RPS Germany Chapter eMagazine 1st Quarter 2022

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About the cover image PHOTOGRAPHER: Horst Witthueser AIPF IMAGE TITLE: WW II bunkers in red and blue CAPTION: Bunkers from the Second World War often find a new purpose: as ultra-modern residential units, as museums and mementos or, as here, as places for art and exhibitions. When light art meets the force of the masonry, the result is a special visual attraction. In addition, the interplay of the colours blue and red as well as the contrast between the filigree lettering and the overall red hue prompted me to create this picture.

Get featured as well Liked to be featured as well on the front page? Then please send us your favourite image, including the title of the photo, the place where you have taken it; and a short caption. We would love to hear what your motives were for this photo and what emotions it triggers in you. You can send us the photo as JPEG, TIFF or PSD file. Please make sure that the photo has a minimum resolution of 3000 x 3000 pixel and 300 dpi. Of course, we also have to adhere to the regulations for data protection and the rights of use according to the copyright law. Therefore, we ask you to make a short statement in the email regarding the declaration of consent of the person(s) depicted and to allow us to use your photo. Please use the following email address to send the photo: germany@rps.org

EDITORIAL OFFICE Royal Photographic Society Germany Chapter Chris Renk Siegfried Rubbert Horst Witthüser ©2022 RPS Germany Chapter - all rights reserved

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DEAR MEMBERS, THE POWER OF IMAGES When Chris Renk wrote the foreword to our eMagazine a quarter of a year ago, who would have thought the world would have changed in the following three months? After all, our generation and younger knew war only from history books or from television images from more distant regions of the world, and nowadays, war has moved so closely. And so we quickly end up with photography, which is used to educate, record and ultimately document war crimes. But unfortunately, images are also used to falsify, deceive, mislead, and demoralise. With this kind of imagery, one almost forgets that images are also used to relax and soothe the eye and mind, to depict beauty and aesthetics, be it of people, happy moments, nature, landscape, architecture, or still life. In the sense of Karl-Ernst Osthaus, photographic images may contribute to making people a better people through art. What a noble aspiration. And in this sense, may this quarterly magazine contribute to the latter thoughts and images being able to push the first ones into the background.

So let our thoughts be distracted in the top story by Grahame Soden by exciting sports and acrobatics. Isn’t it better to compete and fight on a sporting basis and to channel the aggression that probably exists in people in this way? The photographs on the accompanying pages and in the Member Interview by Chris Renk soothed our senses with the peace and beauty of nature, landscape and urbanity. In Edmund Nägele’s guest contribution, photography moves far out of the documentary and becomes art, photographic impressionism, and inspiration. Many thanks for this contribution. The peace of the photography “And Winter Came” on page 059 impressed me personally. The present magazine rounds off with a trip to the exhibition “ I see something” and takes us into the aesthetics of the small moment, the surprising, the morbid, the structures and the everyday and unnoticed. May the world be a better place in the next quarter! Siegfried Rubbert LRPS Chairman Germany Chapter

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IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY 06 | SWEDEN RALLY 2022 Grahame Soden tells as about his experiences while photographing the FIA World Championship of 2022.

MEMBERS INTERVIEW 22 | CHRIS RENK Eight questions about his photographic career, preferences and experiences.

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Swan chicks on a Sunday walke - by Chris Renk

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In focus contemporary, art, wildlife and pet photography.

When Photography drifts into Virtual Painting

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An Exhibition by Eberhard Vogler portraying Architecture and Landscapes.

Online Meeting, Release dates eMagazine, Webinars and Online Training of the Chapter.

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THE FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Discover what our member Grahame Soden has to tell about his participation as an accredited Sports Photographer during the 2020 Sweden Rally.

The Fédération Internationale De L’Automobile (FIA) is the governing body of world motor sport and the WRC is an FIA accredited event that began in 1973. Rally Sweden is the WRC Promoter in Sweden and has been based in Karlstad, about 800 km (500 miles) south of Umeå since inception.

Over the last couple of years, the deteriorating snow & ice conditions that far south (no doubt due to global heating) have caused Rally Sweden to look for a new home “up north” and Umeå was chosen.

I can’t imagine what it must be like moving a commercial, international, major sporting event – an event that requires hundreds of miles of road, spectator & media facilities, accommodation & infrastructure.

I have moved house a few times in my life and can vouch that the logistics of even a domestic move can be difficult & stressful.

Oh, and don’t forget Covid. All I can say is well done FIA, Rally Sweden, and Umeå!

Grateful thanks to: Hans Bäckström, Deputy National Press Officer and Accreditations Officer, Rally Sweden, for my accreditation and Katharina Wand, my muse, driver, eyes & ears.

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UMEÅ – “THE ROARING RIVER” A settlement where Umeå now stands was first mentioned in the 14th century and, by the 1600s, the settlement had grown to around 40 dwellings. Umeå is about 600 km (370 miles) north of Stockholm and ca. 400 km (250 miles) south of the Arctic Circle and is the nearest “big city”

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to where I live. “Nearest” and “big city” are relative terms: it is about 160 km (100 miles) from Lycksele Kommun where I live, and has just 130,000 souls living there. It enjoys a sub-arctic climate with summer highs of 30°C (mid 80s°F) and winter lows of -30°C (-22°F).

It has many good hotels & restaurant s, boutiques, a cinema,opera & concert hall, and was European Capital of Culture in 2014. And in 2022 it became the new home to Rally Sweden!


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THE EVENT The event took place from Thursday 24th February 2022 to Sunday 27th. I began my application for accreditation just before Christmas 2021; fortunately I also booked hotel & restaurants at the same time. They were booked solid after Christmas. As I live in Sweden – and have Swedish citizenship too – I could apply for accreditation direct to FIA, or to the local promoter Rally Sweden. I applied to both, which was just as well because FIA rejected me (twice!), but Rally Sweden accredited me as a Journalist on 7th February.

This meant that I was able to get into all the stages, and take photographs, but couldn’t enter the restricted photo-zones, which was OK with me. I’ve had this restricted access at other big sporting events and know it’s just a question of limited supply and massive demand for a photo-pass – not a reflection of your abilities. I’m getting a bit old for the cut & thrust of big events and realised that I would probably be on my feet for longer as a journalist than otherwise, so had to opt for lighter gear than usual for sports photography. I took an APS-C crop-sensor body with a 70–200

mm f2.8, (plus a 1.4 extender sometimes) and a full frame with a 50 mm lens. Camera settings for the action were auto iso (limited to iso 3200), 1/1000th sec, aperture f2.8 to f4 or 5.6. Burst mode and a fairly steady hand meant a good “keeper” percentage to choose from. The lighting in the evening was a problem, as every light source (car spots, gantry lights, track side lights) were all at a different colour temperature so I have, mostly, not tried for perfect white balance as it was not possible.

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“It was more than good enough” Over the past couple of years I’ve really sidelined my APS-C body as it can’t compete with the full-frame bodies but – it does give greater reach. I gave it a good try-out with the 200 mm lens (and the lens extender) in the week before the event, and was pleasantly surprised. In good light with a high-enough shutter speed for the “action” it was more than good enough.

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“Friendly, exciting, well-organised, and LOUD!” That just about summarises my experience. And very close to the action, virtually track-side – certainly at the Red Barn Arena. After a snowy start on the Thursday, the sky cleared and Rally Sweden enjoyed near perfect weather – not too cold, clear, good sunshine – for the whole event. The Historic event at The Red Barn Arena in Umeå, and the Sunday Power Stage at Sarsjöliden took place in idyllic conditions for photography and winter picnics..

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“One of the biggest sporting events of the year in Sweden and probably one of the biggest ever in Lapland!”

NORWEGIAN FANS WATCHING EAMONN BOLAND GO PAST IN A RALLY 2 FORD FIESTA

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A.MIKKELSON + T. ERIKSON IN A SKODA FABIO EVO AT THE POWER STAGE

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“They put on the most spectacular display!”

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I don’t know how much the Red Bull Team are paid, but it’s not enough. They put on the most spectacular display! Yes, that really is a snow scooter doing aerobatics.

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SOME FACTS & FIGURES Let’s start at the end, and announce that the podium places were:

photographs of him) and had further problems on Sunday, which caused his retirement from the event.

1st K. Rovanperä (Finland) & J. Halttunen co-driver in a GR Yaris Rally 1 - car 69

Umeå city clears around 500,000 cubic metres of snow every winter

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This year they used a vast amount of it to build a “snow mountain” for spectators at The Red Barn Arena.

3rd E. Lappi (Finland) & J. Ferm co-driver in a GR Yaris Rally 1 - car 4 I was also interested in car 33 driven by Elfyn Evans. Son of Gwyndaf, a famous Welsh rally driver, their family car business is located a few miles from where I lived in Wales. Unfortunately Elfyn crashed on Saturday evening a few metres from the finish line (just seconds after my

This shot of the Big Screen shows Swedish driver Oliver Solberg reaching 192 kph (ca. 120 mph). On snow & ice. In the dark.

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A Rally Car can cost up to €700,000. All teams have to use the same fuel at €5.95 + vat per litre The event was one of the biggest sporting events of the year in Sweden and probably one of the biggest ever in Lapland, with an estimated 100,000 spectators and 100,000,000 TV viewers world-wide.

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I had a great time and, judging by their happy smiling faces, so did everyone else! I’ve heard since the event that Umeå will also host at least the next two Rally Sweden competitions, so I plan on being there next year. I hope you like the photographs – you can see more at:

https://odensdawn.zenfolio.com/p393869525

Grahame Soden, ARPS, ABIPP

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CHAPTER MEMBER INTERVIEW Chris Renk Today we welcome our Chapter Organiser Chris Renk for a Chapter member interview. Chris is a member of the Germany Chapter since 2013 and took over the Organiser’s role in 2015 Let’s see what he answers to our questions!

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Question No. 1: How did you get into photography? I first became enthusiastic about photography in 1994 during one of my stays in the USA; I had the chance to attend an exhibition by Ansel Adam and was immediately fascinated by the beauty of his pictures. As I have always been a nature lover and spent a lot of time in the great outdoors, I decided to capture my experiences in photos in the future. However, it took another two years before I bought an analogue camera. The following years were ups and downs with photography. Due to work commitments, I had very little time to pursue my new hobby, and my photographic skills remained relatively low. In 2006, after moving to England for work reasons, I decided to invest more time in photography. In the same year, I enrolled in an online course (Professional Photography) at the New York Institute of Photography (NYIP). After that, my photos went uphill. Of course, this was also due to the fantastic landscape of England. Even today, I take every opportunity to travel to England to capture motifs in pictures.

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Question no. 2: Who are your photographic role models? My role models are Ansel Adams as the master of landscape and black and white photography, Joe Maisel as the master of street photography and Joe McNally, the god-father of flash photography.

Question no. 3: What do you like to photograph most? I am s till pas sionate about landscape photography. Lately, however, I have been working more and more in portrait, wedding and street photography, which I enjoy immensely. Especially with these types of photography, you come into contact with people and their stories, which broadens my horizon significantly.

Question no. 4: Is there anything you don’t like to photograph at all? Yes, people who are forced to be photographed ;-)

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Question no. 5: How do you approach a shooting? Do you choose the location/subject in advance, or do you just drive blindly somewhere and start taking pictures? In the old days, I just went for it. But today, solid preparation means everything to me. Just being in the right place at the right time is half the battle for a successful picture. But with Google Maps and many helpful apps, like Photo Pills and Sunseeker, it’s also made very easy for us these days.

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Question no. 6: Are there a few dream places you would like to photograph? Although I’ve been to pretty much every place in the world, I’m still drawn to northern Europe, the Arctic zone and the Polonesian archipelagos. As I approach retirement, I am definitely planning longer stays there!

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Question no.7: How necessary is high-quality equipment for you? The rapid technical development in photography, coupled with the photography hype in the “social media” field, has led to a change in the understanding of photography. The photo industry, in particular, has understood how to cater to the wishes and desires of the customer and lure cash out of the customer’s pocket with ever newer mega-slogans (36 megapixels, HDMI, 3D photos, vibration reduction). But, in the end, it is still the photographer who makes the difference whether a picture is successful or not.

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Question no. 8: What 3 tips would you give to someone who is just getting interested in photography? 1. Before you decide to buy expensive camera equipment, you should ask yourself what you want to photograph? It helps to save a lot of money and avoid frustration. 2. Take advantage of the online/video seminars on offer. The quality and number of online and video seminars available in photography have greatly improved. 3. It is advisable to think about a sensible file structure right from the start. It saves you a lot of time and helps you evaluate your own mistakes.


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“Thank you, Chris, for giving us an insight into your photographic motivation and inspiration.”

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MEMBER’S PHOTO WORK 1ST quarter 2022 Every quarter, Members are asked to send in their best photos of the current quarter to provide stimulation for the others.

This quarter once again shows how different the photographic orientation is between the members of the German chapter. While Horst Witthueser again went on the trail of lost places, Eberhard Potempa photographed reflections in the great outdoors. Martin Gerling, who is now working intensively on his Associate Panel, once again shows his fable for colours.

Grahame Soden in Sweden, our most northerly member, who currently seems to be suffocating in the snow, shows us a great spotted woodpecker feeding. I concentrated on my Maine Coon “Charly” for my part. Charly is well known within the Society from the various Online Talks and workshops he assisted me in. He has the gift to find everywhere a place to relax. The place he likes most is the space in my home office, especially when I am busy like hell!

Here the accumulation of member’s photo work, taken during the 1st Quarter 2022

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Photographer: Horst Witthüser Image title: The control center of power Image subject: architecture Country: Hagen, Germany

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Photographer: Eberhard Potempa Image title: Datteln-Hamm-Canal Image subject: Nature Country: Germany

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Photographer: Martin Gerling Image title: Underworld Image subject: Art Country: North Rhine Westphalia, Germany

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Photographer : Siegfried Rubbert LRPS Image tittle : Winter time in sailing harbor Image Subject : ICM Photography Country : Germany (Norderney)

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Photographer: Chris Renk Image title: I am so relaxed Image subject: Pet Photography Country: Munich, Germany

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Photographer: Grahame Soden Image Title: Breakfast in the Blizzard Subject: Nature - Greater Spotted Woodpecker Country: Sweden

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You are a member of the Germany Chapter and would like to submit pictures to the quarterly project “Members Photo Work” as well?

Here is a list of the deadlines for each quarter: 2ND QUARTER 2022: 30.06.2022 3RD QUARTER 2022: 30.09.2022 4TH QUARTER 2022: 31.12.2022 Please send us the photos with a minimum resolution of 3000 x 3000 pixels and 300dpi. For the naming of the photos please use following naming convention: FIRST3LETTERSOFYOURSURENAME_Q-NUMBEROFQUARTER-YEAR_IMAGETITLE.JPG Each participant is responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Ordinance and the Copyright Act. Participants please send the photos to the following email:

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WHEN PHOTOGRAPHY DRIFTS INTO VIRTUAL PAINTING Discover what Edmund Nägele FRPS has to tell us about his photographic development throughout his life, from his early start as a photographer working for the advertising industry in Munich, Bavaria, to a successful stock photographer working worldwide. www.nagelestock.net

When I left a Munich advertising studio for Ireland, I dreamt of cheap whisky, hot geysers and a little adventure. Wrong. Very wrong indeed! The whisky was expensive, the hot springs were in Iceland and the little adventure developed into a big adventure……. The land and it’s people were fascinating right from the beginning and after learning a few words of the English language, tinted with an Irish flavour, mind and soul were cleared of orderly Teutonic perceptions.

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The wind blew away the acquired photographic rules to let grey skies and green meadows produce stunning pictures.

moved to England. Here I soon discovered the Highlands of Scotland which has so much in common with the Emerald Isle.

The adventure was in full swing and I never missed the Bavarian studio.

The sunny beaches of exotic tourist destinations did not tempt me, hence it is no surprise that I still have not got around to buying a sensible sunshade for my camera.

Since then I have travelled to many exotic countries. During 1973, in recognition of my work, I was awarded the honours of a Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain (F.R.P.S.). In 1982 I started to build up my own Picture Library and for commercial reasons,

Instead of a sunshade I placed many other astonishing, yet creative ‘bits’ in front of my lenses in order to manipulate my work within the camera. Deception by photography ?


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BIGBURY BEACH AND BURGH ISLAND, DEVON, GREAT BRITAIN

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Then came the pixels: Rather than being satisfied with retouching existing photographs, I went in at the deep end and experimented with many different digital styles.

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BRIXHAM BREAKWATER LIGHTHOUSE, DEVON, GREAT BRITAIN

The painted effects, created with the help of Photoshop and Painter software, give a new meaning to "painting with light". Here, photography drifts into virtual painting and with each controlled brush stroke new ideas are opened up.

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Mankind expressed creativity in the Stone Ages with a few colours derived from nature itself. The palette of shades evolved over centuries, today even the smallest of home computers lays claim to “millions of colours”.

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In photography, it is not the camera that creates the picture but the person behind it - thus the computer technology is simply a medium helping us to express ourselves in ways we could have never envisaged a few years ago. May my selection of images cross barriers of language and culture, offering only inspiration. In 2011 Edmund Nägele returned to Bavaria and lives in Bad Tölz

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I SEE SOMETHING! In this article, Eberhard Vogler tells us about his exhibition “Ich sehe was!” (I see something!) in which he has compiled architectural and nature photographs for us that he took during the Look down 2020/2021 in Wuppertal and while travelling through Germany. www.eberhard-vogler.de

For his first photo exhibition since 2020, Eberhard Vogler has compiled 30 (20 shown in this article) colour photographs with impressive architecture and nature shots under the title “I see something!” The images were taken during the Lockdown in 2020 and 2021

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in Wuppertal and Germany. There are photos from Ronsdorf, the Gelpetal and the Kohlfurth with the Bergische Museumsbahnen (BMB), depic ted with great attention to detail. These photos are also about morbid charm, abstract colour surfaces and the effect of light

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Eberhard Vogler at the Art Room Eckart, Wuppertal, Germany

BIOGRAPHY: Born in Wuppertal in 1963 from 1978 until today self-taught photo artist student of photography at the HBK Academy

AWARDS: Winner of a gold medal of the 2. Vienna International Photo Award 2021 Category Travel Photography

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: Die Herausforderung des Augenblicks, Museum Camera Obscura, Mülheim/Ruhr Germany Ein Ausschnitt aus der Zeit, Backstubengalerie, Wuppertal Germany Im Augenblick, Kunst Fabrik Remscheid, Remscheid Germany Dazwischen und Mittendrin, Stadtsparkasse Ennepetal-Breckerfeld, Ennepetal Germany Der Stand der Dinge, Bandfabrik - Kultur am Rand e.V., Wuppertal Germany Augenblicke der Ewigkeit, Bauverein Sprockhövel, Sprockhövel Germany Die Vergänglichkeit des Seins, K1 Art-Café, Wuppertal Germany Lanzarote, Kunstraum Labyrinth, Remscheid Germany Heimat-Heimat, Fotogalerie Wallraf, Köln Germany

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Eberhard Vogler in interaction with visitors to his exhibition. Art Room Eckart, Wuppertal, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: Vienna Photofestival 2021, LIK Akademie für Foto und Design, Vienna Austria Proportionen, Galerie Hagenring, Hagen Germany Durch die Linse..., Museum Haus Martfeld, Schwelm Germany Beispiel ist alles!, Osthaus Museum Hagen, Hagen Germany Aus dem Rahmen..., BBK Bergisch Land, Wuppertal Germany Die Grosse Kunstausstellung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany 3. Kulturfestival Wipperfürth, Wippkultur-Festival, Wipperfürth Germany Waschgang, Scheidt´sch Teuchfabrik, Essen Germany Altered States Of Reality, Agora Gallery, New York City United States

PUBLICATIONS: Bauerngärten im Bergischen Land Die Zeit vergeht mit ihrer Lust

STATEMENT: Photography is a great passion for me. I am always looking for new motifs. Photography gives me the opportunity to make something appear in a different light. I discover a motif, then select a section and create a new picture. I particularly like to take pictures of things that other people don’t recognize or notice. The focus is on colors, shapes and contrasts. I am fascinated by the morbid charm of places. I love the details and structures of architecture and landscapes.

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FACTS ABOUT THE GERMANY CHAPTER Learn more about the current composition of the Germany Chapter, the location of its members in the federal states, its Distinction Holders and in which Special Interests Groups the members participate.

47 Members 3 Countries

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Padstow Harbour - by Chris Renk CHAPTER EVENTS 2022

CHAPTER EXHIBITIONS

RELEASE DATES FOR eMAGAZINE

Field Workshop “The Beauty of Munich Subway Architecture”

Please revisit our exhibtion page for the latest updates!

As already mentioned in the foreword, we plan to publish the Magazine quarterly starting in January 2021.

https://rps.org/germany/proportion/ 3rd June to 6th June 2022 .... Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany

This will take place on the 5th day after the end of the respective quarter. Here is an overview of the specific publication dates:

A cooperation between the Belgium Chapter and the Germany Chapter.

1ST QUARTER 2022: 05.04.2022

Event page will be set up soon!

2ND QUARTER 2022: 05.07.2022

If you are interested to participate, please contact us via:

3RD QUARTER 2022: 05.10.2022 4TH QUARTER 2022: 05.01.2023

germany@rps.org For any other upcoming meetings, please visit frequently our Chapter Page on RPS.org. https://rps.org/germany ....

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The Magazine will be published via email as well as on the RPS’s account on ISSUU. Here the link: https://issuu.com/ royalphotographicsociety


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You would like to submit pictures to the quarterly project “Members Fotowork”? Here is a list of the deadlines for each quarter: 2ND QUARTER 2022: 30.06.2022 3RD QUARTER 2022: 30.09.2022 4TH QUARTER 2022: 31.12.2022 Please send us the photos with a minimum resolution of 3000 x 3000 pixels and 300dpi. For the naming of the photos please use following naming convention: FIRST3LETTERSOFYOURSURENAME_ QNUMBEROFQUARTER-YEAR_IMAGETITLE.JPG

DEADLINES ENTRIES RPS JOURNAL

DEADLINES ENTRIES eMAGAZINE

After the RPS Journal is published by an external company, the rules for contributions and the recording of events are more restrictive.

Since the magazine is published by the chapter itself, we are very flexible concerning the time schedule for submission of texts, pictures and dates for events.

As an indication, a lead time of 2 months can be assumed for the inclusion of articles in the journal. Events of the German Chapter are automatically included in the journal if they are published on the Chapter website under the heading Event. Here the lead time is about one month before the publication of the journal. Please note this when planning events and articles.

In order not to make the editor’s life too complicated, we ask for a sufficient amount of time in advance. As a rule, contributions should be received by the editor about 30 days before the publication date. Otherwise, simply inform us that you need some additional time for the creation of a contribution. The publication dates, please take from the adjacent column.

Each participant is responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Ordinance and the Copyright Act. Participants please send the photos to the following email: germany@rps.org

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