The first point-scoring competition of the new season took place on Wednesday 7th October, judged by David Silvester. A well-known local photographer, instructor and international judge, David is a good friend of the Southern Photographic Society and has hosted practical evenings in the past as well as judging for us.Continue reading “Results: Barriers Competition”
On Wednesday 23rd September we held a practical club night with a tabletop session set up by Georgina, followed by a visit from Ron Strathdee to show us how he post-processes his images of the night sky and Milky Way.
A selection of images from the first part of the evening can be seen on this page showing people working on the different tables, and a few of their results. Many thanks again to Georgina for researching and setting up the different scenarios.Continue reading “Practical Club Night”
The 2020-2021 season got underway last night and it was great to see so many familiar faces as well as some very welcome new members and visitors.Continue reading “Welcome Back!”
If you are a keen photographer looking for ideas and inspiration, the Southern Photographic Society may be the place for you.
We are a relaxed and friendly group of photographers who meet every other Wednesday from September to May in the modern clubhouse at Colby Football Club. All abilities are welcome and you certainly don’t need an expensive camera to join.Continue reading “Love Photography? Join Us!”
The 2019-20 season finally closed on Wednesday with the Annual General Meeting and prize presentation evening.Continue reading “2020 AGM & Prize Presentation”
We have been making up for the delayed start to summer activities with another photo walk and a coastal cruise in the last week.Continue reading “Summer Activities”
A small group of SPS members got together for the first time since early March, thanks to the Isle of Man’s current Covid-free status and no requirement for social distancing.Continue reading “First Summer Outing”
We hope everyone is well and enjoying the relative normality that we are currently fortunate to have on the island. The committee has had a short break to catch our breath at the end of a long eventful season but we will be meeting soon to discuss the next steps.Continue reading “End of Season Update”
For our final digital competition of the season, judge Chris Nicholls was joined by wife Ruth, a fellow experienced photographer, who offered to make a separate critique of each image before they arrived at an overall score.
We are very grateful to Chris and Ruth for judging the Close Up competition from their home and helping us to complete our season, and – as you will see below – giving such in-depth comments.Continue reading “Close Up Competition Results”
Our final competition of the season was themed ‘Close Up’. Due to COVID-19 it remains impossible to run the print section but we are grateful again that the judges agreed to assess the digital entries at home.
‘Close Up’ is a challenging theme and attracted a variety of styles and interpretations. and the 45 entries can be viewed here with titles and names. Comments, scores and results will follow on Friday evening.Continue reading “Close Up Entries”