Programme 2020

January 16  – Summer Antics

Bring in some of your favourite images taken during past summer breaks to share with other members and provide a brief commentary if you like.

Bring a plate of supper to share.

January 30  Competition: Transport

An image that clearly portrays a mode of transport or the environment in which transport operates.

February 13  Workshop: Multiple Exposure

A workshop to demonstrate techniques used to obtain multiple exposures, either in-camera, in post-processing or in the darkroom.

February 27  Peer Review/Critique Session – Projected Digital Images

Our judge free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images, describe and explain the reason for taking it and discuss it with others.

March 12   Competition: Multiple Exposure

A combination of two or more images into one. Images may be overlaid onto another in post-processing, or the camera used to make multiple exposures onto one frame.

March 26   Workshop: Social Documentary – CANCELLED

April 09   Peer Review / Critique Session – online format Members will receive details by email

Our judge-free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images, describe and explain the reason for taking it and discuss it with others.

April 23 Competition: Social Documentary – The competition format has changed!  Members may enter three Colour Digital images and three Monochrome Digital images, split between Set Subject and Open in the usual way.  Competition entry details will be emailed to members.

A Social Documentary image can be described as one that captures the brutal reality of life around us. Closely aligned to “Street Photography”, SD is more “edgy” or “gritty”, generally showing pathos. See how you interpret this subject.

May 07   online activity tba

May 21  online activity tba

June 04   Competition:  The Colour Black – The competition format has changed!  Members may enter three Colour Digital images and three Monochrome Digital images, split between Set Subject and Open in the usual way.  Competition entry details will be emailed to members.

The main subject of the image to be dominated by black. This can be a dark shadow area, or an object big or small. These can be colour or monochrome images.

June 18  online activity tba

July 02   activity cancelled

July 16   Competition:  Letters and Numbers

Produce a strong image incorporating letters and / or numbers for this subject. The letters / numbers must be the focal point of the image.

July 30  online activity tba

August 13   Competition:  Wind Powered

Any image that shows how wind is used or harvested as a power supply will qualify for this subject.

August 27   Peer Review / Critique Session – online format

Our judge-free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images, describe and explain the reason for taking it and discuss it with others.

September  10   Annual General Meeting ?? Who knows?!

Elect your committee!
Bring a plate of supper to share

 September 24   Competition:  Product Photography

“Sell” us your product / concept.

October 08   Peer Review / Critique Session – online format

Our judge-free forum enabling members to present at least one of their images, describe and explain the reason for taking it and discuss it with others.

 October 22   Competition: Character Study

An image that portrays the essential character of a person or animal.

November 05  online activity tba 

November 07     Annual Exhibition Judging

November 19   Annual Exhibition and Awards tba

A display of all entries and the presentation of annual awards.

Bring a plate of supper to share

December 03     End-Of-Year Event. tba

The format of the break-up evening will be advised later in the year.