Programme 2018-2019

DateMeeting Description
September 4thChairman’s Welcome – A quick look at this year’s Programme. How the club works, committee roles and contacts. Followed by Chairman’s Me & my photography!
September 11thLive Lecture - Stephen Spraggon, Four Seasons in One Day.(Entry for Monthly Competition required)
September 18thPractical - Learn about our Cameras, a group-based hands on evening, then a session of Photographers Questions.
September 25thMonthly Competition [ Prints - Open ] [ DI - Formation/Patterns ] [ Judge - Ken Holland ]
October 2ndLecture & Practical - Macro a Close Look, learn and practice, bring cameras and lenses
October 9thMembers Night - ou’ve been busy over the Summer, so share your shots, projects, or work in progress [Prints or Digital].(Entry for Monthly Competition required)
October 16thRecorded London Salon Exhibition - A look at the unique images, then a discussion on your likes and dislikes
October 23rdMonthly Competition [ Prints – Reflections ] [ DI - Open ] [Judge - Jane Kearney ].
October 30thLive Lecture - Another of our Great Photographic Adventures with Ken & Keith.
November 6thInternal DPIC competition - Images judged in 5 seconds, see our best IMPACT images.
November 13thLive Lecture - Beating the Judges, George Reekie.(Entry for Monthly Competition required)
November 20thLive Lecture - Filters what can they do? Do we need them? Image examples.
November 27thMonthly Competition [ Prints - Macro/Close up ] [ DI – Fantasy ] [ Judge - David Southwell ].
December 3rdThree-way Sedgemoor Battle at Yeovil.
December 4thLive Lecture - Andy Beel, Me and My Eyes.
December 11thChristmas Meal/Social.
December 18thMembers Night - Let’s explore items of your choice at our pre-Christmas meeting.
December 25thChristmas Day – No meeting.
January 1stNew Years Day – No meeting.
January 8thInternal Competition - Small Prints Competition, “What Did You Make Of It?” competition (Entry for Monthly Competition required)
January 15thLive Lecture - Four Men in a Boat - highlights from Skomer
January 22ndMonthly Competition [Prints - Open, DI - Black and White] Judge - Raplh Snook
January 29thRecorded Lecture - AV Awards PAGB
February 5thMembers Critique Night - Internal discussion and feedback on your images
February 12thLive Lecture - Mike Martin, Shooting People Entry for Monthly Competition required
February 19thPortrait Evening - We supply the lights and models, you bring your camera
February 26thMonthly Competition [Prints - Somewhere in Somerset] [DI - Open] Judge - Laura Pierce
March 5thLive Lecture - Lea Tippet - Foveon LandscapesEntry for monthly competition required
March 12thPanel Competition - Panel of 3 or 5, Prints or Digital
March 18thTaunton Battle, at Taunton
March 19thMonthly Competition - [Prints - Action, DI - Weather] Judge - Paul Calcutt
March 26thWCPF Travelling Exhibition
April 2ndLive Lecture - me and my photography - Brian Sweeting. Entry for AV competition required
April 9thClub Auctionof Items, followed by our annual AV competition [External judge]Entry for competition winners required
April 16thPractical - Night Photography, or let’s learn more about Lightroom & Photoshop
April 23rdCompetition Winners Night, Best of the Best [Judge - John Tilsley]
April 30thSpecial Lecture - Graham Harries “Chernobyl, visions of silence 32 years on” - Not to be missed!Entry for 2nd Chance competition required
May 7th2nd Chance Competition
May 14thFolio Review [Internal Judging] then a look at the Summer Programe
May 21stAGM followed by Prize Giving and buffet
May 28thLet’s meet for an evening of photography