Wednesday 15th August - upstairs at The Bell Inn, 8
Thames Street, Hampton TW12 2EA
How to obtain a CPAGB: Four members of Richmond and
Twickenham Photographic Society will recount their experiences when
entering photographs to gain the CPAGB (Credit award of the Photographic
Alliance of Great Britain), nerve-racking apparently, so it will be
interesting to see their images and find out what they had to do and how
they got on.
Philip Quarry FRPS’s presentation ‘Here and There’
included a wide range of subjects, styles and locations, from abstracts
to landscapes, some grab shots and some carefully chosen spots. We had a
good turnout and afterwards had lots of questions for Phil who explained
how he took some of the images including the imaginative abstracts and
‘special effects’, some being experiments or happy accidents!
19th September: Ruari Cumming ARPS - 'The Island
An exploration of the islands on the edge, their isolation & fragility,
their charm & allure. We meet some islanders who have chosen to live
“the island dream”, as well as joining visitors whilst they explore a
17th October: Members’ presentations:
Some members will show their photos along with a running commentary.
They will expect and appreciate opinions plus advice on how to improve
them. Members who can do presentations are requested to let a Committee
member know in advance.
21st November: Saleel Tambe – ‘A
Rendez-vous with Nature’. Saleel is an internationally renowned
wildlife and nature photographer so this promises to be a fabulous
19th December, Christmas Competition – “Uncommon or
Unexpected Viewpoints” is the subject for our annual
competition. The idea is to find an unusual angle on your chosen
subject, perhaps making it hard to recognise what it is! Each member
can enter up to three digital images.
SPA Annual Members Individual Competition – 13th October
This is open to all Members of SPA clubs and is for prints and digital
images. Just submit your digital images or digital files of your prints
by 29th September and deliver your prints on the day. You must be there
on the day for your digital files or prints to be marked and to win any
award or placing. I have entered this several times and have enjoyed it
so can tell you all about it. Details here:-
HHPS’s new poster
Rick has designed a new poster advertising our club. If any of you know
of an appropriate place to put one up, please let us know or take one
yourself. Thank you.
Local Events and Photographic Opportunities:
31st August-2nd September: Concours of
Elegance: magnificent vintage cars in the grounds of Hampton
31st August VIP Preview Day Admission £50. 1st and 2nd
September Adult Day Admission (from 10.00am) £40 and Senior
Citizen (over 60) £25
2nd September, 12 to 7pm: annual Kingston Carnival
The huge procession starts at 12 noon from the Guildhall and goes
through the town centre with lots of bands, costumed dancers and
performers from around the world. Some of us went last year and thought
it great fun.
4th September, 7.30-8.30pm: Talk by John Sheaf, local
historian, at Hampton Library, Rosehill
History of Hampton through old photos Tickets £5 in advance, £6 on the
door. Tickets on the door cannot be guaranteed.
Photographic exhibitions at The Barbican art gallery until 2nd
A double bill of exhibitions featuring pioneering documentary
photographer and visual activist, Dorothea Lange, and award-winning
contemporary photographer, Vanessa Winship. Website:
Enjoy the rest of the summer and now that’s is cooler you can go out and
spend all day taking photos…..