International Kite Festival and Festival of Motoring – photo op

The Bedford International Kite Festival will once again be returning to Russell Park over the weekend of the 1 & 2 June 2019.

This year the event will take on a unique format, with the brand new Bedford Festival of Motoring taking place on the beautiful Embankment alongside the Kite Festival. 

The weekend will feature kite-flying displays with kites never seen before in the UK, family entertainment and attractions, a variety of trade including the popular craft marquee, and the opportunity to get up close to an impressive range of iconic cars and motorcycles. 

Also taking place on the Sunday is Run Bedford 10k road race beginning at the Embankment at 9am.

Summer Event with something of interest for everyone.

       

Competition Themes 2019 – 2020

Now that the current season has finished and the weather is (supposedly) improving,  it is time to get out with our cameras and find some ideas for next season’s competitions.

As promised, here are the themes, with descriptive briefs, for next season:

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Philip Lepper Trophy

Something Unusual

That is the theme for our next competition, for the Philip Lepper Trophy, being held on Tuesday 26th March.

You can enter up to 3 PDIs – no prints in this event.  Get them logged into photoentry by Tuesday next,  19th March.

We look forward to a good number of entries showing us something creative or unusual so now is the time to get going.

Seasonal Points Competition

The closing date for Round Four of our Seasonal Points competition is almost upon us.

The theme for this competition is ‘Shapes’.

Please get your images in by midnight tomorrow and bring your prints along to the meeting tomorrow night.

We are looking forward to another good turn out following our last successful competition so please get those images in now!

Seasonal Points Competitions

Our next seasonal points competition takes place on Tuesday 5th February.  The theme is ‘open’ so enter up to 2 PDIs and 1 print or 2 prints and 1 PDI on any subject you like.

Just to remind you the closing date is Tuesday next, 29th January, at midnight.  Please bring along your prints to the evening meeting and have your PDIs for both competitions submitted into photoentry.

 

The following seasonal points competition takes place on 26th February with a theme of ‘shapes’ so get out and find some unique and fascinating images to enter by 19th February.

 

We are looking forward to seeing a good number of entries in each competition.

New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year to one and all

We should all begin 2019 with the resolution to get out more and take lots of photographs in the coming year.

Your next opportunity to share your images is the Architects’ Association Trophy competition which is being held on Tuesday 15th January. 

This means you have only until Tuesday next, 8th January, to find those images you have been saving and get them uploaded onto photoentry.

Let’s have a good entry for the first competition of the year and set the tone for the rest of the season.