Meetings 2017-2018

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Mon 15 Jan 2018 - Photography & Instagram Fun Competition

7:30pm

Club members vote on the Phone & Instagram pictures presented this evening. 

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Mon 8 Jan 2018 - Print Competition 1 & Mono Competition 1

7:30pm

Judge: June Sharp

Final Hand In Phonography and Instagram Images

Hosting Tonight Simon Newlyn

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Tue 26 Dec 2017 - Boxing Day Shoot

11:00am

Anyone fancy a little fresh air after Xmas? Why not meet up for a Festive Shoot.

Choice of two:- Sunny Sands to watch people dunking themselves in the cold cold sea.

                       The controversial Elham Hunt,the hunt of course and probably the Anti-Hunt protest bunch.

Perhaps see some of you out there.

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Mon 18 Dec 2017 - Fun Presentations

7:30pm

This evening we hope to raise a smile or two....let your imagination run wild and give an off the wall presentation on any subject you wish.....your photographs as never seen before.  Remember it is nearly Xmas ... Bah Humbug! Maximum 15 minutes.

Final Hand In Print 1 & Mono 1

Hosting tonight Peter Savage

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Mon 11 Dec 2017 - PDI 1 & Creative 1 Competition

7:30pm

Darren Woolway will be judging our first competition of the season this evening.

Hosting tonight Simon Newlyn

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Thu 7 Dec 2017 - Thursday Nighters

7:30pm

Last Session before Comps. Tonights topic: Composition, lots to talk about this evening. ALL are welcome.

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Mon 4 Dec 2017 - Photographer Of The Year

7:30pm

As previously mentioned Simon Waterfield has had to cancel the Agincourt Archer event. A few phone calls and emails were rapidly put out. Once again Ady Kerry has filled the gap despite being very busy. Ady will be showing examples and providing hints and tips on the subjects in this seasons new comp Photographer Of The Year (POTY). Do come and receive expert advice fro Ady, this is the last in the build up series to the club comps, already images are appearing on the website inspired by visiting speakers and ideas from our more practical evenigs.

Final Hand In PDI  1 &...

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Mon 27 Nov 2017 - Polina Plotnikova

7:30pm

HOME STUDIO - Flower Portraits & Still Life

A talk by the highly talented Polina.

www.polinaplotnikova.com

Hosting tonight Melanie Chalk

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Wed 22 Nov 2017 - The Wednesday Nighters

7:30pm

More Photo phun & phrolics.....Another chance to photograph ethreal things smoke, sparkles, etc and hopefully attempt a few other indoor winter things.

Cameras, tripods, lenses and fully charged batteries are required tonight and perhaps anything you would like to experiment with...

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Mon 20 Nov 2017 - London Salon

7:30pm

A chance to see images from the London Salon, and discuss the pictures on display. Sometime controversial always entertaining, it may also inspire you and provoke out of the box thinking.

Roll the Dice! Another informal competition, more challenging than most! Roll the dice to reveal subjects to be included in a complete image to be judged in 2018.

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Thu 16 Nov 2017 - Thursday Nighters

7:30pm

Tonights topic:- Depth of Field, combining the previous sessions and adding much more......we're getting closer to the comps! ALL are welcome.

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Mon 13 Nov 2017 - Programme Adjustment

7:30pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances Alex will not be able to be with us this evening. We hope to re-programme him later in the season. Re Shedueled for Feb 19th 2018

A November Miscellany undertaken by willing Club Members!

 

Hosting tonight John Gough

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Mon 6 Nov 2017 - Hares with Russ Miles

7:30pm

Wild life photographer will provide us with his insight to the lives of hares.

Hosting tonight Nigel Clark

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Thu 2 Nov 2017 - Thursday Nighters

7:30pm

Tonights topic, 'Movement' Making more out of your pictures. Once again ALL are welcome.

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Mon 30 Oct 2017 - Show & Tell

7:30pm

Group activity, bring in your pictures for critique, discussion, editing, preparing for entering into competitions during this season. You may also like to have advice suggestions for external comps such as the Spyder Awards, BPE etc.

Bring along your laptop and or your pictures on a USB Memory stick.

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Mon 23 Oct 2017 - Make Me Sparkle

7:30pm

Alexandra Roberts and colleague will provide us with a live demonstration of hair and make-up preparing for a portrait shoot. 

There will also be an opportunity to photograph the model.

Hosting tonight Tom Lloyd

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Wed 18 Oct 2017 - The Wednesday Nighters

7:30pm

More fun stuff to do....

In preparation for a couple of events later in the programme, tonight we will practice capturing pictures using continuous light sources, i.e. LED, Tungsten.

You will need Camera, your fastest lens, fully charged batteries, formatted media.

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Mon 16 Oct 2017 - Image Critique & Open Forum with Ady Kerry

7:30pm

Ady will judge submitted images, the author will then have a chance to discuss with Ady their intentions and observations. The audience will then have the opportunity to discuss.

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Thu 12 Oct 2017 - Thursday Nighters

7:30pm

Once again we will be presenting the theory of our hobby, this evening the topic is 'Exposure' . ALL are welcome. (You may like to make notes).

Preparing you for the 2017/18 competitions.....

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Mon 9 Oct 2017 - Slawek Staszczuk "Landscape & Travel"

7:30pm

Slawek will be showing a variety of his pictures & explaining his route to the final image.

www.photoss.net

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Wed 4 Oct 2017 - The Wednesday Nighters

7:30pm

To start our new season we will once again attempt to capture 'Splashes & Smoke' You will require camera, lens tripod, any flash and triggers you may wish to have a go with.

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Mon 2 Oct 2017 - The Art of Panels,Montage and Portfolio

7:30pm

Panels Explained, Planning your pictures for a panel, selecting  & preparing your pictures, layout of your panel.

Creating a montage.

Compilation of a Portfolio ( POTY)

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Mon 25 Sep 2017 - Preparing Your Pictures

7:30pm

This evening the more experienced club members will be demonstrating/tutoring us all in the basic techniques of preparing your pictures for submission into competitions. This will include:- Camera Raw, curves & levels, resizing & resolution, cropping, submitting, and much more.

Marie-Laure Stone will start our evening with a short explanation of the BPE ( British Photographic Exhibitions)

Please bring along your laptops with pictures to edit.

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Mon 18 Sep 2017 - Club Speak

7:30pm

This evening we intend to educate new comers and refresh the not so new in:-

Jargon, competitions, our website, categories, POTY Photographer of the Year ( A new comp this season).

View your out of season photography.

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Mon 11 Sep 2017 - First Night of the New Season

7:30pm

Welcome Evening, new members very welcome!

We will be outlining and confirming the events for the coming season.

Showing of the Club's best projected images from last season, all the winners will be announced including the winner of the Reg Walker Cup.

All the Cups, Trophies and Certificates awarded last season will be presented tonight. 

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