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What’s happening at Ashbourne and District Camera Club

New Programme 2021/22

We’re already looking towards the autumn season and have now completed our draft programme. This will be a mix of meetings over Zoom and also in person at All Saints’ Community Hall on Belle Vue Road. A subscription for the … Continue reading

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Michael Leach – Next Guest Speaker

It’s a Funny Way to Make a Living. Wednesday 3rd March – 7.30pm start on Zoom. Dr. Michael Leach is a full time wildlife author and photographer. He has travelled to all 7 continents and worked with many of the … Continue reading

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Next Guest Speaker

Our next guest speaker over Zoom (of course!) will be friend and regular visitor to the club, Ashley Franklin. Ashley will be giving us a talk entitled ‘From Pursuit, to Passion, to Profession. The talk starts at 8pm and is … Continue reading

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Second Open Trophy

Wednesday 27th January was the date for our 2nd open trophy competition of the season. Grateful thanks to our judge for the evening Carol McNiven Young who did a sterling job commenting and judging the 37 entries. Congratulations to Frank … Continue reading

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Competition Evening – People (including portraits)

Wednesday 2nd December was our People (and portrait) competition evening with judge Paul Stanley all the way from Dublin courtesy of Zoom. A broad range of images were submitted on the theme with a total of 33 up for judging. … Continue reading

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‘Scapes Competition Evening

Wednesday 30th September was our ‘Scapes competition evening and our thanks go to judge Nigel Plant for his constructive comments and marks on all 45 of our entries into this competition. Congratulations to John Heppell for his winning image ‘Low … Continue reading

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David Keep

Our next guest speaker on Wednesday 7th October will be David Keep with his presentation entitled “A PROJECT BASED APPROACH TO PHOTOGRAPHY – producing images with the Wow factor”. Describing this talk David says “We’re all looking to create powerful … Continue reading

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Landscapes with Keiran Metcalfe

On Wednesday 9th September we are delighted to be welcoming Cheshire based landscape photograhper Keiran Metcalfe to our club via the magic of Zoom. Keiran specialises in landscapes of the Peak District, Cheshire, Manchester and further afield and his website … Continue reading

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Summer Zoom Programme

Due to the global pandemic of Coronavirus, our physical camera club meetings have been suspended. However, we are endeavouring to continue our activities online with virtual meetings via Zoom and we have now put together a full programme of events … Continue reading

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Wildlife/Nature Competition Evening

Wednesday 22nd April saw our second online competiton evening thanks to Zoom video-conferencing. Despite an early evening glitch we managed to get everybody back in the meeting and carried on regardless! The evening went well and with a huge crop … Continue reading

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