Apr 11th   Monthly Competition - Animal Portrait
                  Annual Competition - Image of the Year results
                  Presentation (TBC)

May  9th    Monthly Competition - Wrecks


Tuesday Apr 11th:    Monthly Meeting

The Meeting (start time 2000hrs) will be at our normal venue - The Casson Centre, Rodway Road, Patchway, BS34 5DQ (map)  It is  easiest to access it via Durban Road, off Highwood Road. The Casson Centre is the left hand part of the Patchway Community Centre, immediately next door to the Patchway Town Council Offices. There is off-road parking adjacent to the Centre and further spaces along  Rodway Road, near to the local Spa shop.

The monthly competition theme is 'Animal Portrait'. If you are unsure about the theme then contact Arthur, otherwise send your digital files to Peter by midnight on Sunday April 9th. Unsure about entering? Even if you don't feel you have any winners, send some in to benefit from the audience feedback - it's an ideal way to learn.

We should also have our annual Image of the Year results which is currently being judged by Dr Alex Mustard.

There may also be a short technical presentation.


March Meeting

Monthly Theme Competition - Crustaceans

There were 24 entries for this competition but one image stole the show, leaving few votes for the others.

In First Place, with no less than 10 votes, was Trevor Rees with this image of a hermit crab from Wemys Bay.

  There were four images with 1 vote apiece:

A skeleton shrimp from the Philippines by Cathy Lewis...

..A freshwater shrimp by Paul Colley..
.. An amphipod family (?) by Rob Bailey...
..A porcelain crab from Lembeh by Mark Drayton.


Presentation - Paul Colley

Recent BUPG Successes

I don't think we have had any this past month which does come as a surprise. Let me know otherwise.

Keep bubbling.