2022 Programme

Our program provides a unique opportunity for members to develop their photographic skills in a friendly and supportive environment.  Most of our meetings are now being held at Jacksons Lane, with Zoom connections; please check the meeting descriptions below.

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January 5th 

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.

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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January 26th

Print Event

Printing and Mounting in preparation for our 2022 Exhibition at Lauderdale House, Highgate.
There will be useful information generally about printing and mounting and how exhibitions are arranged.

Meeting: Jacksons Lane and Zoom

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February 16th

Lecture

Lecture by: Sam Gregory 

‘What Makes a Compelling Landscape Photograph’. In this talk I discuss, demonstrate and de-construct some of the key elements I believe are critical to ‘successful’ image making in the landscape.

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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March 9th

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. Including the results from Consequences

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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March 30th

Set Subject

Set Subject: “Experimental” details later.

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

Meeting: Jacksons Lane and Zoom

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April 20th

Easter Break

Wishing all our members a Very Happy Easter!

Meeting: Easter Break

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May 11th

Lecture

Lecture by: Jo Bradford

“Darkrooms and Smartphones”

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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June 1st

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.Time to raise money for the club

Meeting: held on Zoom

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June 22nd

Showtime - Appraisals

Discussions on our images with Martin Patten. 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.

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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July 13th

Studio Session

Members meet up at Jacksons Lane for an evening of photography using various forms of studio lighting. 

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane 

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August 3rd - 31st

Summer Break

3rd Aug.  No Meeting

10th Aug. No Meeting

17th Aug. No Meeting

24th Aug. No Meeting

31st Aug. No Meeting

Meeting: No meetings in August

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September 21st

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.

Meeting: held on Zoom

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October 12th

Show Time

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.

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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November 2nd

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. Including the results from Consequences

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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November 23rd

Lecture

Lecture by: Sam Gregory

Working on Photographic Projects.

Meeting: held on Zoom

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December 14th

Christmas Social

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

Meeting: TBA

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January 12th 

Set Subject 

Set Subject: “Close”

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

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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February 2nd

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.

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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February 23rd

Blast from the past

Select 3  of your best-ever digital images from the past -- no time limit!! And tell us why you think they are good photographs

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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March 16th

MHPS Print Exhibition

Private viewing at Lauderdale House

Meeting: Lauderdale House

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April 6th

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.

Meeting: Details to follow

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April 27th

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.

Meeting: held on Zoom

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May 18th

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.

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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June 8th

Fund Raising

Time to raise money for the club

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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June 29th

Lecture

Lecture by: Alex Hare

Creating books for your Images

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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July 20th

Mike McCarthy Award

Judge: Lloyd Moore

Competition with the emphasis on Nature

Meeting: held on Zoom

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September 7th

Lecture

Lecture by: Paul Mitchell

Pinhole Cameras

Meeting: held on Zoom

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September 28th

Competition

Judge: Chris Palmer

You can submit up to 3 digital images or much prefered prints of any subject taken within the last 2 years.

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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October 19th

AGM

Have your voice heard at our annual general meeting

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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November 9th

Programme Planning

“What sort of club do we want? “ followed by Programme Planning.

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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November 30th

Competition

Judge: Peter Prosser

Print of the Year Competition

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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January 19th

Lecture / Workshop

Workshop by: Celia Henderson

A practical hands on workshop using Photoshop. We will be working with Layers and Filters.

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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February 9th

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.

Meeting: Jacksons Lane and Zoom

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March 2nd

Competition

Judge: Amanda Wright

This is a digital competition. You can enter up to 3 images of any subject taken within the last 2 years.

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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March 23rd

Lecture

Lecture by: Antony Zacharias

“Long Exposure Photography”.

Antony Zacharias is an award-winning photographer based in London who is particularly known for his long-exposure, architectural, travel and night photography.

Meeting: held on Zoom only

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April 13th

Easter Break

Wishing all our members a Very Happy Easter!

Easter Break

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May 4th

Set Subject

Set Subject: “Photo Journalism.” A Story.

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

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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May 25th

Competition

Judge: Ian Ryall

You can submit up to 3 digital images or much prefered prints of any subject taken within the last 2 years.

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane 

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June 15th

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.

Meeting: Details to follow

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July 6th

Set Subject

Set Subject: “Portrait” 

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

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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July 27th

Summer Social

get together

Meeting: Details to follow

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September 14th

Show Time

Set Subject: “snap" mobile phones only. 

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

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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October 5th

Studio Session

Members meet up at Jacksons Lane for an evening of photography using various

forms of studio lighting. 

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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October 26th

Set Subject

Set Subject: “in and out of focus” 

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

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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November 16th

Show Time

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images do not have to be on a theme but must have been taken within the last 2 years.

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane

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December 7th

Competition

Judge: Naomi Saul

Digital Print of the Year Competition

Meeting: held at Jacksons Lane