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Newsletter NL142 – 9th December 2022

Editor - Derek Godridge and contributions from Amanda, Paul and the team: Correction: Last week I inadvertently described our Vice Chair, Wendy Bate as Vice President, so my apologies Wendy!

PCC News –

Our Lucky Dip fun competition run by Amanda Hanson was really popular this week and turned up some appealing images! The winners were:

Image Credit: 1st Mark Stowe “Evening Light” Subject: Night Time
Image Credit: 1st Mark Stowe “Evening Light” Subject: Night Time

Image Credit: =2nd Julia Bate “A Golden Rose” Subject: Flowers
Image Credit: =2nd Julia Bate “A Golden Rose” Subject: Flowers

 Image Credit: =2nd Ray Bate “Footpath Reflections” - Subject: Reflections
Image Credit: =2nd Ray Bate “Footpath Reflections” - Subject: Reflections

Image Credit: 3rd Victor Tullin “Evening Light” - Subject: Churches
Image Credit: 3rd Victor Tullin “Evening Light” - Subject: Churches

From Paul Cooper:

All entries for Mandy’s latest lucky dip can be found on our web under Gallery > Competitions then select “Fun" from the genre’s.

Our "Meet the members” section is filling up nicely. Look under Portfolios > Meet the members. If you have not sent Paul an image yet time is running out as he has a Plan B; an on-line cartooniser he is itching to try - you have been warned!

A few folk have started to add their portfolio to our site. Portfolios > Members with portfolios. If you would like your own portfolio we are aiming for 6 to12 images with descriptive filenames, and some chat about you. Click couple of “read more” to see the layout. Paul will help with all aspects of getting your images on-line.


Best, Paul


PCC Social Events

  • Saturday 17th December at 5.30pm – Xmas Meal – Falmouth Golf Club o New LOW Price ! See Menu sent out by Karen - £28 £22 for 2 courses, £32 £26 for 3 courses, 10% deposit needed. If you have already paid the old price please claim your partial refund from our treasurer Chris.

PCC Diary Dates

  • Monday 12th December at 7pm to 8.30pm o PCC Committee Meeting

  • Thursday December 15th at 7.30pm o “Decisive Moment” Inspirational Examples o Lucky Dip 2 o NB Also latest cut-off date for Charles Hosken – see below

  • Thursday 22nd and 27th December o Christmas Break NO MEETING

  • Thursday 5tyh January at 7.30pm o Practical Camera Session – Bring your camera AND instruction manual

Cornwall Photographic Alliance (CPA)

  • Charles Hosken Competition This is an individual CPA member competition and it is YOU who selects your images. However as CPA Rep I need to collate the images and forward them to CPA so please email your selection (up to 6 images) to me either as separate emails OR via WeTransfer titled and sized as per the rules pdf on the CPA Website link: http://www.cornwall-photographic- alliance.co.uk/Latest%20Charles%20Hosken%20Competition%20Rules%202022.pdf o Payment please to Chris Hamshaw by 15/12/22 LATEST o For reference 7th January 2023 Hand-In by DeeGee o 11th February Presentation at 3pm (doors open 2pm) Keay Theatre St Austell – entrance £4 on the door

CPA Nature and Wildlife 2022 – Penryn Results

Here are our PCC results from a couple of weeks ago (apologies for the lateness. As a club we did very well, so thanks for supporting this competition.

CPA Nature and Wildlife 2022 – Penryn Results

Western Counties Photographic Federation (WCPF)

  • Saturday 11th March 2023 – Knightshayes Trophy Subject is “Decisive Moment”

  • 2023 WCPF Member’s Exhibition and Competition o Entry will be open from Monday 7th January 2023 and will close on Saturday 11th March 2023. o Display of Prints and Digital show at Bovey Tracy Golf Centre from 7th to 15th May 2023 o There are 3 classes in both the Print and Digital sections and the subjects are the same “Open Colour, Open Monochrome, Nature o Entry Classes The entry classes have changed this year with 3 print classes (Open Colour, Open Mono, Nature) and 3 digital classes (Open Colour, Open Mono, Nature). The class definitions will be available on the website and entry system. o Images are uploaded to the web and the full competition rules are as detailed in the following safe link. o https://www.thewcpf.com/copy-of-exhibition o I will be forwarding the PCC Print entries to the WCPF and so please contact me if you are entering OR indeed if you want ANY ADVICE whatsoever.

All the best Derek, and the team

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