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Welcome to the Winlaton Camera Club news section.

Here we’ll be regularly posting updates about what’s going on at the club, along with competition results and photographs taken by members on our days out.

Portrait Night

Portrait Night

In September we had a portrait night with singer Vicky Sandison as our model. She sings all different genres so brought outfits to match a few of them.

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Lands Wood, Winlaton Mill

Lands Wood, Winlaton Mill

Just a ten minute walk from our usual meeting point at the West End Club lies Lands Wood. It’s an ancient woodland site consisting mainly of oak and birch alongside birch, beech, alder and rowan.

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Mill Dam, South Shields

Mill Dam, South Shields

Our tenth outing of the season took us to the Mill Dam area of South Shields. It’s an area on the south bank of the Tyne, within sight of the cranes of the Tyne Dock to the east.

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Marsden Beach

Marsden Beach

Marsden Bay includes the Marsden Rock sea stack, since collapsed into a single structure but still visually very striking. This land is now owned by the National Trust.

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Seaton Sluice

Seaton Sluice

Seaton Sluice is a village divided by a bridge, across the Seaton Burn, situated in Northumberland. It lies on the coast at the mouth of the Seaton Burn, midway between Whitley Bay and Blyth.

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Bolam Lake

Bolam Lake

Bolam Lake Country Park is situated in the heart of the beautiful Northumberland countryside surrounded by historic landscapes and dramatic views. It has lakeside, woodland and open grassed areas.

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University Buildings

University Buildings

A good turnout for our visit to the new Newcastle University buildings. The buildings, still not all finished, are a variety of colours shapes, creating good variety for architectural photography.

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Tanfield Railway

Tanfield Railway

The Tanfield Waggonway was built in around 1720 to transport coal from the inland collieries of County Durham, to the staithson the River Tyne at Redheugh.

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Copt Hill

Copt Hill

Copt Hill Seven Sisters is an example of a round barrow which has already provided evidence of a large number of burials and of Neolithic origins.

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