Morriston Camera Club

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


 

 

 

Morriston

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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


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.


2019 Programme

Please note there have been changes made to our judges due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check the link in the menu.


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.


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2018 Print Competition

Congratulations to Paul Branchflower who has been crowned Print Competition winner for 2018. Paul Dennis was the runner up and Gordon Relf third.

Paul will recieve his trophy at our annual presentation dinner on January 25th.



 

November Print Competition

 

Dennis Russ was the winner of the penultimate round of our print competition with his image "Homeless". There was no set theme, and Rob Mitchell gave us a instructive evening with his critiques. Paul Branchflower came second and Richard Walters third. All the results can be seen here.


Paul Dennis wins the PDI Cup.
After the November PDI competition, Paul Dennis has come out on top as overall winner of the competition with Paul Branchflower coming in as runner-up. Jo Coates - Williams, Brian Howell, and Mark Cole came in as joint third places. Well done to our new champion.


November PDI Competition

 

Paul Dennis and Janet Francis came out top in this months PDI Competition. The competition was well judged by David Lingham, who had previously given us a talk on the subject of "Water", the theme of the competition. All the results can be seen here.


Congratulations to John Campbell AWPF CPAGB

Congratulations to John on obtaining his AWPF distinction. His successful panel can be seen here.


October Print Competition

PAUL BRANCHFLOWER - Nimrods Lair    PAUL BRANCHFLOWER - Vintage Curves   

Congratulations to Paul Branchflower who scored two twenties in this months print competition on the theme of "Vintage". The competition was judged by Roy Thgomas who gave us a good evening. All the top scorers can be seen here.


September PDI Competition

JOHN CAMPBELL - Forth Rail Bridge at Night   

No Twenty's (or Nineteens) in this months competition, but an abundance of 18's and 17's. John Campbell's "Forth Rail Bridge at Night" was declared picture of the night, but he shared 18pts with Paul Dennis, Paul Branchflower, Robert Davies and Jo Coates-Wiiliams. These and the seventeen point images can be seen here.


A guide to Lighting.
Mike Clatworthy has produced a handy guide to lighting for our members. You can find it our Useful Information section of the website. Thanks to Mike for producing this guide for us.


Exmoor Trip Challenge.
We set a challenge on the trip to Exmoor with th subject (left and/or right) for the people who were on trip. Up to two images a person to be sent to me at mikeclat@hotmail.co.uk by 31-07-18 Jason Chapman of Swansea Camera Club will be picking the winner (it's worth checking his work out, look for photochappie on line)


Panel of Three Competition

Paul Dennis - Living on the Beacons  

Congratulations to Paul Dennis who was chosen by club members as winner in the first "Panel of Three" competition. Despite not being part of our normal monthly print competition the quality of images was high, and a very good night was had by all. This must surely become an annual event. Jill Fordham and Paul Branchflower were chosen as runners up. The top three panels can be seen here.


Website of the month for February 2019. For some wonderful examples of garden photography look no further than the International Garden of the year Competition site. Find it here.

Site of the month is provided by member Paul Dennis.

There is an archive of past Websites of the Month here.


Any member with news they whould like to see in this section, please email Paul


Morriston

Special Features -

Morriston 'Then & Now'

'Morriston of Yesteryear' and the 'Morriston Forum' now ready and waiting for your comments

Morriston Camera Club are grateful to the Arts Council of Wales for the Lottery Fund Grant awarded to the Club

Members Information

Next Competitions

Print - Theme "Garden Birds". Hand-in by February 8th. To be judged by Andy Leslie on March 1st, 2019.

PDI - Theme "Open", Closed to entries. Judged by Trevor Jones on February, 15th 2019. Please send entries to pdientries@morristoncameraclub.co.uk and no other e-mail address should be used. See guidelines and aide-memoire below

Next PDI - Theme "Interaction", hand in by midnight, May 3rd. To be judged by Vince Penticost on May 24th.

 All 2019 Competitions


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)