RECENT NEWS

RECENT NEWS

These short articles give a flavour of activities on club evenings held in recent times. They also often appear in the local press.

For news of Inter Club competitions in the current year there is a separate section in the main menu.

Tony and Louise- an evening of skilful images!

17/05/2024

Tony goes trackside and Louise goes turkey! ...more

Open Print April 2024

10/05/2024

John returns for cake and competitions! ...more

Dynamic Duo back for an evening!

03/05/2024

Jane and Janice show us their photos! ...more

Playing Host to Hanham and Kingswood Camera Club

27/04/2024

A chance to socialise and appreciate others' work without the pressure of competition. ...more

Studio set ups in sub-tropical South America

20/04/2024

Duncan Armour gives us food for thought! ...more

Picturesd from the past.

12/04/2024

Suzanne revisits and revitalises a range of past efforts and presents her ideas to the rest of us. ...more

First encounters of a different kind !

05/04/2024

Members have a go at ICM! ...more

Competition result: The Letter "R" March 2024

29/03/2024

Pip is a popular judge! ...more

Jill Toman takes us on some journeys!

01/03/2024

High quality images in and out of personal comfort zones! ...more

The 2024 Annual Audio Visual evening.

23/02/2024

Amazing visuals an sounds as always! ...more

February 2024 Competition: "Weather "

17/02/2024

Jill and Diana dominate the Weather theme. ...more

Fine Art landscapes

09/02/2024

A feast of colour form and texture seen through the artistic eyes of Ed Collacoot. ...more

Diana's Year!

02/02/2024

Lady on a mission !!! ...more

Diana takes POY with a beautiful landscape taken locally.

26/01/2024

Reduced entries but quality retained. ...more

An Evening with Bill Collett

19/01/2024

The engineer in action! ...more

Let's get creative in 2024!

05/01/2024

Janet Miles shares a wealth of knowledge and personal expertise! ...more

Details of Dartmoor

09/12/2023

Brian Northmore takes our understanding of landscapes to a different level! ...more

A side of Senegal we didn't know existed.

17/11/2023

"Unstoppable Pamela" strikes again ! ...more

Graham and Iris explore!

10/11/2023

Following (almost) in the footsteps of Isabella Bird a hundred odd years on. ...more

A Journey through History!

04/11/2023

Chris brings Bristol Harbourside to life! ...more

October 2023 Print Competition

28/10/2023

Clear winner in the colour and a close run thing for mono! ...more

A date with Hanham CC

19/10/2023

Photos galore to entertain another club. ...more

Venturing away from the horizontal and the vertical!

13/10/2023

A lesson in Intentional Camera Movement from an expert! ...more

First "Show Your Own" since the summer!

06/10/2023

What a range of interests! ...more

September Open DPI

29/09/2023

Jill Toman takes 1st in both Colour and Mono ...more

Time to look at some good work!

22/09/2023

The Travelling Print Exhibition ...more

Hula Hoops and tangled wires!

08/09/2023

If the first get together is anything to go by there is much to look forward to this season! ...more

New Season!

31/08/2023


    First meeting is a PRACTICAL SESSION! ...more

    Some action to finish the season!

    30/06/2023

    Awash with opportunities at The Wave! ...more

    It's tough at the top and wild in the Warren!

    23/06/2023

    More summer ramblings....... ...more

    Summer outings

    09/06/2023

    Exhibitions, cemeteries and conservation! ...more

    Louise opens up her albums!

    27/05/2023

    Finding salvation in photgraphs. ...more

    Jill takes top honours in Colour Section for May

    19/05/2023

    Land and seascapes to the fore. ...more

    A photo tour from home and abroad!

    13/05/2023

    Jill Toman's photos fill the evening. ...more

    The AV Group entertains us!

    08/05/2023

    An evening of true variety! ...more

    April 2023 The Letter Q

    29/04/2023

    From Queens toQuizzes and Quarries! ...more

    Tony's travels...

    22/04/2023

    "There were three of us on this journey- me ,Tony and the camera bag" (Jo Nineham) ...more

    Have camera, will travel...........

    14/04/2023

    An evening of contrasts! Bob Bishop takes us on a journey! ...more

    A feast of geology!

    31/03/2023

    Alastair's encounters with paddy fields and volcanoes in Indonesia. ...more

    Jill Toman succeeds in 2022.

    31/03/2023

    The Witcombe Trophy, and the Colour and Mono Awards for 2022 go to Jill but jenny Short takes Picture of 2022. ...more

    Tony wins both !

    17/03/2023

    A range of quality images depicting buildings old and new. ...more

    Suzanne turns the world upside down!

    11/03/2023

    A look at how she sees the world through her trusty lens. ...more

    Janice's Jaunts !

    03/03/2023

    Images that prompt and prod. ...more

    "Calamity Jane" goes West !

    24/02/2023

    A "convenience" start to a great family holiday! ...more

    Witcombe Memorial Trophy

    19/02/2023

    Margot judges 2022 Christmas images. ...more

    February 2023 OPEN

    11/02/2023

    New judge practises on us ! ...more

    The Peter Weaver approach !

    03/02/2023

    Show time ! ...more

    POY 2022 announced

    20/01/2023

    A thoroughly pleasant evening! ...more

    Wild delights ....and more from Diana!

    13/01/2023

    Diana treats us to quite a variety show! ...more

    Tools not Rules

    06/01/2023

    Caroline extends our horizons. ...more

    Digging Deep in Emotional Landscapes.

    02/12/2022

    Huw Alban advises us to draw on our unique experiences of the world when seeking to create an image that works. ...more

    Bill Ward's amazing photography

    25/11/2022

    The other side of the villain! ...more

    Keep Calm and Carry on!

    18/11/2022

    Typically British?? ...more

    Marko Dukta "At the going down of the sun ".

    11/11/2022

    A poignant reminder expertly communicated . ...more

    October Challenge: Triptychs

    04/11/2022

    Cars and butterflies rule! ...more

    NRPS just having a go!

    28/10/2022

    Men in hats, bubbles, oil and M and Ms, Fine Arts and Old Masters! ...more

    Graham Nicholls...This is Your Life!

    14/10/2022

    A long and eventful journey graced with humour and much of which to be proud! ...more

    A veritable feast for eyes and ears.

    07/10/2022

    Bill Collett reminds us why he takes photos! ...more

    Practical workshop- Table Top Photography.

    30/09/2022

    Jenny pushes people out of their comfort zones! ...more

    September Open Competition results

    16/09/2022

    Jill and Diana take the honours. ...more

    The Madagascar experience!

    09/09/2022

    Duncan raised our spirits on a sad day for England. ...more

    Sunflower Delight!

    02/09/2022

    Enjoying the sun and the flowers at Frogmary- worth a visit!, ...more

    Warm Welcome at Newton St Loe!

    27/08/2022

    Flying high with the Birds of Prey..... ...more

    We are a busy lot!

    22/08/2022

    A few things to dabble in ? ...more

    A walk in the mists of time!

    11/08/2022

    In the footsteps of the famous round a local village. ...more

    Featured in Countryfile Calendar 2022!

    05/08/2022

    Jane Lewis is featured in Augustt! ...more

    Chapel Allerton- Somerset not Leeds !

    29/07/2022

    Some took the long road! ...more

    Still walking!

    21/07/2022

    Members venture far and wide with cameras ...more

    NRPS at the Fayre

    10/07/2022

    Fully involved in the community- and an outing with Margot! ...more

    A gentle walk on the wildside.

    24/06/2022

    Silver Stree Nature Reserve for a gentle ramble. ...more

    Critique from the May Challenge

    01/06/2022

    Opinions on Garden Glories! ...more

    Bluebells and Pigeons win the day!

    27/05/2022

    Good advice from Gareth. ...more

    Let's all go for "Moody and Atmospheric" !

    06/05/2022

    Lots suggestions for our landscapes from Sarah Howard. ...more

    Competition Results April 22 The Letter P

    29/04/2022

    Nature shots dominate the Colour Competiton ...more

    Critique from Mono Challenge

    22/04/2022

    Add your views via the contact us message tab ...more

    A walk that might have been on the wild side!

    22/04/2022

    The wise avoid a close encounter! ...more

    Some class photography from Peter Weaver.

    08/04/2022

    Peter takes us on a journey through his favouraite shots. ...more

    A members' evening to treasure.

    01/04/2022

    Jane and Janice lead a trip down memory lane. ...more

    A visit to the Radstock Museum Exhibition.

    22/03/2022

    Members turn out with Margot to honour Mike. ...more

    Poignant moment wins the Colour Competition for Jane.

    18/03/2022

    Results from our latest monthly Competitions ...more

    The walk to Prestatyn!

    15/03/2022

    Travelling the length of Offa's Dyke with Alastair Chalmers ...more

    Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony.

    25/02/2022

    Jane Lewis takes the 2021 Witcombe Trophy! ...more

    Members hit the streets!

    18/02/2022

    Street Photography is the February focus. ...more

    Jill Toman leads the way!

    11/02/2022

    Members treated to a selection of high quality images with a lively and informative commentary. ...more

    Exhibition features the late Mike Witcombe

    07/02/2022

    Mike's camera collection and work on show at Radstock Exhibition ...more

    Inspiration from the other side of the world!

    04/02/2022

    Eva urges us all to play more ! ...more

    Picture Of the Year 2021

    21/01/2022

    The eyes have it! Graham scores with a Rugby winner. ...more

    My Camera and Eye

    14/01/2022

    Some fine art from Suzanne1 ...more

    Wildlife Photography at its very best!

    07/01/2022

    Simon Roy shares his considerable talent with a good gathering of members. ...more

    Betwixt and Between Festivities

    31/12/2021

    A walk round Shepton Mallett to end the year. ...more

    Chair chooses a walk in Bath.

    17/12/2021

    NRPS members on a Light Trail to mark Christmas. ...more

    Have van will travel!

    10/12/2021

    Diana takes us through her year! ...more

    Going South!

    03/12/2021

    Jeremy Richards takes us as far as you can go in South America! ...more

    Sports, Camera, Action !

    26/11/2021

    A wealth of sporting opportunities to capture on offer with tips! ...more

    Abstracts Galore !

    19/11/2021

    Jill lands two firsts! ...more

    Beer and Brass by Bill!

    12/11/2021

    A feast for the eyes and ears as Bill Collett entertains with steam and street stuff! ...more

    Surviving Lockdown- Pamela's story.

    05/11/2021

    A trip around pastures old and new. ...more

    On the street with Jerry Webb.

    15/10/2021

    Feasting on the unusual! ...more

    Louise celebrates success as winner of the Witcombe Millenium Trophy

    01/10/2021

    Janice has a win of a different kind! ...more

    September Open Competition

    24/09/2021

    Images of nature prevail! ...more

    Kusafiri-Kenya, Uganda, Botswana and South Africa

    17/09/2021

    Duncan and Deborah Armour present with flair! ...more

    A wealth of Summer Walks on show!

    10/09/2021

    Members recount their explorations and illustrate the summer experiences. ...more

    Letting off Steam at The East Somerset Railway, Cranmore!

    02/09/2021

    Back to our childhood? The Railway Children ! ...more

    The delights of Midsomer Norton!

    27/08/2021

    NRPS take a walk in the Park..... ...more

    Day trip to Bristol and the Severn Beach

    20/08/2021

    Nine members on a ramble planned by Suzanne and Jill! ...more

    Belated celebrations for 2020

    07/08/2021

    Pictures from the past win the awards for 2020 at the postponed Annual Dinner! ...more

    A walk round Axbridge.

    30/07/2021

    Undeterred by the weather the exploration continues. ...more

    By the Canal in Bradford on Avon

    23/07/2021

    Close encounters of a varied kind! ...more

    On the Warminster trail.....

    16/07/2021

    Lots stilll going on at NRPS! ...more

    In search of Festival spirit!

    09/07/2021

    Some opportunities but not as many as hoped ! ...more

    Dan saves the day!

    02/07/2021

    Lots of drama on the streets of Bath! ...more

    Ham Wall

    25/06/2021

    Diana leads the way.... ...more

    A different way of looking at things!

    18/06/2021

    NRPS rocking the chance for an alternative experience! ...more

    Hurray for summer evenings!

    11/06/2021

    Out and about in Frome. ...more

    Alison champions the Cheetah!

    28/05/2021

    Some fascinating narrative with beautifully illustrated wildlife shots ...more

    Traditional wins the awards!

    21/05/2021

    Disappointment for anyone venturing outside the norm. ...more

    Newest member takes the Witcombe trophy!

    14/05/2021

    Success for Louise with "Angel Wings" ...more

    Some inspiration from Les Loosemore !

    07/05/2021

    A basket of delights in a truly professional style. ...more

    Competition Time! Pathways

    16/04/2021

    Wins for Jill Toman and jane Lewis. ...more

    Simon Caplan "Out of the Dark"

    09/04/2021

    Still Life in the Style of the Old Masters ...more

    A look at the current Bath Exhibition.

    02/04/2021

    Sue and Jill lead us through a selection of images from "A Different View" ...more

    Inspiration in the wild and comments on the challenge

    26/03/2021

    Looking to up our skills in nature photography. ...more

    Oranges, Onions and Owls for the Letter O!

    19/03/2021

    Some creative ideas for this year's letter of focus ! ...more

    Water, water everywhere !

    12/03/2021

    Mike Hendon in the garage with water, and on a journey with Wild Life and commentary on the weekly Challenge of use of f stops for mood . ...more

    AGM confirms the popularity of the NRPS! Commentary on MULTIPLE EXPOSURES

    05/03/2021

    Enthusiasm and confidence are the order of the day ! ...more

    The AV Group Entertains and explanations about Challenge Fixed Focal length

    26/02/2021

    Music and images abound - even in Lockdown! ...more

    Explaining Juxtapositions

    21/02/2021

    No critique this week , instead members explain their choices for Juxtaposition Challenge: ...more

    Cuts, Cows and Captions, but Reflections and Dragons came through!

    19/02/2021

    Pamela and Janice take the honours in the FEBRUARY 2021 Open Competition ...more

    Jill travels on !

    12/02/2021

    An evening with Jill Toman and COMMENTS ON THE MONO CHALLENGE ...more

    CELEBRATING PICTURES OF THE YEAR 2020

    05/02/2021

    A year when many used their cameras to sustain well-being! ...more

    Jim Holmes tugs at the heartstrings.and COMMENTS FROM THE TRIPTYCH CHALLENGE

    29/01/2021

    A very different talk from a great photographer ...more

    COMMENTS ON SYMMETRY CHALLENGE PLEASE

    22/01/2021

    Symmetrical efforts in Lockdown and a new challenge for this week. ...more

    An Evening with Diana and her photos from 2020

    15/01/2021

    COMMENTS on Misty Moment Challenge! Keep them coming! ...more

    New Year , new skills!

    08/01/2021

    Members have a go at Panels. COMMENTS WELCOME ! ...more

    Christmas cheer at NRPS

    18/12/2020

    It's been a difficult year, but we are still meeting up! ...more

    A year in the life of ........

    11/12/2020

    Pamela entertains us with her photographic skills. ...more

    Graham hits the Sunshine state!

    27/11/2020

    Out and about in California. ...more

    COMMENTS ON NOVEMBER CHALLENGE

    23/11/2020

    Techniques and technicalities. ...more

    Round up from the club latest.

    20/11/2020

    Competition, walks and Christmas preparations. ...more

    Sampling the delights of Chile!

    13/11/2020

    Jeremy Richards returns with a feast of photos! ...more

    An interesting evening with Bill Collett.

    06/11/2020

    Bill takes the helm . ...more

    COMMENTS ON OCTOBER CHALLENGE

    03/11/2020

    A few new techniques and viewpoints. ...more

    Audio Visuals from Western County winners.

    30/10/2020

    Members relax at the movies! ...more

    Suzanne sheds some light on her considerably skills!

    23/10/2020

    An evening of contrasts with some great photography from a long standing member. ...more

    Tony Nineham on the ball with Sporting Life images !

    17/10/2020

    A host of action shots on view in recent competition. ...more

    North to Scotland, Spitzbergen and Alaska

    09/10/2020

    Duncan and Deborah brave the cold and the wet and embrace The North ...more

    COMMENTS ON SEPTEMBER CHALLENGES

    29/09/2020

    Some practice in mono landscapes and portraits in the environment ...more

    Members get creative with abstractions !

    26/09/2020

    Paper, lights, ACTION! ...more

    Lockdown practice proves a winner!

    18/09/2020

    Evidence of improvements all round ! ...more

    No lack of enthusiasm at NRPS!

    11/09/2020

    The MSN Journal resumes publication next week -hope the report will feature in it. ...more

    Back to regular meetings - at least virtually!

    04/09/2020

    Show Your Own kicks off the Autumn meetings. ...more

    A new start to the Autumn season and a new venture!

    28/08/2020

    Back to some sort of normal but cautiously. ...more

    PARTY IN THE PARK

    13/08/2020

    Members gather to plan the future. ...more

    COMMENTS ON REFLECTIONS ON LOCKDOWN CHALLENGE

    31/07/2020

    Satisfying end to a long period of lockdown, and Jane and Graham do well at U3A ...more

    COMMENTS ON FAMILY CHALLENGE

    24/07/2020

    Janice gets through the pain barrier, and family photos provide some interesting conversation. ...more

    COMMENTS ON ATMOSPHERE AND MOOD

    17/07/2020

    Graham leads a walk and we all get atmospheric! ...more

    COMMENTS ON TEXTURES

    10/07/2020

    ]The boots were made for walking (in the rain) and we took a load of photos with textures in abundance! ...more

    COMMENTS ON LONE TREE CHALLENGE

    03/07/2020

    Still walking and chatting in the countryside despite the weather! ...more

    COMMENTS ON GET CREATIVE WITH WATER CHALLENGE

    26/06/2020

    Where do we go from here? Needing your thoughts and feedback on the season to come. ...more

    COMMENTS ON NOSTALGIA CHALLENGE

    19/06/2020

    The memories come flooding back this week, and the summer walks are doing us all good! ...more

    COMMENTS ON WINDOW INTO A GARDEN CHALLENGE

    12/06/2020

    Members are keener than ever to share their images! ...more

    COMMENTS ON NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITS

    05/06/2020

    A range of skills and a bit of multiplicity! ...more

    COMMENTS ON BETTER LANDSCAPES CHALLENGE

    29/05/2020

    Nice weather gets us all motivated and hopefully improves our Landscapes! ...more

    COMMENTS ON BLACK AND WHITE CHALLENGE

    22/05/2020

    Still no grant yet, but plenty of talent in the club ...more

    COMMENTS ON FOOD CHALLENGE

    15/05/2020

    Lots of splash and pizzaz! certainly made an impression!!! ...more

    COMMENTS ON ICM CHALLENGE

    08/05/2020

    Freedom from always producing pin sharp images! ...more

    COMMENTS ON MY VIEWPOINT CHALLENGE

    01/05/2020

    Our 6th consecutive WEEKLY CHALLENGE keeps members on their toes! ...more

    COMMENTS ON COOL AS ICE CHALLENGE

    25/04/2020

    Ice gets members thinking! ...more

    Comments on the TAKE A WALK Challenge

    17/04/2020

    Finding ways to share our walks in lockdown! ...more

    Comments on the EGG CHALLENGE

    10/04/2020

    Lots of Humour and a new idea! ...more

    Comments on BIRDS IN THE GARDEN Challenge!

    03/04/2020

    Members keep practising their skills as the lockdown continues ...more

    Comments on DEWDROPS Challenge

    23/03/2020

    What a great response to the first Weekly Challenge in lock down! Thanks for the support all of you, and hopefully you will keep it up! ...more

    Meetings postponed until further notice.

    20/03/2020

    NRPS regretfully closes its doors to members until the threat of infection goes away. ...more

    The AV group presents.....

    28/02/2020

    This important sub-group of the Society proves again just how compelling combining music and photography can be, and how it lifts the spirits. ...more

    The search for pictures within pictures-the beauty of abstractions.

    14/02/2020

    Andrew Marker's work takes members to a different level! ...more

    2019 ANNUAL AWARDS

    07/02/2020

    Jill Toman is overall most consistent in both colour and monochrome competitions throughout 2019, and also wins the Portrait POY , but Geoff Noad wins the Witcombe Millenium Cup with "Milky Way in Namibia" and takes the overall Picture of the Year 2019 award with "Porthcawl" which also won the Sports/Action section. ...more

    The beauty of the Icelandic landscapes as seen through the eyes of Richard Price.

    31/01/2020

    High quality presentation wows assembled members! ...more

    Laughter and Landscapes from Namibia

    24/01/2020

    Suzanne and Geoff's 2019 trip to African deserts. ...more

    More "cool" wildlife! This time from Diana Walker

    17/01/2020

    Botany and Bears from home and abroad! ...more

    Pamela takes the stage!

    25/10/2019

    A photographer's journey from shoes to sea otters! ...more

    The October Digital Competition

    19/10/2019

    Up close and personal at NRPS! ...more

    Studio Workshop with Marcus Cannon

    11/10/2019

    Getting to grips with studio portraiture. ...more

    September Open Print Competition

    20/09/2019

    Cornish Mist and Downside Splendour! ...more

    A Trip to Berlin!

    07/09/2019

    Members view Berlin, not just from East and West! ...more

    Sampling the delights of rural Dorset Summer 2019

    28/07/2019

    Spiders and sunsets, harbours and holiday makers. ...more

    An aversion to orange!

    31/05/2019

    Mike Martin: Layers and lateral thinking. ...more

    NRPS goes South to The Falklands with Jeremy Richards

    24/05/2019

    Wildlife and Landscapes in far flung places! ...more

    Dan and Martin make their mark!

    17/05/2019

    Judge John Scaife praises the standard of work on show in the DPI Open ...more

    New talent on display.

    03/05/2019

    Members have the chance to show, and talk about, their own work, outside the Competition context that sometimes restricts their more creative interests. ...more

    We go South in the Footsteps of Shackleton!

    26/04/2019

    Guest speaker Duncan Armour supported by wife, and fellow photographer Deborah, in what was clearly their element! ...more

    The more we looked, the more we saw!

    12/04/2019

    Judge Geoff Wood gives an insight into the world of the abstract image. ...more

    The mystery that is Geoff Noad!

    05/04/2019

    Discover the hidden depths of this intrepid member! ...more

    And so to India!

    22/03/2019

    Mike Hendon goes to India. ...more

    An evening with Ivy Goatcher

    15/02/2019

    Ivy's life in pictures old and new. ...more

    Abstraction- The art of seeing.

    10/02/2019

    Abstraction- The art of seeing. ...more

    John Chamberlin gets us thinking- a good start to 2019

    11/01/2019

    Reflecting on opportunities that abound-John Chamberlin gets us thinking! ...more