Pan & Tilt – August 2016
The month started well, with our chairman Bob Zwolinsky winning the London 24 hr award for the best photograph in the ‘Street Photography class’. Along with the prestige he was awarded a Nikon Coolpix P900 camera. - Congratulations Bob.
Tues. 2nd August
Malted Shovel – Eynsford
Again 12 members journeyed to Eynsford for the evening. It is a few years since we were last there, It is a very attractive village with quite a few unique photo opportunities. Those that arrived early took advantage of the pleasant weather and the evening light.. With darkness falling the members congregated at the Malted Shovel for refreshment, a chat and a chance to partake in the pubs quiz night. Nobody would say we are the masterminds of the photographic world, but we do appear to be on a winning streak as we were winners yet again, with Rosemary and Laura taking the evenings jackpot prize with their expert knowledge. So roll on the competitions for the year, we are
on a roll.
Tues 23rd August
The Fox and Hounds – Godstone
With this being the last of the summer pub meetings a new house of beverage was chosen. With six members trying the libation, thought’s of the new session were the main talking point for the evening.
Edenbridge and Oxted Show
After an extremely warm week, the day started in a rather indifferent manner weather wise. The event was organised in a different way to usual by club standards. Because its such a large affair, it was decided that the members that attended, participated at their own leisure instead of as an organised group.
The show was a two day event over the Bank Holiday weekend. The day chosen was the Monday. With a nice early start to the show of 8.00am, all the seven members, new and old, got there early to beat the traffic. With a general meet up arranged for 10.30, most had got an idea what was going on and taken some early pictures. With beverages consumed and the day planned everyone dispersed to do their own thing.
With the show allegedly covering the area of ten football pitches with six arena’s, there was a lot to be checked out with a myriad of interesting things to photograph, also to spend your money on. The horticultural displays were amazing, with some really beautiful arrangements.
With a second meeting arranged for lunch, the members got the chance to rest their legs and discussed what they had been up too, what they planned for the afternoon and when they would leave to avoid the rush.
Most left by about 4.00pm, tired I think, but hopefully glad that they had participated.