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Welcome to Livingston Camera Club

Based in Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland, the club offers a wide range of activities for photographers of all skill levels.

Although most members are now using digital cameras, all forms of photography are encouraged.

Before you explore the rest of our website, why not take a few moments to view some outstanding images, below, taken by some of our members?

Low Tide at Culross by Adrian Duffy
Sunset bridge by Billy McCourt
Three's a crowd by Gavin Black
Ghost Armada by Gavin Black
Misty Kelpie by Richard McMillan
Linn Jaw Waterfall by Tom Gilland
Common Frogs by Gordon Cameron
Adrian by Gordon Jackson
Light and Shade by Gordon Jackson
Gardens of God by Dean Ogley
Colours of the kestral by Rodger Shearer
Long Road by Harry Stewart
Pat by Gary Kerr
The Paper Seller by Jim Hutcheon
Snorting Kelpie by Brian Pearson
Open to the Heavens by Ian Burke
Surfs_Up by Richard McMillan
Winter Fun by Susan Roberts
Beckie by Linda Tailford
Train Car Symmetry by Darren Brogan
The Age Of Steam by Bill Shrive
Aimee by Peter Lawson
Martin by Gordon Jackson
Ollie by Brian Pearson
Melissa by Ruta Nicol
Melissa by Billy McCourt
The Poet by Gavin Black
Arthur by Gavin Black
goldie. by Johnny Edwards
Autumnal Reflections by Kenny McGuckin
Mardi Gras by Kenny McGuckin
Red poppy by Gordon Cameron
Forth Bridge Abstract by Brian Pearson
Misty_Kelpie by Richard McMillan
Camilty Weir by Tom Gilland
Waiting for the bus by Gavin Black
November Rose by Rodger Shearer
Not This Time by Peter Lawson
On The Telephone Darling by Peter Lawson
Trance by Peter Lawson
Angular angler by Brian Pearson
Misty Tranquility by Ronnie Taylor
Inner_Hebrides by Richard McMillan
Eilean_Donan_Castle by Richard McMillan
White Water by Kenny McGuckin
Wild sea eagle, Mull by Billy McCourt
Red Arrows by Bill Shrive
Sunset Reflections by Darren Brogan
Grand Mosque Reflection by Ronnie Taylor
Gull by Ronnie Taylor
Firework 2 by Bob Anderson
Firework 1 by Bob Anderson
Bald Eagle profile by Bruce McDowall
Langdale Peaks by Janey Cringean
Grazing Kelpies by Janey Cringean
Restful Loch Restil by Richard McMillan
Tranquility by Harry Stewart
An Edinburgh Window by Harry Stewart
Olympic Stadium, Berlin by Brian Pearson
Blue by Davy Wright
Edinburgh Sunset by Ian Coyle
Barn Owl on the Hunt by Kenny McGuckin
Catch of the Day by Billy McCourt
Waiting by Peter Lawson
Lighthouse in the Snow by Nils Härtel
Duffus Corner by Jim Hutcheon


Introducing our 2016/17 season

Our President, Susan Roberts, welcomed the large number gathered together at Crofthead Farm on the first day of our new season for a "meet and greet" event. She was encouraged to see so many 'kent' faces as well as 17 new members. On display at the event was a selection of members' photos some of which had been included in our annual exhibition which had taken place at the Almondvale Shopping Centre the previous weekend. Clearly, this had been successful enough to encourage so many new members to join the club. Over refreshments existing members introduced themselves to new members with a view to encouraging beginners to photography to take part in club events. Susan also outlined the first few events on this season's Syllabus which she hoped members would find interesting and worthwhile attending. FInally, she introduced her Committee so that new members could put a faces to names.

Club Projects

New members, especially those who are just starting out on the road to more serious photography, may be interested to learn about the club's monthly photography project which takes place on the club's website. This is strictly a members' only project, members of the public will not be able to view any images submitted to a project. It's also a "fun" project; it's not a competition and there are no prizes. Its purpose is to encourage members, especially Beginners, to submit images based on a theme which will change from month to month. And it's also meant to be a challenge for more advanced members to come up with something different. It doesn't matter about the quality of the image - although we hope over time that these will improve with experience. It's more about scanning your catalogue of images for something suitable or perhaps creating something specially to meet the theme.

Submitting images is dead simple. First, login to the Members page and click on My Images in the left hand menu. When the My Images page opens there are full instructions there on how to add an image to the website and how to submit it as an entry in a Club Project. The same process is used to submit images for Competitions and for Members' Galleries.

Why not take a look now at some of the existing projects and view some really great images. Login to the Members page and click on Club Projects.

LCC Tee-shirts and caps

- now available for sale to members. Please speak to a member of the Committee if you would like to order a tee-shirt or a cap. You can view more information about the tee-shirts and caps at the Inch Embroidery website: http://www.inch-embroidery.co.uk/index.php?id=lcc

Members' Galleries

Why not share your experiences with the rest of the club and submit new, replacement or additional images for the Members’ Galleries? Members now have full control of the images they want to include in their galleries. Just click on Members in the menu bar and, after logging in, choose My Images in the left menu list and follow the instructions. It’s dead easy!!

Looking Ahead ...

Mon, 26/09/2016

Members' Night 1

Event details still to be finalised. However, the club needs to hold a short Special General Meeting in order to agree the 2015/16 Annual Accounts, update the Constitution on Junior Membership to comply with current legislation and also to amend the wording for the bank account arrangements. The Committee has decided that this will take place before the members' night. 

Sat, 01/10/2016

Hand in SPF DPI Competition

This is a reminder for the External Competitions Co-ordinator

Mon, 03/10/2016

Lindsay Robertson - "Fine Art Photography"

Lindsay is a girl with a passion for life, for the outdoors and for capturing those special moments that should be cherished for a lifetime.  She believes in capturing the inner spirit in you!

She has always been an adventurer and has travelled through 5 continents; the other two are on her list! She has run the London marathon, walked with lions, ridden ostriches, swum across Victoria Falls, climbed Kilimanjaro… chasing dreams comes naturally to her!

When she travelled to Africa in 2009 her first month was spent in St Lucia on a photography volunteer project. This was an enlightening time in her life when she realised she could spend any amount of hours in a day photographing different subjects and it didn’t feel like work. Every night she went to sleep excited about what the next day held for her and every morning she jumped out of bed not wanting to miss a moment of that African sunrise. This was the turning point for her in deciding what she wanted to do with the rest of her life.

In 2014 Lindsay Robertson Photography was born.  Following her dreams and making photography a major part of her life has reignited a passion within her and allows her to do something that she loves. She wants you to love the images that she captures and the experience of creating some wonderful memories. She believes that photography should be fun and her focus is on creating relaxed sessions that allow you to be yourself and truly enjoy the moment.

She hopes you will enjoy following her on what is already an amazing journey of self-discovery, creativity and passion, and at some point in the near future you will be able to join her to share the experience and create some wonderful memories. Here's a link to her website: http://www.lindsayrobertsonphotography.co.uk/ 

Mon, 10/10/2016

Denis Alyshev - "Stereoscopic 3D Photography"

Denis Alyshev was born in May 1971 in Russia. He first picked up camera at the age of 12 and has never put it down since. He joined junior film studio "Era" (Sarov) three year later where he learned photo/cinema basics.

Denis graduated from University with an honour diploma in 1995. Since then he has been working as a Software Engineer.

But photography is more than just a hobby for him. He has been a member of Queen's Park Camera Club since January 2002 and member of Scottish Photographers since February 2004.

Here’s a link to his website: http://www.alyshev.co.uk/

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