Seasonal winner for Tony!

The last competition of 2019 produced a selection of seasonal images none better this bottle of Prosecco with an inviting glass alongside! This was the Still Life set subject competition judged by Jim Welsh from Blyth Photographic Society. Our earlier workshop had obviously enticed lots of members to give it a try so there were […]

Another winner for Phil!

More fabulous nature shots claim the top two places for Phil Robson in the Open PDI competition! Thanks to Bill Broadley from Blyth Photographic Society our last minute judge for the evening.Click here to see the competition report

Knockout winner!

This amazing wildlife picture is the top entry in this year’s Knockout competition voted by members. Kingfisher by Fara Sarajian captures the moment of triumph for the colourful bird.Click here to see the competition report.

Summer displays

Fresh from our stand at Party in the Park the club display has been totally refreshed by June and is now on show at Royal Hampton Residential Home. Pictured alongside are Karen Taylor-Williams, Manager and Alison Young, Activities Facilitator. The display features winning images from recent competitions along with some of our favourites – why […]

Ryton Inter-club

This week saw the return half of last season’s Inter-club competition with Ryton Camera Club. Our judge for the evening was Peter Yearnshire LRPS of Blyth Photographic Society on his first visit to Merton Hall. To a full house Peter explained clearly and with good humour his thoughts on each of the 48 prints and […]

Macro Winners!

Last night saw our second attempt at showing the results from the Set Subject Competition – Macro, and it was well worth waiting for! Fortunately our judge, Peter Maguire LRPS CPAGB from Gosforth Camera Club, was able to return for which we were very thankful.The picture above shows Phil Robson, centre, with his winning image […]

How to – with Veronica & Phil

This week our famous How To session was hosted by Veronica Congleton and Phil Robson and featured PhotoShop tutorials available from YouTube. As you would expect there are literally thousands of videos available on the Internet to demonstrate all sorts of techniques to help you improve your pictures. So many, in fact, that it’s difficult […]

Net Night

Our meeting on Monday covered ways of sharing your pictures using the Internet and the cloud based services available online. Phil brought us up to date with the Guru Shots project and how members can add their pictures to the challenge. He also let us know that Fara has moved into the top Guru ranking […]

Knockout Winners

The picture above is exactly what members were presented with in the final round of this season’s Knockout Competition – quite a decision! The competition arrived early in the season this year which meant some members were still enjoying summer holidays. Nonetheless a high quality of entries meant nine voting rounds in all to decide on […]

Opening Night 2018/19

This evening our Chairman, Rod Smith, welcomed members back from the summer break. It has been an eventful summer with several trips which were well attended but unfortunately the rain forced the cancellation of the Cragside Hall visit for the second time in a row! Veronica ran through the programme for the new season which […]