Bromley Camera Club Newsletter – 27 June 2013

PAGB e-News Nos. 91 and 92

Please click on this link to see Issue 91 of e-news from the PAGB.
Please click on this link to see Issue 92 of e-news from the PAGB.

There is so much material that they have had to compress the newsletter a little more than usual and the pictures will be best viewed at “Full Page”.

Please click on this link to see a FIAP Special Supplement with all of the 2013 Distinction successes plus an illustrated article by Dave Coates on obtaining the EFIAP/Platinum with landscape photos.

For information

The SLF website has now been updated to include all the images from Finals Day 2013.


Things to do/see this weekend

Look around a Royal Navy Frigate – Saturday 29 June 1.00 to 3.00 p.m. 

HMS Richmond is expected in docklands this week, and will be open to the public to have a look around.  Don’t bring prams or luggage as you can’t take them on and there is nowhere to leave them.  Access varies – sometimes just the upper deck, sometimes the control room as well.  Free entry.


The 18th London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival – Sunday 30 June 

London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, E16 2QT (The nearest DLR station is Royal Albert.)
Competitive racing starts at 11.30 a.m.  A Dragon Boat team consists of 17 individuals namely 16 rowers and 1 drummer.  Entertainment commences at 12 noon.  This is also a food festival with entertainment and dancing.

This outing promises to be a colourful and photographic event and it is free.  Let’s hope for good weather.


Canada Day in London (Trafalgar Square) – Monday 1 July 10.30 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Canada Day in London is a chance for the Canadian community in London to celebrate Canada’s birthday and an opportunity to showcase to Londoners and visitors from around the world the best of Canadian music, sport, art, culture, tourism, business, food and drink.



1066 Mono Photographic Annual Exhibition (together with Parkwood 6th Form)  

to be held at The Stade Hall, The Stade, Rock a Nore Road, Hastings Old Town from Saturday 3 August to Sunday 11 August – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free entry.


National Portrait Gallery, Room 24.  3 June to 17 November 2013 – Free

Characters and Caricatures: Photographs by Herbert Watkins.  Born in Worcester on 12 July 1828, Victorian photographer (George) Herbert Watkins opened his first studio at no. 179 Regent Street in the mid 1850s, later moving to no. 215 by 1858. His portraits were first shown at the 1856 Exhibition of the Photographic Society in London. Additional portraits shown in the 1857 Exhibition included his now famous study of Charles Dickens writing at his desk.