2020 Winter Exhibition

Sadly, the Society’s traditional exhibition in the café area of the Wyllyotts Centre cannot take place this year and so we have moved it on-line.  Welcome to our 2020 Winter Exhibition.

The various restrictions brought about by COVID 19 have led many members to look for subject matter closer to home, sometime as close to home as their kitchen table.  The exhibition shows a range of subjects and techniques.  Some members have taken older pictures and developed new post production processing techniques while others have had the time to work on their close-up (macro) photography techniques.  A wide range of subjects is covered including portrait, performance, travel and natural history.  Hopefully “something for everyone”

  1. REFLECTIONS ON THE BEACH by Helen Frost
  2. MERRY CHRISTMAS by Graham Adamson
  3. BERLIN TOWER by Bob Scarlett
  4. DANCERS ON HORSEGUARDS by Philip Jones
  5. LANCASTER by Philip Jones
  6. SMALL RED AND YELLOW BUDS OPENING by Tony Mead
  7. TWO TINY WHITE FLOWERS by Tony Mead
  8. FISHING PLATFORM AT FORTY HALL by Peter Dale
  9. CUMBRIAN TREES by Graham Coldrick
  10. EVENING LIGHT by Bob Scarlett
  11. COASTAL COTTAGES by Fiona Adamson
  12. THE CITY FROM THE COUNTRY by Helen Frost
  13. MOTOR CYCLE REPAIRS by Colin Strong
  14. KOLKATA FOOD STALL by Colin Strong
  15. SPOTTED by Yve Paige
  16. POLYOMMATUS ICARUS by Fiona Adamson
  17. KINGS CROSS STATION by Peter Dale
  18. ROD STEWART IN ACTION by Yve Paige
  19. WHAT TIME IS IT by Graham Coldrick
  20. MODEL TRAINS by Don Hart
  21. POOLSIDE by Don Hart
  22. SUFFOLK SEASCAPE by Lesley Alsford
  23. BUBBLE PLANETS by Lesley Alsford
  24. I SAW THE WHOLE OF THE MOON by Graham Adamson

Member comment related to their pictures:

Image 1 and 5 by Helen Frost “Reflections on the beach” This was in New Zealand.  When I win the lottery I will move here. New sky and reflection added ( I used the restrictions to improve my photoshop skills)

“The City from the country” is an obviously false view of Tower Bridge. The wooden pier was taken in Cumbria and the two joined. Again, a lockdown challenge !!

Image 13 and 14 by Colin Strong “Motor Cycle Repairs”.  This young lad and many others were using the Kolkata roadside as a repair workshop for their motor cycles. 

“Kolkata Food Stall”: Typical of street-side stalls in Kolkata. The stall owners were happy to be photographed.

Image 15 and 18 by Yve Paige I’m a huge fan of Rod Stewart and have followed him since a young age.  There’s nothing I enjoy more than catching him on camera.

New Year’s Day Parade, catching proud entries as the past by.

Image 6 and 7 by Tony Mead Having purchased a second hand Olympus camera to allow me to take Macro shots even closer than my existing kit and to use its Photo Stacking ability, Lockdown made me search my garden for any opportunities. During the Spring I found many buds and early grown to photograph.  Here are a couple from those I took.

Image 16 by Fiona Adamson “In August we managed to escape to Devon for a butterfly macro workshop. This took place during dusk and dawn to catch these tiny butterflies roosting.  It opened my eyes to different techniques you can use in the field literally and metaphorically!”.

Image 23 by Lesley Alsford I have written an article on how I created the bubble pictures that went into my “planet” photograph, it can be found in Club News or follow the link – Potters Bar Photography Society | TABLE TOP PHOTOGRAPHY with Lesley Alsford (pottersbarphotosoc.org.uk)

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