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A host of 250,000 daffodils - planted by hand at Alnwick Castle

The stunning display of daffodils at Alnwick Castle is generating quite a stir this year.
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Ivor Rackham.

NORTHUMBERLAND CAMERA CLUB: Arts for art’s sake still fine for photographers

A question people often ask me on photography courses is whether it is okay to take pictures of people in public.

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An atmospheric shot of a church and gravestones, by Jimmy Morse.

NORTHUMBERLAND CAMERA CLUB: Members find religion in latest club theme

We have a challenge in the Northumberland Camera Club where we shoot images to a monthly theme and weekly keywords.

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Patricroft Station Murals by Paul Appleby.

It’s story time at the camera club

Morpeth Camera Club

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Professional photographer Rachel McClumpha

NORTHUMBERLAND CAMERA CLUB: In the business of portraits and products

I first met Rachel McClumpha on a business course a few months ago.

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R-Eggs will be on the prowl

R-Eggs will be on the prowl

A prehistoric guest is hatching plans to make a roarsome entrance at award-winning holiday park Golden Sands at Cresswell when it opens its doors on Easter Sunday.

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Hidden letters along garden trail will lead to special treat

Hidden letters along garden trail will lead to special treat

Youngsters are invited to take part in a free, egg-citing Easter egg trail throughout the school holidays at Hepscott Park Garden Cafe, near Morpeth.

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Arcade to host weekend of family fun

Arcade to host weekend of family fun

The team at Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade is hosting an Easter Eggstravaganza over the bank holiday weekend.

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Bowing in the Breeze, by Pat Wood.

Balance and story-telling key to success

Morpeth Camera Club

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Hunt for a different kind of Easter egg

Hunt for a different kind of Easter egg

Northumberland Wildlife Trust is gearing up to hosting five events during the Easter holidays, aimed at keeping people of all ages entertained.

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Northumberland Camera Club. Linda Johnson

NORTHUMBERLAND CAMERA CLUB: Members brave the elements to get their shots

How well do you know the Northumberland coast? See if you can identify these seascapes.

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Amble map image.

Town’s unusual living memorial

Whenever a town faces expansion the local community worries about the existing identity and heritage of the area, but sometimes these additional layers can help tell the story of a place.

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Costume and even the hint of a background can add context to a portrait.

NORTHUMBERLAND CAMERA CLUB: Don’t lose art to technicality

Photography is a fusion of technological precision and art.

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100,000 purple crocuses in bloom at Wallington.

Wow! Amazing carpet of purple crocuses at Wallington

A breath-taking carpet of vibrant purple has reappeared in the walled garden at Wallington, despite the best efforts of the recent Beast from the East.

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The winner of the Colour Section Still Life.

So many skills on show in club contests

Morpeth Camera Club

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Image by Joanna Coyle.

NORTHUMBERLAND CAMERA CLUB: Weather may be disruptive, but it can lead to great shots

With all the snow we have had in Northumberland recently, I know that a lot of people have been staying safely indoors.

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The Grace Darling Memorial at St Aidan's Church, in Bamburgh.

Project is on the look-out for forgotten memorials

A search has begun for forgotten memorials in the North East.

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International Women’s Day: Special tributes to be paid to campaigner Emily Davison

International Women’s Day: Special tributes to be paid to campaigner Emily Davison

Two events in Morpeth will once again remember and pay tribute to the part local suffragette Emily Wilding Davison played in bringing about one of the most momentous changes in British social history.

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An elephant striding across a water hole

NORTHUMBERLAND CAMERA CLUB: Try taking a different view

During the mid 1990s, I was part of the leadership team on an expedition to Namibia.

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Then

Charting a town’s development

Morpeth Camera Club

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