Programme Summary

Programme for 2018/19 season

Updated 13-10-18

September

06/09/18

Opening Night. Committee presentations – Exhibition of talent and resources available – programme ahead.

13/09/18

Introduction to photography – basics – exposure triangle – Talk and practical – various stations setup – “Mentors introduced” Matthew Canning to start.

20/09/18

Members as models – First third basics then simple lighting setups –with Matthew Canning

27/09/18

Resizing and preparation of image for print and PDI and mounting demo with Michael Byrne



October

04/10/16

NIPA ROUND 1 Open Theme with Judge Terry McCreesh

11/10/18

Printing with Michael Byrne – Colour profiling with Lionel Mitchell

18/10/18

GUEST SPEAKER Paul Hanley and his personal processing workflow

25/10/18

FIRST HALF with Kate Thompson on Filters and examples of their use – CRITIQUE SECOND HALF


November

01/11/18

NIPA ROUND 2 Open Theme with Judge Billy Leahey

08/11/18

MEMBER DRIVEN EVENING – NIK Software and Lightroom/Photoshop Masterclass by Brian Maguire

15/11/18

GUEST SPEAKER – Nigel Fleming and studio lighting demonstrations.

22/11/18

Studio night with professional models.

29/11/18

GUEST SPEAKER- Ross McKelvey and processing to get the most from your images.


December

06/12/18

Introduction to Macro Kevin Vernon – Practical to follow

13/12/18

GUEST SPEAKER John Hooton and his fantastic Landscape images

20/12/18

No Meeting – Christmas Break

27/12/18

No Meeting – Christmas Break


January

03/01/19

NIPA ROUND 3 – THEMED ROUND - Photographs that illustrate a book or song title with Judge Donal McCann

10/01/19

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.

17/01/19

GUEST SPEAKER - Hugh Russell discusses and illustrates Photojournalism.

24/01/19

First half with Mark Overall on the many types of lenses and how to use them – CRITIQUE SECOND HALF

31/01/19

NIPA ROUND 4 Open Round with Judge Hugh Russell


February

07/02/19

GUEST SPEAKER – Christopher Barr on his very personal take on Documentary photography

14/02/19

BIG PRINT COMPETITION

1). Prints only, colour or mono. No limit to number of individual entries 
2) Must be mounted, using a 50x40cm mount. This is to fit our exhibition frames. 
3) Image size is up to you, within the mount constraint. Please note mounts purchased from BPIC have an aperture for an A3 print.
4) All entries must have a title and authors name 
5) All entrants must upload a pdi of their entry.

21/02/19

First half with Vivienne Beck and her Wildlife hints and tips – CRITIQUE SECOND HALF

28/2/19

NIPA ROUND 5 Themed Round Photojournalism. Judged by Hugh Rooney.


March

07/03/19

5 IMAGE PANEL COMPETITION

Five images, colour and /or mono, can be mixed, mounted in normal mount 40x30cm.
Use a variety of photographic skills, subjects etc.
Panel should must sit together as a balanced cohesive set of images: this does not mean a theme must be used. It is the same requirement as RPS and IPF distinctions use. No one image should stand out.

14/03/19

Presentation of Images Selected for Westcourt Print Challenge and Tower Gallery — AND — Mentoring Programme Competition.

21/03/19

POTY ROUND 1 NOVICE AND ADVANCED PDI ROUND– OPEN THEME with Judge Judith Kimber

28/03/19

Guest Speaker – Pawel Zygmunt and his personal take on landscape photography.


April

04/04/19

Print Challenge with Westcourt Camera Club

11/04/19

Club members, Roger and Mal present their thoughts on, experiences and examples of underwater photography. Member led learning at its best and something to look forward to.

18/04/19

POTY NOVICE FINAL PRINT ROUND – OPEN THEME with Judge Brian Maguire

25/04/19

No Meeting – Easter Break


May

02/05/19

POTY ADVANCED FINAL – PRINT OPEN THEME with Judge Darren Brown

09/05/19

OUTINGS COMPETITION – NOVICE ONLY PDI AND PRINT with Judge Matthew Canning

16/05/19

Annual General Meeting – all members to attend

23/05/19

Planning Night – Planning for 2019/20 season

30/05/19

No Meeting


June

1/06/19

Annual Dinner & Prize-giving


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