Derby Cathedral Visits

We’ve had a busy month at the Derby Cathedral in September. First of all we had the private club visit to the Cathedral organised by Dave King. An amazing evening with unrestricted access to all parts of the Cathedral topped off with a trip up the tower to view the City by night and we…

Summer Stunner – Our Summer Break Pics

For our first meeting of the 2019-2020 season we enjoyed reviewing a collection of images taken by our members over the summer break. And although butterflies featured significantly, we were treated to a wide variety of stunning images. So here they are again – enjoy! As a follow on from our last meeting of the…

Macro with Marlies – Part 2

Well our evening with Marlies and her creepy crawlies proved to be an interesting challenge. Macro with live subjects requires patience and a chunk of good luck. Fortunately our members were up to the challenge and we’ve got some great images to prove it!  

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…