What’s on at the Zoom meetings soon 

Thursday 17 September

Covid Cup to be judged by Paul Adams ARPS DPAGB FDPS

It is also hand in for the Panel Competition. You may remember this was planned for early in the year but because of Covid-19 it was deferred. This will now be a PDI competition. Your panel should consist of 3 to 5 images on the theme of “Elements” and you can enter more than one panel if you wish. This is a one-class competition. PDIs submitted to the PDI Secretary (pdisecretary@bromleycameraclub.org.uk) on or before 17 September. Late entries may be disallowed.

Thursday 24 September 

PDI Panel Competition to be judged by Gerald Kitiyakara LRPS

Thursday 1 October

Members’ Evening – Presentations by BCC members. If you would like to show some of your work please contact Chris (the Programme Secretary – programsec@bromleycameraclub.org.uk).

It is also hand in for the PDI Competition Round 1. PDIs submitted to the PDI Secretary (pdisecretary@bromleycameraclub.org.uk) on or before 1 October. Late entries may be disallowed.

It is not too late to sign up to join the meetings each week you just need to download an app called Zoom Meetings.  You also need to let Greg (webmaster@bromleycameraclub.org.uk) have a note of your email address. What will then happen is that on Thursday Greg will email you with a meeting invite. If you accept this you will be patched in to all those others who have joined the meeting. You do not have to have your face on the screen, or have your voice heard you can just listen to what is said by the judge. If you would like more info about Zoom please do not hesitate to speak to Brian (pdisecretary@bromleycameraclub.org.uk) and he will be more than willing to talk you through the process. Start time is 8:00pm but you can log in at any time during the meeting.

Summer Project

Congratulations go to Clive and his team for being voted the best presentation.

It’s subscription time again.

It was agreed at a recent Executive Committee meeting that the subs would stay at the same rate as last year, i.e. £60.00 except for new members who have the reduced rate of £30 for the first year of membership. We have kept the rate at £60 because although we are continuing with the Zoom meetings until the New Year  we are still paying the USC the full rate for our hire of their hall.  

The other change to the subs is that they should be sent direct to the Club’s bank account. The Club’s Bank is NatWest Bank,  payee  “Bromley Camera Club”, sort code 60-04-02 – a/c no. 42292212. Please don’t forget to put your name as a reference when making payment.

Results of SLF Finals Day Print Competitions

The only interest for Bromley is that Matthew Teager’s print “Lonely Commuter” was selected for the judges comment in the open Mono Competition.

Whats on soon

Photo Exhibition to capture British Life under Lockdown

Starting today the National Portrait Gallery will unveil a digital exhibition of 100 images capturing life under lockdown. They were selected from more than 31,000 submissions, ages ranging from four to 75 years old. Although digital a selection will be shown in towns and cities later in the year.

Bermondsey Street Market Festival – Saturday 19 September 11.00am to 6:00pm – Free

Given  the Covid-19 Pandemic and the restrictions it places on outdoor events, this year will be a Street Festival Market. A smaller yet no less vibrant event bringing together the usual collection of creators and artisans to share their products with you.

Some of their best food and beverage traders will set up opposite Tanner Street park allowing picnicking in the park, and street entertainment and music.

Open House Festival, various locations – 19-27 September

The Open House festival is taking place this September, more ambitious and varied than ever. In response to Covid-19, alongside the familiar format of opening buildings, there are a number of new collections of programming allowing you to experience Open House in different ways, from documentary films to online events, self-led walking tours and a new podcast. Collections include Architecture for Climate Change, Culture at Risk, Radical Housing, Local Discoveries and Pubs. Open House London 2020 will take place on 19 & 20 September, with additional events taking place until the 27 September. more info at openhouselondon.open-city.org.uk

Whatever you do always check with the venue or event first before you visit to double-check what safety measures they have in place and if you have to pre-book in advance. Plus, always keep social distancing in mind. 

Please see emails below:

Leica International Photography magazines

Lesley Turley <lesley.turley@hotmail.co.uk>

My son has subscribed to the Leica International Photography magazine for the last few years and wants to find a good home for two bags of editions from the last couple of years. Would anyone in your photographic club be interested in them (free)?