IN THIS EDITION: This week at the club Documents from Jane Goodall Colour Print Round 2 – 20s KCPA Diamond Jubilee results Return of cups, trophies and plaques SLF Finals Day – enter your PDIs New club logo Outings Future meetings   

THIS WEEK AT THE CLUB  Thursday 3 March –  “Night and Day, the panoramic art of capturing time” 
David Jenner
This talk will be in-person at the United Services Club and not on Zoom.

It is also hand-in for round 3 of the PDI Competition. Please email your entries (max. 3) to Brian:
  7.45pm, Bromley United Services Club    

The documents that Jane mentioned in her talk are: Achieving a state of flow Deception in landscape photography     COLOUR PRINT ROUND 2 – 20s
Congratulations to the members who scored 20s in round 2 of the Colour Print Competition: Jungle by Anastasija Gudymenko Spring Awakening by Vera Stevens A Lonely Walk Home by Clive Williams Cool Landscape by Paul Lehane    

KCPA DIAMOND JUBILEE PDI COMPETITION RESULTS 35 clubs entered a total of 280 images and Bromley came in 15th place. Vera Stevens received a merit certificate for ‘Looking at You, Looking at Me’ and Clive Williams’ ‘Shades of Greta’ was selected for judges’ comment as our highest scored image (19) that didn’t receive a certificate. 
Well done to Vera and Clive!   Looking at You, Looking at Me by Vera Stevens   Shades of Greta by Clive Williams    


If you have a trophy from a previous season, please clean it and bring it along to a Thursday meeting. Brian will collate them so that they are ready for the next engravings.    

SLF finals day is on 23 April at Sanderstead Methodist Church, 104 Limpsfield Road, South Croydon CR2 9EF. Doors open at 1.30pm and it should end at around 5.20pm.

Members may submit up to two PDIs. These cannot be images that are already in the club print panel and images cannot be entered that have won certificates in previous SLF competitions, nor can they have been used in other disciplines i.e. as prints. Please send your entries to Julie ( before 11 March.     

At the AGM, members voted for the club to take on a new logo. If you have an idea and would like to put together a design, please talk to one of the committee members. Thank you to the members who have already sent in their ideas!    

Sunday 13 March – St Patrick’s Day Parade
We’ll find a spot along the route (Hyde Park Corner to Trafalgar Square via St James’s Street and Pall Mall) to photograph the spectacular parade. Meet at 10.30am at Charing Cross station. The parade begins at 12pm. 

Saturday 26 March – Scotney Castle and Bodiam Castle
Two castles in one day! Exact timings of the day to be agreed with attendees to make the most of each venue and sunset. The cost for both castles is £22 or free for National Trust members; attendees will need to book their own places. 

East Kent weekend – 7 & 8 May
Stopping off in Blean Woods to see (hopefully!) Exmoor ponies, longhorn cattle and bison as well as bluebells, we will then head to the East Kent coast to capture sunset and/or sunrise by the sea. There will also be time to explore seaside towns like Margate, Broadstairs or Ramsgate or nature reserves like Sandwich & Pegwell Bay. Accommodation will be at Ramsgate’s Seafront Travelodge at a cost of £99.99 (updated advertised price) for one night. If you would like to attend, please contact Charlotte and she will send payment details. 

Saturday 9 July – Kent County Show – BOOKING NOW OPEN
Tickets are £19.50 and can be booked via this link. Please book for Saturday 9 July if you want to attend with other members. 

Please email Charlotte ( if you would like to attend any of the above outings.    

Thursday 10 March – PDI Competition round 3
Judge: Kirsty Ralphs

Thursday 17 March – Members’ Evening – Debate: Will smartphone photography replace DSLR/Mirrorless cameras?
It is also hand-in for round 3 of the Colour Print Competition

Thursday 24 March – Colour Print Competition round 3

For future meetings, please see the programme.

In addition, the following inter-club competition is scheduled: Saturday 23 April – SLF Battle of the Prints, Sanderstead Church