Baddow & Galleywood

17 June & 1 July 2021 - Agenda

Photography Friends,

17 June Galleywood Common Photo-Shoot - BG U3A Photography Group:

This is our chance to break free from lockdown & enjoy some outdoor photography together as a group in safety with our photo-shoot at Galleywood Common & surrounding area.

Please register with me if your interest in this photo-shoot & also, please read the U3A Covid safety measures for this trip, enclosed.

17 June Galleywood Photo-Shoot Visit Details:

Meeting at 11:00am at Galleywood Heritage Centre car park.

We want you to enjoy session & capture any subjects from Galleywood common & surrounding area include wildlife, nature, landscape , building architecture , insects etc. . As usual we wanting you to submit your 3 or 4 best images for our next zoom meeting review on the 1 July .
I’ve enclosed a map & fact sheet on Galleywood, kindly supplied by Lesley.

For those unable to attend shoot please submit your 3-4 images with patterns found in any aspect of nature or flowers.

Suggest we meet back at the Heritage centre at 1:00pm where we can either purchase drinks & cakes + bring your own sandwiches .

Next Zoom Meeting ( Invitation to follow) :
Thursday 10:30am on the 1July, when we will review your images .

Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any questions or need further information.

Enjoy your Photography


BG U3A Photography group Covid Guidance Rules for Outdoor Photo-Shoots –5 June 2021

1. 30 people meeting outdoors is permitted .

2. Register members names before trip.

3. Car share is allowed but not encouraged .

4. We should avoid crowds.

5. We maintain safe distancing at all times.

6. Wear face masks for any indoor situations including Café’s & Public conveniences . Also, advised to bring & use own hand sanitizer .

7. Sharing equipment not advised unless items are thoroughly cleaned

8. Bring your own picnics is fine but not shared.

9. Personal safety before attending must be considered for own state of health & if vulnerable (high risk) & also, should not attend if you have any Covid symptoms.

10. Records of any incidence during trip should be recorded by co-ordinator

11. Co-ordinator to check for any last minute guidance rules

1 July 2021 Zoom. - BG U3A Photography Group

Last meeting

Thanks to Ken for his excellent presentation on the seven modern wonders of the world at 3 June meeting

Your Images

Continue with submission of your x3 images for our next meeting:
from Galleywood Photo-Shoot

For those unable to attend shoot please submit your 3-4 images with patterns found in any aspect of nature or flowers.

Please resize your x3 images before emailing to me: 1920 x 1080 pixels . Title the image files with your first name + Caption/Title & camera settings: example "Mike Bacon. Happy Days. f/16, 100th sec , ISO100”.
Note. When sending me your images you are permitting me to use them in our U3A publications .

Next Zoom Meeting- 10:30am 1 July 2021 ( See invitation attached)

1. Lincoln Cathedral & Steam Pump by June Gulliver

2. Review members images from Galleywood photo-shoot

U3A Webpage
Visit our U3A webpage gallery + 2nd gallery to view on Collage/Montage & Personal theme .


1. Volunteer your slide show on any subject, which might include places of interest, exhibitions , displays or photography shooting & editing techniques.

2. Future plans, TBC

3. Your Suggestions & Ideas . Please let me know if there are any subjects you would like included in future meetings .

4. Information /Publications of interest

4.1 Not to miss “Great British Photography Challenge” – BBC4 series Monday's at 9:00pm

Have fun with your Photography ,