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Speaker 8th November Ken Kennedy, ‘Astro Photography’

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Ken Kennedy as a young man was smitten by the night sky. His first attempts at capturing an image of this beautiful manifestation above us was not very successful, not surprising, everyone has to start somewhere. Ken purchased a bellows f8.8 camera, it was primitive, and film was restricted. With a camera propped up and […]

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Results: First Internal Competition for 2017–2018 Season

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Congratulations to the winners of our 1st internal competition this year: PDIs 1st: ‘A Shaft of Sunlight’, Dave Vallis, 2nd: ‘Gemmas Robe’, John McNairn 3rd: ‘Crail Harbour Reflections’ Keith Proven Mono 1st: ‘Attic Light’, John McNairn 2nd: ‘Manhattan Bridge’ Alison Donald Joint 3rd: ‘Natures Flashgun’, Billy Donald Joint 3rd: ‘In Memorium’, Stan Farrow Colour 1st: […]

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Alan Morrison, Speaker Wed 18th Oct ‘F8 and Be There’

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The quote “F8 and be there” is attributed to Weegee (Arthur Fellig) who was a famous street photographer during the 1930’s, 40’s and beyond. In the late 1970s Alan was bitten by the by the journalistic bug on coming across a copy Photojournalism: Life Library of Photography. Alan was set on a career in the […]

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Wed 11th Oct Traversing The Atlas Mts, Speaker Hamish Brown

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We were honoured to have as our speaker Dr Hamish Brown, Scottish mountaineer, lecturer, photographer, writer, poet and international mountain guide. With over 30 plus books to his name and what he calls, Munroitis, an incurable disease, there was no doubt an entertaining talk was in store. Hamish certainly did not disappoint, what he described […]

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Speaker Chas Sievewright Wed 4th Oct

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Chas Sievewright a member of Perth Camera Club spoke to members of his experiences in acquiring the knowledge and growing his long exposure skills, mainly in black and white, with the a colour image into the mix here and there. It was in 2013 and armed with a Canon 5D he started out on his […]

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Children’s Photographic Competition

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St Andrews Photographic Society is holding it’s annual members exhibition, which is free and open to all, on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th November.  As part of the exhibition, Children are invited to take part with their own special section. All they need to do is hand in an 8×6 un-mounted print, of any subject,  to St Andrews […]

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Practical Night Wed 27th September

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Practical nights offer a great insight into the methodology of how photographers approach the many different aspects of creating an image. This evening three of our members each gave an illustrated talk on their preferred workflow in Photoshop and Lightroom. Up first was Nicola Shepherd. Nicola led us through step by step the art of […]

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St Andrews Flowers and Produce Show Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 St Andrews Flowers and Produce Show: Class 120: Lichen Patterns on a Stone or Rock (Mono): 1st David Ogden, 2nd Joan Riddell, 3rd Richard Cormack. Class 121: Still Life of Gardening Sundries (Colour): 1st Chris Reekie, 2nd Sybill Scott, 3rd Richard Cormack. Class 122: A Butterfly on a Plant […]

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Wednesday 20th September, Speaker, Hunter Kennedy

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A very descriptive and visual feast of images was presented to the club by the current SPF President Hunter Kennedy, entitled ‘Past and Present’. His early images were all from the days of film and the not inconsequential cost of printing. Once creating an A3 image by printing 2 halves of an image and splicing […]

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Competition hand-in dates (2017-18 season)

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Here’s a list of hand-in dates for this coming season: 2017 Friday, 22 Sept.: Hand-in, St Andrews Horticultural Society competition, Town Hall 3–6pm All other hand-ins on Wednesdays: 04 Oct: Hand-in, 1st internal competition 11 Oct: Hand-in SPF DIGITAL CHAMPIONSHIP entries 01 Nov: Hand-in, 2nd internal competition 08 Nov.: Hand-in, 4-way competition 15 Nov.: Hand-in, […]

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