News 2019-2020

In the Herald - Modern Scotland
Posted on Wed 23 Sep 2020

Over the space of the last couple weeks members of Irvine Camera Club have been making their way up to Glasgow in small groups in order to complete their next assignment.  We asked them to capture images illustrating Striking Architecture, Glasgow street life and Modern Scotland. ...

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In the Herald - 26th August - "We had the perfect light, to take pictures of the old and new alike"
Posted on Fri 28 Aug 2020

On a sultry summer evening last week Irvine Camera Club headed into Irvine town centre to capture the juxtaposition of the old and new architecture.  We also asked the photographers to take images of local people in and around the streets.  This kind of social photography is so...

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In the Herald - Obitutary: A tribute to gentleman Jack
Posted on Sun 23 Aug 2020

Our friend Jack,

Jack Mellon always had a warm welcome to anybody coming to our camera club. He always had a smile and a sparkle in his eye when he was talking to you. He had been the longest serving member when he left us. He was part of the original membership...

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In the Herald - Members were streets ahead of challenge
Posted on Fri 14 Aug 2020

This week members of Irvine Camera Club ventured into Kilmarnock town centre on a quest to take photographs of street life, the urban landscape and light trails. The first of these themes was particularly challenging as by the time we arrived the Kilmarnock town centre was practically empty!...

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In the Herald - Why joining a club gave me the focus I needed
Posted on Sun 9 Aug 2020

I became a member of Irvine Camera Club (under its previous name of Townend Camera Club) 10 years ago. I wasn’t looking to join a club at the time but at a chance meeting with Alan Kempster, the club secretary, I was convinced to sign up and give it a go. I had been a keen amateur photographer...

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In the Herald - Focus was on the weather
Posted on Thu 30 Jul 2020

On a rather dreary and not very inspirational evening last week members of Irvine Camera Club set off on a field trip to Auchincruive on the north banks of the River Ayr.  We had hoped for a pleasant weather for a summer evening strolling around the grounds of the soon to be redeveloped...

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In the Herald - An education in sheer hard work
Posted on Wed 22 Jul 2020

This week Irvine Camera Club are celebrating the success of one of our members who has recently achieved his HNC in photography. Andy Burns’ (54) interest in photography started off when he began to take photos of abandoned buildings as part of his Urbex (Urban Exploration) hobby. Andy has been...

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In the Herald - We love to see the sea sights
Posted on Thu 16 Jul 2020

Irvine Camera Club broke out of the confines of lockdown this week to meet, in a suitably socially distanced manner, at Troon harbour. After the summery weather of weeks gone past it was bound to be a gloomier evening when we eventually did get to the point of meeting up. We didn’t let the cloud...

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In the Herald - Still learning in lockdown
Posted on Thu 9 Jul 2020

This week Irvine Camera Club are showcasing some more images that our talented members have been making over the three months that we have been in lockdown. As the president of the club, it has been my absolute pleasure to witness how warmly regarded the club is by its own members. Our weekly...

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In the Herald - Better snaps lie ahead for Irvine photographers
Posted on Thu 2 Jul 2020

This week we gave two challenges to the members of Irvine Camera Club.  To take a photo of a subject beginning with the first letter of your name and another based solely around the theme of Technology.  We certainly had some interesting interpretations of both topics, with our more...

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In the Herald - Looking at diverse fields of photography
Posted on Wed 24 Jun 2020

Another great article in this weeks Irvine Herald... Many thanks to all the photographers, Clive Watkins for his report, and The Irvine Herald for putting it all together.....(click on images below to view full screen).

For this week’s Irvine...

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In the Herald - Black cat photo is purrfect
Posted on Thu 18 Jun 2020

Another great article in this weeks local paper... Many thanks to all the photographers, Clive Watkins for his report, and The Irvine Herald for putting it all together.....(click on images below to view full screen)

After several weeks of photographic...

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In The Herald - Twin tasks encourage creativity
Posted on Wed 10 Jun 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all of this weeks photographers, Clive Watkins for his report, and The Irvine Herald for putting it all together.....(click on images below to view full screen)

This week Irvine Camera Club set our...

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In the Herald - A great way to develop 'new skills'
Posted on Wed 3 Jun 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all of this weeks photographers, Clive Watkins for his report, and The Irvine Herald for putting it all together.....(click on images below to view full screen)

This week Irvine Camera Club undertook another...

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In the Herald - 27th May - Lockdown Life
Posted on Sun 31 May 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all of this weeks photographers, Clive Watkins for his report, and The Irvine Herald for putting it all together.....(click on images below to view full screen)

The Irvine Camera Club challenge this week really...

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Instagram
Posted on Sat 23 May 2020

Our new account is now up and running, where newspaper features and members images will be featured to give us another platform to promote the club. If you have an account, do please follow us and like and share the posts as they pop up. 
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In the Herald - 20th May - A chance to see everyday objects in a new light
Posted on Thu 21 May 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all of this weeks photographers, Clive Watkins for his report, and The Irvine Herald for putting it all together.....(click on images below to view full screen)

This week the members of Irvine Camera Club were...

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In the Herald - 13th May - Putting the Focus on Digital Editing
Posted on Wed 13 May 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all of this weeks photographers, Clive Watkins for his report, and The Irvine Herald for putting it all together.....(click on images below to view full screen)

Post Processing can give an Image the Edge...

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Kilmarnock Standard - this week - Our Crosshouse Exhibition
Posted on Tue 12 May 2020

Another Scoop. If you didn't get your copy when we were featured in the Herald, this will now be featured in this weeks Kilmarnock Standard.....(click on images below to view full screen)

Hospital Exhibition was a Privilage

This time last year Irvine...

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In the Herald - May 5th - A NEW NORMAL
Posted on Wed 6 May 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all the photographers, Clive Watkins and The Irvine Herald.....(click on images below to view full screen)

Snappers focusing on life in lockdown.

As the weeks in lockdown pass by, Irvine...

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In the Standard 29-04-20
Posted on Wed 29 Apr 2020

The Herald's sister paper the Kilmarnock Standard have asked us for images - this week they have featured a Nature selection with images featured by Pete Heywood, Ian Mortimer, Nimrod Asbury, Alan Kempster, and Douglas Sanderson.(click on images below to view full screen)

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In the Herald - April 29th - Zooming in on Great Snaps
Posted on Wed 29 Apr 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all the photographers, Clive Watkins and The Irvine Herald.....(click on images below to view full screen)

During the spring and summer Irvine Camera Club would usually spend Wednesday evenings on photographic...

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In the Herald - April 22nd - Competition is Zooming into Focus
Posted on Wed 22 Apr 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all the photographers, Clive Watkins and The Irvine Herald.....(click on images below to view full screen)

I’m sure that many of you have very quickly become experts in video conferencing over the last few weeks...

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In the Herald - April 15th - Crosshouse Hospital Exhibition 2019
Posted on Thu 16 Apr 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all the photographers, Clive Watkins and The Irvine Herald.....

Hospital Exhibition was a Privilage

This time last year Irvine Camera Club were preparing for an exhibition of photography at Crosshouse...

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In the Herald - April 8th - Ailsa Craig
Posted on Sun 12 Apr 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks to all the photographers, Clive Watkins and The Irvine Herald.....(click on images below to view full screen)

It’s the time of year when Irvine Camera Club would usually be about to embark on a spring & summer...

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In the Herald - April 1st
Posted on Fri 3 Apr 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks Clive Watkins and The Irvine Herald.....(click on images below to view full screen)

Irvine Camera Club’s season has been suspended as we all move into period of social distancing and potentially...

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CANCELLED - Introduction to Photogrammetry - Scottish Maritime - SOLD OUT
Posted on Wed 18 Mar 2020

3D Documentation of Heritage Artefacts: Introduction to Photogrammetry.

Wed, 18 March 2020, 10:30 – 16:30 GMT

See https://www....

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Mike Hamblin - Wild Scotland - 24 Feb 2020
Posted on Mon 24 Feb 2020
7:30pm

At St. Joseph's Academy - Kilmarrnock.

Organised by Kilmaurs PC.

See poster in link: https://irvinecc.co.uk/programme/mike-hamblin-wild-scotland...

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SPF Print Championship 2020
Posted on Sun 16 Feb 2020

The SPF Print Championship will be Judged on Sunday 16th February 2020 at Stirling Court Hotel (Formerly Stirling Management Centre) , Stirling University, Stirling FK9 4LA.

more info, see

https://www....

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Irvine Herald Feature
Posted on Fri 14 Feb 2020

The Club's in the local paper again this week. Many thanks Clive Watkins and The Irvine Herald.....(click on images below to view full screen)

"The New Year got off to an exciting start at Irvine Camera Club with members, old and new, returning after the Christmas break...

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Oscar Marzaroli Exhibition - Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow - 7 Dec to 15 Mar
Posted on Sat 7 Dec 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday 7th December, 3 - 5pm. Free and all welcome.
 

Oscar Marzaroli is arguably Scotland’s most notable documentary photographer. His photographs and films of Glasgow from the 1950s through to the 1980s captured a period of enormous...

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