Club Newsletter 21 (23 Feb 2020)

Last Week

On Thursday we had an outstanding talk by Matthew Emmett on our Forgotten Heritage.  The photography was truly exceptional, the information useful and some of the anecdotes very amusing. Matt has another presentation, so we may get him back in the future.

Next Week

On Monday we have a Focus Group meeting in the backroom at the club. Will has put out a separate email on the subject. Have a go at the photos he has provided, and bring along any image or issue that you would like to get some help with.

On Thursday 27 February we are hosting the SCPF Print League. A good opportunity to see how we get on in the print league. The judge is Chris Hutchinson, (

Coming Soon

5 March we have the AV competition. It would help if you could let me know if you are planning to enter. The more the merrier.


7 of the 8 league matches have taken place. The good news is that we are still in the lead, albeit by only 1 point. A quick look at the results shows some interesting points, we have not won a single round, but are still in the lead. The table can be seen at

Technique Tip

Another portrait tutorial by Gavin Hoey, this time on a winter theme: (Gavin Hoey indoor winter portrait)

Non-APC Photo Opportunities

The Photography Show will be held in the NEC 14-17 March. These shows provide great opportunities to see new equipment and to attend talks and demos given by some of the best (including Sebastao Salgado). If you have not bought your ticket yet there are many sources of discount codes, but please consider using the code “PAGBTPS20” which will give a discount of 20%.

I was not aware of PAGB enews but it is a showcase for some of the best photographs in the organisation. It can be seen at:

For more information

APC Secretary
John Randall
29 Clatford Manor
SP11 7PZ

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