2021 Programme

Our program provides a unique opportunity for members to develop their photographic skills in a friendly and supportive environment.

Zoom Meetings - Please note that we are following government advice and currently meeting virtually on Zoom rather than in person. 

We Zoom on Wednesday evenings from 7.45pm to 10pm.

January 6th 

Showtime

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must be on a theme of your choice and have been taken within the last 2 years.

January 27th

Lecture - Landscape

Lecture by: Ruth Grindrod

Inspirational and instructive talks and discussions on a wide range of subjects. Lectures are usually from external individuals.

February 17th

Portfolio Night

An opportunity for around 4-6 members to present a portfolio of their work to the club.  This allows for a greater number of images to be shown than at a showtime evening.

March 10th

Magazine Evening

Usually 4-6 members present to the Club on a photographic subject matter of their choice, from technical aspects to other inspiring photographers.

March 31st

Showtime

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must be on a theme of your choice and have been taken within the last 2 years.

May 5th

Set Subject - Still Life

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must have been taken within the last 2 years.

May 26th

Lecture - ‘Messing around with the landscape’

Lecture by: Mark Reeves ARPS

Mark will be showcasing his work and how he creates his creative and abstract landscapes and cityscapes.

June 16th

Competition

Judge: Alan Colegrave

We welcome Alan to the Club. You can submit up to 3 digital images or prints of any subject taken within the last 2 years.

July 7th

Portfolio Night

An opportunity for around 4-6 members to present a portfolio of their work to the club.  This allows for a greater number of images to be shown than at a showtime evening.

July 28th

Summer Social

A meet up in a local pub beer garden for food, drinks and conversation.

September 15th    

Lecture - ‘Stumbling around in the Dark’

Lecture by: Robert Harvey

'Stumbling around in the Dark’ More information to follow soon. 

: Zoom Meeting

October 6th

Portfolio Night
 

An opportunity for around 4-6 members to present a portfolio of their work to the club.  This allows for a greater number of images to be shown than at a showtime evening.

October 27th

Portfolio Night and Consequences

An opportunity for around 4-6 members to present a portfolio of their work to the club.  This allows for a greater number of images to be shown than at a showtime evening.

November 17th

Showtime

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must be on a theme of your choice and have been taken within the last 2 years.

December 8th

Digital Image of the Year

Judge: Dave Hipperson

Our annual competition to celebrate our digital work and choose the best digital image of those shown throughout the year. There’s a trophy at stake!

January 13th 

Magazine Evening

Usually 4-6 members present to the Club on a photographic subject matter of their choice, from technical aspects to other inspiring photographers.

February 3rd

Portfolio Night

An opportunity for around 4-6 members to present a portfolio of their work to the club.  This allows for a greater number of images to be shown than at a showtime evening.

February 24th

Consequences & Discuss

Within teams,  you are sent the previous person’s image and create your own image drawing on the previous one in some way before passing yours to the next person. The image chains will be revealed tonight.

March 17th

Set Subject

Set Subject: Monochrome

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must have been taken within the last 2 years.

April 21st

Lecture - Still Life

Lecture by: Polina Plotnikova

Still Life Lecture

May 12th

Competition

– ‘On the ball, off the wall’

Judge: Pauline Martindale

We welcome Pauline back to the Club. You can submit up to 2 digital images on this theme taken in the last 2 years.

June 2nd

Showtime

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must be on a theme of your choice and have been taken within the last 2 years.

June 23rd

Lecture - Creative Photography

Lecture by: John Humphrey

John specialises in close-up, floral and abstract images using a combination of digital and film images.

July 14th

Showtime

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must be on a theme of your choice and have been taken within the last 2 years.

August 25th

Lauderdale House

A private viewing of the Club’s 2021 exhibition.

September 22nd

Set Subject  - Things

Set Subject is ‘Things’ with a sub-title of ‘Man-made, Woman-made, Large or Small’

Members can submit up to 4  images

 

 

: Zoom Meeting

October 13th

Magazine Evening

Usually 4-6 members present to the Club on a photographic subject matter of their choice, from technical aspects to other inspiring photographers.

November 3rd

Set Subject - Things

Man-made, Woman-made, Large or Small. Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must have been taken within the last 2 years.

November 24th

Lecture

Inspirational and instructive talks and discussions on a wide range of subjects. Lectures are usually from external individuals.

December 15th

Christmas Social

Historically this evening has been a festive meal and/or drinks in a local pub.  Christmas cracker hats are to be encouraged!

January 20th

Competition

Judge: David Portwain.

We welcome David back to the Club. You can submit up to 3 digital images or prints of any subject taken within the last 2 years.

February 10th

Set Subject

Set Subject: Take Two

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must have been taken within the last 2 years.

March 3rd

Lecture - Wow Factor

Lecture by: David Keep

A Project-based Approach to Photography – producing images with the Wow factor

March 24th

Desert Island Pix!

We invite you to choose just the three photographs which you have taken which mean the most to you and tell us why you chose them.

April 28th

Showtime

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must be on a theme of your choice and have been taken within the last 2 years.

May 19th

Magazine Evening

Usually 4-6 members present to the Club on a photographic subject matter of their choice, from technical aspects to other inspiring photographers.

June 9th

Portfolio Night

An opportunity for around 4-6 members to present a portfolio of their work to the club.  This allows for a greater number of images to be shown than at a showtime evening.

June 30th

Walkabout

Members meet up away from Club premises and take photos together.  We vary the location depending on season and usually end up in a bar or restaurant.

July 21st

Competition MMC Award

Judge: Alison Jenkins

We welcome Alison back to the Club. You can submit up to 3 digital images or prints of the natural world taken within the last 2 years.

September 8th

Showtime

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images must be on a theme of your choice and have been taken within the last 2 years.

September 29th

Competition 

Judge: Self-judging 

Members will be judging on the night. You can submit up to 3 digital images or prints of any subject taken within the last 2 years.


: Meeting held at Jacksons Lane

October 20th

Annual General Meeting 

Our Annual General Meeting at which the Club’s Committee formally reports back on the year and we elect and re-elect officers.

November 10th

Programme Planning

Have your voice heard

December 1st

Print of the Year

Judge: Martin Patten

Our annual competition to celebrate our print work and choose the best print of those shown throughout the year. There’s a trophy at stake!