Alford & Dis. U3A Photography Group Meeting
Thursday November 6th 2014…10am
Workshop: Annual Photo Competition Judging
10.00am: Welcome- Special welcome to prospective member Tony hall
Apologies:Dena Robinson/Dan Smith/Denise Phillips.
Next Thursday November 13th Basic Photoshop Elements Photo Editing…2pm
Workshop: Making Cards with Adobe Photoshop Elements-Crib sheets e-mailed previously
Open to full Group
December 4th Meeting. To arrange our 2015 Program – Tutorial to be arranged.
Agenda-(Details as under)
b) To arrange photo- shoots
c) Calendar: Do we continue…Alterations/Categories
d) Annual Photo competition- Rule Amendments
Rule 2 –
Photos to be taken in the current year- Amended to: Archive photos allowed providing they have not been entered in
This will allow for members who for any unforeseen circumstances are unable to take photos in the current year - This year
we have in mind; Denise and myself
e) Annual Lunch & prize presentation – February?
f) Editing group – To continue?
g) Accounts: to be arranged at Denise’s convenience
We only have a limited number left (7) - Please see Denise/Margaret/Clive for sales.
10.15 am. Main Meeting – Annual Photo Competition Judging -
Firstly I must comment on the quality of your entries, the best to date, especially in the beginners group – Well
On the down side we are a little disappointed with number of entries - Only 12 members have entered the competition with
total of 32 photographs.
As an experiment, (although I have not got this correct at present) we digitally projected your images on screen at the
same time as our judge critiqued the actual prints; this appeared to be an improvement, allowing for the better viewing of
With a hearty round of members’ applause, also for her first visit to our group, Clive welcomed photography judge
Lynn commenced by giving a brief introduction of her interests in photography and photography judging.
Having previewed all our prints Lynn commented positively on the quality of our prints, why do we have two groups? There
little difference between the two groups!!
With Bob’s assistance and taking us up to coffee break Lynn commencing with the beginners group prints first (16)
followed by the advanced group photos (16). Lynn gave each print an encouraging critique, and in her opinion, on how
each print could be improved.
11.10 am. Coffee Break – During coffee break Lynn finally selected the competition winners
11.15 am – Resuming after coffee break Lynn announced the competition winners.