More New Equipment

The Alresford Village Hall Trust continue to invest in new facilities for the benefit of all hall users including the Alresford Camera Club. Last year a new wall mounted screen was installed and most recently a new permanent ceiling mounted projector was wired in, which has transformed our projected image events. The very latest technology,[…]

New Season well under way.

Our news season started in mid – September and so far we have enjoyed two competitions, the first for colour prints (see winning images HERE) and more recently for mono prints (see winning images HERE). There have also been several speakers on topics ranging from wildlife to pub signs. There is much more of interest[…]

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[…]