News & Events

This is the section for news about the Club and it’s members. Also for news that might benefit the members. If you’ve found a great local spot for photography or if you’ve won an award and want to share your good fortune, let us know.Please include images that relate to information sent.

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January 2020

For the last 18 months or so, a group of Newton Abbot Photographic Club members have been photographing the progress of the conversion of the former St Leonard’s Church, to create an accessible community space celebrating heritage, the town and its people.   The work of the NAPC members will create a lasting record of the transition of the building, which is planned to open its doors sometime later this year.  It is anticipated that Newtons Place will house community facilities, exhibitions and the relocation of the Town and GWR Museum from Devon Square, as well as office space.

Newton Abbot Photographic Club members were delighted to see that some of their images were used on the Mayor’s recent Christmas card.

December 2019

The Christmas Social was the last evening before the break and proved to be a fun, sociable evening and included a Triptych competition.  Members brought along a panel of 3 related images and the entries were judged by the members, using an electronic programme from their phones, created by the club President Alan Boothman. 

The winner of the competition was Vice Chairman Chris Marsham with a stunning Triptych of Arctic Terns, and his prize was to critique all the entries!  It could have been seen that he drew the short straw here, but Chris entered into the spirit of the occasion giving constructive critique to all.  Joint second place went to Chairman Chris Brown with a theme of Railways, and Heather Davies with a theme of White Water Fun.

Awards for Round 2 Print Competition – 22 October 2019

Judge – Ian Bateman

Gold images by Christina, Colin and Mike

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Remember, Remember the 5th of November

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Don’t miss Tuesday evenings 22nd and 29th October 2019

Tuesday 22nd – Print competition – judge Ian Bateman

Tuesday 29th – change to programme in handbook – will now be External Competition Entries 

In the first half of the evening we will collectively choose the prints
for the first print battle, selected from the prints on 22nd October.  

In the second half we will look at the selections for the
DPI Challenge Shield and how they were chosen.

 

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NAPC wins the annual DPI Challenge Shield!

We had an excellent result on Tuesday 8th October at Ivybridge, when, for the fourth year in succession,  

           we won the annual PDI Challenge Shield competition with 439 points against Plymouth (434),                                   Ivybridge (409), and Kingsbridge (407).  

The highest scoring image of the competition was Storm Imogen at Pendeen Cornwall by David Moore.

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Changes to Tuesday evening Programme

The following dates and detail replace what is printed in the Handbook

October 8th   

Designing your own Website – Kirsteen, Gareth, Colin and Dave Geeves have volunteered to take us through their websites, highlighting the issues you need to consider when planning and designing a website, current trends, and helping you choose the right components to make an attractive and interesting site  to meet your needs.

October 29th

In the first half of the evening we will collectively choose the prints for the first print battle, collected from the previous week.  In the second half we will look at the selections for the DPI Challenge Shield and how they were chosen.

November 19th

In the first half – Post Processing – suggestions or topics welcome.  In the second half Barry Holmes will cover Focus Stacking.

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Projected Digital Image Competition 

September 2019 Open Results

Judged by Nigel West

GOLD

SILVER

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