Programme 2015

January

15     From the Archives

Pull out your favourite images from the past – print and  projected

Bring a Plate

26     Australia Day

29     Competition: Colour Blue

The colour blue must feature significantly in the image. It might not be the majority of the image area but must be a clear focal point

February

12     BPC Presents : Spain Through my Lens

Visiting English camera club member Paul Hughes presents a series of projected images and commentary detailing his travel and adventures in Spain.

26     Peer Review/Critique Session

Each member attending gets to present at least one of their images, describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.
Several new formats will be trialed this year aiming at maximising the benefits members gain from this ‘in-house’, friendly, risk-free, no scoring chance to display, discuss and evaluate your work with others.

March

12     Competition: Music

Images portraying a musician or several creating music, listeners enjoying it, themes clearly indicating music

26    BPC PresentsThe Art of Monochrome Slides

Arthur Farmer, club Life Member and one who excels in monochrome projected imagery will share some of his experience and secrets

April

9     Competition : Faith

The dictionary includes the following under Faith – trust, reliance, honesty, a belief system, and religion.

Your image must clearly demonstrate one of these.

23     Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

May

7       Workshop: How did you do that?

After the success of this in 2014, several experienced club members will take you through the capture process and post production techniques used to create particular types of images with new material.

21     Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

On this occasion members will be asked to present a photo essay rather than individual images.

June

4     Competition: Minimalist Landscape

A picture conveying a sense of landscape with minimal visual cues to create that impression.  Depth and perspective often implied rather than self-evident.  Subjects are often small or incomplete.  Be clever with your compositions and dispense with traditional formulas.

18     Workshop:  Alternatives to Adobe

Several club members will demonstrate and review some affordable photo editing software packages. Some of these are actually FREE

July

Interclub with Edwardstown

The annual duel with Edwardstown comprising both prints and projected image – this time it’s at our place

(Bring a plate)

16     Competition: 7 Deadly Sins

They are lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and pride.
Your image needs to clearly demonstrate one or more of these. Do your worst!

30     WorkshopUp Close and Personal

Table top and nature images all involve getting up close and personal. Several club members will demonstrate some of these techniques. Bring your camera, as well as tripod and macro lens if you have them.

August

– Nomination forms for AGM available
– Club membership fees are due at the end of this month

13     Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

27       Competition: Nature in the City

We tend to think of cities as concrete jungles. However there is a wealth of plants, animals, fungi etc forming a natural world in the midst of man’s construction. Capture some of it. The city environment must be evident.

September

10    Annual General Meeting

Elect your committee!

Bring a plate.

24    Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

NOTE:

  • Start preparing entries for the Annual Exhibition – forms will be available (and on the website!)
  • Please nominate the club member you feel deserving of the Bill Templar Award

October

Labour Day Weekend

This has often been a club outing. One will be planned during the year

8     Competition: Shadows

Shadows are areas where the light falling on the scene has been obscured by some object. The dictionary also says – a faint representation, ghost, phantom, gloom and slight trace. One or more of the features above should be significant in your image

22     BPC Presents……

Subject and identity of the speaker are to be finalised – tricky huh?
Don’t worry – it’ll be interesting.

November

6     Peer Review/Critique Session

Our risk (judging) free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images; describe and explain it to the club and discuss it with others.

7       Annual Exhibition – Judging

Shhhhhh – be vewy vewy quiet – it’s a secret!
Held off site with just the judges and committee.

But we’ll tell you who wins in a couple of weeks time.

19     Annual Exhibition and Awards

A display of all entries and the presentation of awards.

Bring a plate to share in the festivities

December

4       End of year Event

The last Club event for the year. Time to wind down, let yourself go, share in some memories of the year and have a good time. We’ll let you know once we know what it is!

 Bring a plate!

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