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Friends United!

30 May 2020 10:15AM   Views : 472 Unique : 342

Friends United, or, in other words, groups! We had a look at group portraits a couple of days ago and here's a further selection that brings us bang up to date. Groups are great in that we see larger numbers of people in harmony, which is a pleasure, or sometimes with one or two not going with the flow, which is potentially entertaining. All the photographic points about focus, lighting, poses, etc. are all still totally valid, so groups are no excuse to get the technique wrong. Practice, practice, practice.....and have fun along the way. There's always that added thought as well, didn't we look young.....

ADAPS at Bent's Garden Centre, June 2016, represented by one John Miller as the rest of the group dispersed too quickly! John is highly sought after at ADAPS evening events by the ladies as he arrives respendent in his kilt and full Scottish regalia.

Grandad's Sausages Sorted, November 2016

A Gaggle of Happy Tourists, November 2016

Tracey leads the audience for the Joe Jackson Competition, December 2016

High Fashion!

ADAPS at Derelict Chapels, Atherton Cemetery, January 2017

ADAPS at Atherton Parish Church, June 2017

ADAPS at Avro Heritage Museum, November 2017

Family group at Arley Hall, June 2018

Start of the Pretty Muddy event, July 2018

Halifax Debriefing, May 2019

Family Reunion, Liverpool, June 2019

Model shoot at Damhouse, July 2019

Precious Mackenzie at ADAPS, July 2019

Ken Ainscough (Judge) and Lesley Davidson (Comp Sec) at one of the last ADAPS meetings before Lockdown. We'll be back!

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SlowSong Avatar
SlowSong Plus
15 11.3k 30 England
30 May 2020 6:21PM
What a lovely set if pics. Just like 'THE OLD DAYS'.
I'm particularly interested in the Joe Jackson comp, seeing as I'm a lifetime fan and my epz name is an homage to one of my fave songs of his. Smile
NeilWigan Avatar
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13 17 16 England
30 May 2020 11:55PM
Sorry Chris wrong Joe Jackson ,this one is/was a grand old chap who was a member of the camera club, ADAPS, of which John is the chairman. When Joe died his family and the club set up a competition
to which his family donated a rather lovely trophy the comp is set as,straight out of camera traditional landscape, as Joe never came to terms with modern photo manipulation, his widow presents the trophy each year.
SlowSong Avatar
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31 May 2020 11:30AM
Ah, got all excited then. Grin

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