Morriston Camera Club

Affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain through The Welsh Photographic Federation


 

 

 

Morriston

Welcome

We are a friendly, diverse and active camera club. We challenge, inspire and help all our members to improve their photographic skills through our structured, relevant and enjoyable, annual programme of activities.


News and Updates

April Print Competition

Paul Dennis - Malachite butterfly  

Congratulations to Paul Dennis who gained 20 points this month for his print "Malachite butterfly". We had an instructive evening from our judge, Leigh Woolford, and our thanks go to him. As usual, all the top scoring entries can be seen here.


Member's Gallery

Jen Oldham has updated her gallery

Any members who wish to add or update their gallery, Please contact the Webmaster


Welsh Salon, 2018

PAUL BRANCHFLOWER - Beached by Ben Nevis  

Congratulations to Paul Branchflower on gaining the best PDI Colour award in the 2018 Welsh Salon. Well done too, to the other club members who gained acceptances.

Gerald Davies - Day Break
Gerald Davies - Swgd-Yr-Dwilli
Howard Evans AWPF - Redundant Spanners
Joanne Coates-Williams - The Highlands
John Campbell CPAGB - Not My Train
John Campbell CPAGB - Sunrise at Terrigal
Paul James Branchflower - Beached by Ben Nevis (Best Colour PDI)
Paul James Branchflower - Circles of Life
Paul James Branchflower - Storm


Addition to programme - March 30th

As we will not be framing the exhibition prints on Friday, we have arranged and extra workishop evening - but still BRING YOUR PRINTS!

The following tables will be set up:
1. Brian Howell – Photoshop Table
2. Gerald Davies – Photoshop Table
3. Cheryl Owen – Lightroom Table
4. Paul Dennis – Lightroom Table
5. Peter Fry – Audio Visuals (Pictures to Exe)
6. Paul Branchflower – General Camera control & equipment    questions.
7. Mike Clatworthy – Off Camera Flash Workshop

Please bring your camera if you want to partake in item 7, and your camera and manual for item 6. There is no need to bring your flashgun.

Don't forget your exhibition prints


Newsline - March 21st

Carole has produced another extensive Newsline with lots of information on upcoming events, both organized by the club and external events. You can find it here.

 

An index of all Newsline/Newsline Extra can be seen here.


March, 2018 Print Competition

PAUL BRANCHFLOWER - Sailing into the Sunset  

This month, Paul Branchlower tool the honours with his image "PAUL BRANCHFLOWER - Sailing into the Sun". Allan Squires was our judge, and congratulations to all the other high scorers. All the top scorers can be found here.


Resizing Images for PDI and Web.
If you require guidence on resizing your images for PDI competitions or reproducing on the web, our Secretary, John Campbell has produced useful guides on resizing in Photoshop or Lightroom. They can be found here. Thank you John.


Newsline Extra - 'Panel 0f 3.

The latest Newsline Extra gives details of a change to the members competition June 1st, and also the new date for Allan Squires ‘Drop Collisions and Paint Sculptures’ demo . You can find it here.

 

An index of all Newsline/Newsline Extra can be seen here.


Change of programme, 9th March, 2018.
Due to the inclement weather on March 2nd, Alan Squires will now judge our competition "Boats" on March 9th.


Newsline - February, 2018.

Carole's latest Newline gives details of upcoming meetings, timeline for our upcoming Exhibition. It alsso contains details of your committee, WPF AGM and Salon and our Facebook group. You can find it here.

 

An index of all Newsline/Newsline Extra can be seen here.


PDI Competition February 2018

JANET HORBURY - No Pain No Gain   JO COATES-WILLIAMS - Scotland Reflections   PAUL BRANCHFLOWER - Two Monuments Two People and Two Countries   JANET HORBURY - The Eyes Have It

Congratulations to Janet Horbury, Jo Coates-Williams and Paul Branchflower who gained twenty points in our PDI Competition. Janet joins that select band who have gained two twenties in the same competition. Well done Janet. We also thank our judge, Roy Thomas for providing an excellent evening. All the top scorers can be found here.


Print Competition February 2018

PAUL DENNIS - Fenced In

Congratulations to Paul Dennis for being the first winner in our Print Competition, in a strong field. All the top scorers can be found here.


Newsline Update - February 7th, 2018.

The latest Newsline Update contains details of our open evening and workshops on Friday, and a details of the Vale 7 Way Battle. You can find it here.

 

An index of all Newsline/Newsline Extra can be seen here.


Presentation Evening, 2018.
On Friday 26th January, 2018 we held our Annual Presentation Dinner at Morriston Golf Club, when presentations were made to John Campbell, Print Photographer of the Year, Paul Branchflower , PDI Photographer of the Year, Steven Bevan, Best Newcomer, together with the Chairman's award for the year 2017 - Brian Howell.

Our guest for the evening to present the awards was the Rev. Hugh Lervy (Vicar of St. David’s).

Full report and pictures can be found here.


Website of the month for May 2018. Ross Hoddinott's Landscape, Wildlife & Close-up Photography & Workshops.  Ross Hoddinott is one of the UK’s leading professional landscape, wildlife & close-up photographers. He provides 1-2-1 tuition, workshops & fine-art prints. Find details here.

Site of the month is provided by member Paul Dennis.

There is an archive of past Websites of the Month here.


Any member with news they whould like to see in this section, please email Paul


Morriston

Special Features -

Morriston 'Then & Now'

'Morriston of Yesteryear' and the 'Morriston Forum' now ready and waiting for your comments

Morriston Camera Club are grateful to the Arts Council of Wales for the Lottery Fund Grant awarded to the Club

Members Information

Next Competitions

Print - Theme "Trees". Hand in by April 20th. Judged by Chris Warrenon May 11th, 2018.

PDI - Theme "Friendship", hand-in by midnight on May 4th. Judged by David Alexander on May 25th, 2018. Please send entries to pdientries@ morristoncameraclub.co.uk and no other e-mail address should be used. See guidelines and aide-memoire below

2018 Competitions


Submission Guidelines

NOTE: for complete rules see here.

Print entries

 

Projected Digital Images.

Information on how to resize your images can be found here.

A guide to resizing your images can be found here. (PDF Format)