MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Welcome to Kirkcaldy Photographic Society!
As I write this, we are planning to be back to in-person club meetings again from 12th September 2022. We certainly have missed getting together for the social side of photography and seeing photographic prints. Some photographs work as digital images, but they often look better on the right specialist paper. We’d love to see you on a club night, whether you’re new to the club or returning. I think we’ve all changed and grown over the last 3 years, and perhaps learned a little about ourselves that we can put into our photography. It’ll be good to have a natter again about our shared hobby - over a cup of tea served from Stewart. Something else we’ve missed! See you soon, and I look forward to seeing your images too, whether digital or print.
7 NOV - DAVID SADLER
ARPS, DPAGB, EFIAP GOLD, BPE4, LBIPP
STREET AND TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY
Tonight we will be showing the latest SPF DVD just hot off the press. This is a great opportunity for members to see the standard of images that win the awards on an annual basis. Not a night to miss - it also gives you ideas of subjects etc
14 NOV - SPF DVD
David joins us once again for another of his enthralling talks. David is a much accredited photographer along with being an SPF Judge and Speaker.
21 NOV - KENNETH GOODFELLOW - CPAGB LRPS
JUDGING - 2nd INTERNAL COMPETITION
Tonight we are joined by Ken Goodfellow of Dunfermline Photographic Association who has kindly agreed to critique and judge our 2nd Internal competition.
WE MEET AT:
Hayfield Community Centre
Kirkcaldy, KY2 5DG
28 NOV - LIBBY SMITH - MPAGB, EFIAP
JUDGING - 4-WAY COMPETITION
We welcome visitors from Edinburgh, Musselburgh and Stirling this evening as we go into battle with our annual 4 way competition. Kirkcaldy will host this year and a buffet will be available on the night. Be there - our judge for the evening is the inimitable Libby Smith. You will not want to miss this night.
Mondays at 7:30 pm
September to April
THE ROY BALFOUR TROPHY
This was the first presentation of the Roy Balfour for:
'Focus on Nature' - BRAW
We had an outstanding number of images submitted and all were excellent quality. We need some of these in future competitions. Our judge for the evening was Gillian Temple DPAGB, LRPS, BPE1 and she said it was a very hard task to shortlist images for her judges selection which is a tribute to our members and the quality of their images.
It was wonderful to see Wanda Mackie win the trophy for the first time - she was actually sitting by Roy in a hide on a nature reserve in Hungary when she took this shot. Wanda was very close to Roy so it was fitting that she was the first to be named on the trophy.
Roy's wife, Olwen, said she knew that Roy would be over the moon that it was Wanda who won and I have to agree.
SPF PORTFOLIO 2022 - MEDAL AWARD
Huge congratulations to Wanda Mackie for her image 'Thoroughly Miserable' which was awarded a silver medal for the best creative digital image in the recent SPF Portfolio.
KPS did well this year improving in every category. Fantastic results (see below) - roll on next year.
SPF PORTFOLIO RESULTS
COLOUR - 18th
MONO - 13th
PROJ - 8th
COLOUR - 13th
MONO - 6th
PROJ - 5th
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