A very successful photo walk was made around frome during the Festival week. To view some of the pictures taken click here

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This is a call for images for the Kingswood Salver that we as a Club will be entering again this year.  We must receive submissions by 1st September 16, to give us time to select and prepare the panel.
We have decided that this year to keep our options open, the theme for the panel of images will be either 'MACRO' or 'MOVEMENT'.  
Therefore we ask you to please submit digital (resized) images of BOTH categories.  Once we have all entries we can see which images fit best together and then choose which panel to submit.
You can enter 3 digital resized images of MACRO and 3 digital resized images of MOVEMENT if you so wish.
Please send your submission to Paul Durrant at fwccbattles@gmail.com

 

Quick look at the  2016/17 Programme

 

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Mere Falconry Pictures by FWCC members, click

 

Inter Club league Table  on the Competitions page - click to view

 

2015 Frome Festival pictures by club members now on the website

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The membership fee is £35 per annum for adults and £15 per annum for juniors. Juniors are defined as 16 plus and must be accomanied by an adult until the age of 18.
Where else can you get such value? So come and meet us on a Friday evening from September through to May
Non
 Members are welcome to our 'Speakers' evenings for £4.00 per visit

                                                                                            

Competition subjects for 2016/7 season
see 
programme for dates

Monochrome

Reflections

Technology (New and Old)

Symmetry

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End of year awards

2015/6 Premier Group winners. 1st Samantha Pitt, 2nd David Chedgy and 3rd Alan Denison with Patrick Emery, FWCC Chairman

click photo to see more winners

 

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An Evening with William Cheung

 

Frome Wessex Camera Club held an Evening with William Cheung as part of this years Frome Festival on Wednesday evening 6th July 2016, It was an entertaing show with Will demonstrating his own passion for photography.

 

More pictures can be seen by clicking on William's picture.


William Cheung FRPS has been a keen photographer for over three decades and has been a member of the specialist photographic press for 30 years.

He achieved his Associateship of the Royal Photographic Society in 1982 and got his Fellowship the following year in the Pictorial category with a portfolio of black & white prints.

Favorite subjects include pictorial, landscape and travel, plus he also enjoys tackling macro, portraits and studio work. He calls himself a ‘specialist at being a non specialist.’

He joined the editorial staff of Practical Photography magazine in 1985 where he worked for 19 years, over ten years of which he was the title’s editor.

In 2003, he joined Archant Specialist as editorial director of its imaging titles, which included Professional Photographer, Which Digital Camera and Photography Monthly.

He is currently editor of Photography News, a free newspaper distributed to camera clubs and through leading photography retailers. 

He is also a regular judge and lecturer on the club and international circuits and is a member of the RPS’s Travel Associate and Fellowship distinction panel. 

 

2016 Camera Club Holiday

The Club visited North Wales for this years holiday. Pictures of the holiday can be viewed by clicking on the image below. 

 


A group photo taken in the accommodation by Andrew Washington.

 

Gold Medal Winner

 

Patrick Emery had great success at the WCPF Members Exhibition. He won Gold medal for his Nature print of the Egret over the Somerset levels and 'Best' Wildlife picture of a Blue Heron with nesting material. Click here to see his and other winning pictures.

The Exhibition was held at Buckfast Abbey was also on display at Bristol Photographic Society.

 

Pat being presented with the Gold medal from WCPF President, Peter Fry

 



The club entered the WCPF DPIC on Sunday 7th February. Images from our members are shown below.


The winning clubs were;- 1st-F8, Joint 2nd Bristol PS & Exmouth. The 'Best Small" club was won by Non Pareil
Full results can be seen alongside Award winners by clicking here
We came joint 25th out of 56 entering clubs. Individual scores. click

 

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Best of the Best Competition 2015

From the previous season Members are invited to enter any picture that has come in the top three of that Year. Peter McCloskey FRPS, APAGB was asked to select his favourite three. This year all came from Patrick Emery.

Click on picture to see others

 

 

Highly Commended Panel at the WCPF Kingswood Salver

FWCC displayed the panel below. For other entrants click

Pictures by Bill Aven, Phil Taylor, Tom Fahey, David Chedgy & Patrick Emery

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The selection for the 2015 Frome Wessex Salon of Photography took place on the 14th/15th November 2015, and all Entrants have been emailed their results.
Click on the Banner of this year's Gold Medal winners to visit the 2015 Frome Salon of Photography Page


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