First Meeting of the New Year

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Happy New Year to our members and visitors to our website. Thursday evening saw the first of our 2017 sessions (we meet each week at The Hub, Ednam Street between 7 – 9pm). We divided off into two groups initially, with Steve offering tuition to beginners and other members having a studio session. Later we …

Annan Christmas Lights

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At our last meeting before Christmas, members went onto Annan’s High street to photograph the festive lights. Later we reconvened at The Hub to enjoy good tuck, laid on by the club’s treasurer Eleanor Oswald. Members had returned with frozen fingers and the hot food was very welcome – thanks Eleanor. Siobhan Power, on behalf …

Gobbolino The Witch’s Cat at the Halloween Studio

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Wooooo! It’s Halloween. At our last club meeting we held a halloween portrait studio night. It was lots of fun. The star of the evening was our youngest member who came as a little cat. I shall name her Gobbolino (The Witch’s Cat) after a children’s book by Ursula Moray Williams. N.B. Photos by Caroline …

Tom’s Visit

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This week we had the pleasure of a guest speaker, award winning wildlife photographer Tom Langlands. His presentation was both interesting and inspiring. He not only had expertise in photographing wildlife but was also able to talk about the impact of environmental changes on wildlife. That these issues are not just something that is happening …

Critique Night

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At our last meeting we held a critique night for our Photos of the Month -photographs taken by members during august. With over forty images to critique we had a busy night but with everyone contributing we managed to get through them all. Some of the photographs submitted by members were shots taken during our …

Out & About – Hoddam

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So that’s the summer over. The light is beginning to go and our summer trips out & about have come to an end. Summer thursday evenings saw members meeting in a variety of locations around our area to take photos and share expertise and of course enjoy the company. Trips included Powfoot, Hoddam Castle, Hoddam …

Eskrigg

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Members took a trip to Eskrigg Nature Reserve Last week. Some good shots were bagged. Here’s a selection. Enjoy. P.S. The wildest wildlife came on two legs! N.B. The top photo of a great spotted ¬†woodpecker was taken by member Giselle Mclaughlan.

A RAW Evening

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At last evening’s meeting our Chair Stephen offered a tutorial on camera raw, ably assisted by James. The latter part of the session was taken up with critiquing members’ images, offering tips for improvement, including the use of camera raw and Photoshop to assist the process.