completed Entry Forms with Digital Images are required tonight for next week's Competition.
View the full programme for this season online.
You may also keep up-to-date by using our RSS feed (below), which lists the next 10 meetings.
Latest Blog entry
posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings
This was it then...wot we'd been waiting for...the first meeting of the new season! Hurrah! The other thing wot we've been waiting for hasn't quite happened yet...ie the reappearance of the bridge...but fear not gentle members...it's imminent!
There he was - conducting proceedings as ever - yes - our esteemed Chairman...Mr Alan Copeland! What was on offer tonight? Well, firstly a look at images taken during the summer evening outdoor meetings. Lovely to look back at the places we'd been to - interesting how we all go to the same place at the same time and come out with something completely different! Great isn't it!
In the second half (after someone who shall remain nameless but who is typing at this very moment) drove all the way home to pick up a memory stick he'd forgotten to bring - we looked at a variety of members' images and the aforementioned Chairman (who is a judge) gave his comments on each. The difference this time was that this time we could reply! Ha! And we did!
A good start to the season - and lovely to see y'all again - and a special welcome to new members - you'll love it here!
Lastly - a word about the camera club's exhibition being held at Pangbourne Library from 12th - 20th September - we look forward to seeing everybody there!
Our RSS feed has the last 10 blog entries (in case you haven't been for a while!)
Upcoming Club Competitions
To get your images ready for these club competitions, you'll need to check your entry complies with the competition rules. Please note that competitions will no longer be listed in this section once the entry date has passed.
Wednesday 8th October 2014
Ladder Round 1 (Digital) - Open
Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 2nd October 2014
Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Ladder Round 1 (Prints) - Open
Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 16th October 2014
Wednesday 26th November 2014
Ladder Round 2 (Digital) - A Beatles Song
Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 20th November 2014
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