An amazing journey around the cosmos with visiting speaker Nik Szymanek.  A night with the stars, inspiring for every photographer and an insight into getting some serious kit too.  Nik comes highly recommended! Check out Nik’s website and 500pix page

Congratulations to Craig Gorham for getting a perfect score with three 10’s in this weeks portfolio competition.  He scooped best overall portfolio panel as a result.  

Round 4 of Photographer of the year (POTY) – Portfolio Check out the points table here A great selection of prints showing a diverse portfolio from club members.  Some of the images below:

A great presentation from Bob on understanding the exposure controls of your camera plus some video hints and tips on photographing glass and other products.  Some really helpful stuff for our table to practical on the 15th March and our planned night photography in the summer Bob’s presentation below is available to download here

Baddow Camera Club Member is finalist in the International Garden Photographer competition Marion Sidebottom, Chelmsford mother of two and active member of Baddow Camera Club has gained international recognition as a finalist in the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) competition from over 20,000 entries in 50 countries! Attending the award ceremony and launch

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Many thanks to Judge Julie Hutson for stepping in at short notice.  Some great feedback for members to take away and improve their images. Check out the points table here Some of the shots from the night are below: