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Start of the New Season


Thursday 14th September 2017 - 8pm until 10pm


A welcome back for old members and a warm welcome to new members. An evening of meeting up again with old friends and signing up for the new season. Remember to bring your subs along - £40. For the over 65s and people attending full-time education, it is only £35.
We will also be showing an AV of all last year’s winning images that were sent in. Don’t worry if you can’t make this evening, you can join at any time during the season and new members can visit us 3 times before enrolling.
See below for the first Saturday social photo morning and our first few evenings. See our Programme for more information

Saturday 16th September 2017

RMVC Social Gathering

Join us at 10.00am at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney as an opportunity to get some shots for the Wildlife Treasure Hunt Competition in December.

Thurs 21st September 2017

Technical Evening

Print mounting demo and how to size and title digital images. Bring your camera and make sure you bring your manual for advice on operation.

Thurs 28th September 2017

Smart Phone Workshop with Kathy Roddy

Including the basics of composition; tricks and tips; introduction to downloadable cameras e.g. macro, slow shutter, low light, HDR; iPhone and android camera apps; basic photo editing apps; and a variety of filters and effects to enhance your pictures.
Note: We have a competition specially for smart phones later in the season.

Thurs 5th October 2017

Portrait Instruction Evening

We have plenty of models, including a couple of goths, to model for us this evening. So bring your cameras and get snapping! There is a portrait competition next month.


Competitions that are coming up soon are:


Thurs 19th October 2017

Transport Competition judged by Glyn Bareham LRPS CPAGB

A set subject of Transport. Glyn is open to any interpretation of what Transport could be! Up to 3 x Digital images.

Thurs 2nd November 2017

Portrait Competition judged by Robin Harmsworth

Face and figures of the live human form only. 2 Digital images & 2 x Prints max. mount size of 500mm x 400mm. Two trophies to be won.

Thurs 16th November 2017

1st Club Qualifying Competition judged by Kirsty Ralphs ARPS

2 x Prints and 2 x Digital Images for A & B groups - a league competition for the club trophies.
Digital A Group Entries Only: Please see note on the Competition Info page.

Hand-in dates are 2 weeks before each one.





Older News

Exhibition in St Nicholas’ Church


Friday 28th - Saturday 29th July 2017


St Nicholas Church Exhibition, Country Fayre New Romney 2017

The Club held a display of members’ work to coincide with the New Romney Country Fayre. The display was held in the centre of New Romney in St Nicholas church, which traditionally provides light refreshments, lunches and various exhibitions not only on the day of the Fayre but also the day before.

This year the church has reported a bumper year, estimating from the numbers of lunches and cups of tea sold that about 450-500 Fayre-visitors crossed the threshold. Club secretary Paul Sanderson was in the church for some of the time and, although not monitoring the display constantly, still tallied about 100 people stopping to inspect the prints (as opposed to glancing at them as they passed by), so the actual number of visitors interested in the club’s display would have been far higher than that.

For the first time, the new club flyers and business cards advertising ourselves were on display and almost a whole dispenser’s contents had been taken by the end of the day, which is great news. Many thanks go to the club members who supplied the mounted prints that made the event such a success.

If anyone would like any flyers or cards to dispense themselves, please email the club secretary, Paul Sanderson.


St Nicholas Church Exhibition, Country Fayre New Romney 2017

Photos by Paul Sanderson, Colin Brownett and Bennie Jane Cross.


Summer Social Evening


Thursday 13th July 2017


A summer buffet and quiz night. It would be much appreciated if you could bring in some food and drink.

PRINTS WANTED!

Please also bring in mounted printed for our exhibition in 2 weeks time that we have in St Nicholas Church, New Romney. If you are unable to come this evening and would like to show some of your prints, please contact a Committee Member.


Day Trip To Arundel


Arundel Castle by Paul Sanderson

Saturday 17th June 2017


On a beautiful Saturday morning, the club joined a coach trip to Arundel in West Sussex, famous principally for its castle and cathedral but also well-known for its independent shops, contemporary art galleries, restaurants, cafes and tourist-trap olde worlde ambience.

This was one of the hottest weekends of the year and the excursion ticket included the castle and gardens and the four-nation medieval tournament that was happening in the grounds that day. The enactment soldiers must have been very well-done by the end of the day!

Arundel Castle by Tom Elleman

Arundel Castle by Peter Snare

Above: Arundel Rose Garden, Arundel Courtyard and Ungentlemany Conduct by Paul Sanderson.
Below: Garden At Arundel and Knackered Jouster At Arundel by Tom Elleman. Arundel Day Trip by Peter Snare.