06/09/2020 Vocal Point

Hi all

I really enjoyed getting the new season off to a fresh start. It has been a frustrating summer for many including BPS – many plans for the new year had to be changed to keep up with the changing circumstances.

It was also difficult to predict how many of our members would be adversely affected by recents events – there are more important things in life than photography – however, our meeting last week showed that many of you still need your weekly dose of entertainment at BPS to help take your mind of everything else that is happening in our lives at the minute.

Many of you have already returned your membership forms for the new season, helping to keep us  to continue as one of the most successful societies in the MCPF region. If you haven’t returned yours already, then please get it back to us soon.

This week we have two events to keep you entertained – our Zoom meeting will start at 7-00 PM with the resumption of the Roger Lewis Foundation course for Photography – run by Rebekah Nash. This was very popular last year, but had to be put on ice when lockdown kicked in. For those of you who haven’t attended before, this is aimed mainly at the novice photographers who wish to learn more about the basics of photography, and how to get the best from your camera. It is open to all abilities though – how many of us have stood with our camera trying to remember the best dial to twiddle for a particular image. Please join in, and it will probably help to have your camera to hand when you take part.

Our main event at 8-00 PM will see the return of Claire Carter with a presentation entitled Landscape Photography and Focal lengths. From 14mm – 640mm. Many of you will remember Claire from her visit to Avoncroft nearly 2 years ago. We had some excellent images, back stories and advice and this talk should be just as entertaining.

Please note that we have two events during our Tuesday Zoom meeting. The early session ends at 7-45 so if you only intend to join for the main meeting then please be aware that there will be a presentation taking place before 7-45

I look forward to seeing you all this week. Let’s make this year one to remember for all the right reasons.

Best wishes

David