The Bolton Camera Club meets weekly throughout most of the year and gives a very warm welcome to visitors and new members. We have been sharing a passion for photography since 1884 and are more than happy to share with you, whether your interest is in film or digital, audio visual or more technical aspects of photography.
Themed Competition Thursday 26 May 2016
The topic of this competition was “Decay” and we had 20 prints and 44 projected images for guest Judge Ken Ainscow DPAGB BPE4 to comment on and score.
Ken is a member of Lytham St Annes Camera Club and enjoys taking photographs of people either in the studio or in the street. He was impressed with the overall high standard, particularly of the prints, and was pleased that every image fitted the topic.
The prints were shown first and Ken gave top marks to three of them, namely
Fort Stephen Statue Without a Head Retired and Loving It
by Nina Thomasson by David Barker by Phil Durkin
After the break the PDIs were shown, and after consideration Ken gave the full 20 points to
The following two PDIs:
Brain Cell Decaying The Green Room
by Susan Bedingham by Paul Longden
We are delighted and encouraged to see some of our newer members not only taking part, but in several cases doing very well.
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|May 2016 Themes Competition Decay Print Results.pdf||[ ]||129 kB|
|May 2016 Themed Competition Decay PDI Results edit.pdf||[ ]||13 kB|
On Thursday 19th May, Bolton Camera Club held their third projected digital image competition of the year.
The judge on this occassion was John Fletcher from Longridge who is a long standing member of Ribblesdale Camera Club.
There are two levels of competition, Advanced and Club Level which attracted a good number of entries to each.
The judge awarded maximum 20 points to three images in the Advanced Level competition, they are
Nice Catch by Brian Daly Langdale Reflections by Nina Thomasson
Spiral Staircase Lightbulb Moment by Phil Durkin
Maximum 20 points in the Club Level Competition were awarded to
Mary's Shell by John Morris Tulip by John Morris
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|2016 Scores Leaderboards Advanced.pdf||[ ]||14 kB|
|May 2016 Club Level Open Pdi Competition Results.pdf||[ ]||20 kB|
|May 2016 Advanced Open Pdi Competition Results.pdf||[ ]||13 kB|
To see how we fared in this competition please click here
On 14th August 2016, it is intended to arrange a Club Day Out to Carnforth for a photoshoot of Stock Car Racing.
The event is called "Monarch of the Marsh" with events for Unlimited Bangers, Ladies Bangers, Stock Cars, Ministox, and Senior Minis.
If you would like to come on what promises to be an exciting and fun day out, then enter your name in the Days Out Book at the club.
We have a Day Out to Oulton Park Motor Racing Circuit planned for 7th May 2016. Any members wishing to go should enter their name in the book so we know who to expect. Meet at the club at 0845 for a 0900 departure.
To read the review and see all the scores from this print competition, please click here.
To read about the latest Bury battle and find out who won and to view the scores, please click here.