Meetings 2019-2020

Mon 23 Mar 2020 - Season 2019/2020 Suspended until further notice

7:30pm

Bob Brind Surch - Macro photography

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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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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 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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Mon 2 Mar 2020 - Open & Critique Round 5

7:30pm

Open & Critique Round 5

Judge : Tony Bentley 

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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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Mon 24 Feb 2020 - 'Textures, Backgrounds and Brushes'

7:30pm

Wendy Kennett from Canterbury, will be bringing us 'Textures, Backgrounds and Brushes'

Sue Dixon will be showing her LRPS Panel and also demonstrating her Irene Froy Technique

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Mon 17 Feb 2020 - Print and Mono Competition Round 4

7:30pm

 Print and Mono Competition Round 4 Judge Kathy and Alan

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Mon 10 Feb 2020 - Judging of the Boulstone Challenge and Final Hand In for Print and Mono Competition Round 4

7:30pm

Judging of the Boulstone Challenge 

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

7:30pm

Open (Theme: Frames) & Critique Round 4

Judge: Darren Woolway

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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 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.

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

7:30pm

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

Judge: Alex Hare

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

7:30pm

Final Hand OPEN Mono AND Mono (Theme: CLOSE-UP ) Competition Round 3

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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.

We will also have Nick Blundell bring us his talk on Scotland 

FINAL HAND IN PRINTS Competition Round 3 

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Mon 6 Jan 2020 - Third Monday Night Practical Session

7:30pm

Third Monday Night Practical Session 

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 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 9 Dec 2019 - Story Images and Triptych PDI

7:30pm

TRIPTYCH

Displayed and judged as projected image.  You can enter two Triptych, the three images should be cohesive but can be displayed in any style or design of template containing the three images

A Storytelling Competition

  • This is NOT  panel
  • Any subject
  • Any medium – Colour/ B& W / Print or PD images permitted
  • Up to 10 images

 plus a Verbal or written statement about your story

Try to tell a story........

Judge: Phil Hinton

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Fri 6 Dec 2019 - Final Hand Triptych PDI

11:59pm

Final Hand Triptych PDI

Story Images, please inform Simon of your intention to enter and he can advise you of how to supply the images for Judging

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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 25 Nov 2019 - Open & Critique Round 3

7:30pm

Open & Critique Round 3

Judge: Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1*

Pat is a new Judge to the circuit, lets ive her a great welcome and every encouragement.

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Mon 18 Nov 2019 - Final Hand In :Open & Critique Round 3

11:59pm

Final Hand In Open & Critique Round 3

Have had to bring the upload date forward.  We have invited a new Judge who would like to see the images a week before.  Sorry and will remind you several times.

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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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Tue 12 Nov 2019 - Autumn Colour Outing with your Camera

12:00pm

Meet Black Robin Kingston Near Barham from 12, Map for Black Robin

You can see Covert Lane on same map leading to Covert Wood.

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

7:30pm

Open Print and Print (Theme: Feathers) and Mono Competition Round 2

Judge: Robin Harmsworth

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Fri 8 Nov 2019 - Final hand in for Print Competition 2 (no restrictions), Themed Print Competition (Theme - Feathers) and Mono Competition (no restrictions apart from mono)”.

11:59pm

Final hand in for Print Competition (no restrictions), Themed Print Competition (Theme - Feathers) and Mono Competition (no restrictions apart from mono)

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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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Sat 2 Nov 2019 - Kearsney Abbey Walk Talk and Tea

2:30pm

POSSIBLE POSTPONEMENT WIND AND RAIN FORCAST

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 28 Oct 2019 - Open & Critique Round 2

7:30pm

Open & Critique Round 2

Judge : Paul Parkinson

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Mon 21 Oct 2019 - Second Practical Monday Night Session

7:30pm

In readiness for Halloween (and Brexit) our Practical Session brings ghosts, apparitions and Pumpkins.

John will be demonstrating taking Ghost Images, Pepper's Ghosts, Floating bodies and Pumpkins.

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 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 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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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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Fri 4 Oct 2019 - Final Upload Phonography

11:59pm

Final Upload Phonography

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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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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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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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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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Mon 16 Sep 2019 - First Monday Night Practical Session

7:30pm

At the AGM it was decded that we would try to run some practical evenings on a Monday evening, to that end this is the first of 4 we have planned.

First Monday Night Practical Session - Water/Still life/smoke: Video and take your own pictures 

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Mon 9 Sep 2019 - First Night of the New Season

7:30pm

A time to welcome prospective new members and catch up with old friends.

The showing of the Prints entered in the Presidents Cup, best Print of season 2018/2019  and the announcement of the winners

The showing of the entries in the End of year PDI Competition and the announcement of the winner of the Reg Walker Trophy

General talk about the forthcoming Programme, Mentoring and Planned Outings.

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