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Autumn and winter workshops begin

Conwy Camera Club members have enjoyed a busy and productive season of summer workshops, and are now looking forward to the programme of autumn and winter workshops. The last of the summer workshops was a trip to Salford Quays, where 10 members enjoyed an afternoon of street photography followed by some low-light cityscapes. This was… Read More »

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New discount for two together

Conwy Camera Club has introduced a discounted membership fee for any pairs of cohabiting people. The aim is to encourage more couples to join – including spouses and partners who’d like to see what their other half has been enjoying at the club without them! For most or all of its 78-year existence, the club… Read More »

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Ian Robertson

Former Conwy Camera Club member Ian Robertson passed away on 26 July after a long battle with cancer. He will be missed by his many friends in the club. Ian, originally from St. Asaph, who lived in Glan Conwy, joined the club in 1999 while he was still working for the Inland Revenue. He was… Read More »

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Trac Môn workshop

The club’s latest workshop, at Trac Môn Race Circuit, Anglesey, was requested by our youngest member, Sam Kettle, 16, who is particularly interested in motor bike racing. The nine members who attended included Tom Thacker, who may well be our oldest member! Two of the members had never been to Trac Môn before. We couldn’t… Read More »

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Retired farmer’s photo awards

Retired farmer Pam Gresty has started winning photo awards, less than two years after joining her local camera club. Having moved to Conwy in 2021 with her husband Bob, she no longer had livestock to feed and had more time on her hands. She took up photography and joined Conwy Camera Club. Now, at the… Read More »

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Llanrwst Workshop

In late June 2023, Llanrwst riverside was the meeting point for 20 club members. Workshop organiser Martin Neale began by handing out slips with suggestions, including that members might try creating collages with their images from the evening. Suggested shooting ideas included getting down low for a “worm’s eye” viewpoint (do worms have eyes?), finding… Read More »

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Monthly theme – Pairs

The first of this summer’s monthly themes was ‘A Pair / Pairs’. Members could submit up to four images, all taken during June. There were 64 entries, by 25 photographers. Club chair Henrique Fino chose Martin Neale’s ‘A Pair of Juvenile Kingfishers’ as his favourite, so Martin got to choose the theme for July. Duncan… Read More »

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Salford Quays evening trip

The club’s latest summer Workshop was a trip to Manchester. Ten club members spent the evening in and around Salford Quays, photographing the architecture in low light and darkness. Splitting into two groups, we headed off to seek out the best locations to photograph, The coloured lighting and reflections in the water make Salford Quays… Read More »

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Elizabeth Cook

Members of Conwy Camera Club were saddened to learn of the death of Elizabeth Cook, one of the club’s honorary life members. She passed away on 3 June. Elizabeth first joined the club as a schoolgirl in the early 1950s. Her father, Edwin Taylor, was a member of the club. After moving back to the… Read More »

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Lionel Bloodworth Creative Challenge

Each year the club holds a Creative photography competition in memory of Lionel Bloodworth, who founded the club’s Creative Special Interest Group. This year’s winning image was ‘If Turner had found a camera maybe’ by Ian Wright. Ian’s thought processes shown below: The image is a composite of a multiple exposure shot of Menai Bridge,… Read More »