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Prestwich Camera Club

Prestwich

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We are an active and progressive club that offers a varied programme of speakers, practical workshops and competitions. We meet on Tuesday evenings in the Whitefield Methodist Church, Elms Street, Whitefield M45 - 8GQ (for directions see map on our Contacts page.) Our present membership has considerable photographic skills and interests and we encourage all types of photography whether you’re a beginner or have more experience, everybody is welcome. Why not come along and give us a try, we meet every Tuesday evening at 7:45pm doors open at 7:00.Visitors are welcome to attend.
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The L&CPU would like to extend an invitation to all members of the club and friends to the opening of the L&CPU exhibition and presentation of awards. The event will take place on Saturday 9th July at Leigh Spinners Mill, Park Lane Leigh, WN7 2LB doors open at 2pm. The exhibition will run until the 5th August 2022. It will be hosted on the scond floor in three sections. It will be followed by the presentation of awards.
There will be a Named Competition on the 19th July 2022, “In the City” Last date for entries for the competition will be the 9th July 2022. Any entries recieved after this date will not be included in the competition.
12th July 2022 there will be a practical workshop of watching Youtube Video’s on Trick Photography hosted by Roy Hutchinson.
28 th June ‘Power and Poise’ was the title of Tuesday evening’s meeting, this was a lecture by our guest Steve Proctor DPAGB BPE5* a member of both Chorley and Ribblesdale camera clubs. After discussing his early interest in photography up to the present day, Steve gave us details of the various cameras and lenses which he has used for his many superb images. Steve then showed us images from his portfolio which covered numerous subjects including some exceptional historical and costume images followed by macro and wildlife shots. The main subject ‘Power and Poise’ itself was up next, this covered mainly sporting and dance images. ‘Power’ gave us some well captured athletic shots with competitors in, high jump, long jump, pole vaulting and hurdles it was during this section that Steve showed us the best focusing settings he used to capture fast moving athletes. ‘Poise’ came next with emphasis on the grace, poise, elegance and balance of the dancers as they created many dynamic shapes. More images of artistic models came next followed by tennis, cricket and local football shots. Steve ended his excellent lecture by discussing the merits of mirrorless cameras, his own being a Canon R5. A.F.