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Happy New Year from Oxton Camera Club

Happy New Year from Oxton Camera Club

Happy New Year from Oxton Camera Club! Our last meeting of the year saw us wrap up warm and venture out into a dark, cold, frosty December evening to experiment with taking night shots. Quite often night photography is something which is overlooked but with a tripod (or improvised method e.g. wall, bench etc) and … Continue reading

Aerial images of Oldox camp, Oxton

Aerial images of Oldox camp, Oxton

Huge thanks to Jim Knowles, Group Archaeologist of the West Lothian Archaeology Group, who has made these fantastic aerial photos of Oldox camp available to us. The images were taken from a camera rig attached to a kite string. Large versions of these images can also be viewed on Jim’s Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/47204338@N03/ You can … Continue reading

The Old Police House, Oxton

The Old Police House, Oxton

Vivienne Chambers of Quince Cottage on Main Street has shared the following fascinating photos and account that she received from a gentleman called Tony Lowe. “My father told me that he left the Old Police House in 1920 at the age of 3 years, so his recollections are vague. He was not absolutely certain that … Continue reading

Oxton Camera Club is born

Oxton Camera Club is born

The first meeting of the fledgling Oxton Camera Club took place in July. People who attended had a variety of interests in the types of photos they like to take which reflects the diverse makeup of the group and the different levels people find themselves at with their camera. The majority of people use digital … Continue reading

First meeting of the Oxton Camera Club

First meeting of the Oxton Camera Club

The response to the Oxton Photo Competition was excellent and a number of people mentioned doing something similar again or perhaps meeting on a more regular basis with other fellow snappers from the village. And so, the Oxton Camera Club was born! The inaugural gathering/meeting/social for the club will be on Tuesday 24 July 7pm … Continue reading

Oxton Jubilee Celebrations

Oxton Jubilee Celebrations

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Day in Oxton I think it is true to say that no one alive today in Britain has witnessed a Royal Diamond Jubilee until June 2012. The last one was to celebrate 60 years of the reign of Queen Victoria in 1897. It is also probably true that nobody alive today … Continue reading