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Beginners files - knobs and buttons - Hi all, Any new members that wonder what all the knobs and buttons do on their cameras try looking at­ation1.pdf in the file section it's on page 3 or 4. Cheers Peter Peter P. Jun 15, 2016 10:15 PM
Re: [photo-569] April/May Update - Hello Owen; I'd love to have a go at HDR to get it 'right' if that makes s Steve Apr 5, 2016 8:57 PM
April/May Update - Hello all, Just a quick update via email as the dates will not be put up until the weekend (probably Sunday). First off, the Free Photoshop Alternatives evening has been moved from next week to the 13th February as we don't have cover a Owen M. Mar 31, 2016 11:42 AM
Meetup details changed: Demonstration: Free Photoshop alternatives **DATE CHANGE** - Due to lack of cover at Saffron on Wednesday 6th April 2016, the date of this Meetup has been changed to Wednesday 13th April 2016.  Please update your RSVPs accordingly. Details of the meetup are here:  Owen M. Mar 30, 2016 3:41 AM
A New Group - Hi All, For some time I’ve been looking at making a change to the Landscape Group, not to change it but to add to it, the problem we have is that it is a very popular group but too many members can’t make it on the trips out, we limit it to Peter P. Mar 1, 2016 7:27 PM
Meetup details changed: Practical Evening: Light Painting and Long Exposure - The practical session will now be held at The Harvester (formerly The Crown) in Langdon Hills.  For all the details, including what to bring look at:­9/eve Owen M. Mar 1, 2016 12:26 AM
RE: [photo-569] The January Album - it is so easily done Owen - hope you get your haribo b Lyn O. Jan 17, 2016 12:51 PM
Re: [photo-569] The January Album - @font-face{font-family:Calibri;­panose-1:[masked];} Haha Owen you have joined a long line Stephanie M. Jan 17, 2016 9:13 AM
Re: [photo-569] The January Album - Had to laugh at that e mail Owen ! I know it's not funny for you ! But how can we not forgive you when you' Lucy j. Jan 17, 2016 2:34 AM
The January Album - Hello all, Due to an unforseen technical error, the January Album was deleted.  OK, by "unforseen technical error", I mean "me being a twonk and pressing the wrong button and failing to notice".  This means that the images uploaded to the Jan Owen M. Jan 16, 2016 9:21 PM
Re: [photo-569] Happy new year - Happy New year Lucy. Have a lovely time . Sent from my iPad On 2 Jan 2016, at 09:01, Lucy jackson < Yvonne P. Jan 2, 2016 9:21 AM
Re: [photo-569] Happy new year - Happy new year to you! Sitting on plane waiting to take of ! OZ Bankok Cambodia and Phuket Oz and then home ! Take care Lucy j. Jan 2, 2016 9:00 AM
Happy new year - Hello all, I would like to wish everyone a happy New Year and I hope that you all had a good time during our two week festive break (and maybe even got a bit of photographic equipment from Santa!) First off, I have to remind you that th Owen M. Jan 2, 2016 3:26 AM
Inactive members - Hi all, From time to time I go through the members and remove any that I feel are inactive, I have just removed a number who have not even logged onto the site for over 5 months. There are some more members who are close to being Peter P. Dec 12, 2015 9:35 PM
Meetings - Hi All, About a month ago I started to limit the RSVP attendance numbers as I thought with too many members in the single room they don't always get the best from the meeting, however, Owen preferred to leave the RSVP unlimited so I have change Peter P. Dec 3, 2015 12:05 AM
Meetup details changed: Image Of The Year: The Second Annual Tonys **MOVED DATE** - The Image Of The Year has now been rescheduled for Wednesday 6th Jauary 2016 after the vote. The cut off date has also been adjusted to mid-day Monday 4th Jaunary to reflect this. If this affects your RSVP, can you please change it as s Owen M. Nov 30, 2015 10:56 PM
Early November Update - Hello all, It's another update from the BPMG HQ with a few reminders and a couple of prods. Firstly, the Christmas Meal cut-off is THIS WEDNESDAY .  Unless you have booked and paid for your meal, you won't be attending Owen M. Nov 10, 2015 12:58 AM
Future meetings - Hi all, Please note for all future meetings held in Saffrons offices, the doors should not be opened before 7.30, for meeting at 8.00, I would also ask that we leave the offices as close to 10.00 as possible. I will explain more Peter P. Nov 3, 2015 8:07 PM
Re: [photo-569] Future Meetings at Saffron Plastics - Hello Peter. I know I very rearly come to a meeting now, but follow your emails that are sent to me. This is a shame that the group looks likely to close, but after many years you and your workpartner have let the club use your workplace, it was a Sue F. Nov 1, 2015 3:11 PM
Future Meetings at Saffron Plastics - Hi All, Each October Saffron Plastics re-news all of its insurances, this year we have had a problem which could impact on the weekly meetings. We need Public Liability Insurance, this has been in place but this year it is high-lighting Peter P. Oct 29, 2015 11:55 PM
Hello, good evening and welcome. - Hiya! It's another one of the Basildon Photographic Meetup Group organiser emails to update you on things that you need updating on. Firstly, I'd like to welcome the number of new members that we have had joining recently.  I hope that Owen M. Oct 18, 2015 9:06 AM
Re: [photo-569] Reminders and updates - Hi Owen, I've been a member for nearly a year now but, like Jackie, I often feel too weary to set out in the evening, I li Jackie s. Jul 20, 2015 8:35 AM
Re: [photo-569] Reminders and updates - Jackie T. Jul 20, 2015 8:28 AM
The upcoming Black & White competition - Hi All, As I have in previous years I will be presenting a prize for the author of the winning image for the Black & White competition on the 29th July. I have ordered a copy of 'The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expre Peter P. Jul 18, 2015 2:14 PM
Reminders and updates - Hello all, I thought I'd better get onto a few things as July quickly disappears. First up is a reminder for the Black & White competition on the 29th July.  All entries need to be emailed as it is an "anonymous" competition (as it Owen M. Jul 18, 2015 12:39 AM
A bit of help - hi all, For some time I've been working on a book which when published, will contain nearly all the bridges over the River Thames, however, one of the bridges I'm having problems with is the temporary bridge used during the Reading Festival, Peter P. Jun 28, 2015 10:47 AM
June/July Updates - Hello all, I'm back from a sunny West Sussex, so I thought I'd better get another set of updates to you. Next month, and hoping for the continuation of nice weather, we've got a few outdoor activities planned, two of which are being con Owen M. Jun 28, 2015 8:39 AM
Can anyone urgently lend me some Studio lighting? - Hi all, I have a shoot booked at 6pm toni Dani May 20, 2015 4:48 PM
Hello! Another update. - Hello all, It's time for another update and a few reminders as it approaches the end of the month. First up, we have the Judgement Day:  Up Close coming this Wednesday and we have a few entries already and I expect that to swell over t Owen M. Apr 25, 2015 10:56 PM
Inactive members - Hi All, From time-to time I remove inactive members, please be aware that any member not logged on or RSVP'd in the last 6 months will be removed from the group. To remain active you need to log on and RSVP to one of the up Peter P. Apr 6, 2015 11:42 AM
The Paris trip. - HiAll, Lynton is trying to get the final listing of those going on the Paris trip, he has sent out the following message: I understand your frustration. I have not been able to confirm anything as people have been dro Peter P. Mar 6, 2015 5:24 PM
Judgement Day this Wednesday - Hi All A timely reminder regarding entry into the judgement day. PLEASE NOTE: ALL images must be put in the album by MID-DAY on Tuesday 24th February . Any entered la Peter P. Feb 21, 2015 10:39 PM
The Paris Trip - Hi All, Lynton has now confirmed more of the details, including the dates for the Paris trip, we now need members to firm up on whether their going on it. Could you please check your RSVP status urgently, if your down to come but can't Peter P. Feb 19, 2015 11:02 AM
February Schedule - Hello all, It's another update and as you may have noticed, the dates for February have been put up on the site so have a look and RSVP. Secondly, there's just over three days to get entries into the Judgement Day:  Food and Drink.  T Owen M. Jan 24, 2015 9:39 PM
Paris Long weekend - Hi All, Because these new posts vanish off the bottom of the page I thought I would drop you all a line advising of Lyntons offer: Lynton has offered to organise a weekend (maybe a long weekend) in Paris sometime in May, date to b Peter P. Dec 28, 2014 5:00 PM
Image of the year 2014 - Hi All, I have now completed the book for the Image of the Year 2014 competition and the copies for the winners have been ordered. Copies can be ordered direct from Blurb, the following link will take you to the Blurb Peter P. Dec 13, 2014 1:04 PM
Re: [photo-569] Another update: Kew and Image of The Year - There is also the Winterville that have just opened in Victoria park in tower hamlets. Entrance is free.  — Sent from Mailbox Chinedu Dec 4, 2014 2:17 AM
Another update: Kew and Image of The Year - Hello all, A couple of important things for the coming week. Christmas at Kew It seems as if the option of buying tickets on the gate are fading very fast.  I'd have thought it wouldn't have been busy and getting in would have Owen M. Dec 3, 2014 11:59 PM
Judgement Day - Sunrises, Sunsets and Misty Mornings - Hello all, Another one of those emails to remind people of upcoming bits and pieces. As you are probably aware, this month's Judgement Day on the subject of Sunrises, Sunsets and Misty Mornings is fast approaching and there's not been a Owen M. Nov 23, 2014 8:05 AM
Image of the year - Here are the details of the 'Image of the Year' competition, every member is invited to enter up to 2 images, it must have been taken during 2014, the one's they feel are the best they've taken during the year, any subject  The members present on t Owen M. Nov 18, 2014 11:11 PM
Re: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - Hi Owen Monday 24th is good for me. Sent from my iPad On 31 Oct 2014, at 11:59, Chris < Yvonne P. Nov 1, 2014 9:56 PM
Re: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - Monday 24th is good for me as I am not working that day On 30 Oct[masked]:16, "Owen Mitchell" < [address removed] > wrot Ken M. Nov 1, 2014 9:02 PM
Re: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - Karen Nov 1, 2014 1:05 PM
RE: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - Hi Owen 24th good for me Regards Chris Chris Oct 31, 2014 11:59 AM
RE: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - hi all wish I could come but I arrive back in th Lyn O. Oct 30, 2014 9:12 PM
RE: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - hi all wish I could come but I arrive back in the uk on Lyn O. Oct 30, 2014 9:10 PM
RE: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - I can possibly get the 24th off of work :) From&# Julie L. Oct 30, 2014 8:47 PM
Re: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - Jackie T. Oct 30, 2014 3:06 PM
RE: [photo-569] Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - Sounds Stephanie M. Oct 30, 2014 2:16 PM
Proposed trip to Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park - Hello all, After an enjoyable day out in London last year (also known as the "Walk The Turkey Off"), I'm thinking of doing it again this year. As you're aware, it is a busy attraction so is less attractive at the weekends (we did it Owen M. Oct 30, 2014 1:16 PM
RE: [photo-569] The coming weeks - Ah tha Stephanie M. Oct 28, 2014 10:34 PM
RE: [photo-569] The coming weeks - Justine O. Oct 28, 2014 8:39 PM
RE: [photo-569] The coming weeks - Oh no, Stephanie M. Oct 28, 2014 10:55 AM
The coming weeks - Hello all, There's a lot to go through, so I'll try and make it brief. Judgement Day: Light and Shade This Wednesday is our monthly Judgement Day, the topic of which is Light and Shade.  You've got just over a Owen M. Oct 27, 2014 10:27 PM
Re: [photo-569] Old Film Enlarger to give away. - Hi Peter I miss working with film so I would definitely be interested! Do you happen to kno Lee D. Oct 23, 2014 11:21 AM
Re: [photo-569] Old Film Enlarger to give away. - Hi Peter, What's a film enlarger please? I'm having a go with film - is it to enlarge a photo ie when you want a bigger pr Julie P. Oct 23, 2014 11:09 AM
Old Film Enlarger to give away. - Hi All, A friend of mine has a Phillips colour enlarger that he wishes to give away to anybody that either still uses film or somebody just starting out and wants to give it ago. He's not looking for any payment. he j Peter P. Oct 23, 2014 10:10 AM
The Christmas Meal - Hello all, We've now got the details through as far as the meal is concerned.  The menu and prices can be found here:­/xmasmenu2014.pdf What I need you to do: Mak Owen M. Oct 18, 2014 11:11 AM
Organisers - Hi All, Most of you know my situation, and I am still unsure when I will get back to normal regarding the various Meet-up Groups, meanwhile Owen has been looking after things for me, working the program out and generally keeping the wheels on t Peter P. Oct 15, 2014 11:40 AM
Re: [photo-569] A member left recently because...... - Sent from my iPad On 12 Oct 2014, at 00:28, Stephanie Moore < [address removed] Mary G. Oct 13, 2014 12:06 PM
Re: [photo-569] A member left recently because...... - That's not good ! Always felt like a friendly club to me , such a shame that the person felt so bad! Lucy Sent from my iPhon Lucy j. Oct 12, 2014 8:20 AM
RE: [photo-569] A member left recently because...... - Quite right Peter. I agree. Lyn ps I will be bac Lyn O. Oct 12, 2014 4:14 AM
Re: [photo-569] A member left recently because...... - Sorry to hear that 😕 Sent from Samsung Mobile --- Rina K. Oct 11, 2014 11:50 PM
RE: [photo-569] A member left recently because...... - That's Stephanie M. Oct 11, 2014 10:28 PM
A member left recently because...... - Hi all, One of our members recently left the group because he felt he was being picked on by certain members, he felt they were constantly taking the mickey out of him, he has asked me not to make a big deal of it, but I feel that ALL member Peter P. Oct 11, 2014 9:56 PM
The Christmas Meal - O come all ye snappers.  It's getting on in the year so preparations are being made for this year's Christmas meal. As you are aware, these things have to be booked well in advance to get the spaces as there's lots of companies who are booking Owen M. Oct 7, 2014 12:42 PM
P.i.P's Photoshop Album - Hi All, For sometime I see on the site 'I don't know how to do that in Photoshop', or whichever program you use, well, I've loaded 3 images into the P.i.P's Photoshop Album for members to down-load and try their hand at some simple man Peter P. Oct 4, 2014 12:18 PM
Photo Albums - the rules (more like guidelines really) - Hi All, As we have several new members and some older members perhaps need reminding I thought I would just try to outline the idea of the albums and the fairly loose club rules, more like guidelines really. For the General mont Peter P. Sep 26, 2014 12:34 PM
Re: [photo-569] My situation - update - Hi Peter Thinking about you both . Glad you have found something to play with , the water droplets are getting better ! Rina K. Sep 26, 2014 9:08 AM
Re: [photo-569] My situation - update - like this lucy hope all ok and get well soon all thinking about yous user 1. Sep 25, 2014 10:56 PM
Re: [photo-569] My situation - update - Hi Peter, Nice to hear from you , sorry that Enid isn't responding to well after her surgery, hope the puppy is helping a little in her r Lucy j. Sep 24, 2014 7:55 AM
My situation - update - Hi, Firstly many new members won’t know me or know my situation so very briefly, I am the main organiser of the various Meet-up Groups, 3 months ago my wife, Enid, had an operation during which she suffered a series of mini-strokes, the strok Peter P. Sep 23, 2014 11:01 PM
Re: [photo-569] Auto-response - Hi just testing over and out Sent from Huawei Mobile BASIL THORNTON <[address removed]> wrote: I am out of office u Trevor Aug 21, 2014 11:49 PM
Auto-response - I am out of office until 28th August 2014 and will not be able to respond to you, if urgent please text me on my mobile number. BASIL T. Aug 21, 2014 11:07 PM
Demonstration: Water Droplet Photography, Wednesday 27th August 2014 - Hello all, Can I ask that everybody checks their RSVPs for this upcoming Wednesday.  If you cannot attend, can you change your RSVP early.  If you have a suspicion that you may not be able to attend, can you consider changing your RSVP.  Thi Owen M. Aug 21, 2014 11:07 PM
RE: [photo-569] Judgement Day: In The City - Just want to say well done, for n Stephanie M. Aug 2, 2014 9:22 AM
Judgement Day: In The City - Allo all, The poll for the "In The City" Judgement Day is now open and on the site under the More->Polls option at the top of the website. Due to technical and logistical difficulties (that's what London Underground say, so why not u Owen M. Aug 2, 2014 8:43 AM
Re: [photo-569] hi from paull happy to hlep out for shoot on weds if i can i did not no about the canvet studio but i have a small studio you can use it if you like - love to hlep out if you need to use my studio tel or e mail me user 1. Jul 23, 2014 12:40 AM
Judgement Day: In The City - Hello all, Time for a prodding of the collective rectums and remind people that the Judgement Day is next week.  In order to make it an interesting night, we need people to get their entries for the evening by the end of next Tuesday. Owen M. Jul 22, 2014 7:40 AM
Re: [photo-569] hi from paull happy to hlep out for shoot on weds if i can i did not no about the canvet studio but i have a small studio you can use it if you like - hi got some man that model as well user 1. Jul 22, 2014 12:32 AM
RE: [photo-569] hi from paull happy to hlep out for shoot on weds if i can i did not no about the canvet studio but i have a small studio you can use it if you like - Hi Paul, just to let you know if Owen hasn't already these e Stephanie M. Jul 21, 2014 10:40 AM
hi from paull happy to hlep out for shoot on weds if i can i did not no about the canvet studio but i have a small studio you can use it if you like - you worked with me down there with shannon it,s noce studio but not like the one in canvey from to da user 1. Jul 21, 2014 3:46 AM
Re: [photo-569] 23rd July Studio Shoot - just let me no user 1. Jul 21, 2014 3:33 AM
hi can hlep you if ok to come to south ockendon just small studio but looks nice from paul love to hlep - model from to day user 1. Jul 21, 2014 3:33 AM
Re: [photo-569] 23rd July Studio Shoot - hi you can use my studio from paul user 1. Jul 21, 2014 3:21 AM
23rd July Studio Shoot - Hello all, It's with regret that we have had to postpone the Studio Shoot this coming Wednesday due to flooding in Canvey today.  The studio has suffered significant damage due to flooding and a roof collapse so it is unlikely that it will be Owen M. Jul 20, 2014 10:13 PM
RE: [photo-569] Thanks for your support - Preview not available Lyn O. Jul 17, 2014 4:45 AM
Thanks for your support - Hi All, Enid and I would like to thank everybody for their kind messages of support and offers to help, Enid is slowly regaining her short term memory following the operation of a couple of weeks ago, day-by-day I see a littl Peter P. Jul 16, 2014 11:03 PM
hope she geeting well now from the studio and models from aouth ockendon photo studio - thinking of yous from all of us at the studio and promo team user 1. Jul 16, 2014 4:05 AM
Re: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - hope she get,s well soon from all of us at ockendonphotostudio user 1. Jul 16, 2014 3:49 AM
Re: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - Hi Pete I know i havent been to the club forever so thank you for still including me. Im so sorry to here Enid is sick again shes a lovel Sue F. Jul 12, 2014 7:37 PM
Re: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - Hi Peter so sorry to hear Enid's recovery will be a slow recovery and of course you must be with her. Please don't worry about the clubs; you have Yvonne P. Jul 12, 2014 9:48 AM
Re: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - soory to see id but family got to come 1st and if you need any hlep from me just let me no all ways happy to hlep user 1. Jul 12, 2014 1:09 AM
RE: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - Preview not available Chris Jul 11, 2014 7:17 PM
RE: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - John B. Jul 11, 2014 7:05 PM
Re: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - Hi Peter simon f. Jul 11, 2014 6:04 PM
Re: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - Hi Peter So sorry to hear about Enid, wish her a speedy recovery. Keep your chin up and don't forget to look after yourse Mary G. Jul 11, 2014 2:09 PM
Re: [photo-569] The Meet up groups - Preview not available Pat K. Jul 11, 2014 1:17 PM
The Meet up groups - Hi All, Some of you will know that Enid, my wife, is in hospital, she’s just had an operation but has suffered complications that mean she may be in hospital for several weeks, maybe even months, at this stage I’m not sur Peter P. Jul 11, 2014 11:24 AM
Images of Essex - July 16th Meeting - Hi All, We don't very often book outside speakers but I thought this would be interesting, the talk is Images of Essex, our talker this evening will by Chris Shepherd, he is a leading Essex Landscape photographer. PLEASE NOTE, there wil Peter P. Jun 30, 2014 12:32 PM

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