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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 […]


New events for members to see

There are a couple of new events that members may wish to see on the “Out and About” page. One is a talk:  Lancashire Monochrome spring keynote speaker is Craig Atkinson, photographer, UCLAN lecturer and publisher of Café Royal Books https://cargocollective.com/craigatkinson  The event will take place at the RAFA Club Golden Hill, Leyland PR25 3NN […]


21st Century Britain – themed competition

We had an interesting competition in February with the theme of “21st Century Britain”. This gave our members a wide variety of ways to interpret this theme, from modern architecture to street poverty. See what you think of our winning images in this page (or select Competitions tab above): http://boltondigital.org/bwg_gallery/competition-2019-02/


New year of Bolton Digital activities in 2019

We begin the new year on Wednesday 9th January when it will be our monthly competition. These are mounted prints, any subject. Please use the time over the Christmas break to get your prints ready. We have an interesting syllabus including several great external speakers coming up. See the Meetings page for the latest information. […]


New technical information available

Following a couple of suggestions from members, the “Techniques” page on the web site has been updated. This includes: – additional information about colour and colour calibration. – reorganisation of the “Recommended Photographers” section to include links to the videos of Thomas Heaton at work. – further links in the Composition section. Click on the […]


The Annual Battle

Our tradition  for some years has been to hold an annual inter-club battle between Bolton Camera Club, Wigan Photographic Society and Bolton Digital Photographic Society. This year, it was hosted by BDPS in Horwich at our meeting on Wednesday 22nd August.  There was a PDI round of 10 images per club, followed by a mounted […]