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…

Ian Mountford in March

In March 2019,  we will be welcoming Ian Mountford to the club for his talk, ‘The Long Way to Success’.  The monotone images that Ian Mountford publishes represent a distinct and powerful style. Often taken at the water’s edge, these dramatic images require sound technique and mastery of long exposure photography. During the evening Ian…

Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

We had an event-packed meeting in February, starting off with a slideshow of images based on the theme of ‘Making the Ordinary Extraordinary’ and true to form, we had a very inventive set of images from everyone. A fantastic response to the theme, so thank you all for your contributions. You can take a look…

Alpine Photography – Mark O’Rafferty

Background I got into photography back in the late 1970’s to record where I had been walking, either in the Peak District, Lake District, Wales or Scotland in the winter. The first camera I bought was a compact Olympus 35RC which was a 35mm film camera.  I travelled to the Jessops warehouse in Leicester on…