Photographic software workshops

The Bishopthorpe Camera Club’s very own Roger Walton regularly runs workshops on photographic software. The courses on offer in spring 2017 are: Introduction to Photoshop, Saturday 4th Feb. Lightroom basics, Saturday 25th Feb. Getting great black & white using Silver

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Results for Annual Projected Knockout Competition – 13th December 2016

Click here for a pdf of round by round results. Congratulations to David for winning through all of the tough competition and also to everyone who took part. Of course, it would not be the competition we have come to know

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Results for Annual Projected Image Knockout Competition, 15th December 2015

Click here for pdf of round by round results. Congratulations to David on his photo lasting til the end… and everyone who entered. A big thank you to our comedy duo of presenters Roger and Rob and for Roger’s hard work

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Cuppa & Capture – “Connections”

Monday 3rd August, 12.00, Kings Manor Cafe, Theme : ‘Connections’ Human, mechanical and historical are but a few types of ‘connection’ that can be recorded photographically.

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Exhibition by club member John Potter

Landscape photographer John Potter’s evocative images of North York Moors capture subtle, transient moments of exquisite light in an exhibition entitled “Purple Heather to Shingle Beach” at the Inspired by Gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, YO21 2NB. The exhibition will

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Report On Cuppa & Capture-Isolation Of Subject By Colour

Another excellent turnout and some interesting interpretations of the subject, only marred somewhat by the weather at the end, will it ever be a sunny day again for us?

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Results for (Round 4) Portfolio Competition Projected Images 21 April 2015

Congratulations to Julia Walton who won with her portfolio of Iconic California, I have not worked out the best way to show the images on the website so I will discuss with the committee and hopefully have them showing in

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Report on Cuppa & Capture-‘Snickets, Ginnels and Alleys’

Unfortunately the weather wasn’t on our side but there was good turnout and the wet weather enabled some very fine images to be had, well done everyone!!    

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Results for Annual Projected Image Competition 16 June 2015

Here are the results for the competition and congratulations to Helen Jones for her winning image Suitors In Pursuit.   Mark Sheet For Bishopthorpe Camera Club Annual Print Competition 16 June 2015  

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Results For Round 3 Projected Image B 17.2.15

Here are the images and results for the above competition, congratulations to Roger Poyser for the winning image.       Mark Sheet For Club Competition (Round 3-Projected Image B)

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – 26th January 2015 – “Three Views from the Same Spot “

Another day with icy winds greeted us, but we were denied access to one of our normal spots for such days, as the first lady bishop was being created in the Minster. The quick-witted amongst us were there in time

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Meeting report – 20th January 2015 – Club Competition (Round 2) – Prints

The meeting on 20 January was a print competition, the second round of our annual club competition.

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – 12th January 2015 – “Public Spaces”

Here are a few comments from the stalwarts who braved the cold for today’s venture in York: note that they are nicely “on message” following Roger Walton’s excellent talk on monochrome photography! “Challenging as usual, but an important discipline in

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Meeting report – 6th January 2015 – Using Lightroom to process monochrome images – Roger Walton

Happy New Year everybody! Our first meeting for 2015 was related to one of our club themes – monochrome photography – in the form of a talk by club member Roger Walton on using Lightroom to process monochrome images. Roger

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 5th January 2014 – “Security”

I bumped into a few Cuppa & Capturers as I patrolled the streets of York looking for subjects for today’s topic and they, like me, were all a bit gloomy about their prospects of success. However, results proved otherwise, as

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Meeting report – Tuesday 16th December 2014 – Annual Projected Image Knockout Competition

This was our last meeting before the Christmas break. For deails about our forthcoming meetings, please visit our Programme page.

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 8th December 2014 – “Rocks”

Our C & C outings are proving to be quite a draw to new club members, and we welcomed another newcomer today- it’s a great way to get to know other members, even if other commitments mean you can’t come

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Next meeting – Tuesday 2nd December 2014 – “Stereo Mike”

We will have two speakers for our next event. Mike Coultas will be talking about wildlife around Bempton and Mike Barnard about “A little of what you fancy”.

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 24th November – ” Street Photography”

A nice day (for November) brought our members out in force and we all enjoyed a good day snapping away. Some of us are more confident than others when photographing strangers, but there’s nothing like practice to bring that about.

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Meeting report – Tuesday 18th November 2014 – Henrietta Byrne – “Landscape images, capturing the light between the hours of dawn and dusk”

On Tuesday 18th November Henrietta Byrne LRPS DPAGB gave a talk on landscape images, capturing the light between the hours of dawn and dusk. She showed a fascinating series of photographs taken at different times of day, and with different

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Yenric Odd One Out Competition 21.10.14

Here are the results and images for the above competition,  

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 10th November 2014 – “Mood”

We met in somewhat gloomy mood, all a little depressed at the task Rob had assigned us, but our spirits didn’t remain low for long as we got to grips with our subject and found plenty of inspiration in our

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Meeting report – Tuesday 4th November 2014 – Ray Brammall – Examples of good photos – advice on composition, processing and printing

On Tuesday 4 November, Ray Brammall ARPS DPAGB APAGB showed us prints and digital images. He also offered advice on composition, processing and printing. For more information on events, see our Programme page.

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Meeting report – Tuesday 21st October – Club Competition (Round 1) – Projected Image A

The first round of our annual club competition took place on 21 October. Congratulations to Chris Sharples for scoring 20 out of 20 with his photograph of a puffin! For more info on our meetings, see our Programme page.

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 27th October 2014 – “Dots, Dashes and Diagonals”

Much head-scratching amongst us today – dots weren’t difficult to spot, but finding interesting dashes and diagonals was, for most of the 18 of us who met today. The challenge of the day was to take a photograph of all

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – Monday 13th October 2014 – “Architectural Detail”

  Eight hardy capturers ignored the weather forecast and braved the stormy conditions to pursue their interest in photography. Actually, as will be seen by the results most of us worked inside the Minster! Sadly two members were not prepared

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Results For Club Competition (Round 1) Projected Image A (21.10.14)

Here are the results of the competition, at last!!  

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Meeting report – Tuesday 7th October 2014 – Technical Evening

The meeting on 7th October was a technical evening. Committee members demonstrated colour calibration, how to prepare projected images, and how to mount prints for competitions. See our Programme page for more info about events.  

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Report on Cuppa & Capture – 29th September 2014 – Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park proved to be an excellent venue for us, with plenty of diverse subjects beckoning for our attention. Ursula Von Rydingsvard’s towering sculpture greeted us on arrival, and thereafter, dotted around the park, were many diverse sculptures

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Meeting report – Tuesday 23rd September 2014 – Members’ Discussion Evening 1

We had a member’s discussion to share ideas for the 3 Yenric themes later this year. This was followed by a discussion about possible changes to competitions next year. For more info on other current and future events, please see

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