Programme

Programme of meetings - Last updated 03 Feb 2021: Meetings at the Brownsword Hall have been suspended and we will not return until it is safe to do so. In the meantime our meetings will be held online using video conferencing. We are currently planning for online meetings to continue until September 2021.

Unless otherwise stated, we meet on Monday evenings; our online video conferencing (Zoom) room opens from 7pm for a prompt start at 7.30.

A small number of guest tickets will be on sale for each meeting. A link to the meeting sale page on Eventbrite is shown below once tickets go on sale. NB These tickets are intended for visitors - members do not need to buy a ticket.
DateTitleSpeakerAdditional InformationGuest Tickets
 Jan 2021   
04 Jan 2021“Night & Low Light Photography”Tony Worobiec FRPSFeaturing not only examples of his fabulous photography but Tony explains how it is achieved so you can apply it to your own work www.tonyworobiec.comGuest Tickets £3
11 Jan 2021Club Night An evening of work from our own membersGuest Tickets £3
18 Jan 2021“A Photographer's Tale about Tails”Simon Palmer Featuring predators (lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas), this presentation dives deep into the world of conservation and human-wildlife conflict. www.cheetahworld.comGuest Tickets £3
25 Jan 2021Club Competition 5 Themed Digital: ArchitectureJudge: Clive Tanner FRPS MPAGB APAGBDefinition: Internal or external photographs of buildings and similar static structures (and parts of the same). Section A & Section B separate - Submit images by 11 Jan.Guest Tickets £3
 Feb 2021   
01 Feb 2021“Lightroom Live!”Joe Houghton“Your images, my processing, and then we compare my rendition with yours! Always a great club evening” (Members to send in work in advance for Joe to use on the night). www.houghtonphoto.comGuest Tickets £3
08 Feb 2021“The Dragon in Monochrome”Margaret Salisbury FRPS MFIAP FIPF APAGBLandscapes, seascapes, trees, creative, animals, nature, travel, documentary and her favourites - pictorial and people in their environment.Guest Tickets £3
15 Feb 2021“Like Sandpaper: Comes Wet, Dry and Mixed”Penny Piddock DPAGB EFIAP & Spike Piddock DPAGB EFIAPFeaturing the fascinating underwater critters and the people of Ambon. A tiny dot on the map with a lot of history.Guest Tickets £3
22 Feb 2021“The Power of Photography as an Art and a Science”Eva PolakA talk on the artistic side of photography. How to be an artist with a camera - an introduction to the visual language of photography to capture expressive and artistic images. With Audio Visual sequences and a Q&A session. evapolak.comGuest Tickets £3
 Mar 2021   
01 Mar 2021Club Competition 6 Open DigitalJudge: Marilyn Roberts DPAGB BPE3*Section A & Section B separate - Submit images initially by 8 Feb, then 15 Feb (subject to an overall limit on numbers). See club email for more details.Guest Tickets £3
08 Mar 2021Club Night - Members Panels A second opportunity for members to show panels of workGuest Tickets £3
15 Mar 2021“Life Through an Aspergic Lens”Alison Webber FRPSAlison has gone from LRPS to FRPS in 2 years. This is her story. www.alisonwebberphotography.comGuest Tickets £3
22 Mar 2021“Humanitarian Vision”Jim HolmesA visual introduction to the fantastic work done around the world by groups, agencies and charities that specialise in humanitarian development projects in many countries including Afghanistan, Mongolia, Laos, India and Myanmar. www.jimholmes.co.ukGuest Tickets £3
29 Mar 2021“A Decade of Nightscapes”Ollie TaylorA talk on 11 years of landscape astrophotography, the ups and downs, the good and the bad along the way, with a timeline of images over this period and technique and equipment progression and development. www.ollietaylorphotography.comGuest Tickets £3
 Apr 2021   
05 Apr 2021No MeetingEaster Monday  
12 Apr 2021Bristol International Salon All the Awards and a selection of accepted images set to music, presented by Andrew Marker from Bristol Photographic Society. bristolphoto.org.uk/bristol-salon/ 
13 Apr 2021 TuesThree Club Meeting With Sherborne Bradford Abbas and Shaftesbury Camera Clubs. Photos with a story - 10 images from each club. 
19 Apr 2021Club Competition 7 Focus on Nature DigitalJudge: Simon PalmerSection A & Section B separate - Submit images by 5 Apr.Guest Tickets £3
21 Apr 2021 WedsTriple Challenge A friendly inter-club battle with Highcliffe & Infinity and Southampton 
26 Apr 2021“Not about the Art but the Colour”Rex WaygoodPart 1 ‘Colour Management for Beginners’; Part 2 'Rex's Gamut'. Rex is a member of the RPS Imaging Science Group and Fordingbridge Camera Club. Examples will be requested from club printers.Guest Tickets £3
 May 2021   
03 May 2021No MeetingMay Day Bank Holiday  
10 May 2021“Travels in Yellowstone”Jane Lee DPAGB EFIAP and Stephen Lee DPAGB EFIAPLandscapes, geological features & wildlife and an abundance of snow.Guest Tickets £3
17 May 2021“Creative Storytelling in Landscape Photography"Sam GregoryStorytelling within the landscape brings relevance and meaning to bodies of work. Using a variety of projects as examples, Sam will discuss working in collections and connecting your photography to historical or modern day narratives.Guest Tickets £3
24 May 2021Club Competition 8 Creative DigitalJudge: TBCSection A & Section B separate - Submit images by 10 May.Guest Tickets £3
31 May 2021 Spring Bank Holiday  
 Jun 2021   
07 Jun 2021“The Photographic Sublime”Tom PeckHow artistic traditions of the Sublime influence photography of the past, present and future. www.thomaspeckphotography.com/Guest Tickets £3
14 Jun 2021“The Exhibitionists”Russell Lindsay FBPE EFIAP MPAGB & Barbie Lindsay EFIAP/s, MPAGB, FBPEPresented by Rusty and Barbie including many of their exhibition successes www.russelllindsay.co.uk/ www.barbiellindsay.co.uk/Guest Tickets £3
21 Jun 2021Annual General MeetingAnnual General Meeting  
 End of Season   
 2021-21 Season starts   
06 Sep 2021Celebration - led by new club Chair Val Brierley Featuring all the winning images from the 2019/20 Nature competition onwards, both digital images and physical prints; we'll ask winners to talk about them and all the trophies and certificates will be presented.