2015 Thursday May 7th Alford & Dis. U3A Photography Group
Apologies: Linda Mullen/Denise Philips
am Meeting Notes.
Basic PE Editing Group.
Thursday next May 14th.
Workshop to be arranged – Suggestions?
Sent an email regarding a photo-shoot- On a Sunday morning – No interest!!
Rearranged due to inclement weather.
- Scamblesby – Foals &
–- Meet at venue 10am. Directions to be emailed.
will have to be completely cancelled if a bad weather forecast – The foals will soon be horses!!
Will look at the weather forecast on Monday and confirm Yea or “Neigh”
Ayescoughfee Hall and Gardens – Spalding - 39 miles.
Information: As per my email sent April 27th (Look at Ayescoughfee hall & Gardens website)
Several members interested? Will book the first Wednesday June 3rd
Info broachers posted to me – Arrived Thursday morning!!
Cars to be full please - Meet at Nan’s or Margaret & Clive’s
to arrange car loads and leave spare cars
I hope to have a recce.
June 4th meeting
2016 Calendar photo judging – Judge Jean Brumby.
10. 15 am. Mono Photo Competition judging.
Clive introduced and welcomed new group judge Mr Ron Abbot who kindly stepped in
at last minute for Judge Mr Rob Dowlman, who is unwell.
Our idea was to display the actual photos for the Judge to critique while displaying an identical DPI on screen
for member’s better viewing.
due to technical reasons showing the DPI would not work!!! Thankfully, Ron our technical magician, managed to get everything
working after a short delay.
Entries: Intermediate group 15.
Advanced Group: 12
order, and in his opinion, Ron commenced by judging the Intermediate group photos first, giving each photo a thorough and
10. 40 am. In reverse
order Bob announced the winners in the Intermediate group.
3rd place: John
Walborn. – Vale of Dreams.
2nd Place: Frances
Hitchcock. – Bike Night.
1st place: John
Walborn. – Reflections.
10. 40 am. Ron commenced
judging the advanced group photos, again giving each photo the same thorough and encouraging critique as the Intermediate
10. 55 am. Meeting adjourned for coffee break.
(Thanks to Frances for the brochure collection).
Cont. page 2.
11.20. am. Bob announced the winners of the Advanced
3rd place: Bob Platts – Minster
2nd Place: Clive Sutton – Snap Happy
1st Place: Robert Ibbotson – The Range
11.20 am. To fill in the available spare time Ron displayed several of his excellent A3 mounted
photos explaining how they had been manipulated.
Considering this was our first mono competition Bob and I were pleasantly
surprised and encouraged with the quality of your photographs, well done.
We thought Ron was an excellent and humorous judge, making all the correct decisions.
If you are all agreeable, we will certainly book Ron again.
An excellent meeting.
12 pm. Clive closed the meeting thanking members for their attendance.
Bob & Clive.