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Speaker – Ian Boulton -Wednesday 5th April 2021

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The Society has decided this year to have a summer program with a Zoom talk once a month as a way of involving the membership in place of our popular day outings. The speaker this month was Ian Boulton from Bristol with his talk “Each to his own way, I`ll go mine”. Ian is an […]

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Speaker – David Keep – Wednesday 24th March 2021

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This week was Presidents night the last meeting of our winter program. Traditionally the President chooses the speaker and this years President Emily Noakes invited David Keep from London to give his presentation entitled “Underwater Photography”. This was an exotic choice for the members both in pictures and locations. David’s journey began in Phuket, Thailand […]

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Margaret Coull Trophy Wednesday 3rd March 2021

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Congratulations to Chris Reekie on winning this years Margaret Coull Trophy with his picture “Fight Club”. This year the competition was judged by Stan Farrow FRPS who commented on the varied content and high standard of entries. The following images were highly commended.

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4th Internal Competition 2021

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Congratulations to the winners of our fourth Internal Competition for the season which was judged on zoom by John Alexander from Dundee Photographic Society. Colour Images:1st Place: “Dream Of Flying by Mathew Schwartz2nd Place: “The Red Shed” by Alison Smith 3rd Place: “Ready for Take-off” by Chris Reekie Mono Images:1st Place: “Our Wullie” by Frank […]

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3 Way Competition 2021

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Congratulations to St Andrews PS on winning the annual 3 Way Competition between Cupar Camera Club, Kinross Camera Club and St Andrews PS, judged by Doug Berndt Past President of Edinburgh Photographic Society. A special mention goes to Chris Reekie, Stan Farrow, Helen Willis and Philip Zamrej Graham from St Andrews for scoring 20/20 points […]

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Speaker – Libby Smith Wednesday 3rd February 2021

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Another week for members to enjoy a talk on Zoom. The speaker this week was Libby Smith from Carluke a leading light from the Scottish Photographic Federation with her knowledgeable enthusiastic talk entitled Mastering Monochrome. Libby started her career in photography over 25 years ago using a dark room to develop her pictures. Today however […]

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Winners: 3rd Internal Competition

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Congratulations to the winners of our third Internal Competition for the season which was judged on zoom by Ken Scott ARPS. Colour Images:1st Place: “Staying Warm” by Chris Reekie2nd Place: “Rush Hour, Millennium Bridge” by Nicola Shepherd3rd Place: “Morning News, Paris” by John Drummond Mono Images:1st Place: “Only One Coffee” by Frank Riddell2nd Place: “Marine […]

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Speaker – Mark Holden Wednesday 13th January 2021

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The president of the society Emily Noakes welcomed members to the first Zoom meeting of 2021. The evenings talk was a joint meeting with both the St Andrews Photographic Society and Art Club in attendance. She then introduced Mark Holden from the Black Isle who is a renowned Scottish photographer and talented artist as our […]

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Speaker – Niall Irvine Wednesday 20th January – Scottish Nature Photography Awards

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Professional photographer Niall Irvine from Aberdeenshire was our guest speaker this evening. He was instrumental in setting up “The Scottish Nature Photography Awards” in 2007 and establishing it in 2009 as an annual event. The competition now attracts thousands of entries each year and has expanded into eleven separate categories. He talked us through each […]

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