November 2021 News

Well, here we are at the end of yet another year of restrictions, but the main thing is that we ARE still here.

November’s meetings gave us an excellent presentation on Urban/Street Photography, our Events Competition, and an interesting night on Sport and Action.

In December, we have the second of our annual competitions entitled The Environment followed by Carmen Norman’s  Lake District Moods ( on ZOOM ). How fortunate we are to be so close to the Jewel in the Crown. We also look forward to our Christmas Social on Dec. 14th.  An early prompt for Jan 5th is Lee Metcalfe on  Photographing the North West for Fotovue.

Coming Hot off the Press is the news that our club is to “join up” with another in Rangiora, on the South Island in New Zealand. Rangiora is a large town just north of Christchurch. This venture is still at the foundation stage and is the result of some diligent work of our Chairmen and augurs well for the future of the two clubs even though we meet at diametrically opposite times of the day. Well done gentlemen. I can just see the name Garstang International Camera Club appearing at some stage……….well maybe!

Just because the nights have drawn in and the days shortened, don’t put the cameras away, there are  still plenty of opportunities for some good shots.

And a reminder not to forget to hang up your stockings on the 24th. I measured up the boxed new Canon R3 and will have to substitute a pillow case in anticipation !

Finally, can I , on behalf of all our members wish everyone who reads this magazine  Season’s Greetings, everything in moderation !

Maurice  Barker.