6th November 2018

Tonight's meeting is being held in the tv room.This evening we started our meeting with this months monthly competition. Our monthly competition was an open subject competition which once all votes was in we found our winner was Wayne with his lest we forget photo. This photo will go with all other winning photos from the past months to get voted on a by our judge john Byford who will pick our photo of the year.
After our competition Terry went though the dpi competition and its results as well as showing us the photos and explaining the judges comments.
For the second half of the evening cheryl asked club members if there is anything they want to go over editing wise. Cheryl talked and demonstrated curves, cloning, portrait pro and portrait pro body.
Last of all Keith brought in some of his photos which we showed up on the screen and asked club members to give feedback on what they think of the photos and what they think could make them better if they could be made better. He showed some stunning photos.
Last of all we took a rough note on who will be attending the club's Christmas meal and there will be a menu getting sent around in which we will need your orders in thank you.
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.