Photo group ‘zooms’ ahead with online weekly meetings

PUBLISHED: 11:00 03 May 2020

Looking Up at Lloyds Picture: Derrick Holliday

Looking Up at Lloyds Picture: Derrick Holliday


Exmouth Photo Group gets to grips with online meetings during lockdown.

Smash Picture: Mo MartinSmash Picture: Mo Martin

The Photo Group has adapted to the current situation by holding weekly meetings on Zoom (a virtual conferencing platform).

We have been able to hold a remotely-judged competition, some talks by club members, and lectures by external judges.

Science Fiction Picture: Ian BatemanScience Fiction Picture: Ian Bateman

Recently, we had an excellent lecture on sports photography by a professional photographer in Chesterfield, and in the coming weeks we have presentations from people in France, America and various places in the UK.

We’ve opened our online meetings to neighbouring clubs in Sidmouth, Woodbury, Colyford and Honiton, and found that Zoom is an excellent way to socialise.

Peacock Feathers Picture: Christine ChittockPeacock Feathers Picture: Christine Chittock

If any Journal reader would like an invitation to our meetings, please contact us via the website.

These images are from our “Panels” competition, in which the judge looked at each individual image, and then commented on how they looked as a panel.

Sand Art Picture: Lynn Middleton FlynnSand Art Picture: Lynn Middleton Flynn

Some individual images and some final panels are shown here.

Find out more about the club at

Neck Strings and Frets Picture: John PerriamNeck Strings and Frets Picture: John Perriam

Oedipus in Beer Quarry Caves Picture: Ian BatemanOedipus in Beer Quarry Caves Picture: Ian Bateman

In the Bathroom Picture: Sheila HaycoxIn the Bathroom Picture: Sheila Haycox

Inkwell Picture: Sheila HaycoxInkwell Picture: Sheila Haycox

Feeding Time Picture: Jenny BakerFeeding Time Picture: Jenny Baker

Cheetah at Paignton Zoo Picture: Ian-BatemanCheetah at Paignton Zoo Picture: Ian-Bateman

Deers in the Snow Picture: Lynn Middleton FlynnDeers in the Snow Picture: Lynn Middleton Flynn

Vertorama Picture: John WickettVertorama Picture: John Wickett

Arcade Picture: John PerriamArcade Picture: John Perriam

Clevedon Pier Picture: Ian-BatemanClevedon Pier Picture: Ian-Bateman

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