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1:34pm Saturday 19th March 2011
11:44pm Tuesday 8th March 2011
Hints and tips of the most common photographic software package, Photoshop, were shown to the Orpington Photographic Society's regular Tuesday meeting at The Small Hall, Christ Church, Charterhouse Road, Orpington, by committee member, Peter Humphrey LRPS.
11:11pm Tuesday 1st March 2011
The Orpington Photographic Society's third Colour Print competition was judged by Chris Parry of Sittingbourne Photographic Society held at the OPS's regular Tuesday meeting at The Small Hall, Christ Church, Charterhouse Road, Orpington.
10:49pm Tuesday 22nd February 2011
3:49pm Thursday 24th February 2011
6:47pm Sunday 20th February 2011
11:16pm Tuesday 8th February 2011
The Orpington Photographic Society's second Colour Print competition was judged by Richard Walton FRPS - member of Sittingbourne Photographic Society - during the OPS's regular Tuesday meeting at The Small Hall, Christ Church, Charterhouse Road, Orpington.
11:12pm Tuesday 1st February 2011
The art of stormchasing was explained to the Orpington Photographic Society at their regular Tuesday meeting when Andrew Garnham-Archer presented a series of slides of his experiences of "Chasing Storms" in the mid-west of North America.
11:20am Friday 4th February 2011
10:55pm Tuesday 25th January 2011
11:14pm Tuesday 18th January 2011
11:07pm Tuesday 4th January 2011
With a return to better weather and the New Year, the Orpington Photographic Society started 2011 with their postponed PDI competition from November 30th, 2010 on their first Tuesday meeting of the year.
10:38pm Tuesday 11th January 2011
6:12pm Friday 17th December 2010
11:24pm Tuesday 16th November 2010
11:11pm Tuesday 9th November 2010
A highly entertaining and extremely interesting evening was presented to the Orpington Photographic Society's regular Tuesday meeting when they had Roger Force FRPS DPAGB APAGB from Dartford and District Photographic Society visit for his talk "A to D to F".
10:53pm Tuesday 2nd November 2010
A unique way to spend a club evening was the thoughts at Orpington Photographic Society's usual Tuesday meeting when the OPS held an in-house panel competition with over 15 members presenting three prints on a theme at The Small Hall, Christ Church, Charterhouse Road, Orpington.
10:54pm Tuesday 26th October 2010
3:59pm Wednesday 3rd November 2010
11:03pm Tuesday 19th October 2010
11:07pm Tuesday 12th October 2010
Society Committee member, Paul Griffiths, gave the Orpington Photographic Society an insight into the world of photographic magazines at the Tuesday meeting at The Small Hall, Christ Church, Charterhouse Road, Orpington with With the other mediums of video and podcasts Paul gave the OPS the opportunity to experience what will be the possible future for photographic magazine distribution.
10:09am Saturday 16th October 2010
Lions Clubs International, the World’s largest voluntary service club organisation is holding its Lions Awareness Week. From 9th to 17th October, many Lions from the 970 Clubs in towns, cities and villages throughout the UK and Ireland are working together to demonstrate some of the work that they do.
11:19pm Saturday 9th October 2010
11:02pm Tuesday 28th September 2010
6:41pm Tuesday 5th October 2010
Sundridge Park Manor, Bromley’s Grade I listed 17th century Manor House, has made a spectacular backdrop to a brand new Channel 4 ‘Wedding House’ series, starting tonight (Tuesday 5 October) at 8pm for an eight-week run.
11:32pm Tuesday 21st September 2010
10:49pm Tuesday 14th September 2010
The launch of the Orpington Photographic Society's new revamped website was the highlight at their first regular Tuesday meeting for the 2010-2011 season. The site, at http://www.orpingtonphotographicsociety.co.uk has showcased its members best images in galleries. Committee member, Paul Griffiths, gave members a tour of the site and other linked web sites.
9:44pm Monday 23rd August 2010
12:20pm Sunday 22nd August 2010
6:46pm Monday 16th August 2010
A big thank you to all your readers who made contributions to our Shoebox Appeal. Your gererous donations have now undertaken the first leg of their journey. They have been taken to the Lions central warehouse in Gravesend to be amalgamated with goods collected by other Lions Clubs in the South East of England. From there they will make their journey to Gomel, Belarus in September.
6:31pm Wednesday 7th July 2010
9:48am Monday 28th June 2010
9:07pm Friday 18th June 2010
Right now hundreds of thousands of lives are being ruined by the discriminative acts being carried out by the Israeli troops. Israel is attempting to slowly drive out the Palestinians by completely cutting off their water supplies. Israelis have destroyed Palestinian pipes and hoses used for water transfer and rainwater cisterns used for collecting water. They’re also confiscating water tanks and tractors with the excuse of people not owning a permit, even though the equipment may have been on their own private property.
9:11pm Tuesday 18th May 2010
In a town where the regular sounds of the night are police helicopters flying over houses as you sleep in your bed and sirens in a nearby street dealing with an argument it’s not surprising that more and more people are starting to feel unsafe in their own home.
8:39pm Tuesday 18th May 2010
Do you ever wish you had the chance to bounce business ideas around with people who really understand?
3:59pm Saturday 15th May 2010
Bromley Creative Community (BCC), the non-profit Bromley venture run by creatives for creatives, is hosting a peer-to-peer development session this month (Tuesday 18 May) exclusively for its members (basic and premium).
8:00am Friday 14th May 2010
8:06pm Tuesday 11th May 2010
The Orpington Photographic Society is holding it's Annual Colour Print and Digital Images Exhibition from August 14th to 15th 2010 between 10:00 to 16:00 at: Coolings Garden Centre Rushmore Hill Knockholt Kent TN14 7NN
12:52pm Sunday 9th May 2010
2:12pm Monday 3rd May 2010
Members enjoyed a fashion show presented by Pauline Turner, our own members modelled some very fashionable clothes to suit all ages and sizes the models were Marion Maggie Barbara Rita Jeanette , we were then let loose on the rails of clothes for some retail therapy Marathon runner Our own Lorna Clark did us proud by running in the London Marathon,she ran for Combat Stress a charity which looks after the mental health of ex service men and women who are strugglingto cope after returning to civilian life Lorna raised over £1.ooo to this worthy cause and found the experience of running the marathon incredable.
11:05pm Tuesday 20th April 2010
The Orpington Photographic Society learned more about the advance features of one of the most popular photographic software package, Photoshop, presented by Jack Casement ARPS of the Tonbridge Camera Club.
7:48pm Monday 26th April 2010
7:28pm Monday 26th April 2010
Plans are now well in hand to make this year's Festival every bit as successful as previous years. The Festival Fair takes place on 3rd July 2010 in the Recreation Ground, Church Road, Biggin Hill, It provides a fun day out for all the family and gives local charities, clubs etc. an opportunity to raise money for good causes. There will be other events during the week.
10:58pm Wednesday 14th April 2010
6:39pm Tuesday 20th April 2010
The drug Mepherdrone is a plant fertiliser but is also recognised and sold as a recreational drug under such names as meph, bubbles or meow (meow). This is a drug that has recently become more popular in the streets of the UK, following cocaine, marijuana and ecstasy, it also has just as horrifying and harmful effects on the body, long term and short.
7:58pm Monday 19th April 2010
7:42pm Monday 19th April 2010