Monday, 22 July 2013

Latest Rainbow Camera Club News

(1) Club Treasurer

Just to let you all know that our treasurer stepped down from the post at our club meeting of 11th July 2013. As a result that position is now vacant and we shall appoint a new treasurer at our next club meeting.

(2) August Meeting

Our next club meeting will be held on Thursday 8th August in The Cabin, Rossinver, Co Leitrim, from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Details of the format of the August meeting are still to be confirmed.

(3) Motivational Theme for August Meeting

The motivational theme chosen at this month's meeting was "People".

A reminder that the whole idea behind these themes is to motivate members to go out and take new photographs between meetings. Feel free to interpret this theme in any way you like and you can submit up to 3 photographs to by midnight, Monday 5th August for inclusion in the slideshow at the August meeting. If at all possible please resize your photographs to 1024 pixels on the longest side.

(4) Photographic Competition (Leitrim County Council)

Members may be interested in the following that has been taken from the Leitrim County Council website:-

"Leitrim Co. Council wish to promote the natural beauty of Co. Leitrim in a calendar. We need excellent photographs of the rich variety of landscapes enjoyed within the county while also reflecting the effect of four seasons.
We need the photos in reasonably high definition in electronic format and one print 8” x 10” (W x H) and your permission to use them in a calendar and to put them on public display.

·         8” x 10” Photograph – as high definition as possible
·         Your name, address, telephone number & Email Address
·         The name of the townland from where the photo was taken

Closing date is Sept. 6th and entries should be marked “Photographic Competition” and submitted to Carmel Coll, Aras an Chontae, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.
Prizes will be  €500 (1st), €400 (2nd), €300 (3rd) and €100 for each of the nine other photos judged most suitable for inclusion in the calendar.
The decision of the judges will be final, canvassing will disqualify and all the entries will be placed on public display in the Dock in October where the results will be announced"

Full details are available on the Leitrim County Council website here.

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