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Julian Elliott presents Mongolia – From Steppe to Eagle Hunters.

Julian’s journey takes him from Mongolia’s capital to the Altai in the country’s far west.
 
A Kazak Mongolian eagle hunter and his eagle in the Altai near to Bayan Olgii, Mongolia.

See how Julian’s journey in this vast country unfolded and hear how he captured the vast landscapes and the people that inhabit them. Watch how Julian switches between from being a landscape photographer to travel to sports when the talk finishes with a look at the Eagle Festival

A Kazak Mongolian eagle hunter and his eagle in the Altai near to Bayan Olgii, Mongolia.
Close-up of a monk’s hands at Gimpil Darjaalan Khiid Monastery in Erdenedalai. Built at the end of the 18th century, Gimpil Darjaalan Khiid Monastery in Erdenedalai is one of the very few monastries not destroyed under the rule of Chorloogiin.

 

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Richard O’Brien presents ‘History Recoloured’ on 8th September 2020

Welcome to our new season, we will be having a variety of events both on zoom and in our new venue, so watch this space
 
We start our new season on zoom on Tuesday 8th September, with Richard O’Brien, he will be covering his work process for restoring, repairing and recolouring historical photographs using Adobe Photoshop. Starting with how to scan an image, the retouching techniques he uses, and finishing with the recolouring process.
Richard is on the Zoom Register, he is an IT instructor by trade and work for the UK’s largest training company.`He is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and has been teaching now for almost 30 years, and Photoshop for roughly the last 15 of those.
www.richardob.photography
 
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Congratulations to Julie Byrne wz Waters and Jane Rowbottom for jointly winning August’s themed competition ‘Fences’

Fences – Jane Rowbottom

Fences – Julie Byrne

We have moved!

Due to an increase in membership and the need to improve meeting facilities, we have moved to…

Stafford Cricket and Hockey Club
Brian Westhead Pavilion
Riverway
Stafford
ST16 3WB

Our first meeting at this venue will be the AGM held at 8pm on 01/09/20

Radu Handoca Trophy – themed competition ‘Light and Shade’ 2.6.20. – Winners Congratulations

1st – Ella in the Shadows  – Lynne Paterson

2nd – Light at the end of the tunnel  – Martin Knight

3rd  –  Wish I could fly  – Sharron Hill

Highly Commended  – The Smoker – Trevor Gask

Commended – Spring in the Highlands  – Roisin Chambers

‘Three of a Kind’ Panel – 2.6.20 Winners – Congratulations

1st – Butterflies – Jane Rowbottom

2nd – Lambo  – John Simpson

3rd – Triptych Mouse  – Pam Bennett

Highly Commended. – Trees – Jane Rowbottom

Commended – Gas Street Tryptych – Pam Bennett

DPI Competition 19.5.20 Advanced Mono Winners – Congratulations

1st – No Time to Waste  – John Simpson

2nd  – Beached  – Bob Thomas

3rd – White Peacock Display – John Simpson

Highly Commended – Pier-ing out to Sea – Michelle Sanderson

 Commended – Thinking of Home  – Bob Thomas

DPI Competition 19.5.20 Advanced Colour Winners – Congratulations

1st – Sunset over Lynn Nattle – John Simpson

DPI IMAGE OF THE YEAR

2nd – Lounging on a Lilo Leaf  – Michelle Sanderson

3rd – Burnham Lighthouse  – John Simpson

Highly Commended –  Emerging from the Shadows  – Michelle Sanderson

Commended – Common Greenbottle (Lucilia sericata)  – Bob Thomas