Programme

Mon 23 Sep 2019 - Permajet - Print with Confidence

7:30pm

We are delighted to come along and present our "Print with Confidence" Presentation Lecture to your members.


Our "Print with Confidence" Lecture consist of an explanation of both monitor calibration and printer profiling, colour management through various software and general profiling queries.

We then discuss Ink and Paper, continuous Ink...

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Thu 26 Sep 2019 - Long Exposure Ashford Cineworld Bridge and a Beer (POSTPONED)

7:00pm

LOOKING AT REARRANGING THIS SUDDENLY REALISED I AM IN LONDON

 Bridge and a Beer

Meet around the bridge, lots of parking I think!

Do some long exposure experiments of the traffic light trails and the bridge, much photographed but a good exercise in capturing night lights and movement.

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Fri 27 Sep 2019 - Final Hand In Open PDI (Theme: Delicate) & Critique Round 1

11:59pm

At the AGM it was decided to allow entries to the competitions right up until the Friday before the Competition.  No reminders will be sent, if you aren't in you can't win!

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Mon 30 Sep 2019 - Open PDI (Theme: Delicate) & Critique Round 1

7:30pm

Open PDI (Theme: Delicate) & Critique Round 1 Judge : Sue Chapman

Our first Competition of the New Season

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Sat 5 Oct 2019 - Godinton Park Photography and Tea

2:30pm

Godinton Park Photography and Tea    (Obviously weather dependant)

Meet at the paying in area, should be some Autumn Colour and the gardens are well maintained.

Its the last Saturday the Tea Room is open before they close for the season.  Go there for a nice cup of tea and even a scone or two?

Entrance £5 per person

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Mon 7 Oct 2019 - Sue Dixon and the Phone Comp

7:30pm

First Half

Sue Dixon brings us her interpretation of Irene Froy technique and her RPS Panel Submission 

Second Half

Phone Comp

With so many amazing phone cameras available, and some great software, out there, to process your images, this could be the Competition for you.

Get your creative juices flowing, think outside that box, bring us something different.

Not just a normal snapshot, no restriction only that it should be totally created on your phone.

We will have some Judging by you the Audience.

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Mon 14 Oct 2019 - Print and Mono Competition Round 1

7:30pm

Print and Mono Competition Round 1 Judge: Kirsty Ralfs

First Print and Mono Comp of the New Season

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Mon 21 Oct 2019 - Second Practical Monday Night Session

7:30pm

Practical: Model and lighting

We will have a simple set up for lighting a model, as well as some flowers, using the FCC Lights which are readily available for any member to borrow to experiment at home. Bring your cameras and suitable lens.

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Mon 28 Oct 2019 - Open & Critique Round 2

7:30pm

Open & Critique Round 2

Judge : Paul Parkinson

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Sat 2 Nov 2019 - Kearsney Abbey Walk Talk and Tea

2:30pm

Kearsney Abbey Walk Talk and Tea  (Obviously weather dependant)

Should be some nice Autumn Colour, lots of birds, swans, water and a small waterfall. Experiment with closeup, Macro, slow shutter, abstract images and bird photography, bring suitable bird food, bread is discouraged.

Please bring or wear suitable footwear for messing about in the River!

Hopefully tea in the cafe, but it is undergoing rebuilding, I will check nearer the time and advise.

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Mon 4 Nov 2019 - Trains and Boats and Planes

7:30pm

Richard Harvey will recount his extensive travels round the globe, showing us images he has taken along the way.

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Fri 8 Nov 2019 - Final Hand In Print (Theme: Feathers) and Mono Competition Round 2

11:59pm

Final Hand In Print (Theme: Feathers for PRINTS ONLY) and Mono Competition Round 2

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Mon 11 Nov 2019 - Print (Theme: Feathers) and Mono Competition Round 2

7:30pm

Print (Theme: Feathers) and Mono Competition Round 2

Judge: Robin Harmsworth

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Mon 18 Nov 2019 - Kent Landscapes Part 2 with Alex Hare

7:30pm

Kent Landscapes Part 2 with Alex Hare  

We so enjoyed Alex's visit last season we have invited him back to talk more about wonderful landscape opportunites in this locality.

Alex's website

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Fri 22 Nov 2019 - Final Hand In :Open & Critique Round 3

11:59pm

Final Hand In Open & Critique Round 3

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Mon 25 Nov 2019 - Open & Critique Round 3

7:30pm

Open & Critique Round 3

Judge: TBA

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Mon 2 Dec 2019 - Seals

7:30pm

Seals with Russ Miles

A return visit by Russ a Kent Photographer showing us images of our natural wild life.  Last time he showed us exquisite images of hares, this time its Seals.

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Mon 9 Dec 2019 - Panel (Print and Triptych PDI)

7:30pm

The Panel Competition is having another makeover!  For Print Workers, Simon will explain all about the new concept  early in the season, giving you the time to gather your thoughts and prepare your panel images, a total of  4, 5, 6 or 7

We have retained the same format for the PDI entry which will be a triptych again, Goggle for some creative templates to display your images, remember

new ideas stand out and catch the Judges's eye!

This was my idea last season using an Adobe Template.

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Mon 16 Dec 2019 - Members Presentation

7:30pm

Members Presentation and festive Nibbles

This is the chance for a number of members to give a short presentation.

Up to 15 images may be entered, per member, all on the same subject. At the time of projection members give a 'live' commentary on their chosen theme. The maximum time allowed is 12 minutes for each sequence. Judged by the membership. 

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Mon 6 Jan 2020 - Third Monday Night Practical Session

7:30pm

Third Monday Night Practical Session 

John will be demonstrating taking Ghost Images.  They will be an opportunity for us to have a go ourselves and take away a shot or two, bring your cameras and a open mind.

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Mon 13 Jan 2020 - “Exposure - An experimental approach”with Eric Young

7:30pm

Our member Eric Young has agreed to do a Presentation for us, Eric is the one in shorts in January!

Exposure, With the emphasis on an experimental approach to see the effects of under / normal / over exposure and with a particular look at ETTR in relation to the way in which a camera sensor works.

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Fri 17 Jan 2020 - Final Hand In Print and Mono (Theme: CLOSE-UP) Competition Round 3

7:30pm

Final Hand In Print and Mono (Theme:FOR MONO ONLY: CLOSE-UP ) Competition Round 3

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Mon 20 Jan 2020 - Print and Mono (Theme: CLOSE UP) Competition Round 3

7:30pm

Print and Mono (Theme: CLOSE- UP ) Competition Round 3

Judge: Alex Hare

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Mon 27 Jan 2020 - In House Members Presentation

7:30pm

Ian Stone will bring his Presentation for the first half of the evening,  ‘Smorgasbord of Images Over The Past 12 months'.  The talk will consist of winning images from Tanzania, the Yorkshire Dales, the Namid Desert, SW Ireland and Greece. Images will ranges from landscape, wildlife, abstract and astrophotography  followed in the second half  Melanie Chalk with give her talk entitiled "I do it my way"

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Fri 31 Jan 2020 - Final Hand In Open (Theme: Frames) & Critique Round 4

11:59pm

Final Hand In 

Open (Theme: Frames) & Critique Round 4

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Mon 3 Feb 2020 - Open (Theme: Frames) & Critique Round 4

7:30pm

Open (Theme: Frames) & Critique Round 4

Judge: Darren Woolway

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Mon 10 Feb 2020 - Fourth Monday Night Practical Session and Final Hand In for Print and Mono Competition Round 4

7:30pm

Fouth Monday Night Practical Session

Final Hand In Print and Mono Competition Round 4  The Judges wish to view the images prior to Judging we need all entries one week before.

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Mon 17 Feb 2020 - Print and Mono Competition Round 4

7:30pm

 Print and Mono Competition Round 4

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Mon 24 Feb 2020 - TBA

7:30pm

Looking for a speaker for this date

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Fri 28 Feb 2020 - Final Hand In Open & Critique Round 5

11:59pm

Final Hand In Open & Critique Round 5

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Tue 3 Mar 2020 - Open & Critique Round 5

7:30pm

Open & Critique Round 5

Judge : Tony Bentley 

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Mon 9 Mar 2020 - London Salon

7:30pm

'The aim of the London Salon is to exhibit only that class of photographic work in which there is distinct evidence of artistic feeling and execution'

The watching and discussion of the London Salon DVD has become an annual event at Folkestone Camera Club.  There is an article below showing the winners.

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Fri 13 Mar 2020 - Final Hand In Mono and Print (Theme: Any colour you like so long as it’s black) Competition Round 5

11:59pm

Final Hand In Mono and Print (Theme:For PRINTS only: Any colour you like so long as it’s black) Competition Round 5

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Mon 16 Mar 2020 - Print and Mono (Theme: Any colour you like so long as it’s black) Competition Round 5

7:30pm

Print and Mono (Theme: Any colour you like so long as it’s black) Competition Round 5

Judge: Ray Bridges

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Mon 23 Mar 2020 - Bob Brind Surch - Macro photography

7:30pm

Bob Brind Surch - Macro photography

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Mon 30 Mar 2020 - East Kent Trophy hosted by FCC

7:30pm

East Kent Trophy hosted by FCC

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Mon 6 Apr 2020 - TBA

7:30pm
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Mon 13 Apr 2020 - Bank Holiday

7:30pm
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Mon 20 Apr 2020 - Photographer of the Year

7:30pm

POTY Themes: Judge TBA

Climate change,

Guilty pleasures,

Broken,

Pollution,

Wet

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Mon 27 Apr 2020 - AGM and Awards Evening

7:30pm

AGM and Awards Evening

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