Club Meeting Report, Minimalism - Tuesday 26th March 2013.

On Tuesday 26th March 2013, Steve Mcdonald, Vice Chairman of Morpeth Camera Club presented the results from the fourth,
and last, of his successful series of " Club Challenges" that have taken place during the season.
"Minimalism" was the theme and members were asked to submit images where " A clear example of Minimalist Photography
must be demonstrated in the composition".
With no universal definition of Minimalism, this was quite a task for the fourteen members that accepted the challenge.
The results showed that a lot of thought & creativity had gone into the process of capturing a subject with few elements
and free from distractions.
Throughout the evening Steve commented on each of the forty three images as they were was projected. The authors
explained the thinking behind their work together with the message they were trying to convey and the audience joined in
to discuss what they saw on the screen. Steve then selected his top three images that in his opinion met the criteria of the
challenge. They were 1. Chance by Davy Bolam. 2. The Whirley Bit by Dave Illingworth and 3.Y Equals x Squared by Jenny
Lamb. The wide range of subject matter and individual members interpretation of minimalism made for a captivating evening
of photography.
The Vice Chairmans Challenges have given members the opportunity to try something different and encouraged those that
wished, to develop and diversify their photographic skills. They have also provided a challenge for those who want to push
themselves and get some informal feedback on their photography. Well done to everyone who contributed and to Steve
a big thank you on behalf of the club.


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