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The Presidents 12 Challenge for 2018-19

Well another season of the President's 12 Challenge begins next month, remember everyone can submit photos on these topics even if they don't want to enter club competitions, this is an informal challenge designed to get ideas and creativity flowing and to get us out and about with our cameras with a theme in mind. One image per month to be submitted as projected digital images, (JPEG files) of 1600 x 1200 pixels in size, (with 1200 pixels being the maximum height in portrait) The topics therefore are as follows. Circles (April) How High is Up (May) Golden Hour (June) Mirror Image/Reflection (July) Self Portrait (August) The Camera Doesn’t Lie (September) Texture (October) Open Spaces (Novem

AGM and Annual Prizegiving

Thank you to everyone who came along for the AGM last night, and of course the all important award of trophies! I hope you all agree that it has been a successful season, with some great personal and group success along the way. The winners - L-R - Alan Edwards, Anne Wright, Ken Ness, Jennifer Moffat, Ben Freeman and Hayley-Jane Stanley. Apologies were given from Ian Bain and Ian Hastie. The final prizewinners are as follows: - Brechin Arts Festival Trophy - Most Improved - Ian Bain Jim Snedden Shield - Image Topics – Division 3 - Hayley-Jane Stanley Careston Trophy - Print Topics – Division 2 - Anne Wright Dave Clark Trophy - Print Topics – Division 1 - Ian Hastie & Ken Ness ARPS CPAGB So

John Senior Trophy Success!

WE WON! Brechin tonight won the John Senior Trophy for prints in some style, with a total score of 121/140, six points clear of Mearns Camera Club in second place. Top praise goes to Hayley-Jane Stanley who bagged best print of the night with 'Between Two Worlds' scoring a maximum 20 points. Jennifer Moffat (Abstract at the Playpark), Ian Bain (Crested Tit) and Ben Freeman (Rattray Head Dawn) all scored 18/20s early on giving us an unassailable lead. In the Angus Cup for digital images, things were much closer, and with Ian Hastie claiming 20 points and top image with 'Fast Food' we were in the hunt, but ultimately lost out to Mearns Camera Club who scored a mighty 123/140 and took the trop

Angus Cup and John Senior Trophy

Tuesday 13th March is the night of the Angus Cup (digital) and John Senior Trophy (prints). This year Kirriemuir Photography Club join the competition, along with Arbroath and District Amateur Photography Club, Carnousite Camera Club, Carnoustie Photo Group, Mearns Camera Club and Brechin Photographic Society. Each club has submitted 7 prints and 7 PDIs, which will be marked by Stewart Dodd LRPS from Dundee. The club with the highest cumulative score in each competition will take the trophy away! There are also awards for the best individual images in each competition. The competition is always great entertainment, and a fitting end to the competitive season. The evening starts at 7pm sha

Al Buntin ARPS MPAGB - Image Construction

Tomorrow night we welcome back Al Buntin to the club, this time as a speaker (he judged our 'Portrait' competition earlier in the season). Al will discuss his image construction, which we can promise will be both inspiring and impressive. Al is highly regarded in photographic circles for constructing images from his imagination, and an insight into his thought and technical process will be both entertaining and informative. Tomorrow will be our last guest speaker of the season, so please come along and glean some inspiration for the summer. The Piano Lesson (c) Al Buntin - 2014 RPS Ribbon award for 'creative'

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