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What’s On Blackburn & District Camera Club 22nd October 2011

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- Please bring eight mounted prints to be judged on the night. After each By Andy Phillips round some prints will be removed and their authors will take no more part - the remaining authors present another print and the process repeats until only one print remains. There will also be a competition for digital images (Judge: details will be given closer to the Judith Marr ) Judge: Peter Madeley Jeff Cowling from time. Grindleton, who will bring a Adrian Almond selection of AV's of his travels. Judith Marr will be entertaining Get this in your diary now. Adrian us. is a very accomplished Michael Green, followed by the photographer and speaker. Will members please submit up to LCPU Folio (Nature). 8 of your best digital images of President's Prize the year to Mick Park - humortheme - A Rose Between Two ous or light hearted images are Thorns especially welcome. These will be presented on the 19th December. High Speed Still Life


- Margaret and John Sixsmith from the Wirral (both ARPS) will be giving a lecture and judging an interclub competition. Clubs from across the NW have been invited and at least five Clubs will take part.


Pie and Pea supper, results of "Mission Impossible" task and presentation of members' best light hearted images of the year.


10:00 am It was also renowned as a Skippool Creek, Thornton, Nr centre for cockfighting as well Cleveleys as being a haunt for smugglers Tucked away in a bend in the Wyre estuary stands Skippool Creek. A scene that has little changed since the 1900′s.

Skippool Creek was first settled by the Saxons ,its name deriving from the Saxon word skiffs. The area came to prominence in the 1700′s when it was the main port on the River Wyre before the development of Fleetwood. Skippool Creek

Ships of up to 200 tonnes would unload cargoes from around the world with flax and cotton for the Lancashire mills.

and press gangs looking for recruits for the Royal navy. The opening of the railway to Fleetwood in 1840 quickly brought about the demise of the creek. Info provided by Northwest Scenes m/2009/05/31/a-visit-to-skippoolcreek/

We also have lots of other trips coming up Martin Mere 2:00pm for the dusk flight November The Warrington Photographic Society will be welcoming the Internationally renowned wildlife photographer Andy Rouse back to the North Same night Preston Photographic Society have An evening with Colin Prior

Important Notice Presidents Prize Rules To all Members.

highest open and the highest themed.

Members may still enter 4 images if they wish but can also I have decided to change the way have a chance if they only submit the competition is judged for this 2 images. (1 open and 1 themed) or 3 images (2 open and 1 themed year. or vice versa). At the moment the rules are such They just use the highest score that members have to enter 4 images (2 open and 2 themed) to from each section and add them together. have any chance of winning as all 4 scores are added This new rule applies to both together and the highest score Digital Images and Prints for wins. this year only. I have decided that only 2 scores Thanks, will be added together - the Judith (President)

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