Morriston Camera Club

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


 

 

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. If you wish to join, please contact info@morristoncameraclub.co.uk.

News and Updates

Important

From July 2021, we will be using the PhotoEntry system for entering images to all competitions and events. The login page can be found at https://compent.photoentry.uk/compent/

We have prepared two videos on how to use the system.
The first shows you how to register when you recieve your e-mail:
Introduction to PhotoEntry (Part 1)
The second, and longer video shows you how the system works.
Introduction PhotoEntry (Part 2).

 

2021 Programme.

Our 2021 programme has now been released. It can be viewed at our 2021 programme page.

We are now running a full programme for members on line using Zoom.

**These are private meetings, and members should have recieved logon details.**

Change of Programme

  • 30th July - There will be NO meeting.
  • 6th August - There will be NO meeting.
  • 6th September - David Garthwaite, a "Fine Art" photographer. Note, this is an extra Zoom meeting on a MONDAY night.

Annual Exhibition 2021

Our annual exhibition is now open for members entries. Full details can be found here. Please note that entries are now nly accepted via the PhotoEntry system.



Programme Update 2021

Please note there will be No meetings on July 30th and ^th August. These were previously marked as TBA.

Summer Challenge 2021

This year's challenge is to find a way to represent Swansea in minimalist images. Full details can be found here. Hope you enjoy this years challenge as much as previous years. Entries should be submitted by August 13th, and will be shown at our September 3rd meeting via Zoom.


June 2021 Print Competition

     

Yet again Gerald Davies again scored two tewnties, roaring ahead for our annual prize. Paul Branchflower ably judged the competition, giving useful information to all. You can see all the winners here.


May 2021 PDI Competition

       

Gerald Davies again scored two tewnties, this time sharing the honours with Janet Francis. Harry Gardiner gave us an excellent night with his judging with sixteen images gaining 18 points or over. You can see all 16 here.


May 2021 Print Competition

       

Gerald Davies scored two tewnties while Paul Arnold and Kay Mills joined him on the top tier. Thank you Brian for organising it again. As usual, the winners and all the top scorers can be found here.


April 2021 Print Competition

  

Gerald Davies and Janet Francis shared top honours in this month's print competition. Brian Coleman critiqued and scored our images and gave useful advice to all participants. Thank you Brian. As usual, the winners and all the top scorers can be found here.


Tutorials shown on March 26th.

The tutorials shown by Mike Clatworthy on High and Low key, and Kevin Walters onCreating Collages in Photoshop and Lightroom can be found here.


New Tutotrial using Word's Picture Format

Club member Sarah Drew has provided us with tutorials featuring Word' Picture Format. These are well woth looking at for fresh ideas.

They can be found here.


March 2021 Print Competition

  

Dennis Russ and Sarah Drew both scored twenty points in this months print competition, with the judge, Andy Leslie declaring Dennis as the overall winner. As usual, the winners and all the top scorers can be found here.


February 2021 PDI Competition

  

Gerald Davies again was the winner of the first round of this year's PDI Competition. The "Open" Competition was well judged by Ralf Snook. As usual, the winner and all the top scorers can be found here.


February 2021 Print Competition

  

Gerald Davies got off to a flying start in this years compettition with his image "Crybin". The competition on an Open theme was judged via Zoom by Susan Ashford, her first judging for our club. By the members response, it hopefully won't be her last. As usual, the winner and all the top scorers can be found here.


Change of Programme

On the 12th February we will now have the Pantomime, presentation of Awards for 2020 and Gerald Davies will show his "2020 in Photographs"

On the 26th February, Gary Shinner's talk will be "Northern Lights (Did we see them?"


Gerald's talk on Friday Evening

Here's a list of photographers and links I promised in my talk. Have a look at them and enjoy, but look for other photographers work  that inspire you.

Photographer – Lindsay Adler
Website - https://www.lindsayadlerphotography.com/index

Photographer – Adam Gibbs
You Tube - https://www.youtube.com/user/AGibbsPhotography
Website - http://www.adamgibbs.com/

Photographer – Bruce Percy   
Website - https://www.brucepercy.co.uk/

Photographer – Fan Ho
Website - https://fanho-forgetmenot.com/

Photographer – Adrian Villa  (AOWS) 
Youtube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/c/aowsphotos/featured   
Website - aows.co

List of Photographers to look up on the internet
Michael Kenna
Sue Bryce
Ansel Adams
Dorothea Lang
Robert Capa
David Bailey
Martin Parr
Don McCullin
Steve McCurry

Links to YouTube

13 Creative Exercises
https://youtu.be/82bt_1_HMOA

The Power of Imagination - "The Bedroom"
https://youtu.be/UFRm6nm3bRM


Members Information

Entry to all competitions will now be via the PhotoEntry system,by using the link https://compent.photoentry.uk/compent/, where you also find details of all upcoming competitions.

You can also find details of the 2021 competition programme here.

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