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Interested in photography? Why not com along to Mid Calder Camera Club on a Wednesday evening?
We are a friendly club with an interesting and varied syllabus. We cater for both film and digital workers, beginners, and experts. We meet every Wednesday from 7:30 pm to 9:45 pm, September to May in The Institute Hall, Market Street, Mid Calder (opposite the Tonino’s and The Black Bull Pub). More information about the club can be found here. You can also find out where we are located here.
Membership places are now available! Any new member will be considered for membership to the club as soon as their application form is received. An application form can be downloaded from HERE
Please print the form, complete it, and bring it along to a meeting, or send it to:
MCCC Membership Secretary, 239 Raeburn Rigg, Deans EH54 8PL
Long Lens Time
Join us for another equipment night with the focus on the telephoto lens.
There will also be opportunity to print off your images on the club’s printer.
The first opportunity this year to show how you got on with last summers Scavenger Hunt. How did you interpret the themes and did you manage to get all 10.
Long time club member Gordon Scott will be entertaining us tonight with a presentation from his week long trip to Venice in May 2016.
Our guest speaker was Lindsay Robertson. Lindsay gave an entertaining talk on his journey in photography and how he was able to came to organise an exhibition of Ansel Adams work along with his own! Not only did he show the background behind his latest work but he brought along numerous examples of his prints for us to enjoy.
All in all a great evening. Thanks Lindsay.
Lindsay’s website is HERE
Appraisal #1 : PRINT=”Open”, PDI=”Landscapes”
Our first appraisal of the year was judged by Ron Bell LRPS of the Galashiels Camera Club.
It was great to see the range of members images. Congratulations to those who got the perfect 20 and thanks to Ron for his appraisal.
It was great to see such a good turnout for tonights meeting in the Black Bull.
We started of with a presentation of trophies to the winners of last seasons appraisals and internal competitions. Congratulations to the winners. It should be noted that there are three winners missing from the is photo. Alasdair (Equaliser), Peter (Beginners Image of the Year) and Keith (Intermediate Image of the Year).
A number of members demonstrated tripods, cameras, a Lens Baby a Kessler camera slider and lots of discussion.
The theme for the first A4 Print Challenge of the year was “Numbers and Letters”. We had the biggest number of entries this month with 20 and those presented voted for the winning image.
And the winner was Sam. Next months challenge theme is “Still Life”.
Alistair Swan from Ayrshire entertained us with his presentation “Window on the World”.
Alistair uses an audio visual format to showcase his work both still and video. From landscape to portraiture he documented time spent in India and Myanmar.
Bits & Pieces
A night for beginners with a number of short presentations from a few of the clubs experienced members.
Scott Liddell from the Facebook page “Dark Edinburgh” was our guest showing us images from the “Dark Side” of Edinburgh. Scott gave an entertaining presentation going in to how he started and developed this project including the equipment and techniques he uses to capture his images.