Shutters open on another season

Jim Stevenson won the Scottish Salon’s PSA Gold Medal for best overall mono print.
Jim Stevenson won the Scottish Salon’s PSA Gold Medal for best overall mono print. with this magnificent image titled The Recycler

The words “camera club” often conjures up an image of retired folk in anoraks, boring lectures and endless technical discussions about camera parts. But had you seen several of these *oldies” clambering up hillsides and rambling through various Ayrshire locations over the summer, you would quickly have realised that at Kilmaurs Photographic Club nothing could be further from the reality. Continue reading “Shutters open on another season”

Catchlight………..Robert Quig

A series of articles turning our focus on club members. In this article we look at club founder member and first club president, Robert Quig DPAGB / EFIAP.

“Buachaille Etive Beag” by Robert Quig

 With the club’s opening competition of the season fast approaching, it seemed like an appropriate time to look at the person behind the much-appreciated Quig Quaich. Fiona Wallace met up with the club’s very own Robert Quig to find out about both the man himself and the competition. Continue reading “Catchlight………..Robert Quig”

Summer Shorts

Photo by Martin Clark

With the summer recess now in full swing, Fiona Wallace is devoting her time to her “summer shorts” – no, not an attempt to rival Jim Stevenson, the undisputed shorts king, but shorter articles for the website only. The first of these looks at possibly the Marmite of photography genres – Portraiture.

 A portrait of the artists … Continue reading “Summer Shorts”

Summer Strolls

Alan Stewart’s image taken on the Monday Meander to Glasgow riverside

With the main meeting season now finished, many members of Kilmaurs Photographic Club have already turned their attention to the schedule for this summer’s Monday evening mini-excursions. Dubbed the Monday Meanders, these are essentially social outings to various locations within a thirty mile radius of Kilmaurs, but with the intention of taking photos along the way. The informality of the event allow people to wander to whatever section of the venue as they want and take photos at leisure. Continue reading “Summer Strolls”