Thursday, November 22, 2012

November Print Competition

The results of the November monthly print competition are:

1st Place -Black Tailed Skimmer by Brian Clark
2nd Place - Great Horned Owl by Brian Clark
3rd Place - Love Triangle by Brian Clark
HC - Wolfhound by Sue Storer
HC - Pink Petals by Sue Storer

1st Place Lauren by John Knight
2nd Place Kayan tribe mother and child by Steve Farrow
3rd Place Shhh! by Dave Wilcox
HC These boots weren't made for walking by Steve Farrow


Safari Competition Results

The 2012 Safari Competition was won by Adrian Looby and Steve Farrow and their winning images are as follows:

Monday, November 19, 2012

Hornchurch Diamond Jubilee Competition

19th November 2012 – 20:00 start

The competition is taking place this evening at Ardliegh House, Hornchurch.

All club members are welcome

Epson Stylus Photo R2000 For Sale

A3 Printer, Epson Stylus Photo R2000, Brand New Unopened - £300 (Amazon price £418.99)

Please contact Colin Fletcher or alternatively, a Committee member.

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

20th September 2012 - 17th February 2013

The Royal Observatory Greenwich is showing the winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012. This free exhibition showcases some incredible images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space.

The transit of Venus, comets, nebulae, aurorae and more can be found in the images on display. Winning entries have come from all around the world in another record-breaking year, with more images entered than ever before.
Entrance is free.

For further details of opening times, please use the following link:

Ansel Adams and American Nature

Best known for his dramatic and evocative landscapes, Ansel Adams is considered one of the most influential photographers in US history. He produced beautiful images of American nature - from high mountains and thick forests, to the rugged ocean shoreline.
To celebrate his pioneering work, the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich in London has brought together more than 100 of his most powerful pictures.
To read more please use the following link

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Bird & Wildlife Equipment Day

Roman River Valley Nature Photography ( is working with London Camera Exchange and the Essex Wildlife Trust to mount a Bird and Wildlife Photography Equipment Day at the Essex Wildlife Trust's Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre on the 16th December 2012.  This event will be a joint effort at which Roman River will demonstrate the basic techniques of Bird and Wildlife Photography and LCE will display and demo their comprehensive range of photographic equipment which is particularly suited to Bird and Wildlife Photography. LCE and the Trust will publicise the Event over the coming weeks. Members of Upminster Camera Club are welcome.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

The Lane Still Life Trophy

Here are the results for The Lane Still Life Trophy. Thanks to our judge on the night Graham Parry.

1st - Dave Wilcox - Framed

2nd - Brian Clark- A Wee Dram

3rd - Linda Brien - High Tee

HC - Mick Ladner - Keeping Time

Metre Cup Results

Here are the results for The Metre Cup. Thanks to our judge on the night Graham Parry.
1st - Sarah Brigden - Blue Berry Topping
2nd - John Pridham - Woodstock Lock and Key Circa 1860
3rd - Sarah Brigden - Fairies Bonnets
HC - Jeff Oliver - Butter Caps

Looking to be inspired?

Here is a website worth a look if you are after a bit of inspiration.