Visitors are welcome to attend up to three meetings without charge before deciding whether to join. On talk evenings, there is a small charge to visitors.

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The below is our programme as it stands at the start of the season, but is subject to change.

All meetings will be take place in the hall from 8 pm to 10 pm on Wednesdays. Doors open at 7.45 pm.

October 2023

  4: Members’ Evening – Welcome to current and new members. A general catch-up after the holidays. Bring along images you have taken during the break.
11: PDI – Round 1. Judge Geoff Young
18: Basic camera techniques. Bring along your camera for advice on settings, etc.
25: No Meeting

November 2023

  1: Print – Round 1 – Judge Eddie Lord
  8: A portrait evening with a female model and with lighting provided.
15: Speaker Rene de Heere
: Charles Pearson to demonstrate how he achieved his B/W and ballerina images.  Use of brushes in Photoshop and Elements.
29: No Meeting

December 2023

  6: PDI – Round 2. Judge Graham Mansfield
13: Members to show images made following advice on 22 November (above)
20: Festive photos. Last meeting before Christmas – social evening.
28: No Meeting

January 2024

  3: No Meeting
10: Print – Round 2. Judge Ann Healey
17: Printing demonstration. Members may bring papers they wish to try.
24: Endeavour Cup – Judge Ian Brash.
31: No Meeting

February 2024

  7: PDI – Round 3. Judge Roger Mendham
14: When and how to use filters
21: Speaker TBC.
28: No Meeting

March 2024

  6: Print – Round 3. Judge TBC
13: YouTube evening. Members will be asked in advance what subjects they would like covered. Watch, then discuss.
20: Practical session photographing food/flowers.
27: No Meeting

April 2024

  3: PDI – Round 4. Judge Pat Couder
10: Speaker TBC
17: Print – Round 4. Judge TBC
24: No Meeting

May 2024

 1: A look at the early photographs (mostly flowers) taken by a long-standing member. TBC.
 8: Photographer of the Year – PDI. Judge Tim Morland
15: Photographer of the Year – Print. Judge Eddie Hyde.
22: End of season outing. TBC.