Satisfying end to the season

The Alresford club came a very satisfying second with 51 points to the one hundred strong Colchester Photographic Society that scored 56 points in the Sudbury Shield Competition on Thursday 23rd May which featured entries from nine camera clubs in all. Congratulations must go to Brian Stronge from Alresford whose beautiful portrait entitled ‘Wet ‘n’[…]

Picture of the Year 2018/19

Our last competition of the year was as usual for the Picture of the Year, this year judged by Vic Hainsworth, to whom we were extremely grateful for standing in at the last moment when original judge was unable to attend. As one might expect there were some terrific images on display, both in the[…]

Digital Macro Photography with Roger Hance FRPS

Members enjoyed a brilliant evening of photography on 18th April thanks to the extremely accomplished photographer and speaker Roger Hance. His digital images were stunning but what made the event even more worthwhile was the information he imparted, not only locations but how to achieve some of the shots he projected, clearly demonstrated by supplementary[…]

Visit to Juice Studio

Those of you who unfortunately could not come to the meeting, at “Juice” studio run by Simon Rich and Brian Stronge at Alresford missed an excellent chance to photograph the two models arranged for us. Their new studio is well equipped and spacious with plenty of room for our group of 15 members to move[…]

Here We Go Again

The Club met for the opening night of the 2017/18 season on Thursday 21st September with a good turn out of existing members and a few new faces. Chairman John Merison welcomed everybody and in particular the new members before running through a few innovations in the forthcoming programme and rules. Following a break for refreshments members[…]

Visit to ‘The Quarters’

We were delighted to be able to visit the privately owned historic building ‘The Quarters’ on 27th July. A good turn out of members enjoyed the late evening sunshine after a day of heavy intermittent rain that had freshened the lush vegetation and woodland ideally for photographic purposes. Whether or not our results will match the[…]

Visit to Thorrington Tide Mill

  Our well supported first summer outing was to the well preserved Thorrington Tide Mill on 6th July, where we were joined by some friends from the Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club. Two of the volunteers from the preservation group opened up the mill and give us a very interesting guided tour. Although the mill[…]

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM was held on 18th May. The existing committee were re-elected to serve for the 2017/18 season with John Merison as chairman. Fees and refreshment costs remain the same and as published elsewhere on this site. Our new season starts on Thursday 21st September with a ‘Chairman’s Welcome Back’ and a chance to see[…]

Image of the Year Competition

This competition was held on 4th May and judged by Roy Essery MPAGB. Each member was entitled to enter a maximum of four images either colour or mono prints or projected digital images, provided that they had been entered in one of the club competitions during the 2016/17 season. Roy did an excellent job and[…]