Programme Sept 2017 - May 2018

All meetings are at 7.30 in Wellington School New Science Block unless stated otherwise. In addition to the events below, we run camera and software tutorials, dates to be announced.

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Date Speaker / Event Details
Sat 26th
Wellington Flower Show Alan Rogers building. Wellington School. Helpers please to set up 10.00 am. Volunteers needed for manning the display pm
Weds 6th
Talk: David Mason 'Windows of opportunity' David Mason from Canterbury talking on 'Street photography'. A real treat to kick off the season.
Weds 13th
Talk: John Crabb The art and adventure of a wildlife photographer' (stories behind the shots, gadgets and home made solutions). John lives on the Blackdowns and much of his work is local, with a leaning towards birds in flight.
Hand in for September competitions ‘Nature’ and ‘Open’ (Dpi)
Weds 20th
In House team battle Fast, fun and one of the best nights of the year! Please bring prints in a variety of subjects.
Weds 27th
September competitions ‘Nature’ and ‘Open’ (Dpi) Judge: Maureen Dennis APAGB
Weds 4th
Talk: Liam Marsh and practical macro evening Macro evening with a difference! - Welcome back to Liam Marsh who will talk on techniques and strategy before the break and be on hand for the practical session following the break. Bring camera, tripod and flash or led light.
Weds 11th
South Devon Salon One of the best. Sit back, relax, and enjoy these excellent pictures.
Hand in for October competitions ‘Group’ and 'Open' (Prints).
Weds 18th
Talk: Duncan Armour   Duncan will transport us to Madagascar for the evening 
Weds 25th
October competitions ‘Group’ and 'Open' (Prints) Judge: Susanne Akerstrom LRPS and Charles Akerstrom LRPS
  Please bring Battle images Mono and Colour, prints and projected images.
Weds 1st
In House – An evening of members' pictures taken during the summer break - 10 minute talks. Please advise Peter T in advance.
Weds 8th
Talk: Jane Kearney CPAGB 'A photographic journey'. An evening of Jane's imaginative pictures followed by Photoshop techniques. 
Hand in for November competitions ‘Red, White and Blue’ and 'Open'. (Dpi).
Weds 15th
Talk: John Tilsley John returns to talk on 'Judging demystified' at camera club level and beyond. Welcome back John.
Weds 22nd
November competitions ‘Red, White and Blue’ and 'Open'. (Dpi). Judge: Laura Pearce LRPS
Weds 29th
Talk: Di Wilkins LRPS Di, from Exeter, with 'My kind of photography' a talk to fire up your creative juices!
Weds 6th
Talk: John Summerill John, our honorary member, whisks us off to Malaysia.
Weds 13th
Seasonal event. A competition. FUN EVENT. Festive social after break. Please bring a plate of food to share.
Weds 20th
Weds 27th
January '18
Weds 3rd
Talk: Members talks Mike Bevan and Frank Colebrooke. A surprise!
Weds 10th
Portrait evening Practical event in Wellington Prep School hall
Hand in for January competitions ‘Creative’ and 'Open' (Prints).
Weds 17th
Talk:David Daggar and Bernard Sellick 'The Mendips and other images'. A Wellington welcome to you both
Sat 21st
WDCC dinner Oake Golf Club, 7.30pm for 8pm. Please book with Peter T
Weds 24th
January competitions ‘Creative’ and 'Open' both Prints.- Prints. Judge: Pete Fry ARPS, DPAGB, BPE3*
Weds 31st
Chard battle We welcome Chard to this enjoyable evening at Wellington. 25 Dpi images per club.
Weds 7th
Talk: Richard Sercombe 'Low light, night and adverse weather is no excuse for staying in'
Weds 14th
Talk: Peter Tickner It may involve a train!
Hand in for February competitions ‘At Night’ and 'Open' (Dpi).
Weds 21st
Talk: Richard Fox ' Landscapes of Dartmoor and Devon', followed by 'Storm chasing in the US'. A wonderful contrast!
Weds 28th
February competitions ‘At Night’ and 'Open' (Dpi). Judge: Peter Hyett ARPS
Weds 7th
Talk: David Clapp Travel and landscape. A wonderful photographer with many tips and 'how to's! Our annual invitation meeting to other clubs. In Wellington Prep School hall. £5 per head. Raffle (please bring a prize if possible).
Weds 14th
Dulverton Battle at Wellington,15 dpi and 15 prints per club Always a close fought battle; It is a pleasure to welcome back our Dulverton friends.
Hand in for March Competition ‘Table Top’ and ‘Open’ (Prints).
Weds 21st
WCPF travelling exhibition WCPF travelling exhibition - and critique
Weds 28th
March competitions ‘Table Top’ and ‘Open’ Prints. Judge: Rod Fry CPAGB, ARPS
Weds 4th Talk:Luke Joyce 'Exploring the Expired', a talk on Luke's passion for photographing old derelict sites around the world.
Weds 11th
Talk: Tba
   Hand in for April competitions ‘A – Z’ and' Open' (Dpi).
Weds 18th
Talk: Peter Elliston Travels with Peter E
Weds 25th
April competitions '‘A – Z’ and' Open' both Dpi.i. Judge: Peter Ottley
Weds 2nd
Talk: Damien Demolder Change to programme
Weds 9th
In House Odds and ends!...
  Hand in for May competition ‘South West Architecture’ and 'Open'. (Prints)
Weds 16th
Project evening A non competitive showing of panels that you have taken on the topic of ‘Animal, vegetable and mineral’. A panel of 5-7 pictures on a theme. Eg nature, architecture, people, marine, maritime, engines – you name it! Enjoy…
Weds 23rd
May competitions ‘South West Architecture’ and 'Open'. Prints Judge: Sheila Haycox ARPS, MPAGB/AV, EFIAP
Weds 30th
SUMMER PROGRAMME - Details to follow - Organised by Peter Tickner
Weds 15th
Informal gathering 8.30 at the Arts centre. Topics TBA but to include Flower Show and Programme
Sat 25th
Wellington Flower Show Alan Rogers building. Wellington School. Helpers please to set up 8.00am to 10.00 am. Volunteers needed for manning the display pm
Weds 5th
First meeting of new season