Benfleet

Photography

Interest Group Contact

Please contact Susan Lewsey using the Photography Group email contact link.

If this Interest Group is full and you would like another created, please contact the Interest Group Coordinators found on the Groups webpage.

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IMAGE OF 2017
The group held its annual ‘non-competitive competition’ to identify the best image amongst group members taken in 2017. Members submit anonymous printed pictures and then everyone votes. The subject range is wide and the quality of pictures has again improved enormously through 2017.

Congratulations to the WINNER, LINDA WASKETT for her tremendous picture of Sulphur Springs in New Zealand.

See all of the entries at 201712 - Image of 2017

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2018 Meetings
Meeting venues and final visit destinations to be confirmed nearer the day.
In addition to the visits there are ongoing projects, outside normal meetings, for agreed topics such as Spring, Summer, My Haven. Review points for these are shown on the schedule.

FUTURE MEETINGS - Last update 21/02/2018

Monday 16 April 2018 Visit Langdon Hills park – wildlife and nature - Sue [to be confirmed]

Monday 21 May 2018 Producing a simple slideshow or video of slides - Geoff at Terry and Lee's house.
Also, review of SPRING photos and visits [up to 4 photos for each member].

Start of SUMMER photos. Start of 'My Haven' project.

Monday 25 June 2018 Visit to be decided Colchester Castle? Wat Tyler? - Terry and Lee
NOTE this is a week later than usual to avoid U3A outing to Wroxham Barns on 18 June.

Monday 16 July 2018 Visit to Danbury Lakes? Wallasey Island? Organiser?

Monday 20 August 2018 My Haven - Personal photo/objects reflecting your most important aspects of your life. Sue at Linda's house.
Review of Summer and visits photos [3 or 4 photos - please email to Alan by 13 August].

Monday 17 September 2018 Visit Southchurch Hall? RSPB Rainham Marshes? Organiser?

Monday 15 October 2018 Producing a photobook. Alan at Alan's house.
Review of visit photos. [3 or 4 photos per visit - please email to Alan by 8 October latest].

Monday 19 November 2018 Taking good Portraits/character photos. Details to be confirmed.

Monday 17 December 2018 Image of the year competition. Sue - venue to be confirmed.

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2018 COMPLETED MEETINGS

Monday 12 March 2018
Visit to Greenwich to view the restoration of 201803 - Painted Hall.

Monday 19 February 2018
Street scenes/photographing architecture - prepared by Jean. See Summary of Street Photography Tips

and relevant clips from YouTube: Photo-clip1 .... Photo-clip2 .... Photo-clip3 .... Photo-clip4

Review of groups 'WINTER' photos. See 201802 - Winter

Start of next season 'SPRING'. Photos to be reviewed at 21 May 2018 meeting.

Monday 15 January 2018
Basics of Aperture, Speed, ISO - Alan. See 2018-01-Camera-Basics pdf file.
Making Group photos more interesting - Dave. See 2018-01-Group-Photos on YouTube.

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Previous Outings and Photographic Challenges:

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More Group Pages
Art Badminton1
Badminton2 Book Club
Cancer Card and Board Games
Cinema Comparative Religion
Culinary Experience Discussion 1
Discussion 2 Family History
Film and Book Flower Arranging
French 1 Garden Visits
Gardening Keep Fit
Knit & Stitch Local Interest
Local Theatre London Theatre
Lunch Group Meditation, Relax & Healing
Naval & Military History Outings
Paper Craft Photography
Play Reading Poetry
Sewing/Quilting Singing
Social History Spanish
Ten Pin Bowling Walking (5 miles+)
Walking upto 5 Miles Wildlife
Women in History Writing for Fun