Programme Sept 2021 - Apr 2022

Unless otherwise stated, all meetings will be held on Wednesdays from 7:30pm using Zoom. Walks will be operated under social distancing regulations in place at the time of the get together.

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Wed 1st
Show and Tell
Your photos taken in the summer break. Please advise Polly beforehand so she can allocate times to each member.
Wed 8th
Talk: Paula Davies FRPS
Guy Davies ARPS
'Double Exposure 2'. Paula and Guy open the season with a little of something for everyone! Mini themes and many genres.
Wed 15th
Talk: Peter Tickner
'The Chairman Entertains'
Send in for September competitions ‘Old’ and Open (PDI).
Wed 22nd
'Inside My Head'. Janet shows us how she makes, not takes, her pictures. There will be some 'tasteful' nudes.
Wed 29th
September Competitions
‘Old’ and Open (PDI). Judge: John Tilsley APAGB DPAGB ARPS
Wed 6th
'Ol Pejeta Conservancy'. Glyn takes us close up and personal with the wildlife.
Wed 13th
Photo challenge #1
Your images and the stories behind them from the photo challenge 'From a Low Angle'.
Send in for October competitions ‘The Great Outdoors/Indoors’ and Open (PDI).
Wed 20th
'My Way With Photography'.
Wed 27th
October Competitions
‘The Great Outdoors/Indoors’ and Open (PDI). Judge: Peter Fry ARPS, DPAGB, BPE4*
Wed 3rd
Talk: Keith Snell LRPS EFIAP EPSA
’Pole to Pole’. Keith takes us on a journey that features landscape and wildlife photography during expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic.
Wed 10th
'New Zealand' Club member Jon takes us to the North and South Islands.
Send in for November competitions ‘Abstract’ and Open (PDI).
Wed 17th
Talk: Peter Benson ARPS AWPF CPAGB BPE3*
'Photography on the Darkside'. A tour around some of Peter's favourite places for night photography in the UK and further afield.
Wed 24th
November Competitions
‘Abstract’ and Open. (PDI). Judge: Dr Wendy Allard FRPS, CPAGB, EFIAP/b, PPSA, BPE3*
Wed 1st
Talk: Robert Snary
'Japanese Winter Wonderland’. The history, culture and scenery of Japan, ending in Hokkaido the northern of the home islands for the snow and ice festivals.
Tue 7th
Committee Meeting
Start 7PM. via Zoom.
Wed 8th
Photo challenge #2
Your images and the stories behind them from the photo challenge 'Shallow Depth of Field'.
Tue 14th
Seasonal Event
[Note change of day from the original programme]. Our social meet. Quiz by Peter E, byo wine, mince pies and nibbles. Plus the 'Origami Xmas Tree Decoration' challenge!
Wed 22nd
No Meeting
Wed 29th
No Meeting
January 2022
Happy New Year
We hope to start meeting again in person from the start of 2022 but details are yet to be finalised and the following dates and events are subject to change. Please check back regularly for updates or visit our Facebook page for the latest news.
Wed 5th
'Seeing Opportunity'. Erica's talk is centred around fitting photography in and around a busy life by seeing the photographic potential in whatever opportunities come her way. An open minded, creative and artistic approach to photography with the aim of producing something a bit different.
Wed 12th
Photo Challenge #3
Your images and the stories behind them from the photo challenge 'Intentional Camera Movement'.
Send in for January competitions 'Not Quite Mono' and Open (PDI).
Wed 19th
Talk: Barbie Lindsay MPAGB FBPE EFIAP/s AWPF
'It's a Small World'. A welcome return of this entertaining speaker with a digital lecture packed with macro images of wildlife found in East Anglia.
Wed 26th
January Competitions
'Not Quite Mono' and Open (PDI). Judge: tbc
Wed 2nd
Talk: Harry Kingman
'Bhutan'. Harry's talk will be a birding and cultural exploration of this little known Himalayan kingdom.
Thu 3rd
An away visit to our near neighbours at Chard Camera Club.
Wed 9th
' A Year in a Highland Desert and Other Tales!' Basil and Geoff from Dulverton Camera Club will entertain us for the evening.
Send in for February competitions 'Water' and Open (PDI).
Wed 16th
'The Prenton Jones at Home'. Sharon and Rob Prenton Jones share a presentation full of hints and tips on shooting and post processing.
Wed 23rd
February Competitions
'Water' and Open (PDI). Judge: tbc
Wed 2nd
Talk: Peter Crane ARPS
'Street Photography'. 'My images are sometimes just about life or something candid I’ve seen on the street.' says Peter.
Wed 9th
Talk: Russel Lindsay FBPE EFIAP MPAGB AWPF
'Downtrodden Man'. Russell shares some of his national and international competition images with us.
Wed 16th
'Composition and Catastrophe'. Two talks, one exploring compositional tools to make our pictures just a bit more interesting and the other, a scary talk on losing digital data and how to mitigate the risks.
Send in for March Competitions 'Book Title' and Open (PDI).
Wed 23rd
Our annual tussle with our neighbours from Dulverton Camera Club. Judge: Jane Kearney DPAPG
Wed 30th
March Competitions
'Book Title' and Open (Prints). Judge: tbc
Wed 6th
Photo Challenge #4
Your images and the stories behind them from the photo challenges 'Vintage'.
Send in for April competitions 'Spring' and Open (PDI).
Tue 12th
Committee Meeting
Please send any items for inclusion at the AGM to Polly by the start of this committee meeting.
Wed 13th
Talk: Mike Bennett LRPS, DPAGB, EFIAP, BPE3*
'Random Thoughts of a Confused Photographer'. A bit of all sorts of photography and techniques.
Wed 20th
April Competitions
'Spring' and Open (PDI). Judge: tbc
Wed 27th
AGM and end of season social.