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Herne Bay photographers show their talents in competition

Members of Herne Bay Photographic Club have been pitting their skills against each other in competition. The first contest had the theme ‘Street’ and was won by Denise Smith for her photo All By Myself. The judge was Trevor Youe, who had given the club a lecture in October, and he spoke about the art of capturing a good ‘street’ image. He …

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Herne Bay Photographic Club

The club held the second half of its mono/open competition on January 27, this time for digital images. The judge for the evening was local man Malcolm Hardie. The first half of the evening was dedicated to the mono images, and Malcolm was generous with his critique allowing plenty of time to discuss each entry in detail. First place went …

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Herne Bay photographic Club

THE Herne Bay photographic Club enjoyed a very different lecture on January 20, from freelance paparazzi Alan Chapman. Alan has been photographing celebrities for over 30 years. Today he is more likely to go into clubs and parties to photograph the rich and famous. Members were treated to a selection of Alan’s images, together with an often hilarious commentary of …

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Herne Bay Photographic Club

The club had an interesting practical evening learning the art of Bokeh – that is the aesthetic quality of a blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. It has been defined as “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light”. Instruction was given by chairman Di Long, who began with a short presentation …

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Herne Bay Photographic Club

THE club had a very interesting practical evening learning the art of bokeh — that is the aesthetic quality of a blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. It has been defined as the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light. Instruction was given by club chair Di Long, who began with a …

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Herne Bay Photographic Club

THE Club has had a time. Firstly, we enjoyed the second halt of our landscape/open competition, this time for digital images. Judge Deborah Armour was provided with an evening of high-quality photos. In the landscape category, Steve Roberts took first place with Froggett Edge and second place with Dusk over Windermere, with third place going to Di Long with Pink …

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Herne Bay Photographic Club

The club left the confines of its usual meeting place and went out into the field for a practical evening of light painting. This is a technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held light source while taking a long exposure photograph, either to illuminate a subject or to create shapes with the light. Shutter speeds are usually …

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Herne Bay Photographic Club

The club ran one of its new-format competitions, comprising both a subject and an open section, with Cherry Larcombe as judge. The first half of the evening was devoted to photos on the subject of landscape. Cherry was impressed with the variety of images that members had provided, with first place going to Volker Jottkandt with Sunset a la Turner. …

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