News of activities of interest

Southern Counties Photographic Federation Championship WINNERS


We entered the PDI section of the Southern Counties Photographic Federation Championship for the first time and WON! We were competing against 28 other clubs from the whole of the southern area. Southampton came second and Chichester third. Well done everyone.
Congratulations also to Brian Wadie who received the Judges Gold Medal for "The New Baby" and Reg Clark who was awarded the Bronze Medal for "Gone With the Wind".
To see the article in the Bournemouth Echo click HERE

Dorset in Spring Photography Competition


This competition is being run by Dorset Tourist Information in aid of Julia's House. If you would like details on entering, please ring 01305 267992. All photos should be up to 8" by 6" and the closing date is 30th April 2016.

The Great Exhibition of Boscombe 2015


Thank you to all the members that contributed to the club’s involvement in the Great Exhibition of Boscombe from submitting their images to manning the rota. A special thanks to Richard, Ken, Colin and George who stepped in to help out as well as setting up the event.

The result of the public vote was very tight and there were only 24 points separating the top 3 out of the 1,257 forms submitted as follows:-

1st A Fleeting Moment (demoiselle) Lynne Sorce 411

2nd New Forest Reflections Richard Wills 408

3rd Power Colin Gogerty 387

Thanks again to everyone that contributed.

The total number of actual individual votes based on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices is approximately 3,756 although only a few people put one vote on the slip.



Sensor Cleaning Information is now available


I have put three links to different articles / videos on how to clean your DSLR sensor. If you are not sure, get it done professionally as its expensive to correct if you screw up doing it

Legal Sources of Music For AV shows


As a follow up from a recent club meeting I have put up a link to "Creative Commons - Legal Music for Videos" which may be of interest ...more

Reg's Fractal Programme - Apophysis


I have put a link up to the programme that Reg uses to generate his interesting backgrounds ...more

Studio Lighting Set-ups


As discussed I've started a new Section in which to place useful sites on the web that discuss studio set-ups, including video links which can be useful (and in some cases, entertaining!)

This will be unpdated as new information becomes available so if you find sites you think may be of interest to other club members let me know and we can add it here

Digital Meetings


Please remember that the Digital Meetings are being held at Keith's house from 16/11/11. If you are not sure how to get there, please contact Martin.

A Chance to have your portrait shot


The Boscombe CC Studio Group is looking for new subjects to photograph - this may be your chance ...more

Trigger Voltage for old flashguns


Old flashguns can fry you digital camera but this list may help save the day! ...more

Digital Group members can now upload to the site


Following on from the last Digital Group meeting I have expanded the gallery size and created a new "Digital Group Members" gallery ...more