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2024 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 Friends Meeting House, or over Zoom; please check the meeting descriptions below.

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January 10th 

Showtime

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images can be on a theme of your choice.

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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January 31st

New Year Social

not-a-Christmas Social – at Côte restaurant, Highgate or Muswell Hill

Meeting: NA

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February 21st

Golden Oldies

Favourites from the Past. You are invited to show 3 Golden Oldies, ie favourite photographs from the past.  No time limit when you took them. 

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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March 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. 
Including Portfolios / Consequences

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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April 3rd

Easter Break

Wishing all our members a Very Happy Easter!

Meeting: NA

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April 24th

Photo Discussion 

Round table discussion of 1 or 2 images

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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May 15th

Appraisal

Print and Digital appraisal by Naomi Saul.
This is not a Competition

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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June 5th

Set Subject

Set Subject: “Movement" 
Movement in the image, Panning / ICM etc. Members can show up to 
4 digital images or prints. 

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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June 26th

Mike McCarthy Award

Judge: Martin Patten
Competition with the theme ‘The Natural World’ Landscape / Wildlife

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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July 17th

Show Time

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images can be on a theme of your choice.

 Meeting: held on Zoom

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August 7th

Summer Break

7th Aug. No Meeting
14th Aug. No Meeting
21st Aug. No Meeting
28tht Aug. No Meeting

Meeting: NA

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September 18th

Appraisal of Prints
 

Appraisal of Prints by Amanda Wright.


 

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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October 9th

Studio Night

Members meet up at Friends Meeting House for an evening of photography using various forms of studio lighting. Full details to follow.

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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October 30th

Competition - POTY

Judge: Tom Peck
Print of the Year Competition

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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November 20th

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: Friends Meeting House 

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December 11th

Competition - DIOTY

Judge: To be confirmed
Digital Image of the Year Competition

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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January 17th 

Set Subject 

Set Subject: “50 shades of greys” Black and White Images.
Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints.

Meeting: Friends Meeting House  

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February 7th

Studio Night

Still Life / Macro / Technique.
Members meet up at Friends Meeting House for an evening of photography using various forms of studio lighting. Full details to follow.

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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February 28th

Set Subject

Set Subject: “The World in Miniature”
Macro, related to studio night above. Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. 

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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March 20th

Lecture : Charlie Meecham

The Bradford Grid Project.

The Bradford Grid is an ongoing photographic survey based on breaking down the whole of the district into small sections.

Meeting: held at Zoom

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April 10th

Show Time

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images can be on a theme of your choice.

Meeting: held at Zoom

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May 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.
I
ncluding Grid Game Start.

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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May 22nd

Fund Raising

Time to raise money for the club

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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June 12th

Lecture

To be decided

Meeting: held on Zoom

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July 3rd

Set Subject

Show images from your Grid Location

Meeting: held on Zoom

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July 24th

Lauderdale House

Lauderdale House Private Viewing

Meeting: NA

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September 4th

Walk About

Location to be confirmed. Hopefully good weather.

Meeting: NA

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September 25th

Programme Planning

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

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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October 16th

Set Subject

Set Subject: “Haiku"
Image and words

Meeting: held on Zoom

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November 6th

Lecture

To be decided

Meeting: Held on Zoom

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November 27th

Show Time

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images can be on a theme of your choice.

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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December 18th

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: details to follow

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January 24th

Lecture - Macro Photography

Lecture by:  Justin Garnertalk on Macro Photography. I understand his talk will cover nature (plants, fungi and the like), practical aspects including lighting

Meeting: held on Zoom

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February 14th

Magazine Evening

Usually 4-6 members present to the Club on a photographic subject matter of their choice, Including Portfolios.

Including set up pairs for Take 2

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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March 6th

Competition

Judge: Lloyd Moore
Competition - Inanimate
Still Life / Abstract / Architecture etc

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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March 27th

Easter Break

Wishing all our members a Very Happy Easter!

Meeting: NA

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April 17th

Set Subject

Set Subject: “Take 2 Portraits"
Show the portraits taken in pairs. Members can show  up to 4 digital images or prints. 

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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May 8th

Lecture : David Gibson

This will be a lecture by David Gibson on Street Photography.

Meeting: held at Zoom

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May 29th

Show Time

Prints Only.
Members can submit up to 4 Prints Unless stated otherwise, the images can be on a theme of your choice.

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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June 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.

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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July 10th

Walk About

Location to be confirmed. Hopefully good weather.

Meeting: NA

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July 31st

Summer Social

Location to be confirmed

 Meeting: NA

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September 11th

Show Time

Members can submit up to 4 digital images or prints. Unless stated otherwise, the images can be on a theme of your choice.

Meeting: held on Zoom

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October 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: Friends Meeting House 

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October 23rd

AGM

Annual General Meeting

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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November 13th

Competition

Judge: Pauline Martindale
Competition - People
People as the subject
(Portrait / Street etc)

Meeting: Friends Meeting House 

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December 4th

MHPS Exhibition

Private viewing at Lauderdale House

Meeting: NA

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