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Newsletter #105 Friday 25th March 2022

Editor - Derek Godridge with Paul Cooper

Last night’s meeting went off well with some important issues discussed in time for our upcoming AGM. The main issue was “What to do with the Trophies”? This was felt to be of concern due to the ever-rising cost of new shields and cups and the near £200 cost of engraving etc. Much discussion ensued and it was finally decided as follows:

  • The obsolete trophies would have their small shields and plaques removed and added to a physical “Honours Board” in order to cherish those names and Trophy winners of the past. Said Trophies to be donated to relevant sporting clubs.

  • We would also create a “digital” Honours Board” within our website by gathering all named winners of trophies past and present.

  • Finally, all future winners would hold the relevant trophy for a year, but it would no longer be engraved. Their names would be added to the on-line “Honours Board” on the PCC website.


  1. Thursday 31st March 7pm to 9.15pm (Programme change) – Tour of Penryn Museum & photographing exhibits and Treasure Hunt !

  2. Thursday 7th April – Guest speaker Kevin Leah

Tour of Penryn Museum


  1. Thursday 14th April - Image and Print of the Year – Judge Brian Galbraith.

Diary Dates PCC

  • SUNDAY MAY 15th from 1pm – Banger Racing at United Downs. Why not join other PCC Members and support this iconic venue. Please advise Karen if you are going.

  • (See our Facebook page)

Cornwall Photographic Alliance (CPA)

1) From Stewart Privett of Wadebridge Camera Club

“We shall be having our Annual Lecture on Wednesday 30th March and have decided to open this to members of other clubs in the CPA. Attendance on ZOOM will be FREE OF CHARGE. Our speaker is Pam Sherren DPAGB EFIAP/p BPE5* Pam may be known to many club members. She is a very successful salon exhibitor and her creative and frequently minimalistic images have won many awards in the WCPF and beyond. The evening will gather after 7.15 for a 7.30pm start and will close at 9.30pm. The Zoom link is Meeting ID: 815 8545 7975 Passcode: 840498 We will be pleased to see members from the other CPA clubs”

2. Friday 20th May 2022 at 7pm - The CPA Annual Competition

is being held at: St John’s Methodist Church, Bodmin Road, St Austell, PL25 5AE NB for PCC selection Team - HAND IN BY SATURDAY 16TH APRIL 2022 Rules and spreadsheet on the CPA website.

The CPA Annual Competition

This will be in the main Church which has 2 floors of seating.

There is a kitchen for tea and coffee and lots of room to display the prints.

We will have the use of the screen, projector and sound system.

There is a car park next door to the church and also disabled parking and access.

There will be 11 clubs competing as 2 clubs feel they are unable to join in this year.

Western Counties Photographic Federation (WCPF) Member’s Exhibition 2022

  • This is a VERY prestigious competition and exhibition which showcases the talent we have in the West Country with prints and digital images shown at the Bovey Tracey Golf Club from 1st to 16th May.

  • We are thinking this might be an opportunity to organize a car-share for one of the days of the Exhibition, so please give it some thought. More later!

Club Website QUIZ ! – Paul Cooper How many of you use our Penryn Camera Club Website ??

If you had a go at answering last week’s questions, here they are repeated along with the answers. Well done if you got them all correct !

  1. What is the 29th Article under Knowledge ?

  2. Gallery, Inspiration: What is happening to the Zebra ?

  3. Program: What’s happening on 28th April ?

  4. Videos, Photoshop in 30 days: What is day 3 about ?

  5. Documents, Competition rules: What is Rule 1.6 ?

  6. More KF1 2018: What is the name of the mine in image 1 ?

Here are the answers

  1. Resizing to 1600 or 1200

  2. It’s being filled with syrup

  3. Mandy’s fun quiz

  4. How to use layers and masks

  5. You must be a paid member to enter competitions

  6. Tywanhayle mine (hover your mouse over the picture to see the name)

Best wishes Derek and Paul



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