League 2 winners

Congratulations to our recent League 2 winners: Richard Dibley, Maureen Crozier, David Sharman and Gerry Leeper. Details are on the competition results page here.

Happy New Year!

Our syllabus gets off to a start in 2019 with a talk on ‘Astrophotography for beginners’ by Steven Gray of Cosmos Planetarium on January 10th. The following week we get to hear from fellow club members about ‘My 3 best pictures’ and ‘What’s in my bag’. Roy Robertson, HonFRPS is speaking on the 24th about his travels as ‘A photographer in China’ and will explain about the RPS Licentiateship distinction. Finally we round off the month with our League 2 competition on the 31st, judged by Doug Berndt.

Latest competition winners

Congratulations to Julie Close for wining the Thackery trophy for her triptych of prints on the theme of Food, entitled ‘Carrot and Lemon’, ‘Carrot and Apple’, ‘Carrot and Coriander’, and to Doug Carrie for winning the Creative Digital competition with ‘Provost Fleeing’. Our thanks too to judge Stan Farrow for doing such a great job and providing much thoughtful analysis.

Guide to Optical Centring of window mounts

You can find a very handy guide on how to Optically Centre your window mounts on the Links page, coutsesy of Andrew Macpherson. It looks complicated when you first read through it but it’s aatcually quite easy and is elegantly simple in practice!

Summer photo outings

Without delay we move from our regular syllabus to our informal series of summer evening ‘classes’ hosted by Robert and Ian, taking you to photogenic venues across central Scotland on Thursday evenings. Please visit the Syllabus page for a full list and details of where/when to meet etc.

End of season successes and celebrations

We’ve reached the end of the 2018-2018 syllabus and congratulations to all those who did well in the League 3 competition and the Annual competition. All results are on the Results page.

Our annual dinner and awards ceremony was a thoroughly enjoyable evening in the Golf Club so a big thank you to David, Linda, Dallas, Anne and everyone else who helped to make it a great night. Our raffle successfully raised over £200 towards our new projector! The full list of award recipients is on the Results page.