What’s on at the Club
Tomorrow is a presentation by Darren Woolway ARPS entitled “Compositing: Creating Realistic Composites”.
Next week (8 March) Steve Jones will give a presentation on his recent visits to China and Japan
It is also hand in for Kerri and Steinberger Cups for the competition on 15 March.
These are one-class competitions. The Steinberger cup is awarded for the best PDI taken on a club outing and the Kerri Cup for the best print taken on a club outing. You can enter 3 prints and 3 PDIs. Qualifying events are:
14 January – London Wetlands Centre
2 February – Table Top Evening
18 February – London Walk – Hipster Tour Part 2
2 April – Thurrock Football Club
22 April – Coach visit to Dover
June – Weekend to Northumberland
19 August – South Bank Walk
28 October – Folkestone
plus photographs taken for 2017 ‘Music in London’ Summer Project
13 January – Kensington Walk
18 February – Rainham Marshes Visit
Camera Club Coach Outing to Brighton – Saturday 28 April
We will leave Bromley at 8.30am and return around 6.30pm. On the way you can visit Gatwick Aviation Museum or Nymans Garden with a stop of 90 minutes at either place (the coach will do a circular drop-off/pick-up). We will arrive at Brighton sea front around 12.30pm and depart at 5.00pm. Cost of transport is £30 per person. Entry to Aviation Museum is £7.50. Nymans is a National Trust property.
There is one seat available. You can email Steve to sign up or speak to him at the meetings.
Congratulations to those scoring a 20 in the Mono Print Competition
Improvers: Chris Murray’s “Across the Water”; Cheryl Morris’ “Foggy Evening” and Matt Teager’s “Time Travellers”
Advanced: Paul Whitmarsh’s “Fenced In”, Czech Conroy’s “Fairy Glen Waterfall, Isle of Skye” and Vera Stevens’ “Face Off”
What’s on this weekend and soon
Garden of Light at Paternoster Square – Thursday 1 March to Sunday 11 March
Paternoster Square is turning yellow again as 4,000 illuminated daffodils pop-up in the space to mark the Great Daffodil Appeal 2018. Each handcrafted flower will represent the people the terminal illness charity will support throughout the month of March.
The flowers and a series of beautiful stained-glass walls will be illuminated at night to symbolise the work Marie Curie Nurses and hospices make to those who are affected by terminal illness, and their families.
Walk through the flowers and listen to letters from patient’s families describing the care and support their relatives received from Marie Curie Nurses, make a donation in return for a daffodil pin in support of the Great Daffodil Appeal and leave behind a memory of a lost loved one by writing a message on a daffodil and placing on a ‘Memory Wall’ by the installation.
Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography at the National Portrait Gallery – Thursday 1 March to 20 May
The exhibition brings together the works of four of the most famous names in art photography: Julia Margaret Cameron, Lewis Carroll, Oscar Rejlander and Clementina Hawarden. Delve into the style and fascinating themes of Victorian photography, and get an exciting behind-the-scenes look at how these works were made.
Highlights of the display include an early example of photomontage by Rejlander, and Carroll’s photographs of Alice Liddell, his muse for Alice in Wonderland.
The Walkie-Talkie Tower Climb challenge at the Walkie-Talkie – Saturday 3 March
Calling all summit sprinters! Dare to take the stairs in brand-new Walkie-Talkie Tower Climb challenge. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity introduces a brand new challenge event on Saturday 3rd March in London to help raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Hundreds of participants will take on the steep challenge to soar to the top, climbing over 800 steps across 36 floors before being rewarded with spectacular 360-degree views of London in the vibrant Sky Garden, 160m above ground. You will receive a complimentary race vest, a well-deserved finishers’ medal and a complimentary drink at the top, in the Sky Garden. £25 for adults and the event is open to anyone aged 16 years old and above.
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March4Women – Sunday 4 March 12 noon.
Join Sue Perkins, Sadiq Khan, Helen Pankhurst, Bianca Jagger, and head of Women’s March London Shola Mos-Shogbamimu on the #March4Women. Grab a placard and stomp through central London in support of gender equality and the right for women to be able to work free from harassment and abuse. The route will begin in Millbank and end with a rally in Trafalgar Square where there’ll be speeches, by gender equality campaigners, music and entertainment.
“Really Good” at Trafalgar Square
All ‘Really Good’ things come to an end, especially on the Fourth Plinth. This week is your last chance to catch David Shrigley’s aptly named giant bronze thumbs-up in Trafalgar Square.
David Milne: Modern Painting at Dulwich Picture Gallery on now and until 7 May
Dulwich Picture Gallery presents the first major UK exhibition of one of Canada’s greatest modern painters, David Milne, bringing together 90 oil paintings and watercolours alongside drawings and photographs never shown before in the UK, to reveal an artist of true originality and vision. Through periods of intense experimentation, often working in solitude in the wild, Milne developed an extraordinary body of landscapes, fusing influences from Monet, Matisse and Cezanne into a bold modernist language of his own.
A friend of Paul Lehane’s is setting up a Mexican restaurant in Tunbridge Wells and is looking for authentic images from Mexico. If you have been there and would like to have the opportunity to have your images displayed in the restaurant (possibly with an option to sell copies) then please let Paul know (07941003156 or at email@example.com) and he will pass on your details.
PAGB e-News No. 202
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