23 January was the opening night of the Club Exhibition currently being held at the Scunthorpe Baths Hall. This is the first time in many a year that we as a club have done this. The exhibition will run through to March 2013, so if you are passing through, please pop in and have a look at what we have been up to. The Exhibition can be viewed Monday to Friday 10.30 to 4pm with no entry charge Club President David Boothby gives us an insight on how he sees the club with his introduction:-

Club Past President Maria Rhoades reports on her recent win at the LPA Digital Competiion:- This year I decided, for the first, to enter some of the external competitions open to members of the club, but on an individual basis. I sent one to NEMPF, the Potting Shed, which was not accepted but scored 11 that I was well pleased with. I also entered the LPA Digital competition.This particular competition is for anyone who belongs to a camera club that is affiliated to the LPA. The competition consisted of two sections,

Scunthorpe Camera Club are hosting a Photography Day Event. To be held on Sunday 13 October and features the renowned wildlife photographer Heather Angel. Price for the day is £20 to be paid in advance. . This price will include a one course meal and hot drinks. The plan is to start at 10.15 with a morning session entitled 'The Magic of Macro'. After wildlife, Heather has a great passion for macro and never travels anywhere without one of her macro lenses. Lunch will be from 12.30 to 2.00pm The afternoon session will be entitled 'The World's my Oyster' . This will feature memorable images taken during voyages from the Poles to the Tropics by Heather, who may share the stories behind her photographs. This should take us to 4.00pm Heather will also have a book stall and book signing. Please contact the Club for more details/reserve tickets. Contact the Club

The Camera Club recently welcomed back former member Peter Yeo who gave a presentation entitled 'Beyond Somewhere Else'. Peter became interested in photography during his time in the RAF and now specialises in producing panels of pictures. Peter encouraged the club to use their cameras at every opportunity and backed this up with a few examples