Meetings 2020-2021

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Mon 29 Nov 2021 - Christmas Lights

6:00pm

Christmas Lights in Folkestone Town Centre meet outside Debenhams,(Folca) from 6pm

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Mon 22 Nov 2021 - ONLINE and at the Library:The Art of Flower Photography with Celia Henderson

7:30pm

 The Art of Flower Photography with Celia Henderson LRPS

With regard to her talk this evening she will say “I love the whole workflow of creating an image – the “see”, “take”, “make” process.  Unlike most photographers I look forward to spending time in Photoshop.  This is my creative playtime, blending with textures, painting with digital watercolour or oil brushes, using layers to emulate multi-exposure effects.  In my talk I will discuss what makes the best subjects, why backgrounds are so important and the considerations for capturing an image....

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Mon 15 Nov 2021 - Competition ONLINE: Open 2 PDI

7:30pm

Competition  - ONLINE: Open 2  judged by Paul Dunmall

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Mon 8 Nov 2021 - ONLINE:with Kylie Martin "My Journey In Photography....So Far"

7:30pm

Kylie Martin "My Journey In Photography....So Far"

Kylie will take us from her first image in 2006/7 with a brief explanation of her health restrictions, which also impact on her photography. Despite these barriers she earnt her distinctions, EFIAP, BPE 2 and LDPS. You will see the images that contributed to all the exhibition acceptances and hear some of the stories behind them. She will also share how she created some of the award winning images and  will end with her CPAGB panel."
Final Upload...
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Mon 1 Nov 2021 - Sandgate Library and ONLINE: Critique on Composition

7:30pm

Critique on Composition.  Having given us the Talk on Composition, Sue Clark will return to critique our images, see if our 'Crops' are good or could be improved.

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Mon 25 Oct 2021 - Folkestone Harbour Meet Up

6:30pm

Possibly Folkestone Harbour for lights and movement shots

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Mon 18 Oct 2021 - Competition - ONLINE: Mono 1 Themed: Night Photography + Mono 1

7:30pm

Competition  - ONLINE: Mono 1 Theme=Night Photography +  Mono 1, Print 1 judged by Ian Brash

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Mon 11 Oct 2021 - 'Inside My Head’ with Janet Haines

7:30am

 OUR VENUE AT THE LIBRARY IS OPEN FOR TONIGHTS MEETING

This week we are very pleased to welcome Janet Haines to the Club giving her talk entitled “Inside My Head”. Janet is a very creative photographer who will enthuse all who enjoy creative and beautiful images.

Final Upload  Mono 1 Themed: Night Photography + Mono 1

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Mon 4 Oct 2021 - Internal meeting - ONLINE: with Kathy Roddy

7:30am

This evening is an Internal meeting with member  Kathy Roddy in conversation about her Photography degree.

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Mon 27 Sep 2021 - Photograph moving light trails

6:30pm

Anyone interested in joining us to try their hand at capturing light trails from the traffic on the M20?  Also we have a Mono Night Photography theme coming up soon, this exercise might help you.
Going to do a recce on where to park etc.

Watch this space

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Mon 20 Sep 2021 - Competition - ONLINE: Open 1 Themed Watercolour + Open 1 PDI

7:30pm

Competition  - Face to Face and ONLINE: Open 1 Themed Watercolour + Open 1 judged by Pat Couder

Our first trial meet-up at the Sandgate Library doors open 7pm for anyone who wants to come, it will be good to see you but please join us in the normal way from home if preferred. Bring a drink with you till we see how things pan out.

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Mon 13 Sep 2021 - Composition with Sue Clark

7:30pm

Our first external speaker of the new season.  We welcome back Sue, who judged the Interkent Battle last season.  She is coming to talk to us about Composition and showing us live how to improve our images.

Final Upload for  Open 1 Themed Watercolour + Open 1 PDI

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Mon 6 Sep 2021 - First Official Night of the New Season

7:30pm

First meeting of the New Season

Showing of the Reg Walker Images, the Best and favourite images of the last season.

 

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Mon 30 Aug 2021 - Summer Bank Holiday

7:30pm

Bank Holiday Monday

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Mon 16 Aug 2021 - SUMMER PROGRAMME 8 Street Photography

7:30pm

Tonight all the way from Ireland Joe Houghton will bring us the Streets of Dublin a look at street Photography and more.

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Mon 2 Aug 2021 - SUMMER PROGRAMME 7

7:30pm

SUMMER PROGRAMME 7

 Lets see what we have produced for 1. From a painting to a photograph 2. From a photograph to a painting

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Mon 19 Jul 2021 - SUMMER PROGRAMME 6 Boulstone Challenge

7:30pm

Tonight we will discuss the Twenty French Images in the friendly Challenge with our French Friends in Boulogne.

Five of our members have been invited to pre- score all the images and comment, on the night, on four images each.

It will be refreshing to hear some different voices giving their opinion on the French images.  It will be interesting to see the differing style of photography between our close neighbours across the Channel.

Here is the link to the two sets of images for you to view. Then come along on the night to hear others critique.

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Mon 5 Jul 2021 - SUMMER PROGRAMME 5 Photography and Paintings hosted by Francoise Lloyd

7:30pm

Can a painter be a photographer, and can a photographer be a painter?  Francoise will lead discussion on this interesting topic, should lead to some interesting discussion.  Dependant on numbers we can move into Breakout rooms and then reconvene with our outcomes.

To go along side this discussion Francoise is challenging us all to produce two images for two seperate friendly competitions.

1. From a painting to a photograph Images to be uploaded to Upload System by 29th August
2. From a photograph to a painting

Judging...

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Mon 21 Jun 2021 - SUMMER PROGRAMME 4 Quiz with Roger

7:30pm

Tonight Roger Brown is Hosting and bringing us a fun Quiz no photography knowledge needed just some general knowledge I think!

Audience judging of friendly competition, 'The Title of a Novel'

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Mon 7 Jun 2021 - SUMMER PROGRAMME 3 Travels with my Camera by Adrian Whittle

7:30pm

Again Hosted by Kathy and Alan, introducing Travels with my Camera by Adrian Whittle

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Mon 24 May 2021 - SUMMER PROGRAMME 2 Online Competition

7:30pm

Your Hosts tonight  John and Melanie, bringing you some Image Processing tips and tricks.

  1. Tricks with Lightroom with Melanie
  2. Tricks with Photoshop with John

 - ONLINE: Voting on last comp #1

A look at the entries in the first informal themed challenge of the Summer the Theme:

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Mon 10 May 2021 - SUMMER PROGRAMME 1 Talk by Andrew Payton

7:30pm

Talk by Andrew Payton

Kathy and Aln are Hosting tonight's meeting

1. Headlines, Bylines and Deadlines: a day in the life of a local press photographer

2. The Passion and the Action: a quick and dirty look at sports photograph with Andrew Payton

Informal competition theme to be announced for viewing 24th May

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Mon 19 Apr 2021 - AGM

7:30pm
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Mon 12 Apr 2021 - POTY to be Judged by Diane Seddon ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE3

7:30pm

POTY our judge for this is, Diane Seddon ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE3

Themes:

Climate Change

Guilty Pleasures

Broken

Pollution

Wet

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Mon 5 Apr 2021 - Easter Break

7:30pm

Easter Break. Final upload for the POTY Comp.

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Mon 29 Mar 2021 - Members Presentation Evening judged by the audience

7:30pm

Members Presentation Evening judged by the audience

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Mon 22 Mar 2021 - Brookes Jenson

7:30pm

Brookes Jenson

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Mon 15 Mar 2021 - Mono PDI 4 and Critique

7:30pm

Mono PDI 4 and Critique

Judge : Lorraine Robins

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Mon 8 Mar 2021 - Coastal Photography with Alison Taylor ARPS

7:30pm

Costal Photography with Alison Taylor ARPS

 Alison specialises in seascapes and coastal photography using different techniques to capture the many moods of the sea. 

Final entry for PDI Mono 4.

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Mon 1 Mar 2021 - Open PDI 4 ( Theme Decisive Moment)

7:30pm

Open PDI 4 and Open Theme Decisive Moment Judge Ray Bridges

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Mon 22 Feb 2021 - No Meeting or Outing

7:30pm

No Meeting or Outing. Final hand in open PDI 4 and Open PDI ( Theme decisive moment)

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Mon 15 Feb 2021 - Mono PDI 3 Themed Open PDI Theme Serendipitous

7:30pm

Mono PDI 3

Themed Open PDI.     Theme Serendipitous

and Critique

Judge Daan Olivier

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Mon 8 Feb 2021 - Let's Talk Creative by Diane Seddon

7:30pm

Let's Talk Creative by Diane Seddon

and Final Hand In Mono PDI 3  
Themed Open PDI Theme Serendipitous and Critique

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Mon 1 Feb 2021 - Open PDI 3 and Critique

7:30pm

Open PDI 3 and Critique Judge Kylie Martin

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Mon 25 Jan 2021 - Night Off

7:00pm

No meeting tonight but Final hand in  for Open PDI 3 and Critique

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Mon 18 Jan 2021 - Mono PDI Round 2 Open PDI Theme Geometry

7:30pm

Mono PDI Round 2 Open PDI Theme Geometry and Critique Judge Paul Dunmall

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Mon 11 Jan 2021 - Safaris by Kathryn Haylett

7:30pm

Final Upload for Mono Comp 2

and Themed PDI Comp 2 The theme is Geometry

The image can be Colour or Mono  Midnight cutoff

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Mon 4 Jan 2021 - Phone and Triptych Competition

7:30pm

Comp: Phone comp and Triptych judged by the Audience with Individual Critique by other Members

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Mon 28 Dec 2020 - No Meeting

7:30pm

Happy New Year Goodbye 2020 we didnt like you, glad to see the back of you!

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Mon 21 Dec 2020 - No Meeting

7:30pm

Enjoy the Festive Break

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Mon 14 Dec 2020 - Members Social Evening

7:30pm

Members Social Evening with Quiz, pour your own wine and bring your festive nibbles to the screen.

Each member to supply a question on photography for the fun quiz.

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Mon 7 Dec 2020 - Presentation by Julian Elliott

7:30pm

Presentation by Julian Elliott Professional Photographer 

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Mon 30 Nov 2020 - NOTHING HAPPENING TODAY

7:30pm

The Lockdown really rules out meeting up and as we go into Tier 3 looks even more unlikely.  We are meeting as a Committee tomorrow and will let you know what plans we think will be sensible.

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Mon 23 Nov 2020 - Open PDI 2 and PDI Critique 2

7:30pm

Open PDI 2 and PDI Critique 2 
Judged by: Nigel Plant ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

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Mon 16 Nov 2020 - Presentation by Katherine Knee

7:30pm

Presentation by Katherine Knee entitled 'Reality is Overated'

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Mon 9 Nov 2020 - Presentation by Derek Michelski

7:30pm

Presentation by Derek Michelski on Long Exposure Photography

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Mon 2 Nov 2020 - Mono PDI Round 1 & Critique

7:30pm

Mono PDI Round 1 & Critique
Judged by: Paul Parkinson

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Sun 25 Oct 2020 - Kearsney Abbey

2:30pm

Kearsney Abbey Tea Rooms

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Mon 19 Oct 2020 - X Ray Photography with Nick Veasy

7:30pm

X Ray Photography with Nick Veasy A shared evening with Parkwood Camera Club.

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Mon 12 Oct 2020 - Open PDI Round 1 and Open PDI Themed 1 (Theme: Toystory) & Critique

7:30pm

Open PDI Round 1 and Open PDI Themed 1 (Theme: Toystory) & Critique 

Our Judge: Pat Couder

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Mon 5 Oct 2020 - Presentation by Martin Patten

7:30pm

Martin Patten a professional photographer who is passionate about capturing the special moments in life.

He will bring us his talk 'Improving your Photography'

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Mon 28 Sep 2020 - Outing Location The Leas

6:00pm
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Mon 21 Sep 2020 - Presentation by Polina Plotnikova

7:30pm

'Flower Panels' Creating and Judging

Polina, one of our favourites, she will tell us about and showcase her RPS Fellowship images.

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Mon 14 Sep 2020 - VFCC Presentation by Ross McKelvey

7:30pm

Presentation by Ross McKelvey MPAGB MFIAP FIPF EFIAP/p FBPE

A Fotospeed Sponsored Photographer

Brings us his talk on Photoshop and Composite Work

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Mon 7 Sep 2020 - New Season

7:30pm

Introduction to the new Season and our forthcoming programme.

  • Reg Walker Live Judging with Gareth Martin
  • Results of our final summer challenge Comp 9 'From Where I Stand'
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