03/09/16 Club Outing - Festival of Flight, Portrush. Meet at the Club at 10.30am. The programme for the Festival of Flight includes the Red Arrows.
07/09/17 Opening Night & Guest Speaker – Alistair Hamill. Open to all – come along with no obligation if you are interested in joining. Hear an outline of plans for new season and enjoy our guest speaker, Alistair Hamill. Annual Exhibition prints will be on display.
14/09/17 Competitions – and image preparation. Overview of NIPA Inter Club Competition, and the link to POTY & an overview of POTY. How images are selected for NIPA. What is a NIPA star? Why enter competitions? How to get images printed, how to mount images, how to resize images (Photoshop/Lightroom etc.) Also an opportunity for critique of proposed entries to Round 1.
21/09/17 NIPA Round 1 Selection (Open). Judged by Gary Johnston CBCC
24/09/17 Club Outing - Titanic Photo Walk. Opportunity for new members and novices to refresh camera settings, depth of field, the exposure triangle etc. Meet at the Titanic Sign.
28/09/17 Workshop/Practical night - Members as Models - an introduction to studio portraiture. Bring along your own camera!
05/10/16 Guest Speaker – Trevor Cole. Mono Photography – Landscapes & Portraits
12/10/17 Workshop/Practical night, Macro Photography with Kevin Vernon.
19/10/17 Round 2 - Preparation, preview and critique. Refresher course on resizing and mounting of images using Photoshop/LR/free software.
25/10/17 NIPA Round 1 Adjudication at Morton (Big Hall). Joint hosting with CPA
26/10/17 NIPA Round 2 Selection (Open). Judged by Billy Leahey
02/11/17 Guest Speaker – Darren Brown – Dog Photography. Darren will be accompanied by his beautiful (& hairy) assistants Cassie & Ria.
04/11/17 Club Outing – Ulster American Folk Park. A trip to the Ulster American Folk Park. Great environmental portraiture opportunities.
08/11/17 ***NOTE CHANGE OF DAY & DATE***
DUE TO THE INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL MATCH AT WINDSOR PARK ON ON USUAL THURSDAY NIGHT SLOT, THIS WEEK WE WILL MEET ON WEDNESDAY
Distinctions Night - with LIPF panels from Kevin Vernon and Mark Overell.
16/11/17 Workshop/Practical night – Workflows - processing tips using Lightroom & Photoshop.
23/11/17 Guest Speaker/Practical night – Nigel Fleming. Studio photography with Nigel Fleming + model
30/11/17 Critique evening re Round 3 Infrastructure
07/12/17 Workshop/Practical night – Advanced Photoshop techniques - Ross McKelvey MPAGB FIPF EFIAP/S FBPE
14/12/17 NIPA Round 3 Selection (Infrastructure). Judged by Donal McCann FRPS
21/12/17 No Meeting – Christmas Break
28/12/17 No Meeting – Christmas Break
04/01/18 Guest Speaker – An Evening with Donal McCann FRPS
11/01/18 Guest Speaker - Brendan Hinds - "Wildlife - Home & Away".
18/01/18 Critique evening for R4.
25/01/18 NIPA Round 4 Selection (Open). Judged by Vittorio Silvestri
25/01/18 - 31/01/18 Club Trip -Venice Carnival of Mask.
01/02/18 Guest Speaker – an evening with Gareth Wray (Landscape and Drone Photography)
08/02/18 Workshop/Practical night
15/02/18 Back to basics - a refresher evening - bring your camera.
22/02/18 Critique evening - R5 Food Photography
01/03/18 No Meeting due to adverse weather.
08/03/18 NIPA Round 5 Selection - Food Photography - Still life or creative photography of food and drink (suitable for human consumption). - Judged by Donal McCann FRPS
15/03/18 Guest Speaker - Louise Borbely - Fungi Photography
17/03/18-20/03/18 Club Trip to The Photography Show, Birmingham
22/03/18 BCH Big Print Competition – enter as many mounted A3 as you like but maximum of two images per member will be selected.
29/03/18 POTY – Round 1 – Novice & Advanced – PDI only - Open to both Novice & Advanced members, this is a PDI only round.
05/04/18 No Meeting – Easter Break
12/04/18 Guest Speaker – Paul Stanley FIPF EFIAP/b EsFIAP IPF FIAP Dublin Camera Club
19/04/18 Guest Speaker – Paul Hanley LRPS
26/04/18 POTY – Novice – Final - The Novice Photographer of the Year (and winner of the Lesley Porter Shield) will be crowned. This is a Novice only round.
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd placed members.
27/04/18 – 29/04/18 Club Trip – Donegal Weekend. Superb landscape photography opportunities.
03/05/18 POTY – Advanced – Final. The Advanced Photographer of the Year (and winner of the POTY Trophy) will be crowned. This is an Advanced only round.
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd placed members.
10/05/18 Club Outings – a display of images taken on club outings this season
Prizes for best novice images
24/05/18 Planning Night
31/05/18 No Meeting
01/06/18 Annual Dinner & Prize-giving