A friendly photographic competition (PDI) between us and our neighbours Ludshott Photographic Club.
This is a PDI competition comprising of two classes (Entry/Intermediate and Advanced) where 30 of our best images, 15 in each class, will be judged against 30 of Ludshott’s finest.
The entries will be chosen by the Club’s Competition Secretaries from among the best images submitted to our Competitions throughout the year.
There will be plenty of parking in the church car park and nearby in the village car park next to the Fox and Pelican. Doors open from 7.30pm.
Judge – Martin Faiers
PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT YOUR CLUB!
“From iPhoneography to Fellowship: My Continuing Journey”
Viveca is making a return visit to Midhurst, this time with her second presentation which follows on from “Urban Exploration to Fine Art: A Photographic Journey”.
In this presentation Viveca will discuss her use of an iPhone to take photographs, leading up to the separate challenge of attaining her Fellowship with the Royal Photographic Society using illustrations from a book of poetry and prose entitled “Star Blossom”, in which her images became more abstract and, in some cases, a little surreal, using multiple layers, textures and double exposures, whilst using the written words as her inspiration.
With the use of camera phones being on the rise, it coincided with Viveca’s quest to find a new way to express herself photographically. She experimented with the phone, almost to the exclusion of her DSLR, shooting many photographs in square format.
Viveca is a self-taught Fine Art photographer and sees potential images everywhere, often things that many seem to miss or simply pass by. Abandoned buildings, the details of places, the minutiae that collects in hidden corners, and the small parts of bigger things.
What to bring
Just bring your camera and your flash unit if you possess one.
What to expect
This session is for all skill levels. There will be an overview of studio lighting and flash photography covering light meters, incident and reflected light, and camera sync speed. You will be shown how to set the camera’s ISO for best quality images. Rob will demonstrate lighting placement to achieve various effects and will cover subjects such as fill light, hair light, and fall off effect. He will also explain the use of Light Modifiers such as reflectors, umbrellas, and soft boxes. Using your camera at social events to achieve the best images will also be explained.
“Brindle’s Magic Lantern Show”
Alan Brindle ARPS is a native of Derbyshire, moving to Southampton in 1967 to join the Ordnance Survey. He has been a professional photography for 45 years, specialising in wedding, portrait, commercial and environmental photography. During his career he has been the photographer for the Ordnance Survey, Coastguard, Southampton City Council and Mr Blobby.
He became an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society in 1976.
Alan has been collecting all types of old photographs for 30 years, now specialising mainly in collecting Magic Lantern images of which he has a huge collection. He is a life member of the Magic Lantern Society.
Tonight Alan will be re-creating the atmosphere of the late Victorian period. The show will take you back over a hundred years to the halcyon days of the British Empire, when a quarter of the world’s land mass was coloured pink. Queen Victoria ruled and there was a great feeling of National pride and jingoism.
He will hope to thrill you all in the way Victorian audiences were thrilled and amazed by these images of faraway places they could never hope to visit.
The images themselves are all hand tinted photographs, coloured by young women with good eyesight and a steady hand.
The first half of the show will take you around the world, starting in Australia, then onto New Zealand, Canada, Greece, Italy and through Europe.
The second half will touch on the Russo-Japanese War, venture into the melodramas of the day – the soaps of the Victoria Period. We then travel around Britain, touch on religion and then finish with a crescendo of images from Japan, whose exponents were masters of 19th century photography.
Ask yourself at the end of the lecture “Have we improved our photography in the last 100 or so years?”
The answer may well be no!!!
“Let Me Be The Judge Of That”
Bring along a couple of prints and have them anonymously critiqued by other members. Also you get the chance to be a Photographic Judge.
Find out how easy, or hard it is to be a Judge. The aim is to have fun and learn about the photographic process.
Watch this space for further details.
What to bring
your camera and a three-stop filter if you have one.
What to expect
How to recognise the subjects that make great abstract images. Slowing the camera shutter speed to the optimum interval required to make good ICM images. Using colour and shape to form strong photographs. Forward and back techniques, plus panning whilst extending the lens.
You will learn basic processing to bring out contrast and colour, and how to crop to good effect. Elke will also touch on Multi-Exposure techniques and how to employ them together with ICM.