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Exhibition – St Andrews, Thornhaugh – 15th September 2018

Saturday 15thSeptember at St Andrews Church, Thornhaugh, from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Entry is £5, with children free. There will also be refreshments. All proceeds will go to the Light Project, a charity for the homeless in Peterborough.

The theme of the exhibition is ‘Photography Past and Present’, with material and exhibits from local photographic societies (including ours), and demonstrating the various changes in photography from Wet Plate Collodion, through Bromoils and Film, to Digital.

Member’s images will be displayed including those from Gordon Brown, John Hillier, Tom Carlill, Veronica Watson, Sue Haynes and Sue West.

September Meeting – 2018

The next meeting of the Stamford and Rutland Photographic Society will be held on Thursday 20th September 2018 commencing at 8.00pm at Great Casterton Church Hall where the monthly competition will be judged by members. The topic of the monthly competition will be Curves.  There will be an Individual image competition followed by a Group competition of 4 images with images in both competitions each to be a maximum of A5 in size or equivalent.

Following the competition, there will be a member’s night where there will be the opportunity for members to share images including those taken at Rutland Water in July with the Silver Sabres display.
There will be no meeting during August.
Photographers are welcome to join us at our evenings by contacting the Secretary at

July Meeting 2018

Those who attended the photoshoot at Rutland Water with the Silver Sabres were fortunate to have some interesting subjects and excellent weather.

Following the shoot members retired to Great Casterton where the Monthly Competition was judged. The topic being Blue.

1st in the individual was Tom Carlill who captured strong clarity in a portrait of a peacock. His group also came 4th

Veronica Watson was 3rd in the individual and 1st in the group, with a story combining the emotion of feeling blue, amongst clothes and other artefacts.

Walter Lodge was 2nd in the individual and 3rd in the group with crisp photos of blue flowers

Sue West was 2nd in the group competition with a collection of blue objects and scenes from her travels to Greece. Peter Hallam was 4th in the individual with a picture of a blue ballet dancer.