News 2016-2017

Fan Bay
Posted on Thu 17 Aug 2017

Hello All.

I have been asked whether any members of the club would be interested in taking another opportunity to visit the Fan Bay Deep Shelter, either for the first time or a repeat visit. I need to gauge the numbers to ascertain whether to proceed . At this point I only require a...

New Season Programme
Posted on Wed 26 Jul 2017

I am writing to make you aware that the Programme for our New Season has been posted on the website, there are just a few things to confirm, and Judges to add, as they confirm dates, but its almost there.  When complete we will...

Nik is Dead
Posted on Mon 17 Jul 2017

You will probably be aware that NikSoft is in decline if not dead...mine is still working however not everyone is so lucky apparently. I aslo use On1 Phot Raw and have used On1 for some time.

You may find the link below useful.


Folkestone Used to Rock
Posted on Wed 17 May 2017

Folkestone Used to Rock A book containing people's memories of Folkestone in its 'Heyday"

Equipment for Sale
Posted on Mon 15 May 2017

A friend of Ady Kerry passed away recently, he had quite a collection of equipment. His widow will never use it, she has enlisted Ady to help her in selling it. I have attached a PDF listing the equipment, you will see in column 4 the value of the items from retailers. Should you be interested...

Photography News
Posted on Fri 12 May 2017

For those of you that have not found this e-mag

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway Gala
Posted on Tue 2 May 2017

You may be interested in the following:-

End of Season News
Posted on Mon 24 Apr 2017

Just a few more weeks to the end of the season and here is some information  to keep you updated.

  • Proposals for AGM from members  needed by 30th April.
  • No meeting on Monday 1st May, Bank Holiday.
  • ...
Posted on Wed 19 Apr 2017

To quote the KCPA website,'The KCPA had a bumper number of prints entered this year, in total 984.

279 prints have been accepted into the exhibition and will be on show at the exhibition venues.

 893 PDI’s were entered, and 254 were accepted into the exhibition'


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Calumet Open Days
Posted on Tue 11 Apr 2017

A chance to get your sensor cleaned for free ( a donation to Gt Ormond Street), and see the latest gear. Drummond Street, London 26/27 May/

Tall Ships Greenwich
Posted on Sat 8 Apr 2017

Here' another photo op....I hadn't heard of this one either until today.

Posted on Tue 28 Mar 2017

Club members have acheived success over the last few weeks.

Marie-Laure Stone & Ian Stone gained 3 acceptances in the Vale of Evesham National Photographic Exhibition, with Simon Newlyn having 2 aceptances in the same event. These acceptances go towards a BPE recognition.  Marie-...

Images needed
Posted on Mon 20 Mar 2017

"The highly successful 'Festival of the Brain'returns to The Quarterhouse at the end of May for a week of science and art exploring all aspects, conditions, moods of what makes us who we are. It examines through talks, plays and activities what makes us happy, sad and depressed and how we...

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RPS DI Expo 2017
Posted on Wed 15 Mar 2017

The Digital Group of the RPS Specila Interest Groups are holding an Expo in September. I attended a prrvious Expo and it was very good, lots of great speakers and Trade displays. I've booked my ticket. P.S. you do not need to be an RPS member. 

Follow the link for more information.

How to Shoot This Photo
Posted on Wed 8 Mar 2017

Quite a useful link to Broncolor. It may give you an idea of hoe to go about taking a variety of pictures. Obviuosly you can substitue othe gear rather than the expensive Broncolor Kit.

"Appi Snappin"


100 Years
Posted on Thu 2 Mar 2017

IWM will be 100 years old on Sunday and is preparing for an exceptional week. For those interested in the story, here it is. On 5 March 1917 (as German forces were retreating to the Hindenburg Line), the British War Cabinet authorised the establishment of a national museum to record, study...

Alex Hare
Posted on Sat 25 Feb 2017

You will recall the excellent presentaion by Landscape Photographer Alex Hare.

Alex is proposing to run 3 x 3 Hour Post Processing workshops for Beginners, Intermedite and Advanced photographers.

Any interested members please contact Alex directly.


Success for Kevin Harvey
Posted on Wed 22 Feb 2017

Kevin Harvey has had some great success in the UK Stereoscopic Society annual competition. A Commended in the Man Made objects section, Runner up in the Creative and Winner of the Photojournalism Panel section. Congratulations Kevin, do lets see them at the Club, perhaps the Member's...

KCPA Diamond Jubilee Full Results
Posted on Mon 20 Feb 2017

Results of KCPA Diamond Jubilee

Hopefuly better pictures of the winners to come.

Taking Successful Photos
Posted on Sun 19 Feb 2017

Something I found in my Inbox, quite an interesting article about competing in Photographic Competitions, following on from the previous article about Critising Images. Some pertinent points and this great statement,

"Lurking deep in the sub-conscious of modern man is a strange burning...

Living the Photo Artistic Life
Posted on Wed 15 Feb 2017

New online Magazine Living the Photo Artistic Life

Criticizing Photography in a Camera Club
Posted on Tue 14 Feb 2017

An interesting article.

KCPA Annual Exhibition
Posted on Mon 13 Feb 2017

KCPA Annual Exhibition

All the information on how to enter this year.

Posted on Thu 9 Feb 2017

I am sure many of you will be aware of this web site for Dungeness, If not you may wish to read the page in regard to photography and filming.

Panel Competition Details
Posted on Sat 28 Jan 2017

Details of this years Panel Competition

  • This year the PDI panel will take the form of a triptych
  • The Print panel competition remains the same
  • The PDI entry needs to be entered no later than midnight on Monday 13/2/2017
  • The Print panels may be entered on the...
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IWM Duxford Airshow
Posted on Thu 19 Jan 2017

Follow the link for the Duxford Airshow Tickets. 15% discount for alimted period.

Book Now

New Ideas for a New Year
Posted on Wed 4 Jan 2017
Camera Sim
Posted on Mon 5 Dec 2016
Events organized by the KCPA
Posted on Sat 26 Nov 2016

Two possible dates for your Diary

KCPA Portrait Workshop 25 & 26 March 2017, Leybourne Village Hall.
Roger Parry MPAGB, ARPS, EFIAP, HonPAGB assisted by Judith Parry DPAGB, AFIAP, HonPAGB will be running a workshop for KCPA...

Painting with Light
Posted on Thu 24 Nov 2016

Great evening painting with light in Enbrook Park, think everyone had some success, but that is not really the point, its learning the process that is the important thing. Tom and Andy work so hard to teach us with their great visual presentations, giving helpful hints on f'stops and speeds....

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Landscape Magazine
Posted on Thu 17 Nov 2016

I subscribe to Landscape Magazine and there are always some excellent photographs in it and some very good articles. Have a look at the free version.


Kent Creative Arts
Posted on Wed 16 Nov 2016
Judging is Easy; Isn't it?
Posted on Wed 16 Nov 2016
Monday evening at Club proved to be  something quite different, informative, interesting, and socialable with a surprising outcome! We are very grateful to Peter Carroll who gave his time, freely to the club, to plan, organise and conduct this experimental event. He didn't stop there...
Margate Photo Walk
Posted on Mon 14 Nov 2016

Proposed Margate Photo walk with Ady Kerry Thursday 29th December 12 to 4 pm

£10 per photographer, secure a place asap.  More details in PDF

B&W Spider Awards
Posted on Tue 8 Nov 2016

You may have herad of the B & W Spider Awards. It is an international competition and is an annual event, very much worth viewing for mono enthusiasts. This years has taken place and the results in all categories can be viewed on the Spider website.

Very happy to say Ady Kerry QEP has...

Lightroom Resize
Posted on Mon 7 Nov 2016

Peter Hickman our resident PS expert has very kindly written a document for Resizing in Lightroom. see the PDF There will be hard copies available at Club and Peter is happy to help anyone with PS or LR problems.

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Alex Hare Workshops
Posted on Fri 4 Nov 2016

Alex asked me to see if anyone would be interested in attending either of these two workshops. (January)

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Print & Imaging Show
Posted on Thu 3 Nov 2016

A free show for you to visit, especially all you Canon users.


A New place for News
Posted on Tue 1 Nov 2016

Let's see who's the first to see the News in its different position!

A great result from the Ross Cup for our Club, and congratulations to those whose images represented us, Andy, Pete, Kevin, and Marie Laure and Sue who both gained a 20. Marie Laure getting a comment and Sue a Merit Award...

Nick Rains Photography
Posted on Fri 28 Oct 2016

I have been following Nick Rains for some time now ,but only online unfortunately. Club members that enjoy Travel and Landscape my find this interesting. 


Edge Picture Framing
Posted on Sat 8 Oct 2016

Bev Saunders is a local Framer who makes bespoke frames, if you have a special image that needs a special frame she will be able to help you.  I believe she can also cut custom mounts for your prints for Camera Club competitions. Fellow Member, Julian Saunders can tell you all about her, he...

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