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Newsletter NL157 – 24th March 2023

Editor - Derek Godridge and the team:


PCC News:


Well what a show our new member Samantha Miller put on for us last Thursday! In the first half she told us a lot about the Falkland Islands’ history, it’s people, along with facts about how they live their lives, get around the islands and basically just cope with the weather!

Falkland Islands’ history 1

Samantha is an enthusiastic Wildlife photographer and so in the second half we were treated to some truly spectacular photos of the wildlife of the Falklands. Needless to say penguins featured very highly, but as Samantha mentioned they just have such different characters that you could literally spend all day getting different interactions and expressions.

Falkland Islands’ history 2

It was a truly revealing portrait of The Falkland Islands and it left made many of us wishing it was closer so that we could also enjoy spending time in this amazing place. Thank you so much and we look forward to more from Samantha next season.

Some Musings:

  • Quote of the Week: “Great photography is about Depth of Feeling, not Depth of Field” The late Peter Adams (Travel photographer http://www.padamsphoto.co.uk)

PCC Events

  • Note day/date change TUESDAY 28th March at 7.30pm

    • Photoshop Elements with Derek – salvaging old image files etc

    • Kingswood Salver progress – Paul and Team

  • Thursday 6th April at 7.30pm

    • Illustrated talk by ex-PCC member Helen Davis.

  • Thursday 13th April at 7.30pm

    • Image of the Year results with judge Bob Eschle

  • Thursday 20th April at 7.30pm

    • PCC AGM – have your proposals ready !

PCC Trips Out

  • Sunday 16th April ~ 12 Midday

    • Geevor Mine – let Karen know if you are coming

Cornwall Photographic Alliance (CPA)

  • Annual Competition Hand-In – 8th April

  • Annual Competition Show – 13th May @3pm doors open 2pm The Keay Theatre, St Austell – Entry £4 on the door

Western Counties Photographic Federation (WCPF)


  • 2023 WCPF Member’s Exhibition and Competition

    • Entries now closed.

    • Display of Prints and Digital show at Bovey Tracy Golf Centre from 7th to 15th May 2023

    • There are 3 classes in both the Print and Digital sections and the subjects are the same “Open Colour, Open Monochrome, Nature


Other Events

Falmouth Spring Flower Show – TODAY and TOMORROW

All the best from Derek and the team !

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