News

Virtual FCC What's Happening!
Posted on Sat 29 Aug 2020

Our forthcoming line up for September to early October. Go to our VFCC Facebook too for live links, and join that too! Please share as widely as possible, we have some some great evenings planned.

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Ahhhhhhhhh that's nice
Posted on Wed 26 Aug 2020
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Great Zoom session last night 13/7 very informative - thanks to all who contributed
Posted on Tue 14 Jul 2020

It seems the last one disappeared, I didn't do it.  They will have to be an full enquiry, report out in a few years, or alternatvely put in a drawer!  Sorry it has gone and with it the comments, I will keep a better eye on it.

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An idea from Bev Saunders
Posted on Thu 9 Apr 2020

Just as a little diversion, I thought you might like to know about the THANK YOU Gallery I set up on Friday, in support of all our amazing critical care staff, essential workers and of course our fabulous NHS.

 The...

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Old Slides
Posted on Thu 26 Mar 2020

Hope everyone is ok and enjoying Self Isolation?  There will be some of you that may still be working, so keep safe. Michael has had is foot operated on to remove a needle that was embedded in the sole. So he is on the road to recovery and I will be able to stop my nursing duties! Life is...

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Gallery of Themed Print Comp
Posted on Fri 20 Mar 2020

Theme: Any colour you like so long as it’s black

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Gallery of Print Comp 5 Entries
Posted on Thu 19 Mar 2020

These are the images from the Print Comp 5 entries we are looking to possibly have this judged in the future by physically taking them to a Judge.  In that way we can then finalise the competitions for the Season and see who comes out 'top of the tree' in the various sections.

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Remote Commentary and Judging of Mono Comp 5
Posted on Wed 18 Mar 2020

Link to Commentary and Judging of Mono Comp 5    You need to Download the EXE, which is safe, although it might tell you otherwise.

Our Judge Ray Bridges agreed to judge this...

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FANTASTIC FCC 2020 DIAMOND JUBILEE RESULT
Posted on Sun 23 Feb 2020

A BIG congratulations to all those club members involved with entries in the KCPA Diamond Jubilee 2020 competition. A maginificent result. I'll leave Ian to report on the details but do come on Monday night when your eyes and ears will pop with the good news.

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Upcoming Photographic Events
Posted on Thu 23 Jan 2020
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The Boulstone Challenge
Posted on Sun 22 Dec 2019

On Monday 16th December Simon, John, Michael and Melanie welcomed visitors from Boulogne Sur Mer for discussions to plan a competition between the two Clubs in 2020. We enjoyed some 'cordial agreement', food and wine and chatter. Michel, Jean Luc, Phillipe, Christophe...

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Members Presentation
Posted on Mon 16 Dec 2019

The results of tonight's members presentation were as follows. Joint 3rd Fay Meek & David Hughes, 2nd place went to Richard Harvey and in 1st place Ian Stone.

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A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF FOLKESTONE 2020
Posted on Fri 15 Nov 2019

A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF FOLKESTONE 2020

Photographic challenge recording the life of the town in 365 days. 

HOW TO TAKE PART |...
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New Competitive Season at Folkestone Camera Club
Posted on Tue 1 Oct 2019

The competitive season at the Club started with a bumper entry. We enjoyed some 80 projected images, an Open Category and our first Themed Competition which was ‘Delicate’ and it was judged by the very competent Sue Chapman.

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Permajet presentation
Posted on Sat 28 Sep 2019

For those of us who came along last Monday, 23/10/19, Colin Hulley, from Permajet presented on how to "print with confidence".

Below is a link to a PDF of his presentation, which really was interesting and quite relevant to most of us who print.

He was...

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New Links
Posted on Sun 8 Sep 2019

New Links for you to Download and read.

Topics covered PS shortcuts,  Blend Modes, Nat Geo and more.

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Club Gallery (A newly introduced feature)
Posted on Sat 7 Sep 2019

From our Group visit to the Garden Centre back in early Summer.

A small group of us met for a cup of coffee and a bite to eat and took a few pics.

We had a little challenge, In the Pink, Statutory and Two Perspectives, some of the results.

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The New Season is Imminent
Posted on Thu 29 Aug 2019

This text forms our Publicity Attack to try to recruit new members to the Club.

Do you have a passion for all things photographic?

 It doesn’t matter if you use a high end camera or fantastic phone camera Folkestone Camera...

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Battle at Ashford
Posted on Sat 11 May 2019

Nine FCC members went along to the Battle with Ashford, as well as Canterbury and Dover Gateway Clubs.  The Accessor, was Chris Palmer,  a very well known National and International Judge, from Uxbridge, who works on the Fine Art Board for Associate and Fellowship Distinctions for the...

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Mentoring: names of volunteers added
Posted on Wed 17 Apr 2019

I have put the names of willing MENTORS on the web site. Go to CLUB, and it is on the RHS near the bottom. If you want to be a mentee or mentor this is where you go. Please feedback any comments to me ...

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Judge's Favourites at POTY Monday 15th April
Posted on Tue 16 Apr 2019

Robin Harmsworth, KCPA Accredited Judge, did a great job scoring our last competition of the season our 'Photographer of the Year' The top places were awarded to:

3rd Place Andy Smith

2nd Place Fay Meek

1st Place Melanie Chalk

But the Judges's Favourite from each section...

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News Roundup
Posted on Tue 12 Mar 2019

 This publication on issuu.com contains an article about Sue Dixon’s recent success in the Royal Photographic Society Digital Imaging Competition: https://issuu.com/royalphotographicsociety/docs/...

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Ross Cup Results
Posted on Sat 10 Nov 2018

Ian, Simon, Nick and Michael represented the Club at Ditton for the showing of the images and to hear the results of the Ross Cup.  Thirty Six Clubs competed and Folkestone were awarded 140 points which found us in 7th place alongside two other Clubs.  Congratulations to Simon who...

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