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June 2020
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Club Meetings now ONLINE
Summer Party

Thursday 18th June from 7.45pm on Zoom


Including Trophy Announcements and Members Choice Award

Join us as we celebrate the official end to our 2019-2020 season. Our Chairman has challenged us to create party backgrounds for our Zoom videos with a prize for the best! We'll also reveal the results of our Members Choice Award - there's still time to vote, click the links below.
For security reasons we will no longer be publishing the Zoom links in this newsletter. Members can find the link in the members only section of our website which is password protected.
Vote for Your Members Choice

All images in the PDI league competitions which scored 20 points are eligible for our Members Choice Award. Normally we would be doing the voting on paper during our Summer Party but this year we're going ONLINE!
View the Members Choice Images
Vote Online
Voting has been extended to 6pm on Thursday, so don't forget to cast your vote to avoid disappointment!
From the Chair...
 
This week we had a really Inspiring presentation from John Humphrey with his ‘Creative photography’ talk.

John was a great communicator covering a number of different topics, which ranged from macro water drops, flower photography and his passion of pushing art boundaries with his abstract techniques.

His delivery style and content was pitched perfectly, giving useful Information on how he created many of his stunning Images.

For those that couldn’t make the online Zoom presentation, good news, it has been recorded and is available to view in the members area of our website. I would highly recommend catching this presentation of this exceptional photographer and his skilful creative techniques. 

It was also announced at the meeting that we will be continuing with Weekly Zoom meetings throughout the summer. This follows the memberships enthusiasm to keep in contact during this period, with a ‘light’ programme of photography challenges and weekly communications.
 
Next season’s programme has just been published, which includes details of the summer meeting period.

Steve
Download Our Summer/Autumn 2020 Programme
Coming Up...
25th June
Household Objects/Still Life Challenge

The first of our summer programme challenges.  Either create a great image using just household objects or make a stunning still life. Share with us on Zoom on the night - 2 images per member.

2nd July
Informal get together on Zoom + Stop Motion Animation Tutorial

Join us on Zoom for an informal get together to chat about photography, the club or anything else.  Also a brief tutorial on stop motion animation for the upcoming challenge.

9th July
Mobile Phone Challenge

Mobile phones not only have great cameras but also have have great image editors built in too..  So for this challenge, leave your main camera in it's bag and explore what you can create with just your phone!  Share with us on Zoom on the night - 2 images per member.

16th July
Informal get together on Zoom
Join us on Zoom for an informal get together to chat about photography, the club or anything else!

23rd July
Stop Motion Challenge

Show us your stop motion animations!  Just share you screen on Zoom then play your creations for us! 

30th July
Informal get together on Zoom
Join us on Zoom for an informal get together to chat about photography, the club or anything else!
A Thank You from Our Editor

Following my decision to stand down from the Secretary role at the last AGM, this will be my last newsletter.

I've really enjoyed sharing news about the club with you for the past few years, but recently with work and home life getting busier, I've found that it's time for me to hand over the reigns. 

From next week, your new editor will be in the very capable hands of Anthony Highet, portrait photograher extordinaire and instagram maestro! 

Ant will be looking after both the newsletter and our social media posts, so if you have any news you'd like to share, or events that need publicising, drop him a line on info@croxleycameraclub.com.

Cat
Did You Miss Our Talk with John Humphrey?

Catch-up on the members area of our website where John's facinating talk is available to watch.
Want to see images from our competitions? 

Visit our gallery pages
www.croxleycameraclub.com

At this time of year Field End Photographic Society would be holding its annual print exhibition at the Cow Byre in Ruislip, where each member is invited to exhibit up to four prints of their own choosing. The exhibition would be open to the general public for a period of two weeks, where we would expect hundreds of visitors to attend over that time, and each visitor would be invited to vote for their two favourite images, with the winner receiving an award.

Given the current situation, we have obviously had to cancel this year’s exhibition being held physically, so have decided to host the exhibition online at the following website http://www.exhibition2020.fieldendps.co.uk/

 Your members are therefore invited to visit our online 2020 exhibition and vote for their two favourite images via the survey link on the final page of the exhibition.

Thank you for sharing this with your members and let’s hope we return to normal as soon as it is safe.

 In the meantime, stay safe.

Croxley Camera Club Committee

Chairman: Steve Bailey
Vice-Chairman: John Flynn
Treasurer: Rod Lacey
Secretary: Denise Noverre

Committee Members
Anthony Highet
Vanessa Lacey
Stuart Craig
George Purchase
You can email the committee directly about any aspect of the club
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Club meetings are held at 7:45pm each Thursday (except July and August)
at Croxley Green Community Centre, which is at the end of Community Way
(entrance behind the New Road library). For satnavs, use postcode WD3 3SU.

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