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News & Updates

P.O.T.Y. Round #8 – And The Winners Are!

November 8th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

Last night was our last round of the Photographer of the Year Competition, finally deciding who our winners are.  Colin Mill was our judge for the evening, who provided an extremely positive and balanced review of our entries. We had a wide array of marks with some [...]

Rosebowl 2018/19 Round 1 Results

November 7th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

The CACC Rosebowl Competition is the main competition on the CACC calendar, which we enter annually. This year's competition started over a month ago however our first round fixture wasn't until last week. In this fixture, we were up against Croxley CC, Ealing & Hampshire House P.C. and Oxford P.S., [...]

Terry Chapman Memorial Results

November 5th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

We attended this year's Terry Chapman Memorial Competition, which was held on the 3rd November. This is where we compete against clubs from Northamptonshire and surrounding areas. Bob Moore Hon. FRPS judged the ten clubs that entered and subsequently had his work cut out. We fought a [...]

Bedfordshire Invitation Results With Bluberries

October 25th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

Last night we hosted the Bedfordshire Invitation Inter-Club Competiton at the Buckingham Community Centre. It is an annual competition, open to clubs throughout Bedfordshire and neighbouring areas.  With such a wide geographical spread we were expecting some tough competition.  As the competition is Open Subject [...]

P.O.T.Y. Round #7 Little Monsters Images and Scores

October 5th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

This month we had Round 7 of the Photographer Of The Year (P.O.T.Y.) Competition, with the chosen topic being 'Little Monsters'. Would we have any scares with the scores! We had a wide variety of subjects entered for the last Print round of this year's [...]

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Restoring Photos to Magical Memories

September 23rd, 2018|Categories: News, Talk|

This week we had a fascinating talk on Restoring Photos by Diane Berridge.  Diane runs her own successful business (Digital Magic Memories) where she digitally removes imperfections on old photographs which have suffered damage over time. To demonstrate to us the scale and breadth of [...]

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Little Monsters Caught on Camera

September 13th, 2018|Categories: News, Practical Evening|

Thanks to everyone who came along for the 'Little Monsters' Practical evening to help you prepare for the next round of the P.O.T.Y Competition.  This was a great opportunity for members to practice, get help on techniques, watch and learn from others, or catch up. Spiders to [...]

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P.O.T.Y. Round #6 Food Images and Scores

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

This month we had Round 6 of the Photographer Of The Year (P.O.T.Y.) Competition, with the chosen topic being 'Food'. As we progress towards the end of the Club's programme for the year, this would become a turning point...! There were some excellent efforts by [...]

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A Quartette of Results

August 16th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

As with the weather (certainly at the moment), we approach the end of the Summer Programme.  As a result of this we had four competitions rolled into one evening; The Best Use of Colour, The Monochrome Trophy, The Trio Competition and The Triptych Competition.  After a bit of fun [...]

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Art and Photography Meet

July 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, Talk|

This week we met with Winslow And District Art Society to study both Club's interpretations of a number of themes. This year these were; People in Place, The Visual Battlefield, Concrete and Steel, and Little Monsters. Everyone enjoyed themselves with plenty of cross-party banter. Based on [...]

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The Stony Worm’s Eye View

June 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Photowalk|

We were at Stony Stratford for this year's annual Jim Waddington Challenge. This is the picture-hunt competition based on a given topic, which this year was ‘Worms’ eye view’.  So, it was time to start crawling about on the ground for an hour looking for compositions, not [...]

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Eyeing the Rose at Campbell Park

June 21st, 2018|Categories: Events, Photowalk|

Thanks for all coming! On Wednesday around 15 of us met up to explore Campbell Park in Milton Keynes for this week's Photowalk.  This park has several distinctive artworks and sculptures including; ‘The Milton Keynes Rose’.  After centring our attention around The Rose it was time to explore the [...]

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Down in the Town at Buckingham

June 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Photowalk|

Buckingham was the location this week for the Camera Clubs Photowalk. Twenty of us, possibly a record, met up and started off wandering from our meeting point in a roughly agreed plan around Buckingham. And off we went... Our first area of interest were artefacts [...]

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P.O.T.Y. Round #5 Images and Scores Available

June 10th, 2018|Categories: Competitions|

This month we had Round 5 of the Photographer Of The Year (P.O.T.Y.) Competition, 'People in Place'. There were a wide range of entries generated, everything from a Fish and Chip van to a Blacksmith at work! Scores on the doors! Congratulations to Nick Biswell [...]

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Going All Detective with Forensic Photography

June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Talk|

While other photographers interpret a brief, in Forensic Photography you have to produce accurate, detailed photographs that faithfully record the location and evidence of a crime or accident scene. And most importantly, as clearly and as objectively as possible.  At the Club this week we had [...]

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One Night Focussing on Rebeca

May 18th, 2018|Categories: Practical Evening|

For our second in the series of three sessions covering Studio Flash, we welcomed Rebeca to the Club.  The aim of this Practical Evening was for us to set-up simple lighting to utilise what was previously learnt from Brian Worley. Brian provided a talk on "Studio and [...]

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P.O.T.Y. Round 4 Images & Scores Available

May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

Well, with the completion of Round 4 of the P.O.T.Y. Competition, we are now halfway through and it's all to play for! Congratulations to Linda Court for having the top overall score for Round 4 and Adam Gawronski, Pauline & John Goldsworthy, Andrew Nobbs for [...]

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Studio and Speedlight by Brian Worley

April 26th, 2018|Categories: Events|

Light without Photoshop This evening we had the privilege of having Brian Worley as a speaker at the Club, talking about 'Studio, and Speedlites'. Brian brought a large range of studio lighting accessories to talk through and demonstrate, with a single flash. We also had [...]

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Rosewood Trophy Competition 2018 Results!

April 24th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

What is The Rosewood Trophy And Who Attended The Rosewood Trophy is an annual event between Banbury, Badby and Buckingham Camera Clubs, also known as the 3B's. This year was the turn of Banbury to host it.  Buckingham were the trophy holders, having won the [...]

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Practical Evening – Abstraction From Nature

April 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Practical Evening|

'Abstraction From Nature' was the subject for this week's Practical Evening.  The aim of the evening was to stimulate some ideas for the upcoming Photographer of The Year Competition on the 2nd May. So abstract subjects were the order of the evening. Cabbages, Chrysanthemum flower [...]

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P.O.T.Y. Round #3 Images Available

April 6th, 2018|Categories: Competitions, News|

Congratulations to Colin Bright and Linda Court for scoring the highest in this round. This round had a subject of: The Visual Battlefield, and there were a wide variety of topics that covered this subject.  It was nice to see a lot of new names getting [...]

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Practical Evening – Visual Battlefield

March 29th, 2018|Categories: News, Practical Evening|

This week's Practical Evening was around 'The Visual Battlefield'.  The aim of the evening was to stimulate the mind and give some ideas for the upcoming Photographer of The Year Competition. Next week's competition's topic is 'The Visual Battlefield' which will be judged by [...]