Monitor & Printer Calibration

Just a reminder to all members (and to notify any potential future members) that the Club owns a calibrator which can be borrowed. It is a Color Munki Photo device which allows you to calibrate your monitor and your printer (you’ll need to install some free software to do this) which will ensure the colours you see on the monitor are accurate and the colours in your prints are closer to what you see on screen. These are expensive devices so it’s a real benefit of membership to be able to borrow one. Just ask a member of the committee to arrange to borrow the calibrator and we can help you with the process too if you like.

Images you Love or Loathe

April 7th saw KCC members discussing their own work under the theme of “Images you Love or Loathe”. This brought a wide variety of subject matter, opinions and much discussion, and not to mention a few good laughs! It is always a pleasure seeing what images fellow members like to take and to hear about their motivation, execution and critique.

Interclub victory!

On March 24th we hosted the Interclub competition with Dunfermline and Glenrothes clubs. Stewart Dodd from Dundee did a fine job of judging and Kinross were delighted to secure first place! Thanks to all who entered, helped and attended.

Better Place to Live Fair

The club had a very successful stand at the Better Place to Live Fair in the Loch Leven Community Campus yesterday attracting plenty of interest from both passers-by and keen photographers. One lucky winner won the raffle and received their print of choice: a magnificent portrait of a wild brown bear! Thanks to all who helped and supported us.

10-min talk / AV competition

Last night’s 10-minute talk / AV competition saw a good spread of subject matter and presentation styles. Bill Paton won the President’s first prize for his AV entitled ‘Three States’ covering a trip around part of the USA.

Greer & Fortune Cup

Feb. 18th saw the club run its annual internal Greer & Fortune Cup competition for up to two prints, this year on the theme of ‘Let there be light’. Duncan Robertson was delighted to take first prize with his colour print “Chapel Light”.

Speaker: Dave Hunt ‘Fine Art Photography’

On Feb 25th we were delighted to host a talk on Fine Art Photography by Dave Hunt, who is based near Killin. In the first half he showed recent digital work and some of the iPad based apps he uses. The second half was something of a contrast as Dave presented a selection of large format salt prints he has been making. A truly fascinating contrast of styles and techniques!

Kinross Better Place to Live Fair 2016

Come along and meet Club members at the Better Place to Live Fair on Saturday 5th March from 10:00 – 14:00 in the Loch Leven Community Campus!

You will be able to find out about what we do, and view a display of some of our images.

Why not enter our raffle to win a print of your choice from a selection of our members’ work?!

Recent News

1st Annual Loch Leven Photomarathon’ to be held at the RSPB
We now have the results in from Dave Taylor from Wildpix photography (http://www.davetaylorwildpixscotland.co.uk/). It was a tough one to judge but we do have our winners, runner up and highly commended for each category, along with overall portfolio winners. For full results please see the results document from Dave Taylor attached.
First place went to:
Portfolio- Shutterbugs
Micro world – Cameraderie 2
Epic – G.Mackenzie & E.Nye
Camouflage – Kitson on camera
View from below – RAJI
Our Favourite – Shutterbugs
Out of place – The Wild Johnstons
Bonus – Our Team – The Wild Johnstons
We’ll soon have all the photos on our facebook page (www.facebook.com/RSPBTaysideFife) and we’ll be putting them on display at the reserve from Monday so come and have a look.

 

Competition Subjects

 

*NEW* Subjects for the competitions in 2016-2017 season

League 2 – Landscapes

Thackery Trophy – Architecture

Greer & Fortune Quaich – Movement