Programme for 2018/19 season
Opening Night. Committee presentations – Exhibition of talent and resources available – programme ahead.
Introduction to photography – basics – exposure triangle – Talk and practical – various stations setup – “Mentors introduced” Matthew Canning to start.
Members as models – First third basics then simple lighting setups –with Matthew Canning
Resizing and preparation of image for print and PDI and mounting demo with Michael Byrne
NIPA ROUND 1 Open Theme with Judge Terry McCreesh
Printing with Michael Byrne – Colour profiling with Lionel Mitchell
GUEST SPEAKER Paul Hanley and his personal processing workflow
FIRST HALF with Kate Thompson on Filters and examples of their use – CRITIQUE SECOND HALF
NIPA ROUND 2 Open Theme with Judge Billy Leahey
MEMBER DRIVEN EVENING – NIK Software and Lightroom/Photoshop Masterclass by Brian Maguire
GUEST SPEAKER – Nigel Fleming and studio lighting demonstrations.
Studio night with professional models.
GUEST SPEAKER- Ross McKelvey and processing to get the most from your images.
Introduction to Macro Kevin Vernon – Practical to follow
GUEST SPEAKER John Hooton and his fantastic Landscape images
No Meeting – Christmas Break
No Meeting – Christmas Break
NIPA ROUND 3 – THEMED ROUND - Photographs that illustrate a book or song title with Judge Donal McCann
MEMBER DRIVEN EVENING with Lionel Mitchell on Mono Processing - Why, When and How. Not just a practical demo but also a discussion on monochrome photography.
GUEST SPEAKER - Hugh Russell discusses and illustrates Photojournalism.
First half with Mark Overall on the many types of lenses and how to use them – CRITIQUE SECOND HALF
NIPA ROUND 4 Open Round with Judge Hugh Russell
GUEST SPEAKER – Christopher Barr on his very personal take on Documentary photography
BIG PRINT COMPETITION
First half with Vivienne Beck and her Wildlife hints and tips – CRITIQUE SECOND HALF
NIPA ROUND 5 Themed Round Photojournalism. Judged by Hugh Rooney.
5 IMAGE PANEL COMPETITION
Presentation of Images Selected for Westcourt Print Challenge and Tower Gallery — AND — Mentoring Programme Competition.
POTY ROUND 1 NOVICE AND ADVANCED PDI ROUND– OPEN THEME with Judge Judith Kimber
Guest Speaker – Pawel Zygmunt and his personal take on landscape photography.
Print Challenge with Westcourt Camera Club
Guest Speaker – Renowned Macrophotographer Chris Connolly on his work and how to recreate some of his iconic images
POTY NOVICE FINAL PRINT ROUND – OPEN THEME with Judge Brian Maguire
No Meeting – Easter Break
POTY ADVANCED FINAL – PRINT OPEN THEME with Judge Darren Brown
OUTINGS COMPETITION – NOVICE ONLY PDI AND PRINT with Judge Matthew Canning
Annual General Meeting – all members to attend
Planning Night – Planning for 2019/20 season
Annual Dinner & Prize-giving
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