Macro with Marliese

Lots of our members said in the past that they wanted to have a go at macro and close-up photography, particularly featuring ‘live’ subjects, such as insects. You’ll not be too surprised to hear that among the things you need to do that are 1) a macro facility for your camera, be it a macro…

Project 111 – Our May Practical

At our May meeting, we held a Project 111 session, sending members into the depths of Ockbrook to capture something different or objects in a different way. Project 111 is where we give members 1 hour to shoot 1 subject (or use one technique) and to submit 1 image at the end of that hour…

2019 OPC Annual General Meeting

We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on 1st July 2019 at the Ocbrook Village Hall starting at 18:30 until 19:00. The meeting is open to all 2018-19 club members and will include the election of committee members for the next season. The agenda for the meeting and details of the committee election process…

Low Light – Our May Meeting

Our theme for the May meeting was ‘Low Light or Sunset’ and as usual, we received some outstanding images, not only of some really impressive sunsets, but some amazing low light pictures. So here they are again, enjoy!

Such emotion!

Our Facebook theme for March was “emotion”. Quite a tricky topic to interpret – or so we thought! As always, our members let their creativity shine….  

The Missing Sunset – Our April Meeting

Well, we had our first practical session of the year organised by Kevin Lane, was a walk around Ockbrook to try and capture a stunning sunset. Although the sky looked promising as we set out, cloud on the horizon seemed to appear from nowhere and in the end we didn’t quite get the sunset we…

Bottle it!

Our Facebook theme for February was ‘bottles’ – and it seems there are plenty of beautiful bottle scenes to be snapped all over the place! Here’s a selection of images our members posted in our Facebook group.    

The Long Way to Success – Our March Meeting

At our March meeting we welcomed guest speaker Ian Mountford. His talk entitled ‘The Long Way to Success’ walked us through his start in photography up to his achievement of commendations in such prestigious competitions as Landscape Photographer of the Year. His latest being ‘Patchwork’ which was commended in 2018. However, it’s clear his highlight…