Visit to LumeJet

November 09, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Stratford Photo Group members were invited to visit LumeJet, on Tuesday 7th November 2017. LumeJet are a young company based in Whitley, Coventry. They opened the factory only 2 years ago, after a period of 15 years development of a new way of printing digital images. Since digital took off, the main way of getting images printed was via ink...
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Annual Exhibition Winners

September 10, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Our Annual Exhibition, held at Stratford Arts House from 13 to 31 July 2017, was again a great success. Visitor numbers were up on last year with 126 visitors voting for their favourite print. Three of the most popular prints were from the two RPS Distinctions Panels on display. Another print in the main exhibition, "Pair of Lilac-breasted Rollers...
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New SPG season starts soon…..

August 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It’s not long now until the start of the new season at Stratford Photo Group. We hope you have had a happy and productive summer out with your camera. Our first meeting is on 5 th September and you get a chance to show what you’ve been up to, please bring up to 6 images on a usb stick and you can tell us all about them. The workshop on 12 th Sept...
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I’m not a natural history photographer! by Dick Prior

July 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I’m not a natural history photographer but I do enjoy my photography and will have a go at any photography challenge (at least once!). I’m not the most patient of people so the idea of sitting in a hide waiting for hours for the right picture to present itself goes very much against the grain. However, when we get a long spell of dry sunny weather...
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SPG Win in Interclub Competition with Banbury Camera Club 08 May 2017

May 09, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
The annual interclub print competition between Stratford Photo Group and Banbury Camera Club took place yesterday evening, hosted by Banbury, at their excellent facilities at Chenderit School in Middleton Cheney. From left to right: Naomi Saul, Andrew Spackman and Stewart Band. Twenty four prints were submitted by each club, to be judged by Nao...
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Photography in Oakley Wood 2017 by Dick Prior

April 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Bluebells in Oakley Wood: There are a number of areas in Oakley Wood to photograph the bluebells but one of the best of them is the area around what is known as ‘The Fort’. Time of Day/Lighting All kinds of light have their advantage here but strong contrasty light is perhaps the most difficult to manage. Soft light is more straight forward. Eq...
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