EAF Print Competition

On the 10th March Bedford Camera Club entered the East Anglian Federation of Photography Societies (EAF) print competition. The winner of this competition will then represent the EAF in the National Print Competition later in the year.

Of the 129 clubs who are affiliated to the EAF 23 took part in this year’s competition. Each club has to select 25 prints, 15 are shown in the 1st round and then the top 10 scoring clubs are allowed through to the 2nd round where their remaining 10 prints are judged to find the overall winner. Each print is simultaneously judged by 3 judges and can achieve an overall maximum of 15 points.

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Point to Point and Mounts

Point to Point, Printing and Mounting

Following on from Bruce and John Pegram’s interesting presentations on Tuesday evening, they would like to pass on the following information

 

Point to Point Racing

The next meet of The Oakley Hunt is at Brafield-on-the-Green, Northamptonshire

Sunday 17th March 2019

This photo opportunity is found on the A428 between Bedford and Northampton. When you arrive at Brafield on the Green, turn left in the centre of the village along Horton Road and the race course is approximately 1 mile along that road on the left-hand side. The following web site gives further details.

https://www.pointtopoint.co.uk/events/5700

Bruce

 

Printing

See the BCC Resources page (Paper, Printing…) for links to print companies including DSCL as demonstrated by Cliff

Also see the BCC How-To Page (Printing) for some further information

 

Print Mounting

John’s preferred mountboard supplier is Paper Spectrum

https://www.paperspectrum.co.uk/

Longridge cutters

Basic Logan 24″ cutter (this is the model I use, not as good nor as sophisticated as John’s but less expensive – Ian)

Logan 301-1 model from Paper Spectrum

Logan UK suppliers

 

Post Preparation 5th March

Unfortunately, the speaker planned for our 5th March meeting is unable to attend. The fall-back position is that we will run a “members evening” instead.

The full details are still being prepared, but generally the evening will enable members that have any queries about say “colour profiles”, on-line printing, on-line pre-cut mount boards as well as DIY mount cutting, resizing images, PhotoEntry etc to have clear, simple demonstration of “how to do it”.

If you have a particular query which you would like to have addressed, please send an email ASAP to Bruce Deacon at brucedeacon88@gmail.com and we will do our best to include it in the evening.

St Ives Interprint Results

Bedford Camera Club External Competitions

St Ives Interprint competition was held on 23 rd Feb 2019.

28 clubs participated by submitting 8 prints which were displayed as a panel and judged by Rosemary Wilman Judges feedback was then given to a PDI display after the exhibition closed.

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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!

Snowdrops

Snowdrops Photo Opportunity

If you are looking for snowdrops to photograph I can suggest Moggerhanger Park. It’s just 10 minutes drive east (A603) from Bedford, free entry, car park 1 minute from the wood, more than enough snowdrops to photograph and plenty of light through the trees.

A few I took today https://flic.kr/s/aHsm8X8YGk

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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.

Cambridge Interclub Results

Report from the Cambridge Interclub Digital Competition 19th Jan 2019

Bedford Camera Club recently entered the Cambridge Interclub Digital Competition.

32 clubs entered this competition which consisted of 5 themed rounds for which each club had to enter 1 image

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