The Winteringham Camera Club Meeting 11th January 2012
Next meeting: 8th February 2012
Club member Alan Kitchen entertained members with tips on how our cameras work and how to use the settings to fool the camera into producing what the photographer wants not what the camera thinks you want.
Melissa Holmes judged the competition and commented on why she chose the winning prints.
Photo slot competition:
John Drewery 1st "Still Life"
John Tyson 2nd "Vintage retro Colour"
Alison Bell 3rd "The Colours of Spring"
Ron Chant Highly commended "Night Sky"
Next meeting: Wednesday 8th February 2012
In the Village Hall at 7-30pm
1)In mythology who fired the arrow that struck Achilles in his heel?
2)Between 1600 & 1800 over 50% of girls in Britain had 1 of 3 names, name any one of them
3)Montezuma II was the last King of whom?
4)In 1962 Britain and France signed an agreement which let to co-operation in building what?
5)In what year was hanging abolished in the UK?
6)Who was the Roman god of fire?
7)What was the name of the Benedictine monk who legend has it invented Champagne?
8)What does a soldier keep in a frog?
9)In mythology what was Minerva the goddess of?
10)Which is the worlds oldest airline still using its original name?
11)Who discovered the rabies vaccination?
12)What every-day item was named after Mrs Gamp in Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit?
13)For what was operation Z the codename in World War II?
14)Which canal took 10 years to build and opened in 1869?
15)Which 14th century poet wrote the Canterbury Tales?
16)Who sculptured the famous statue of David supposedly the perfect male body?
17)According to legend, who was the only person who looked at Lady Godiver as she rode naked through Coventry?
18)A modern version of the ancient Roman festival of Hilaria still occurs in Britain and other countries today, what is it?
19)What was the name of the highly diluted rum that admiral Vernon ordered given to British sailors to reduce drunkenness?
20)How many Catherine’s did Henry VIII marry?
2) Ann, Mary,Elizabeth
7) Dom Perignon
13) Pearl Harbour
16) Michael Angelo
17) Peeping Thomas
18) April Fools day