Saturday 18 February 2012

Club Event - 17th February - Fakenham Races

Lucky 13 of us turned up for what turned out to be an excellent day at the races.  The weather was much kinder than forecast with no rain and even a little sunshine.  Some of us arrived early and discovered that there were greyhounds and lurchers running before the horses. Great fun, but very tricky to capture as they shot past at an amazing rate of knots!  We saw a mixture of hurdle and steeplechase races and were able to position ourselves right up next to the rails - the noise of the hooves thundering past was quite exhilarating.  Hopefully everyone had an enjoyable day and I believe some even came away in profit!  I wonder if number 5 has crossed the finishing line yet!
Di Jackson
Events Secretary


Wednesday 15 February 2012

Camera Skills Part 2 - 14th February 2012

Over 30 people turned up to see David Blake's practical demonstration on photographing moving subjects.  He showed us various techniques including freeze frame, intentional blur with still subject and panning.  Then we all got the chance to have a go.  Capturing Tom's model train as it went round the track proved to be a lot easier than trying to capture Barry's golf club!

Thanks to David for a informative and fun evening - hopefully those of us going to Fakenham races on Friday will be able to put it all into practice!

Events Secretary