Wednesday, October 24, 2012

An Evening with Arthur Edwards MBE - Royal Photographer

Wednesday 12th December 2012
Doors open at 18:45 for a 19:30 start
The Theatre
New Hall School
The Avenue,

Tickets £15.00 (including wine & mince pies)

To purchase tickets call 08456 802047 or e-mail

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Jubilee and Olympics Competition

This "one off" competition was held on Tuesday 16th October 2012. The entries were made up of images taken at the Queen's Jubilee celebration, the 2012 Olympics and the 2012 Paralympics.

The judges were Eric Bush, Brian Clark and Reg Mellis and the speaker was Howard King.

The winning images were:

1st Place

Who's Coming Next by Richard Saville

2nd Place

The Chase is On - Hadleigh 2012 by Gella Ladner

3rd Place

Team GB by Dave Wilcox

Friday, October 19, 2012

The Alan Coleman Competition

Ten clubs took part in the "Alan Coleman Competition" last night and Upminster Camera Club finished in third place.
Congratulations to the winning club "Benfleet" who had a great set of prints and finished just two and a half points in front of us.
We did get the trophy for the "Best Print" in the competition.
If you want to know who won it.....come to the club on Tuesday.......!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012


Thursday 18th October 
Eastbury House
7:30 pm start


Clive Barda Retrospective Photographic Exhibition is an exhibition of prints from the past forty years  related to the performing arts. The exhibition is being shown at the High House Production Centre at Purfleet and runs from Sunday 14th October to Saturday 20th October. The opening times are between 12 pm until 8 pm and admission is free.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

2012 Windmill Challenge Trophy

Tuesday 9th October saw our 2012 Windmill Challenge Trophy.
Upminster welcomed Dagenham, Hornchurch, Loughton, Moulsham Lodge, North Romford Camera Club and Harlow Photographic Society.
Our Judge, Ken Scott ARPS did an excellent job of separating the best images of the night. Giving us a clear winning club as well as best images of the night.
The winning club was Harlow PS with a total of 148 points, Upminster coming in Second with 143 points and Dagenham CC taking the 3rd spot with 137 points.
The best print and best digital image's of the night also went to Harlow PS.

Marilyn Steward's, Fast Forward won the best print of the night.
Heather Clarke's, The Journey Home won the best digital image of the night and also the best overall image and won the Sam Toy Trophy.
Thanks to all the clubs that attended and of course thanks to our great judge Ken Scott. We look forward to your judging our PAGB Panel Competition next April.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

London night walk

An evening in London talking photos along the South Bank
Thursday 25th October from 5pm
Meeting at The Founders Arms Pub on the South Bank

If you would like to meet us a little later please ensure you have the phone number of someone else attending and you can call to find our location.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Outings - Bath 9th December

Sunday 9th December will be our club trip to Bath.
Will we take a coach from Upminster to Bath for the day. The price will be £15 (for club members) or £25 (for non club members, e.g friends or family).
The price will include entrance to the Roman Baths.
If you wish to go please let Lin know as soon as possible.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Lane Still Life and Metre Cup

Everyone start thinking about your entries for the Lane Still Life and Metre Cup competitions, both to be held on 30th October.
The still life comp is digital and Metre Cup is prints.

Still Life is to be a set up shot by the photographer, with no human elements.
The Metre cup is for close up images, the subject must be a metre or closer to the lens.

David Weedon