Welcome to Bacup Camera Club. We are a small group of amateur photographers based in the mill town of Bacup, located in the Rossendale District of Lancashire. We are very much part of the Bacup community and membership is open to any person over the age of 16 (or 15 if you are a year 11 student). We welcome new members of any level of experience so whatever sort of camera you use, please browse through our site and consider joining us if you think we meet your needs.
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Please note that due to increasing restrictions caused by the coronavirus the club has suspended all physical meeting activities until further notice. There are fortnightly Zoom meetings on Wednesdays from 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. where members can share screens and learn about new techniques and software. The ideal device for joining the meetings is a laptop with built in microphone and camera but you can still take part with a tablet or smart phone. Andy will be happy to help anybody who is unsure about setting up Zoom.
To download the current Digital Image Circle portfolio please click here.
RAW CONVERSION CHALLENGE Once or twice a month Leo will circulate a RAW image for members to process and add to as they wish. He will then prepare a portfolio of the images received. To download the current RAW conversion portfolios please click here
DIGITAL IMAGE CIRCLE (Please note that due to lack of support this activity is now suspended) Members are encouraged to join the monthly Digital Image Circle which allows all of us to share our images without going on line. If you would like to participate: Email to Colin Hubbard one image, colour or mono. Image size exactly 2000 pixels on its longest side (or both if square). In the text of the email give the image a title and say something about it. Give the camera settings in the order of the example below: Camera: Canon 760D Lens: Sigma 18 - 300mm at 18mm ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/160 Aperture: f/7.1 By entering you commit to commenting on all the images when they are circulated. The deadlines for submission of images and comments are on the first page of each portfolio for which there is a link below.