Programme

Download our 2018 programme.

Jan
24
Thu
Annual dinner and prize giving @ Sandpiper Hotel
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The club’s annual dinner and prize giving event.

Please note, bookings and food choices must be with Dave McLeavy or Jill Davies in advance of the event.

Jan
31
Thu
Macro Photography Practical Night @ Peel Centre
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This is your chance to practice your macro photography skills before the competition on 14th March.

Don’t forget to bring your camera, tripod, flash and subjects.

Feb
7
Thu
Visit to Barlow Studios @ Barlow Studios
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

An opportunity to try out model photography at a local studio.

Simply bring yourself and your camera (and don’t forget it’s a 7.00 pm start!)

Feb
14
Thu
Printed image Competition – Images of People @ Peel Centre
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The clubs annual Images of People competition.

A person or people must be the main subject, therefore a small figure in a landscape would not fit the title, nor would (for example) a photo of statues. Otherwise most treatments would be acceptable.

As always with print competitions, you can enter 2 colour and 2 monochrome images. Please bring your prints (maximum MOUNT size no greater than 40cm by 50cm) and pay your entry fee on the night.

Feb
21
Thu
“Astro-photography” – Paul Money @ Peel Centre
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WE welcome Paul Money back to the club to talk about photographing the night sky.

This will be a really useful talk for anyone coming along to the practical night on March 7th.

For more information about Paul’s photography and interests, please visit his website.

Feb
28
Thu
Creative editing image viewing @ Peel Centre
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Show the club what you were able to produce from the six images that we’re shared at the bring and buy evening in January.

As a creative editing exercise anything goes – so it’s also a chance to flex your Photoshop* muscles!

 

  • Other editing software is available!
Mar
7
Thu
Astro-photography practical night @ Surprise View Car Park
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Our chance to put into practice what we learnt from Paul Money’s talk on the 21st February.

Don;t forget to bring warm clothes and a red filter to put over the front of any torch you might bring.

If the sky is overcast we’ll probably have an impromptu social meeting in a nearby pub.

Mar
14
Thu
Projected image competition – Macro/Close up @ Peel Centre
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Show off your best macro images from the practical night on 31st January by entering them (or images taken at some other time) into this competition.

As a projected image competition, images (width 1400 pixels, height 1050 pixels and a maximum of 2) must be emailed to Darren by noon on the Sunday before the event. Pay your entry fee on the night.

Mar
21
Thu
Chris Nowell Speaker @ Peel Centre
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

We welcome partially sighted veteran and local photographer Chris Nowell of the Peak Photography Project back after his fascinating talk last year.

For more about Chris and his photography please see his Peak Photography Project Facebook page.

Mar
28
Thu
External photo critiquing with judge Malcolm Cook EFIAP @ Peel Centre
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring your prints to be assessed by external judge Malcolm Cook, EFIAP.

A great opportunity to get hints of tips on how to make your images even better.