Wrekin Arts Photographic Club Newsletter 5 2017/18 10 October 2017

This Friday John Haines judges the first merit PDI competition. It’s also the hand in night for mobile PDI competition where you can submit images taken on a smartphone or tablet. Use the online entry system as normal and check the way to resize images if you’re unsure using the appropriate link from this page http://wrekinartspc.com/competition-links-organisations-and-club-guides/ 

Calvin is demonstrating Adjustment Layers in the Learner Hour. If you need to brush up your Photoshop skills then feel free to come along - the Learner Hour is open to any member. 

On Friday 20 October members will judge the Mobile PDI competition and winners will be given by consensus on the night. Calvin will talk about types and use of filters in the Learner Hour. This is a practical evening so bring your camera to see how filters work.

PAGB Masters of Print competition is now underway http://www.thepagb.org.uk/competitions/pagb-masters-of-print/ with an online closing date of 21 October. Each entrant can submit up to 5 unmounted A3 prints shared between Monochrome, Colour and Nature sections at a cost of £10 per entrant. If you want to enter, Irene will collect your prints at John Hooton’s lecture on 27 October and take them to Blackburn thus saving postage. Please remember to register online by 21 October.

Telford Wildlife Forum (part of Shropshire Wildlife Trust) https://www.shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/events/2017/03/13/telford-wildlife-forum-shropshires-dormice?instance=0 has a talk on Shropshire’s Dormice at Horeshay Village Hall on Tuesday 24 October starting at 7.30pm Cost and venue location can be found on the link.

Finally, there’s an interesting workshop about photographing autumn trees on Wednesday 25 October at Stokesay Court in South Shropshire http://www.thephotospace.co.uk/en/page_15832.html Tuition is provided by staff from The Photo Space Gallery which is in Ludlow’s Market Square. The next exhibition at the Gallery runs from 25 November 2017 to 27 January 2018 http://www.thephotospace.co.uk/en/page_16890.html