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  A friendly and creative photographic society which meets in Walthamstow on Monday nights


 

Monday Evenings


1 in 100 Competition – 2014

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Walker Trophy (Prints) – Round 1 2014

Just as one competition finishes another starts! The worthy winner last year was John Cross. Read more

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Member’s Night

On Monday 17th March, bring your camera, as it’s a hands-on members evening and there’ll Read more

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John Cross – in the Footsteps of Shackleton

Reflections on a trip to The Falkland islands (in the year of the 25th anniversary of Read more

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Walker Trophy (projected) – Round 1 2014

The first competition of 2014 will be round 1 of the Walker Trophy 2014 (Projected). Read more

Competitions


Walker Trophy – Round 3

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Walker Trophy – Projected 1 – 2014

Walker Trophy (Projected) – Entry Details The first round of the Walker Trophy (Projected) competition Read more

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Goddard Trophy 2013

On Monday evening last the 2013 Goddard Trophy took place. It was probably the strongest Read more

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Albert Bale Memorial Trophy

It may come as a surprise that it is shortly time for the Albert Bale Read more

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Walker Trophy – Call for Entries

Walker Print Competition Round 2 – 20 May Maximum of 4 images per person, maximum mount Read more

Club Outings


Waterworks Nature Reserve

london camera club The outing to the Waterworks Nature Reserve will take place on Saturday 27th at 10am Read more
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Mick’s City Walk

Once a year Mick Ralph organises a City Walk. These are the images from a Read more

Sideways

Abney Park Cemetry

Abney Park in Stoke Newington, London, formerly one of the ‘magnificent seven’ garden cemeteries of Read more

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Donna Nook

A couple of links for those interested; http://www.lincsuk.com/donnanookseals.htm http://lincstrust.org.uk/reserves/nr/reserve.php?mapref=15 In early December Stefan Bronka, David Elms, John Read more

Fungus Hunting

A bunch of tough members braved the freezing cold, the wet, and the mud to get Read more
 

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Summer Photography Course – 2014

02_KeithMautterer_Hidden The Summer Photography Course is rapidly approaching – this year it starts on the 30th Read more
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Website – 1 year on

I just thought I’d share a few statistics of the new website one year since Read more

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Unseen Waltham Forest

It’s started!  Over 40 prints plus digital images. Our exhibition at the Vestry House Museum runs Read more

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Vestry House Exhibition

As you know, Andy has secured us an exhibition at the Vestry House Museum, Vestry Read more

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Getting Inspired with the Blurb Gift Centre

There are a lot of gifts you could give this holiday season, but when it Read more

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Exhibition – Member’s Votes

A great fun addition to the exhibition this year was the member’s vote. Congratulations to Read more

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The 2014 Programme

Charles King has put together the programme for 2014. You can find details by following Read more

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Exhibition Results

A great exhibition this year with many quality prints and projected images on display. Many Read more

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Annual Photography Exhibition

  Each year the Society hold an Annual Exhibition of prints and projected images which Read more

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Be Social – SHARE!!!

One of the best ways to disseminate information about the Society and promote events such Read more

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Eat or Heat

e17 eat or heat On the 30th November the E17 Eat or Heat project will be hosting 2 events Read more
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Food Photography Competition

We have been contacted by Miss Foodie http://missfoodie.co.uk/food-photography-competition-2013/ who is running a food photography competition with the Read more

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Exhibition | Only in England | Science Museum

Stephanie mentioned on Monday evening that this exhibition was highly recommended by Jim. http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/visitmuseum/plan_your_visit/exhibitions/only_in_england.aspx Only Read more

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Focal Point Exhibition

Graduates of Newcastle College, who have just completed the Commercial Photographic Practice course, have brought Read more

Forest Photographic Discount

Just a reminder that Forest Photographic, on the corner of Hoe Street, and Greenleaf Road, Read more

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Society of Biology Competition

I thought you and your members may be interested to hear about the Society of Read more

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‘Your London’ Photography Competition

Barnet Libraries is currently running a photography competition, and I wondered whether your members might Read more

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Wild Photo Competition

The deadline is only a week away, but I don’t know if anyone might be Read more

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RPS Exhibition Greenwich

RPS London 1853 Exhibition continues to April 30th at The Cave, Linear House, Peyton Place, Read more

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Museum of the Year Photography Competition

From Giulia Hetherington As you may be aware the William Morris Gallery is shortlisted in this Read more

Learning


Travel Photography

chairs John Cross treated us to an excellent presentation about travel photography. Here are his slides. Read more
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Photoshop Elements Tutorials

Following on from Ian’s session I have selected a few videos that reinforce the messages Read more

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Rules of Composition

Another excellent presentation from Peter Hall this time about the rules of composition in photography. Read more

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An Introduction to Photography by Peter Hall

Club Secretary Peter Hall provided the introduction to the 2013 Summer Photography Course by presenting Read more

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The Basics of Exposure

Have you ever tried to explain the likes of f-stops, aperture, and ISO to friends Read more

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DIY Beauty Dish

I love beauty dishes, and they aren’t all that expensive – you can get one Read more

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Resizing Images in Elements

A tutorial which will enable you to resize your images for submission to our projected Read more

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Light Trails

Have you ever wanted to shoot light trails? This video explains some techniques to get Read more

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Portrait Lighting

Following on from the portrait evening this video shows 5 different classic lighting techniques if Read more

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Light Painting an Orb

Are you looking for inspiration? How about doing some Light Painting?