Meeting 11th September 2018

This evenings matting commenced at 7pm. We welcomed two potential new members Chris and Jack.

Our chairman cheryl explained to these new members what we was holding that evening and the rules of the monthly competition.
We started the evening with our open monthly competition . Members voted on the photos they thought was best making this weeks winner Wayne then Steve and then cheryl. Our next monthly competition subject was chosen which is going to be shadows. This competition will be held on the 9th of October.
Our Guest speaker for the evening Diane Seddon then went onto giving us her feed back on our photos and where we could make improvements for thought next time.
Dianne also sent round 6 of her own prints to get our feedback.
The next part of the evening included a slide show and talk by Diane explaining about Lightroom and the main basics. This included how to set up light room for beginners. Diane gave us these notes which got sent round the club .
Our meeting then came to an end.
Our next meeting will be held 25th September which will be a walk round town focusing on light trails and long exposure. More details will be emailed to club members but weather permitting we will be meeting at the hildreds car park at 7pm.
Minutes of meetings

Cheryl Welcomed everyone to the meeting.

Apologies: Elina

Cheryl reminded everyone that we need members to bring in 2 colour photos each on a stick for the Fosters Competition by 14th March. They must have been taken within the last 2 years, and not been in any LPA competition before

Shelley updated the meeting on upcoming LPA events: Monochrome group - 5th February; Day of Photographic Entertainment - 19th March. Also details of the competition being run by the Market House Photography Group, Long Sutton - this years theme is Lincolnshire Towns & Villages.

She also reminded everyone that the next meeting was a talk on Night Photography and to bring cameras for the second half. The meeting would start promptly at 7pm.

Derek suggested a change to the way points were allocated for the monthly competition. 20 points for the first, 18 for 2nd, 16 for 3rd and so on. This was agreed.

Monthly Competition was held - Open. Terry was 1st, Dave was 2nd and Cheryl 3rd. The draw for the next competition was done. This is for the Fixed Photograph on 28th February and the topic is WILDLIFE.

After the tech talk at the previous meeting, some members HDR photos were then looked at and discussed.

Richard then gave a tech talk on the technique of Panning. Members to bring in their own results on the 28th February.


Keith asked why we were not entering the Photographic News competitions this year. Terry said that the photos he was receiving were not up to standard and the administration of it was too time consuming.

Derek mentioned that he has a camera bag for sale at £10.