We were very pleased to have Professor Lloyd Peck,
Science Leader of the British Antarctic Survey, talking to March
Camera Club on Thursday 8th October 2015 where he gave a talk entitled "Life
in the Antarctic Extremes".
He is an internationally renowned
Antarctic Scientist and this was a very special evening indeed.
More information about Professor Peck can be found on the British
Antarctic Survey's web site by
clicking here ...
March Camera Club's 2015 Annual Awards Evening was on Friday 12th June 2015 with a great BBQ hosted by Roger and Jackie Newark
- many thanks to you both.
March Camera Club's 2013 Annual Exhibition, sponsored by Charles David
Photography Ltd, was on Saturday 31st August 2013 at
The Scout Hall behind Sainsbury's Store.
Thank you to everyone who came to support us
Several Camera Club members were out enjoying St George's Day in March
Town on Sunday 21st April 2013 and if you would like to see a few of the
photographs that were taken please
click here ...
Congratulations to Alan March who won the 2013 Chairman's Challenge
with his image "A Pair of Glasses"
The 2012 Annual Exhibition was at March Town Library on Saturday 1st September
The annual Barbeque and awards evening was on Friday 10th August
2012 at Fenoak
Thanks to Steve Williams for the slideshow images below
Congratulations to Chris Ley who won the 2012 Annual Projected Images
Exhibition which attracted 117 entries. The Judge was Barbie Lindsay EFIAP,
Congratulations to Ely
Camera Club who won the inaugural
four-way battle on 9th December 2010. Despite a strong showing in
the projected images, March's prints faired badly and we got the
wooden spoon. The results were Ely 273 points, St Ives 268 points, St
Neots 264 points, March 262 points. Many thanks to Daphne Hanson for
her excellent judging on the night.
We all thoroughly enjoyed
Paul Beastall's talk "I've Never Been to India" on 2nd December 2010.
It was an entertaining, educational and extremely well put together
presentation about photographing captive animals. Paul has then used
his learned skills to great effect in the wild too.
Click here to see his web site ...
Many thanks to Jane
Goodall for an excellent evening on 18th November 2010. Her talk
entitled "The Beautiful Light" was thoroughly enjoyable and her skills
and hard work much appreciated.
Congratulations to Chris
Ley who won the Chairman's Challenge 2010
photograph a pencil - which should be the dominant subject)
The Chairman's Challenge for 2011 is to
photograph any drinking glass (eg beaker, wine glass, pint glass).
Again the glass must be the dominant subject in the photograph. Two
entries per member are allowed and entries can be either a print or
March Camera Club's Annual Exhibition on display at
the Library August 2010
(photos courtesy of Albert
Many thanks to Lydia and Brian for all their hard work preparing and
hosting the 2010 annual BBQ on Friday 18th June. Images from the awards
ceremony can be seen by
clicking here ...
when he hears that Lydia's just run out of gas and Pat's on his way to claim the last burger before the light fades.
St George's Fayre 2010 was a great success and March Camera Club
was represented by club members who manned a stall on the Market Place
throughout much of the day.
Four Way Battle 2010
(held at Peterborough and judged by Bob Rowe from Nottingham 13th
Despite a 20/20 winner in the
prints (Pat Ringham's "What makes him tick?") March took the
wooden spoon in that section. However, we triumphed in the
projection images and also had another 20/20 (Chris Ley's "Who's
gonna drive you home tonight?"). Overall March came third and the
Peterborough 266 points
Deepings 265 points
March 259 points
Wisbech 257 points
March came sixth out of twelve clubs in the 2010 Brotherhood Challenge
Cup held at Peterborough on 16th March 2010. Colin Southgate judged a
very close competition with only four points separating the first six.
Chris Ley won the best image award with "Who's Gonna Drive
You Home Tonight?"
March Camera Club came a creditable 7th place at the 2010
Congratulations to Chris Ley who won the first "Chairman's Challenge (and
is £10 better off) - prints were produced with a pinhole camera and judged
by Allan Howe. "Blurry Furries" opposite was taken through a pinhole
approximately 0.3mm diameter with an exposure of 4 seconds at ISO 400.
The Chairman's Challenge for 2010 is to produce images in which the
dominant part of the picture features the pencil issued by Allan for this
The 2009 exhibition at March Town Library ran from Wednesday
25th August to Saturday 5th September.
Photo courtesy of Albert Horton.
Congratulations to Pat Ringham LRPS whose colour print "What
makes him tick?" has been accepted into the PAGB Exhibition 2009. It
scored 12/15 in the PAGB Inter-Federation Competition and was Highly
Commended. The image is on line in the EAF web site 2009 Gallery.
Cliff Marsh LRPS also had a monochrome print "The
Stationmaster" judged and scored a very creditable 10/15 points. This
image can be seen in our Set Subject 2009 "Other Competitions" section.
The 2009 Annual Barbeque:
This was a most enjoyable event held on Friday 10th July.
Many thanks to "Team Lydia" for hosting another very successful annual
barbeque, congratulations to everyone who received awards.
There was an exhibition at Fenland Hall on Saturday 27th June 2009 celebrating Gypsy and
The club hosted a free Photoshop lecture at March Town
Library on Thursday 9th April 2009 at 2:30pm.
Dave Stewart was the guest lecturer and the talk was a great
Allan Howe introduces Dave Stewart
March won the Invitation Shield, held in Wisbech on 27th October 2008
and Steve Williams won the trophy for the best print for the second
We scored 141 points, ahead of Deepings with 139 and Lynn with 138.
There were seven clubs and each submitted four print and four slides.
the judge was Peter Yeo, FRPS, PAGB, APAGB from Gainsborough.
winning print - scored 20/20
(Steve is pictured left with the trophy that he won in 2007)
We had an excellent talk from Sarah Graves of the Welney
Wildfowl and Wetland Trust on Thursday 23rd October. She gave us a
great deal of information about Welney through the seasons
illustrated by photographs.
WWT Welney for more information (or click their photograph
The Club had a "hands on" night on Thursday 18th September. Studio
lights were set up outdoors and two sports cars provided as props:
March Town Library had an exhibition of Club member's prints
4th September to 13th September 2008:
Alan and Mel set up the Exhibition
The annual BBQ took place on Friday 4th July 2008; many
thanks to Team Lydia for organising such an excellent evening which
was very well attended and much appreciated. Below are pictures of Mel
and Steve receiving trophies from Allan Howe:
The Club had a successful day out to the Bure Valley on Sunday 8th
June 2008. Fourteen went over and took the steam train from Aylsham to
Wroxham then went on a two hour river cruise.
March Camera Club was invited to the Library on Saturday 23rd February
to participate in the formal presentation of a graphics panel of
images taken by our Club and donated by the Friends of March Library.
The presentation was made by Jan French, March Town Mayor.
Peterborough won the Four-way Battle on Valentine's night
came second, March came third, and Spalding fourth. This was hosted at
March Town Cricket Club.
March won the Three-Way Battle at Hunstanton on 31st January 2008.
Vatican passageway 10/10
Three Card Trick 9.5/10
Largo Rocks 9.5/10
March lost to St Ives in a Two-Way Battle at March on 17th
Click image for more details
March came third out of nine clubs at the Invitation Shield, held in
Wisbech on 5th
November 2007 and we won the print section with 34/40 points.
Steve Williams won the best print overall - scoring 10/10 (Steve
is pictured left with his trophy)
The Club exhibited a selection of prints at the Church
of St Peter & St Paul, Chatteris 16th June 2007
Clipping from the Cambs Times 27th April
2007 (Click to enlarge)