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PG visits Bumble Hole Foods

Roger Tyler came up trumps again for organising another enjoyable outing for the Practical Group. This time we visited the local egg processing facility on the edge of Bromsgrove. The group was warmly welcomed by Andrew Hewston of Bumble Hole Foods who gave an overview of the Company followed by a very interesting tour of […]

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The Practical Group in Birmingham

Click on image or full detail On Sunday 22nd January, 15 BPS members gathered under the auspices of The Practical Group in Birmingham city centre with the intention of photographing architectural features both old and new.  We assembled at the forecourt of Grand Central, taking advantage of the reflections afforded by the mirrored cladding.  A demand for

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Fungi’s to be with

Following last month’s trip to the Junction 6 Motocross Track, November’s Practical Group activity involved nearly the opposite conditions: close-up photography of fungi where tripods, small apertures, flash and patience were required. A reconnoitre of the churchyard at Belbroughton two days prior to the latest Practical Group outing, showed some good signs that the fungi

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Motocross day out

Participants in the Practical Group on Saturday last had an excellent afternoon of photographing noisy, smelly, dirty, fast and exciting motorbikes being thrown around the Junction 6 motocross practice track.  The bright conditions allowed low ISOs, fast shutters and for colours to show up at their best.   I hope those who took part gained plenty

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Great Witley Church

On Saturday 17th January, the Practical Group met at Great Witley Church to make (mainly) interior images of the baroque decoration.  Such embellishment is unusual in British churches and we are fortunate in have an example close by.   The range of member abilities was a nice spread from expert through improvers to relative beginners although some graduates

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Practical Group

The BPS Practical Group was set up in January 2014. It is open to any member who brings a camera and is prepared to share with the rest of the group. We have had four excursions so far. The first, arranged at short notice to the new Library in Birmingham, was attended by three of

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