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Amersham Photographic Society is in Buckinghamshire in the UK. We meet weekly for much of the year for talks, tutorials and competitions. We embrace both traditional and digital techniques and have achieved outstanding success in regional and national events. Newcomers are always welcome to this very friendly society where members are keen to share their skills and knowledge. Come and try us! See the join or visit page for membership information, and the calendar for programme details.

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Chairman’s Evening – 11th May 2015

On Monday the 11th May is our annual Chairman’s Evening. I will be in the Barn Hall and consist of the following, plus a few surprises:

  • Stan McCartin, Chairman of the CACC, will give a brief illustrated presentation on “What the CACC Does for Us”
  • I will give a presentation on “Amersham Photographic Society History – Where Do We Come From?”
  • Don Lanstone will present an insight into his fascinating work.

There will be tea, cakes, music and photos.

John Caton – Chairman

The CACC Championships Day, 22nd March

This was held on Sunday 22nd March at The Drake Hall, Amersham Community Centre, and consisted of three events; The Chilterns Hundred Members Exhibition, the Inter-club Print Championship and the Inter-club Projected Championship.

Three judges can each award up to 5 points using the silent judging method. Comments are only made on the images that have won awards. The judges this year were:

Leo Rich ARPS DPAGB EFIAP/s APAGB, President of The Photographic Alliance (Southern Counties Photographic Federation)Ann Miles FRPS (East Anglain Federation)
Gerald Kityakara LRPS (Surrey Photographic Association)

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The Rosebowl Final

Amersham PS are through to the Rosebowl final.

The format of the final has changed and it is now called The Big Day. It will be held on Sunday the 19th April in the Drake Hall from 3pm until 7pm £5 entry.

The first part of the afternoon will be a talk by the very talented Wildlife Photographer Andy Sands. Andy belongs to XRR and has some stunning images of insects and birds amongst other things. It will be followed by the Rosebowl Competition comprising of 12 clubs each submitting 6 images. Amersham won this last year so we will keep our fingers crossed.

The Rosebowl Competition – Round 3

On the 16th February Amersham PS took part in Round 3 of the Rosebowl Inter-Club competition run by the CACC. After a slight hiccup in Round 1 Amersham have now cruised to the final. The Final takes place at Amersham on the CACC BIG DAY on Sunday 19th April.

Rosebowl Round 3 results

Outing – Butterflies at Wisley – Friday 6th March

butterflyTime to dust off those macro lens and head to the glasshouse at Wisley to catch some butterflies. The glasshouse opens at 10.00am and no doubt there will be plenty to see in the gardens too. Make your own way there or contact Sandra (details in your members list or email Outings from the contacts page) if you need a lift – or indeed if you have room in your car.

If anyone feels able and willing to organise and run an outing please let Sandra know.

Amersham through to the final – North West Federation competition

Amersham Photographic Society are through to the final of the North West Federation competition after winning the semi-final at Harrow on the 20th Jan against Ealing & Hampshire House.

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