Alford & Dis. U3A Photography Group Meeting
Thursday April 3rd 2014…10am
Workshop: Judging of our New DPI Competition…Judge: Jean Brumby
10 am. Apologies: John Barker/Dan Smith/Denise Phillips
Attendance: 23 members
Clive advised the meeting that Denise and her friend Sylvia had been knocked down by a car exiting the Methodist Church
car park while crossing the road. Sadly Denise suffered a broken bone in her knee; she is in the Pilgrim hospital with a pot
on her leg.
A “Get Well” card was signed by all members.
Thursday May 1st meeting: TBA
Basic Editing group
Thursday April 10th 2pm…PSE. Adding a new sky to a photograph.
Wed May 14th pencilled in. (Mondays & Wednesdays)…Homefield Alpacas…Great Carlton.
Dependent on our English weather the date can be flexible.
Deena and Gwyneth’s garden…Sloothby: (Nr Willoughby). Date to be arranged around our English weather.
Investigated: Northcote Heavy Horse centre.
Wednesdays and Sundays’ open…11am to 3pm. Unable to establish to date what’s on Wednesday’s. Wednesdays
best for our group? To be looked at!
Clive introduced our new DPI (Digital Projected Images) meeting judge Jean Brumby.
Jean commenced by advising the meeting that her decisions were based on her personal judgement, making constructive comments,
and in her opinion where improvements could be made.
Starting with an excellent entry of 24 beginners group photographs Jean gave a thorough and encouraging critique on every
10.45 am.Coffee break
During coffee break Jean looked at members’ entries choosing the 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Resuming after coffee break:
Jean announced the final placing’s, stating that with the excellent quality of the beginners group photos , not only
would she announce the first three winners but give “Highly Commended” on five further photos….Jean’s
comment!! Why do we have two groups?
Beginners Group Placing’s