Weymouth Camera Club

Club Christmas Meal

The venue and timings for the Club Christmas Meal have now been finalised, you can view the venue, menu and timings on the Events list or by clicking here.

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Judging for The Land Registry Photography Competition

Weymouth Camera Club were recently invited to judge the annual Land Registry Photography Competition at Weymouth Land Registry. Thinking it might be an interesting hour or so judging maybe 50 or so entries, 3 members of the Camera Club: Steve Baker, Mick Rose and Chris Eaves offered to be the judges for an afternoon.  The task soon became rather more engaging when they realised that it was a nationwide competition for all members of the Land Registry to enter and that there were 800 entries!  However, they managed the task and were happy to agree on the best of the different categories.  The winning images are then displayed for the Land Registry Staff to choose their favourite.

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Skittles Evening 2019

Thanks to everyone who came to the first night of the 2019 -2020 season last night and congratulations to Billy on winning the skittles match.  I hope the Bingo people enjoyed all the left over food! 

Just a reminder that next week, 1st October is our 20 Shot and Summer Outings Competition.  The 20 shots had to be in just after the 20 shot evening, but a maximum 4 digital images from the club’s Summer Outings can be submitted by Sunday please to compsec@weymouthcameraclub.co.uk. 

The week after that, the 8th October is the first of the competitions that will qualify towards the Photographer of the Year award.  It is an ‘Open’ competition and the judge for the evening is Stuart Morris.

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Summer outing 10th Septmember

The venue has now changed to The Ship, which is on located at Custom House Quay, Weymouth DT4 8BE See you there

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Microsoft releases Raw Image Extension to get raw image previews on Windows 10

Windows 10 does not ship with native support for previewing raw image files, meaning users can’t view thumbnails or metadata in the Photos app or Windows File Explorer. Microsoft has a solution for photographers in need of this capability, however, and it’s called the Raw Image Extension.

The Raw Image Extension gives Windows 10 native support for previewing raw file formats from ‘many mid- to high-end digital cameras,’ according to Microsoft. Once installed, both Windows File Explorer and the Photos app in Windows 10 will support displaying thumbnails and metadata for these raw image files.

The extension is only supported on systems that have installed the Windows 10 May 2019 Update version 1903. Microsoft utilized the libraw open source project for this extension; a full list of supported formats is available at the following link; https://www.libraw.org/supported-cameras

To install the app go to the  Microsoft Store in Windows 10 Start Menu, then search for ‘Raw Image Extension’ , then download etc.

 

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News from Mick

Just got my prints back from the Dorset Arts & Crafts Fair held earlier this month.

Got four Commended and one Highly Commended

Well done to Mick

Take Off
Old Pier-Brighton
Crosby Beach
Party on Brighton Bandstand
Water Droplet
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2019 Annual Exhibition

Yesterday we set up the exhibition stands in the Museum for the opening of the photographic exhibition on Monday morning (1030am 12th of August) Please pop along and view the images and of course vote for your favourite picture  

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Talk presented to Weymouth Ladies Probus Group

Two members of Weymouth Camera Club, Steve Baker and Chris Eaves gave a presentation and talk to the Weymouth Ladies Probus group recently in July. Their presentation addressed photography as a subject also and a sideshow of some of the work of Weymouth Camera Club members.

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Wyke Regis Horticulture Show

Weymouth Camera Club members Chris Eaves and Ted Toop were invited once more to judge the photography section of Wyke Regis Horticulture’s Annual Show on 27th July. This is the 3rd or possibly 4th time that members of the Camera Club have been pleased to attend and judge the images submitted by WRH members.

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