Dorchester Camera Club programme for our 2019-2020 season.

The complete programme for 2019-2020 will be available for download from here at the start of the season.

Unless otherwise listed below, we meet at the Brownsword Hall, DT1 3GW on Monday evenings, arrive from 7.15pm for a prompt start at 7.30.

Provisional Programme for 2019-20

Please note that this is the provisional programme for next season and is subject to change, so please check for updates. Almost all of our speakers have confirmed but some Club Nights may change. Field trips and other Special Interest Activities in the summer months will be arranged nearer the time.

There will be a location workshop with Sam Gregory with a follow-up talk at the club (dates of both to be confirmed) Sam Gregory’s Website

DateTitleSpeakerAdditional Information
New SeasonSep 2019  
02 Sep 2019Club Night - New Season Starts Welcome and Celebration of Club Members Work. Projected Images with prints on display
09 Sep 2019"A Year Through my Lens at Abbotsbury Swannery" & "It’s not all Swans"Charlie WheelerTwo talks by Charlie - Abbotsbury Swannery (first half) then nature & landscapes elsewhere (after the break)
16 Sep 2019How to put an AV togetherIan Bateman FRPS MPAGB AV-AFIAP APAGBIan shows us how to prepare Audio Visual sequences
23 Sep 2019Club Night TBC
30 Sep 2019Street PhotographyPeter Crane ARPSPeter Crane shows his work and explains his approach to street photography
 Oct 2019  
07 Oct 2019Club Competition 1 Open Projected Images (A)Judge TBCSection A - Submit images by 23 Sep
14 Oct 2019WCPF Travelling Exhibition Medallists and Selected Images - a chance to view, discuss and critique prints from the Western Counties Photographic Federation Member's Print Exhibition
21 Oct 2019Club Competition 1 Open Projected Images (B)Judge Sara HarpleySection B - Submit images by 07 Oct
28 Oct 2019Wessex Battle - Inter-club competition with Projected Images Competition with images from clubs across the Wessex region at the Brownsword Hall
 Nov 2019  
04 Nov 2019Club Night: AVs by club members and WPCF Short Audio Visual Sequences by club members with successful entries from the Western Counties Photographic Federation AV competition
11 Nov 2019Contemporary PhotographyChris Hilton LRPSChris introduces us to his world of Contemporary Photography - in his own inimitable style.
18 Nov 2019Club Competition 2 Themed Prints: TravelJudge Eddy Lane ARPS DPAGB EFIAPSeparate Section A and Section B - PSA 2015 Photo Travel definition applies - Submit entries by 04 Nov
25 Nov 2019“An Introduction to Sport and Music Photography”Michael Berkeley LRPSMichael explains his approach to Sport and Concert Photography, with technical insights and case studies Projected Images
 Dec 2019  
02 Dec 2019TBCTBC 
09 Dec 2019"From Fashion to Circus and Floods" and "Somerset Project"Matilda TemperleyMonochrome work from award winning Somerset photographer and author Matilda Temperley
16 Dec 2019Club Night Social Evening
23 Dec 2019No MeetingChristmas Break 
30 Dec 2019No MeetingChristmas Break 
 Jan 2020  
06 Jan 2020TBCTBC 
13 Jan 2020TBCTBC 
20 Jan 2020Club Competition 3 Themed Projected Images: StreetJudge Peter Crane ARPSSeparate Section A and Section B - Submit images by 06 Jan
27 Jan 2020TBCMark TatchellA talk by biologist, traveller and wildlife photographer, Mark Tatchell.
 Feb 2020  
03 Feb 2020TBCTBC 
10 Feb 2020Club Night - Rarekiek Exchange Evening A chance to view and critique the work of our 'twin' club in the Netherlands - Fotoclub de Rarekiek. Projected Images
17 Feb 2020Club Competition 4 Monochrome PrintsJudge Alison Cawley ARPS DPAGB EFIAPSeparate Section A and Section B - PSA Monochrome definition applies - Submit entries by 03 Feb
24 Feb 2020TBCJanet Haines ARPS DPAGB FIPFA talk by our own Janet Haines
 Mar 2020  
02 Mar 2020TBCTBC 
09 Mar 2020Club Night At the Brownsword Hall
09 Mar 2020Triple Challenge (away at Southampton) Friendly inter-club battle with Highcliffe & Infinity and Southampton (prints and projected images)
16 Mar 2020VBloggingJulian BairdA talk by landscape photographer, Julian Baird on Video Blogging
23 Mar 2020Club Competition 5 Focus on Nature Projected ImagesJudge Ralph Snook ARPS DPAGB EFIAPSeparate Section A and Section B - Common Nature definition of the PSA, FIAP & RPS applies - Submit images by 09 Mar
30 Mar 2020Club Night - Rarekiek Exchange Feedback A chance to receive feedback on our pictures from our 'twin' club in the Netherlands - Fotoclub de Rarekiek
 Apr 2020  
06 Apr 2020Southampton International SalonTBCA selection of accepted and awarded prints from the 2020 Southampton Salon
13 Apr 2020No MeetingEaster Monday 
14 Apr 2020 TueThree Way Meet at Bradford Abbas Meeting of clubs from Shaftsbury, Bradford Abbas & Dorchester - ten images from each club, each with a story to tell
20 Apr 2020Club Competition 6 Open PrintsJudge TBCSeparate Section A and Section B - Submit entries by 06 Apr
27 Apr 2020A Project Based Approach to PhotographyDavid Keep ARPS DPAGB AFIAP ABPE
 May 2020  
04 May 2020TBC  
11 May 2020Bristol International Salon All the Awards and a selection of accepted images set to music (projected images), at the Brownsword Hall
18 May 2020Shooting People and Other stuffMike MartinMike charts his journey into creative portraits
25 May 2020No MeetingPublic Holiday 
 Jun 2020  
01 Jun 2020Club Night TBC
08 Jun 2020Annual General Meeting Annual General Meeting (NB presentation of awards will be on 22 June)
15 Jun 2020Club Competition 7 Creative Projected ImagesJudge Chris Hilton LRPSSeparate Section A and Section B - Submit images by 01 Jun
22 Jun 2020Chairman’s Challenge with Presentation of Awards by Club President, John Tilsley
29 Jun 2020Field Trip (TBC)  
 Jul 2020  
06 Jul 2020Club Night at Tom Browns, DorchesterSocial EveningSkittles, buffet and good company at Tom Browns Pub, High East Street, Dorchester
07 Sep 2020New Season Opening meeting of the 2020-21 season