Morriston Camera Club

Affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain through The Welsh Photographic Federation


 

 

 

Morriston

Welcome

We are a friendly, diverse and active camera club. We challenge, inspire and help all our members to improve their photographic skills through our structured, relevant and enjoyable, annual programme of activities.

 

News and Updates

2019 Programme Updates

IMPORTANT.

There will be no club evening on the 6th of December. As we have no access to the crypt on that evening, and the speaker has cancelled, we will not be haveing any club event on that night.

NO CLUB EVENING ON THE 6TH DECEMBER

Annual General Meeting
Our Annual General Meeting will be held on the 15th November. Please note that all officers will be up for election at the AGM, and any member who wishhes to stand, please contact the Secretary.

If any member has any item for discussion, these should be in the hand of the Secretary, two weeks before the 1st November.


November 2019 PDI Competition

    

There were two winners in November's PDI competition, Gerald Davies for his "Fairground Abstract" and Gordon Relf for his Oystermouth at Night. The competition on the theme of "Night Life" was excellently judged by Paul Branchflower. All the winning entries can be seen here.


October 2019 Print Competition

  

Stephen Bevan's striking image was outright winner in our October print competition on the theme of "Contre Jour". Ian Ledgard judged our competition. All the winning entries can be seen here.


Barry Camera Club Annual Exhibition.Barry Camera Club is holding an Exhibition at Arts Central Gallery, Town Hall, Kings Square, Barry, CF63 4RW. It will open on Saturday 10th August and run until Saturday 7th September.
We are really excited to have this opportunity. The Exhibition will feature 95 prints from our members together with 245 DPIs, a great showcase for Barry Camera Club, which we hope members of your Club will also enjoy. We are immensely proud of the display on show. I would be most grateful if you could encourage people to pay the Exhibition a visit. Entry is free of charge. .


WPF Carmarthen Convention 2019.. The WPF Carmarthen Convention will be held this year on Friday 3oth August to Sunday, 1st September. Full details can be found here and booking details here.


Themes for 2020 Print and PDI Competitions. The list of themes for our 2020 competitions have been published and can be seen here. Further details of hand in dates and judges will be published later.


June 2019 Print Competition

  

Paul Arnold gained twenty points in the June "Open" competition. Gareth Martin was our judge for the evening. All the winning entries can be seen here.


May 2019 PDI Competition

  

Congratulations to Norman Sleep for his winning entry this month. The competition on the theme "Interaction" was judged by Vince Penticost. All the winning entries can be seen here.


Annual Exhibition 2019

  

Following our successful Exhibition, we are pleased to show many of the exhibited images. Eric Davies won the Peoples Vote this year with his "LOW TIDE AT SOLVA" shown above. Tony Llewellyn was the runner-up. Most of the exhibited images can be seen here.


May 2019 Print Competition

  

Congratulations to Pat Loughman for her lovely image of "The Bridge at Cenarth Falls". Richard Walters came second with Norman Sleep gaining third. The competition was judged by Peter Young. All the winning entries can be seen here.


A[pril 2019 Print Competition

  

Paul Dennis topped the table this month with his "Flight of the Owl". Norman Sleep and Mike Weaver came second and Third. The "Open" competition was judged by Dave Bennett. All the winning entries can be seen here.


March 2019 Print Competition

   

Tony Llewellyn and Ian James shared top honours this month with their images on the theme of Garden Birds. Our judge, Andy Leslie gave us all an enjoyable evening, helped by his knowledge of bird photography. His ability to discuss numorous Robins was a feat. All the winning entries can be seen here.


February 2019 PDI Competition

   

Ian James got the judges choice award and twenty points in the first PDI competition of the year. Paul Dennis and Gerald Davies also gained the maximum twenty points. Trevor James gave us a good adjudication, which was enjoyed by all. All the winning entries can be found here. All the winning entries can be seen here.


February 2019 Print Competition

   

We had three twentys in this months competition. Paul Dennis with one and Tony Llewellyn with two. Seven other prints gained nineteen points with no prints having eighteen points. This reflected the high standard of prints submitted this month. We are grateful to Alan Stokes for giving us an interesting evening. All the winning entries can be seen here.


Annual Presentation Dinner 2019

On Friday 25th January, 2019 we held our Annual Presentation Dinner at Morriston Golf Club, when presentations were made to Paul Branchflower, Print Photographer of the Year, Paul Dennis, PDI Photographer of the Year, Gordon Relf, Best Newcomer, together with the Chairman's award for the year 2018 - Peter Fry.

Our guest for the evening to present the awards was the Rob Mitchell.

A full report with photos can be seen here.



Website of the month for November 2019. Don Komarechka is a nature, macro and landscape photographer located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. His macro shots of insects can be found here

Site of the month is provided by member Paul Dennis.

Members Information

Next Competitions

Print - Theme "Open". Hand-in by November 1st. To be judged by Lee Woolford on November 22nd, 2019.

PDI - Theme "Night Time", hand in by midnight, October 18th. To be judged by Paul Branchflowert on November 8th.
Please send entries to pdientries@morristoncameraclub.co.uk and no other e-mail address should be used. See guidelines and aide-memoire below

 

 All 2019 Competitions List of themes for 2020 can be seen here.


Submission Guidelines

NOTE: for complete rules see here.

Print entries

 

Projected Digital Images.

Information on how to resize your images can be found here.

A guide to resizing your images can be found here. (PDF Format)