Awards Evening – Thursday 22nd May

I look forward to seeing you all, together with your friends and family, at the Awards Evening tonight which is taking place on the 4th Floor of Bromley Central Library starting at 7:30 pm. The Mayor (and Mayoress) of Bromley will be presenting the cups and certificates to the winners and the Judge (Ron Tear) will be commenting on his choice of winning photos. After the formal bit of the evening we will have a chance to chat over a finger buffet and a drink. If you are able to donate a prize for the raffle at the Awards Evening please bring them along to the Hall before 7:00 pm.


Photography Exhibition

There is a new free exhibition of photographs by Bob Collins at the Museum of London on now until 3 July. Entitled “Observing the Crowd” his work includes pictures ranging from major events to candid reflections on daily life in the City. More details at I have not been to this exhibition but it sounds as if it may give us some clues as to the theme for the summer project.


Things to do this Bank Holiday Weekend


The Kent Garden Show (The Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, ME14 3JF – Saturday 24 to Monday 26 May – 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. Over 300 exhibitors – stands inside and outside. Adults £7.00, seniors £6.00, children free. More details on


The Masters Historic Festival, Brands Hatch – Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 May

This year’s event on Saturday and Sunday celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first British Grand Prix at Brands Hatch, with several generations of F1 machinery set to be represented on track.


Sunday is the main event day with a Photographic Workshop/Funday with Glyn Bareham (

You can either book on line beforehand to save a little, or on the gate on the day, if you don’t know Brands, as you go through the main gate keep going straight ahead past the back of the grandstands and a row of 
shops when you get to the end you will see a building (the Kentagon) in 
front of you, meeting in front of this at 9:00 am. Last year there were 50 people turn up so you should have no trouble seeing people with photography bags, etc.
In the event of any hold ups etc. Glyn’s mobile on the day will be 07913 733392.
 Have a look on the web-site for timings on the day, entry lists etc.


Adobe Lightroom Evening Course


Darren Woolway ARPS (KCPA and SLF Judge) is just starting up an Introduction to Adobe Lightroom evening course which will run over 3 Wednesday evenings in July. This is the first time he ise running this course so looking for people to be their Guinea Pigs to test drive it. For this reason they are offering it for the discounted rate of only £99 instead of £199. If you think his course might be of interest plea reply to Darren at <>. Numbers are limited to 10 and currently there are 8




Important Information regarding KCPA Members Website and other stuff



To all Associate Members of the KCPA
Please make sure all your Camera Club friends read this, email it to all.

  • Important change to website, subscribe to access Members Only Area.
  • APM Workshop August. Full details, form to complete to register interest.
  • Ross Cup Closing date for entries October 3rd.



Go to the site in the normal way but go to the Members Only area and when you try to access this area it will ask you to register. Do this and it will send you a password in an email which you will be able to change, later, to one of your choosing. Another email will request you to subscribe to receive the emails, if you don’t receive these 2 emails, check your Spam.


Awards for Photographic Merit Workshop
Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August Detling Village Hall
10am to 4pm
Come and find out how to apply, for advise, bring Prints or PDI’s for assessment.

Full Details on Website  and form to fill out to register and submit.


There is a new calendar, a fresh way to present events happening in the County.
In image at bottom see “Subscribe” or “Add to Google” if you click these, to subscribe, all events entered on the KCPA Website will appear automatically on your Personal iCal, Outlook, Google Calendar.
“Just like that!



Final date for Club entries to the Ross Cup is the 3rd October.