Northampton

Photography

Photography with a Digital Camera

Leader: Charles Bond Tel: 01604 409251
Deputy: Mike Gibson Tel: 01604 714513

To email Mike for information, please click link on right.

Meetings: Monthly, second Wednesday at 2.00pm

Venue(s): St Gregory's Church Hall unless an outdoor photoshoot is planned.

DateTypeTopic
Wednesday 9th Sept. ’21 Indoor/ZoomFamous Photographers (and how they inspired me)
Wednesday 13th Oct.’21 Indoor/ZoomPortraiture – indoor or outdoor
Wednesday 10th Nov.’21Indoor/ZoomLandscapes I have loved
Wednesday 8th Dec. ‘21Indoor/ZoomProcessing from Raw by Arthur West and Processing using Faststone by Mike Gibson
Wednesday 12th Jan.’22Indoor/St Gregory’s Church RoomsStill Life – practical workshop session. Bring along your camera together with anything of interest that might be used for “subject matter”.
Wednesday 9th Feb.’22Indoor/ZoomStill Life -part 2. Follow up zoom meeting where we can share & discuss our work from the previous session.
Wednesday 9th Mar.’22Outdoor meetingVisit to Foxton Locks – further details to follow
Wednesday 13th Apr.’22Indoor/ZoomFoxton Locks - Part 2. Follow-up zoom meeting.
Wednesday 11th May’22Outdoor meetingTo be decided (Please email your suggestions to Charles)
Wednesday 8th Jun.’22Indoor/ZoomShowing the photographs taken at the previous month’s outdoor session

N.B. Unless otherwise stated, all INDOOR meetings will begin at 2.pm in St Gregory’s Church Hall. Meetings finish at around 4.00pm. Please let Charles know if, for any reason, you cannot attend a meeting. Also, it would be helpful to let him have your email and home phone number so that in the event of a sudden change in programme, you can be informed in good time.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION !

We have decided that instead of using memory sticks to transfer our photos to the computer for viewing on screen, we would in future, email up to five images to Mike Gibson (you can email him using the "Photography Images" link on the right, but cannot attach images to the message and will have to wait for him to respond to you) prior to the meeting and no later than Sunday evening of that week.

This makes the whole process a lot simpler to manage and will hopefully encourage all of us to be more selective and discerning in what images we want to present to the group. Any question, please contact Mike in the first instance.

Our group continues to grow in number and we currently have well over twenty five members with a regular attendance of at least 18 to 20 at the monthly meetings. Apart from the occasional outings, most of our meetings take place in St. Gregory’s Church Hall located at the corner of Park Avenue North and Birchfield Road East. Entrance is via the car park. The start time is always 2.00pm unless there is an outside photo shoot, in which case, we meet in the car park at 1.30pm. Please note, meetings may be subject to change so it’s very important that you regularly check your emails and this website for any alterations or amendments.

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Please note the following:

The most important thing to remember is that we are ALL (leader and contributing members), here is LEARN and HAVE FUN !

Also, do remember that ALL our ideas, input and contribution MATTER !

Read about 'The KISS Principle' (i.e. Keep It Simple and Straightforward ! (or “Stupid” if you prefer))from U3A Sources magazine, June 2013, by Mike Gibson, by clicking the link on the right.

Let’s get clicking, folks!

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Archaeology Art Workshop
Bird watching Book Reading
Bowling Bridge
Canasta Charles Dickens
Coffee Afternoon Computing & Technology
Crafts Creative Writing
Cribbage Cryptic Crosswords
Cycling Dancing
Decorative Arts from 1800 Discussion Groups
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History History of Art
Languages Lunch Clubs
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Nature New Experiences
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Psychology Public Speaking/Story Telling
Quiz Saturday Supper
Science Scrabble
Shakespeare Skittles
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Theatre Theology
Travel Memory Lane Trips (by coach)
Walking Wine Appreciation