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23rd October minutes

This evening we welcomed all that joined this evening including potential new members and models. We stared off with judging our monthly competition on shadows. Wayne won this with cheryl coming 2nd and mark coming 3rd.
After our chairman went onto explaining a little on the set up with are doing this evening and potentially how to get the best pictures. We had set up 3 studio set ups and every one got a turn in trying to take some studio photos with thanks to 3 lovely models.
We ended the evening at 8.30. Thank you to everyone that came and in our next meeting in two weeks remember its our open competition to make sure we can get scores in ready for our Christmas party. We also need numbers of who will be attending the Christmas party
Minutes of meetings
MINUTES 31st JANUARY 2017


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.

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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.