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.
First meeting back after the Christmas and New Year break, first meeting of 2020 and the first meeting of the new decade.
The results of our first Print Competition of the season. Open Subject, judged by Dave Illingworth on the 10th December.
The scores are in (ooh it’s like a Saturday on Strictly!) from the South Tyne Area print comp 2019.
The results of our first PDI Competition of the season. Open Subject, judged by Kevin Hilton on the 5th November.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.