September 1st Welcome & Awards
A look at the new seasons programme & a look back at 2019/20 including the Best Photographer and Best Image Awards.

(Entry for Monthly Competition required)

September 8th David Keep ARPS, DPAGB, FBPE, EFIAP
Sports Images with Impact!
Moving beyond the record shot.
Goto David Keep's Website

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome).

September 15th Inhouse Competition
Show us your images of something ‘Bright & Beautiful’ Plus let us discuss DIY sensor cleaning!

September 22nd Monthly Competition
Print (Open); Digital (Something Old)
Judge John Tilsley ARPS, DPAGB, APAGB.

September 29th How Do We... Photoshop part 1
The steps from out of camera Raw or Jpeg to ready for competition entry! Simple improvement edits, formatting, club DPI format and maybe printing.


October 6th Julian Elliott - Landscape & Travel
Let us learn lessons and be inspired by travelling off to The Fjords of Patagonia!

(Entry for Monthly Competition required)

Goto Julian Elliot's Website

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome).

October 13th WCPF presents Members Exhibition
Let us look and discuss some of the West's best from the Western Counties Photographic Federation.

October 20th Glyn Dewis - Personal Projects
A Portrait Photographer, Educator and Author currently based just outside of Oxford, Glyn provides an insight into his ‘Personal Projects’ in his unique, professional and entertaining style.
Goto Glyn Dewis Website

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome).

October 27th Monthly Competition
Print (Monochrome); Digital (Open)
Judge Leigh Woolford, joining us for the first time.


November 3rd
WCPF presents

Let us look at the latest WCPF Digital Projected Image Competition & inspire us for our own internal equivalent to be held in January.

(Entry for Monthly Competition required)

November 10th Ralph Snook — Wildlife Snaps from My Travels
A return visit by club favourite Ralph but this time showing his own images.

November 17th How Do We... lan Hughes Water Drop Photography! lan from Cornwall teaches us how to get some unique images of water! Here is a good example taken by BPS member Neil Perkins.

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome).

November 24th Monthly Competition!
Print (Open); Digital (After Dark) Judge: Sara Harpley.

**(Entry for Internal DPIC Competition now open)


December 1st

1st Sedgemoor Interclub Battle (away).

A three-way Print & DPI image competition.Organised and hosted by Mid Somerset.

December 8th

Russell Lindsay FBPE MPAGB EFIAP
Downtrodden Man
Covering a variety of subjects mostly National or international Exhibition images.

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome).

December 15th
In House DPIC Competition.
DPIC impact images, your best digital images that are scored within five seconds. Judges TBA.

December 22nd

Formal Meeting Cancelled but our zoom access will be open for a pre-Christmas chat, seasonal wishes, and collective quiz if desired!

December 29th

No meeting today!


January 5th Judge, Jury, and Executioner!
An evening with Steven Galvin, as a poacher and gamekeeper he has a fascinating insight into the world of club competitions.

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome)   Link to Eventbrite for tickets

(Entry for Monthly Competition required)

January 12th WCPF Audio Visual & Kingwood Salver Competitions,
A look at the latest WCPF Competitions.

January 19th How Do We...
Jane Lazenby BA(hons) Fine Art, QTFE(2), ASEA, LRPS, CPAGB, BPE3, AFIAP, LMPA
Working with textures

Jane from Yorkshire takes us through the acquisition of textures and then demonstrates their application in photoshop to easily transform images. Jane may even apply her skills on a few of our own pre supplied images.
Goto Jane Lazenby Website

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome)   Link to Eventbrite for tickets

(Entry for Panel of 3 or 5 Competition required)

January 26th Monthly Competition!
Print (Landscape/Cityscape); Digital (Open)
Judge: Lee Tippett

Lea previously visited us with his unique Cornish coastal images!


February 2nd Inhouse Competition
A Panel of 3 or 5 print images that have a common theme or style, that are viewed and judged as a group.

(Entry for Monthly Competition required)

February 9th Adrian Harris – Shares his Artfotografia
We look forward to an entertaining evening looking at Adrian’s view of photography.
Goto Adrian Harris' Website

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome)   Link to Eventbrite for tickets

February 16th How Do We...Photoshop part 2
Advanced Editing Techniques

What aspects do you need a refresher on, or perhaps ideas of how to explore something novel or new?

February 23rd Monthly Competition
Print (Open); Digital (Catching People Unaware/Street Life)
Judge: Jane Kearney

We welcome Jane’s return as a regular presenter and judge at our club.


March 2nd Members Night
Join us for a fun resumé of Ken Hocking CPAGB and Keith Perry’s joint photographic adventures.

(Entry for ABC and AV Competition required)

March 9th Sleepy Robot - “The challenge”
How we used club themes to create simple stories, working with alternative materials to create different fashion shots.
Finally, we share working & learning to shoot Ballet Dancers.

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome)   Link to Eventbrite for tickets

Link to Sleepy Robot Photography Website

(Entry for Monthly Competition required)

March 15th Interclub Taunton Battle (away)

March 16th Penny & Spike Piddock DPAGB, AFIAPs
A Wet Night In (Underwater Photography).

A special lecture for your enjoyment.

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome)   Link to Eventbrite for tickets

March 23rd Inhouse Competition
Show us your ABC images, followed by your Audio-Visual compilations (up to 10 mins max).
A special lecture for your enjoyment.

March 30th Monthly Competition
Print (Action/Movement); Digital (Open)
Judge: Norman Marsh

(Image for our Winners Competition required)


April 6th Photographing the Night Sky
Pete Colley give us an insight into the fascinating art of photographing the Night Sky.

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome)   Link to Eventbrite for tickets

April 13th Scapes by Tony North BPE3 CPAGB
A showcase of my varied and award-winning landscape photography, inc. rural, coastal, astrophotography, urban, and multiple exposure images. With tips, techniques, and anecdotes.

(Entry for Creative and Time-lapse critique required)

Online Zoom Lecture* (non-members welcome)   Link to Eventbrite for tickets

Link to Tony North's Website

April 20th Winners Competition
Our best from this season’s competitions, entry by qualification having gained a top five position. Join us to see what will be chosen as Print and Digital Projected Image of the year?
Judge: Pedro Landers

(Entry for 2nd chance competition required)

April 27th    Inhouse Critique
My Creative and Time-lapse Sequences.

Your chance to share and discuss your attempts at these photographic skills, demonstrating what you have learnt from previous presentations.

((Proposals for our AGM required))


May 4th   Second Chance Competition
An airing of images that you have previously entered but did not get in to the top five.
Judge tbd.

May 11th Members Night
Members share their Specialism, Experiences, Questions, followed by our WCPF Panel entry discussion and look at ideas for the summer!

18th Annual General Meeting
Time to influence the future of your club by the election of officers and review of any proposals. Followed by the Season’s Awards & a finger buffet.

25th Let us try to meet for an evening’s photography
A start of our summer outings with our cameras...