Programme 2016/2017

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SEPTEMBER 2016

It is advisable to read the Competition Rules which are available on our website before entering any competition to avoid misunderstandings.

07.09.16 WELCOME BACK: We start the new season with some pictures, some news, a chat and a drink.

14.09.16 For our first speaker of the season we welcome Sue Sibley ARPS who will entertain us with ‘My Story so Far …..’

21.09.16 The first of our in house Print League which is an open competition and we welcome back as our judge Tony Oliver ARPS,CPAGB, BPE2*

28.09.16 ‘From one Image’ a fun competition showing what can be done to alter an existing image – anything goes and the results will be judged by Chris Neill-Griffin BA(Hons) ARPS, MFA. Chairman will email details of the challenge prior to the event.

OCTOBER 2016

05.10.16 An evening with Jeff Morgan who will be demonstrating the use of HDR in Landscape photography. Jeff has great enthusiasm for his subject and never fails to inspire his listeners.

12.10.16 The first of our in house Digital League competitions, which is an open competition welcoming back our judge for the evening Jon Mitchell

19.10.16 Natural History and My Back Yard is the intriguing title for our speaker and award winning photographer Pete Wieldon.

26.10.16 An In House Workshop evening where we review images taken over the summer and hopefully some which were taken the previous week.

27.10.16 A trip up to London to rematch our friends in Ealing & Hampshire House. Our images will be chosen primarily from members who are attending the evening. Some members are planning to stay overnight, so having two days to photograph in London.

NOVEMBER 2016

02.11.16 The second of our in house Print League Competitions – Portrait. We welcome Glyn Edmunds APSA, EPSA, EFIAP/s ABIPP as our judge for the evening.

09.11.16 Tonight we have Nigel Chapman a member of the Focus Group and whose more recent work has concentrated on Natural history and botanical subjects. Be prepared for a thoroughly fascinating evening.

16.11.16 We have the second of our In House Workshops this evening, and the content will be emailed and posted on the website nearer the time.

23.11.16 Digital League Competition No.2 – the evening incorporates two competitions the first – Nature Trophy – requires images to be in the category of Flora and Fauna. Wildlife is the subject matter for the Wildlife Trophy which is the second part of the evening. We welcome as our judge for the evening Gordon Brown LRPS

30.11.16 Tonight we welcome as our speaker David Mason who comes to us like a breath of fresh air with his often humorous captures of Street Photography.

DECEMBER 2016

07.12.16 Tonight we host the SCPF (Southern Counties Photographic Federation) Print League Division 1 and we welcome as our judge for the evening Ian Platt MFIAP, FRPS, Hon PAGB, Hon EFIAP

14.12.16 Print League Round 3 is an open competition and we have as our judge for the evening John Tilsley APAGB, DPAGB, ARPS

21.12.16 Christmas Social – more detail will be posted nearer the date. CHRISTMAS BREAK

 

JANUARY 2017
04.01.17 Our first In-House evening of the new year. Details TBA later

11.01.17 Our first speaker of the New Year is Nick Eriksson, a young man who is an award winning director of photography working within the field of Motion Pictures, Short Films and Music Videos. Guaranteed to keep you thinking long after the evening.

18.01.17 Digital League Competition Round 3 – an open competition and our judge for the evening is Alison Cawley ARPS, EFIAP, DPAGB

25.01.17 An Evening with Gavin Hoey – what more is there to say – just be there to quite possibly learn more in one evening than you did all last year!

FEBRUARY 2017

01.02.17 Our second In House Workshop evening of the new year and details will be posted nearer the date.

08.02.17 Print League Round 4 – although this is an open competition it does incorporate a fun element of the Battle of the Sexes where the scores of the

ladies and the gentlemen are totted up to see who wins. We welcome back as our judge for the evening Rob de Ruiter ARPS

15.02.17 Our own ladies have put together an evening of very different styles of work – Fay, Carol and Nicky present Still, Natural and Beautiful

22.02.17 Take time out and enjoy a Social Evening with a drink, a chat and plenty of prints to view. An opportunity to look at the possibilities of working towards a distinction.

MARCH 2017

01.03.17 Digital League Competition Round 4 is the Set Subject which this year is ‘In the Rain’. We welcome as our judge for the evening Sue Dunham LRPS.

08.03.17 We welcome as our speaker this evening Colin Southgate FRPS. He is an inspiration to all who have seen his beautiful work, and whose photographic skills and ideas are guaranteed to boost your creativity. Definitely an evening not to be missed.

15.03.17 This evening we have an In House Workshop and the details will be posted nearer the date.

22.03.17 Print League Round 5 is our Monochrome Competition and we welcome as our judge Malcolm McNaughton.

29.03.17 Tonight we host the SCPF (Southern Counties Photographic Federation) DPI League Division 1 and we welcome as our judge for the evening Chris Palmer FRPS

APRIL 2017

05.04.17 Our speaker this evening is Malcolm McNaughton who will give a presentation about his love of monochrome, working with film and using darkroom processing.

12.04.17 Digital League Competition Round 5 is an open competition and we have as our judge this evening Keven Sandall.

19.04.17 Tonight we have the Norrie Phillips Creative Competition. It is a digital competition where creativity is the key and it will be judged by our own members. A good fun evening, but with some amazing work on show.

26.04.17 We are lucky enough to have as our speaker this evening Chris Weston who is an amazing wildlife photographer and will enthral us all with his superb images. PLEASE NOTE – CHRIS WESTON IS UNAVAILABLE AND THEREFORE THIS PRESENTATION IS CANCELLED. AN ALTERNATIVE EVENING IS BEING ARRANGED  – EDITED 10:30AM FRIDAY 21ST APRIL.

MAY 2017

03.05.17 Digital League Competition Round 6 – Landscape. The evening also includes the presentation of the John Mansell Trophy for the Best British Landscape. We welcome back as our judge for the evening Robin Dunbreck.

10.05.17 We are holding our annual derby with Ealing & Hampshire House – a competition of prints and digital images judged this evening by Paul Bradley.

17.05.17 Our speaker this evening is Paul Sansome whose theme for his talk is ‘Always Learning’. Another superb photographer and another evening not to be missed.

24.05.17 The 2016/17 Best of Year Competition is judged tonight by Chris Neill-Griffin BA(Hons) ARPS, MFA. The evening has 2 awards to be won the Best of Year Print and the Best of Year Digital Image.

31.05.17 AGM – is an important evening for all our members to help set in place the way forward in the next year.

JUNE 2017

06.06.17 Evening Dinner and Prize Giving – venue to be published nearer the date.