Studio Bits and Bobs

As the evenings draw in and the weather gets colder you might want to try your hand at some home studio/indoor photography.

A past club president has kindly offered the following items to any member wanting them, to raise a few shillings towards club funds

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POV Last Call

Points of View in Bromham and Biddenham

Sunday 14th October – 11 am to 2pm

6 Themes for 6 Images

This is the last call for the Points of View Competition.  Previous info can be seen [link]

The themes for this year’s competition are:

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Photo Entry Help

Photo Entry (PE) is our new method for members to submit competition entries directly online.
 
It is a BIG time saver, both for Linda and for yourselves. The feed back has been very positive. Most members have been using it with no problem.
 
However one or two have had a problem so I would like to make you aware of some points to bear in mind.
 

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New Season Competitions – Important Information

PhotoEntry

By now you should all have received an email containing your log in details and temporary password to enable you to access PhotoEntry.

For those of you who are not yet aware, this is the system we are now using to enter images into competitions.  It is going to make life much easier as you no longer need to email images to the competition secretary, just upload them to PhotoEntry.  Even better, you do not need to add black borders to your images.

To find out how to use PhotoEntry, on the club website go to the Competitions menu, Submitting Images and Prints.  Scroll to the bottom of the page and you will find links to an excellent video demonstration and a PDF document of instructions which make the process very easy to follow.

If you experience any difficulties or you don’t receive your login details (remember to check your spam box) then please contact Linda or Ian at compsec@bedfordcameraclub.co.uk.

Our first Seasonal Points competition is on 16th October so your images need to be in by Tuesday 9th October.  We look forward to seeing some super entries.

 

Starting Competitions

Tuesday night, at the first club night of the season, Linda included an excellent live demonstration of the new method to submit images to the club competitions.

More details can be found here

If you are new to the club and would like to know a little more about how the competitions are run, how to prepare an image, what a judge might be looking for in an image or have any other questions I will be at the club next week (October 9th) at 6.45pm.

We had one new member who is interested in this; if you would like to join us please let me know (email to ian@colink.co.uk)

Thanks

Ian

 

Points of View

Hello,

October already! I can’t believe it. I would like to remind everyone that our annual Points of View event is on Sunday 14th October, starting at 10am.

I will talk briefly about it at our first club evening, Tuesday 2nd October at Scott Primary School, but meanwhile here is a PDF with some more details 

Link to POV 2018 PDF

Looking forward to seeing you all on the 14th with cameras loaded (or memory cards and batteries ready.) Please do let me know if you intend to come, 

Jim

Jim Boud, email: byarm.71@gmail.com

ALERT – New Season Competitions

The new season is almost upon us. 

I hope you are all sifting through your images from the summer ready for our first competition on 16th October (last entry date 9th Oct)

See here for more details

Please Note

This season we are going to be using a new system for submitting images into competitions called PhotoEntry.

All will be explained on the first night of the new season, 2nd October.

Please do not submit any images before that date. 

You will receive login information for PhotoEntry on, or shortly after, 2nd October.

If you are not able to attend that night you will find an excellent video and written instructions on the website which will guide you through the process.

Look out for further information which will be sent out nearer the time.

Summer Events Competition

The summer is almost over and our new season will begin soon.

To have one last celebration of summer, we will have a light-hearted competition onTuesday 2nd October, our first evening meeting.

Everyone who has taken part in any of our summer events this year are invited to take part.  Please select up to 6 images to send in.  We may not use them all, depending on how many members take part, so please enter your favourite images first.  Please use the usual internal competition rules.

This will be an informal competition with the winner voted for by members.  There may be a prize!

The closing date for this competition is midnight on Tuesday 25th September.

Surprise

On this occasion would you please email Linda by 11th September if you intend to take part – you do not have to have selected your images by this time.  The reason for signing up in advance is that we have a surprise for you. We would very much like you to be part of a pilot project we are trialling.

More information will  be shared with you once you have added your name to Linda’s list.

Looking forward to seeing your memories of our summer season.

Linda

linda.swain@sky.com