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September 17th will be the start of the new season. The club’s own art photographer Margaret Campbell will talk in the second half of the night..

The first competition hand in will be Tuesday 15th October.


Milngavie Week 2019 Photography Competition Winners

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In order of appearance

1st Ian Finlayson-Danger Keep Out
2nd David Ritchie – Spitall Coast
3rd David Bland – Hommage aan Van Gogh

1st in the Under 18’s  Katie Halpin  – Daisy Daze

Runners Up, Norman Mcnab, Audrey Taylor, Peter Grant, Malcolm Boddie, George Robertson, Grant Black,George Robertson 

This competition was sponsored by Clyde Coastal Path and Allander Rotary, organised by Milngavie and Bearsden Camera Club under the auspices of Milngavie Week 2019 (also on Twitter) and independently judged.


Club News

We are very pleased that Diane has rejoined the committee as events coordinator for the club.   As  you can see in the pictures below, the first event she organised was a group trip to the Isle of  May. Many thanks to Diane for making this collection of images  from the group as well as to those who produced them.  There is a very sharp images of a Rock Pipit  with a juicy meal in addition to the larger sea birds.

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Club Competition Selection

Annual PDI Competition 2019

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Annual Print Competition 2019

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For full results go the annual competition page.


Tech News

Adobe have added a ‘texture’ slider to the RAW processor (and Lightroom Develop) which is designed to enhance detail in images. This spatial processing filter seems to work well without generating unpleasant artifacts. In fact it would seem to be an editing feature that will now become routinely used when we  edit images with Photoshop.


Enter a Competition (Members only)

Competition entries for club members only are now made through https://compent.photoentry.uk/compent.  


Local Photographic News

EDLC Photographic Print Competition
The East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Photographic Print Competition is offering prizes of £50 and £25. Entries to be handed in to the Auld Kirk Museum, Cowgate, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, G66 1HN.  The museum will receive entries from: Tuesday 10 September until Saturday 14 September, 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.
(late entries will not be accepted) An exhibition of entries will be held from:
Saturday 28 September – 24 October in the Auld Kirk Museum, Cowgate, Kirkintilloch.
The museum is open between 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday (closed Sunday and Monday).  ELDC Photo comp entry form 2019

Website From Former Member 
Former club member, Marc De Ridder, and the person who developed an earlier version of this site has a new photographic website with interesting images (and design features). http://www.marcderidder.com

Photography at the Lillie Art Gallery (Station Road, Milngavie)
28 September – 31 Oct – Photographer Barbara Sellars

Street Level Photoworks (Trongate, Glasgow)
If you would like to see an ongoing programme of photographic exhibitions in Glasgow  check out the What’s On page of  Street Level Photoworks based  at 103 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HD. This organisation also has a range of very useful film-based photographic equipment and digital imaging facilities.


Milngavie and Bearsden Camera Club is a photographic society open to those with a keen interest in photography. Club activities are centred on weekly meetings, held on a Tuesday evening between late September and April at the Community Education Centre in Milngavie. For enquiries about membership, please e-mail the club secretary.