Meetings For This Autumn

We continue to meet via Zoom and have a full programme planned for this Autumn 05.10.20 – Justin Garner – Macro 12.10.20 – Competition results 19.10.20 – Steve Proctor 26.10 20– Andrew Moss – sport photography 2.11. 20 – A project on a mine closure 9.11.20 – Claire – Olympus Ambassador 16.11.20  – Results annual […]

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The Club goes on despite the virus

Like a lot of clubs Blackburn and District Camera Club have had to stop holding physical meetings due to the virus but we have continued to operate virtually and are holding well attended meetings on Zoom. We have held 3 Speaker meetings so far. Thanks firstly to Jeremy Malley-Smith who acted as sacrificial lamb by […]

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Meeting April 20

Our guests from Darwen Camera Club ensued that we had a record attendance for a Zoom Meeting and our superb speaker Gary Waidson meant that not only was this the best virtual meeting yet it was one of the best meetings of the year to date. Gary is a wonderful photographer but more than that […]

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Drop in

We don’t normally meet on Bank Holidays but made an exception this year because of the lock down. Easter Monday we had a drop in attended by at least half our members and the Wednesday drop ins are also well supported. Drop in meetings have no set programme but the format seem to be selling […]

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Monday March 30th

Tonight we held our 1st proper meeting in these unusual times. Over 20 members joined us in our virtual clubroom where we were royally entertained by Jeremy Malley Smith and his talk on Scottish Wildlife. Jeremy not only showed us his photos but gave a lot of background about how the images were captured, the […]

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Monday 23 March

Our 1st ever meeting by Video conference was interrupted by the Prime Minister announcing that the country is going into Lock Down. However before that happened we were able to get everybody on-line and chatting. Hopefully with the first trial run now behind us we can move on towards holding meetings with normal content. Next […]

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Meeting 16 March

Our speaker understandably declined to join us this evening. Nine people turned up at  and much was discussed around the ongoing situation we are dealing with at the moment. We decided that Meetings will be postponed for the foreseeable future. Certainly till the end of April and possibly more. We will keep a close monitor […]

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Monday 9th March

This evening we were treated to a presentation by Natasha J Bella followed by a practical portrait shoot. Natasha’s talk ‘The Collaborative Approach’, explained the importance of teamwork which Natasha knows is vital, whenever a photographer works with a model. She showed us pictures from her many shoots giving us the benefit of her experience […]

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Meeting 2 March

The first Monday of the month is always a less formal meeting but this week it was a little different.   We started with a Special General Meeting to amend the Club Rules and Constitution following discussions at the AGM in January. That was quickly completed and we got on with the real business.   […]

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