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April 2020
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Club Meetings now ONLINE

Last week, our unforgettable season continued with our first online competition, originally a print competition, but for online converted to a PDI for practical purposes. The competition will count in our season for the print league table, still as a Print competition. When things get back to normal, we are looking forward to viewing the actual prints.

The competitions went well, with topics ‘open’ and set subject ‘Urban life’. We had a total of 66 entries and as always a very high standard of Images and a good Interpretation of the challenging subjects were presented.

The evening was judged by Rojer Weightman who had volunteered to try his first ever online judging role with us. Rojer did a good job with his Informative critique and ultimate scoring.

Thank you to everyone that entered the competitions and congratulations to the high point scorers on the evening.

Once again we were joined online with a good number of the membership and as always good humour prevailed throughout the night. It really is good to keep contact through this medium. 

It will be great to welcome even more of our talented membership to this forum each Thursday night.

Steve
This Week: Shooting Sunset
Theatre Photography
& Re-creating Vintage Hollywood Portraits
with Cat Humphries
This Thursday our very own Cat Humphries will be giving us an online talk on theatre photography and how she created vintage Hollywood style portraits for Sunset Boulevard.

Cat has a long history of working with theatre groups, starting with shooting on film at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1997. She'll be telling the story of how her photography developed, bringing us right-up-to-date with her latest big production of Sunset Boulevard with Rickmansworth Players.
We'll be using Zoom to do the video conference on Thursday. 

Here are the joining details...

Shooting Sunset: Theatre Photography with Cat Humphries
Date: Thursday 2nd April 2020
Time: 8.00 pm (please join from 7.45 pm so we can start promptly)
Join the Zoom Meeting
Please note - the Zoom link will now be the same meeting code for every meeting this season.
Coming Up...
We normally take a break over Easter but with everyone being stuck at home we can continue meetings throughout April.

9th April *new*
Photography at Home


Show us what photos you've been able to take while you're at home. They could be of food, gardens, pets, self portraits (or willing victims), or just the view from your window.  

16th April
Workshop or Talk TBC

23rd April
PDI Trophy Competitions
Landscape Cup and Portrait Cup


30th April *new*
Workshop or Talk TBC

7th May
Workshop or Talk TBC
14th May
Online Competition (4th Print League Comp): Open & "Forms in Nature"
21st May at 8pm

Full details will be published nearer the time.
28th May
PDI of the Year

4th June
Print of the Year

11th June
Creative Photography with John Humphrey

18th June
Summer Party
The CACC Championships on Sunday 22nd March was cancelled due to the Coronavirus.
Affinity Photo now 50% Off
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All club competitions will be held ONLINE until further notice.

The remaining print league competitions will now be judged using PDIs. 
Online PDI Trophy Competitions

Landscape Cup
Portrait Cup

Each member can enter up to 2 images into each competition.If the competitions are over-subscribed then we will reduce them to 1 entry for each competition so make sure that your images are in order of priority in Photo Entry - use the up and down arrows if you want to change the order.

Please look at the competitions handbook for full rules on what is allowed to be entered. 

Entries must be submitted via Photo Entry by 22:30 on SUNDAY 19th April

 
Our League Tables are now being published on the croxleycameraclub.com website

Just follow the link on our home page.

The League Tables page is password protected so you'll need to enter the following password to see them Revels20
Download the Competition Handbook
Croxley Camera Club Committee

Chairman: Steve Bailey
Vice-Chairman: John Flynn
Treasurer: Rod Lacey
Secretary: Cat Humphries

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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