The Public’s favourite pictures

BDPS has had an exhibition in Westhoughton library throughout the month of November, featuring 126 images from many of our members. The public were invited to vote for their favourite pictures and the results of the voting were: Most voted first place – “Solitude” by Richard Sheridan Most voted second place – “Colour splash” by […]

Lighting and photographing for portraiture

On 4th December, we are pleased to welcome back our former member Chris Carter, who will be giving us a demonstration of studio lighting, to enable our members to photograph a model. Please bring your camera and gain practical experience of this valuable art form.

Upcoming event

The OVO Energy ‘Cycle Tour of Britain’ event runs from Saturday 7th September to Saturday 14th September.  On the 14th the peloton takes on a 165-kilometre route starting in Altrincham and travels through all 10 Greater Manchester Boroughs, including Bolton.  The stage includes almost 2,000 metres of climbing, including the Rake at Ramsbottom, before finishing […]

Meeting syllabus updated

The meeting list on the website has now been updated up to October, so you can see all our meetings, guest speakers, practicals and trips in full detail. Plan your holidays around these! The competition winning images are also up to date, i.e. June 2019. Have a browse at the competitions page to see the […]

Annual General Meeting

The AGM of Bolton Digital Photographic Society will take place on Wednesday 19th June. Please come along and play a part in the future of your club. All paid up members are entitled to vote. If you have any suggestions or proposed motions, please advise any member of the present council as soon as possible.

Photographing the Temple

Our activity meeting in May on the evening of Wednesday 15th will be a visit to photograph the temple of the Church of the Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) at Chorley. Only the outside. This is right next to Junction 8 of the M61. If coming from Horwich, go up the M61 to Junction 8 and turn […]

Trip to White Scar Cave, Ingleton, Tuesday 26th March

The tour of the caves at Ingleton is now booked.  It will commence at 1.00pm and last about 80 minutes. If possible, please share transport with others in your area.  Allow travel time from Bolton to White Scar Cave minimum 1.5 hours. The entry cost is £9.75 per person.  Bill will relieve you of your […]

Bolton Digital go Painting with Light

An interesting style of photography is “painting with light”, where the photographer aims to capture the effects of moving lights in a very dark environment.  We had an excursion to the very atmospheric Liverpool Castle, Horwich, which is a ruined castle, which is quite spooky.  Ten of the members turned up to capture the spectre-cal […]