Club News January 2020

Latest news and events
1. Print Officer – We are still looking for someone to take over from Michele as print officer starting in January. Please let a member of the committee know if you are interested

2. Practical Evening 7th January 2020 – We have been asked, by a new member, to ask whether our more experienced members would share their expertise and portfolios. Please let me know if you are interested. We will also be selecting images to put aside for outside competitions and making final arrangements for the Pegasus Trophy.

3. Pegasus trophy 14th January – This is our main DPI competition with other local clubs. We will be welcoming Barking, Photofold, Benfleet, Dagenham and Hornchurch. It will be an exciting competition over ten rounds.

4. DPI competition 4 21st January – This will be judged David Portwain. Please ensure your digital images are received by the digital officers by Tuesday 14th January either by memory stick or via the email address

5. Print Competition 4 28th January – This will be judged by Dr Roger Winter. We hope to make it a special occasion for him as it will his last club competition as a Judge. He started his judging career at Thurrock.

6. Follow up from by Peter Warne– I have been sent a copy “Wildlife in Epping Forest” It is 76 pages long so if you want a copy please email me and I will send it to you.

7. Diamond Jubilee Trophy – We came joint 6th with 103 points Southend CC won with a winning score of 110. Chas top scored with 19 for his image A hard Life

8. Dagenham Invitation Trophy - We came third in this competition with 134 points which was won by Upminister with 144 points. Well done to Rajen who scored 19 for his image “A view from the Shard”

9. Christmas DPI battle with Dagenham, - An enjoyable time was had by all at the Dagenham Xmas Social on Thursday. In the friendly PDI competition. Thurrock won by 187 to 178. The return match is on Tuesday, look forward to seeing you there

Here are the scores -

Celia Brockhurst – A reflective ceiling - 17
Mel Fox – Agave Victoriae Reginae - 17
Kevin Garwood – Any messages? - 18
Rina Keddie – The City Never Sleeps - 19
Rajen Phillips – He is going to get you - 19
Maggie Diamond – Damsel Fly - 20
Frederick Roll – Housework 20
Derek Smith – Maybe 150MPH - 18
Tom Irving – Portrait of Jane - 20
James Hathaway – The amber nectar - 19

10. Flickr – If you are a member of this site, you are very welcome to add your images to the group “Thurrock Camera Club” providing they have been entered into a club competition. It is a good opportunity to share your images with a wider audience.

11. Thurrock Camera Club Website – We would like to update the Thurrock Camera Club website with new images. If you would like to add images to the website please e-mail them to Tom Irving at As with the Flickr group they must have been exhibited at a club competition.